Columbia Heights, Minnesota Population 2024

22,546

Columbia Heights is a city located in Anoka County, Hennepin County, and Ramsey County Minnesota. Columbia Heights has a 2024 population of 22,546. Columbia Heights is currently growing at a rate of 0.68% annually and its population has increased by 2.76% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 21,940 in 2020.

The average household income in Columbia Heights is $84,102 with a poverty rate of 13.09%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Columbia Heights is 37.2 years, 35.9 years for males, and 38.3 years for females.

Columbia Heights Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Columbia Heights was:

  • White: 54.42%
  • Black or African American: 23.9%
  • Other race: 9.51%
  • Two or more races: 5.91%
  • Asian: 5.77%
  • Native American: 0.49%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
3.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
6,616.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
2.76% (606)
The current population of Columbia Heights, Minnesota is 22,546 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 21,940.

Columbia Heights, Minnesota Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White11,87654.42%
Black or African American5,21523.9%
Other race2,0769.51%
Two or more races1,2895.91%
Asian1,2595.77%
Native American1070.49%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Other race

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Columbia Heights Population by Race

Columbia Heights Population Pyramid 2024

Columbia Heights Median Age

37.2

Total

35.9

Male

38.3

Female

Columbia Heights Adults

There are 17,216 adults, (3,343 of whom are seniors) in Columbia Heights.

Columbia Heights Age Dependency

57.3

Age Dependency Ratio

24.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Columbia Heights Sex Ratio

Female10,69349%
Male11,12951%

Columbia Heights Population by Age

Columbia Heights Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8,7472.486634
Non Family3,9301.2958.541.5
Married3,0963.4585.714.3
Female1,1473.4843.256.8
Male5743.3756.843.2

3.33

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

66.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Columbia Heights Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7264.68%
9th to 12th Grade8645.56%
High School Graduate4,62729.8%
Some College3,15020.29%
Associates Degree1,3979%
Bachelors Degree3,66823.62%
Graduate Degree1,0967.06%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Columbia Heights Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Columbia Heights Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White9,6559,0593,274
Black3,0042,611776
Hispanic1,480957196
Other Race1,13782889
Asian826738362
2+ Races545441187
Native American82639

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.83%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 43.83%.

Columbia Heights Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$46,401$49,472$42,353
Less Than 9th Grade$31,563$35,694$24,718
High School Graduate$37,678$42,125$30,216
Some College$43,685$47,306$36,290
Bachelors Degree$60,665$65,118$59,036
Graduate Degree$69,207$68,849$70,192

$46,401

Average Earnings

$49,472

Average Male

$42,353

Average Female

Columbia Heights Earnings by Educational Attainment

Columbia Heights Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Columbia Heights Language

72.55% of Columbia Heights residents speak only English, while 27.45% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 12.31% of the population.

Columbia Heights Language

Columbia Heights Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White11,2521,1069.83%
Black5,20493117.89%
Hispanic2,80547516.93%
Other2,06546922.71%
Asian1,25917413.82%
Multiple1,28914911.56%
Native10710.93%

13.09%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.13%

Male Poverty Rate

13.06%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Columbia Heights

The race most likely to be in poverty in Columbia Heights is Other, with 22.71% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Columbia Heights is Native, with 0.93% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.16%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.77%.

Columbia Heights Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.05%
High School17.12%
Some College11.57%
Bachelors or Greater3.01%

Columbia Heights Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed43.97%
Male Unemployed20.51%
Female Employed6.87%
Male Employed4.12%

Columbia Heights Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Columbia Heights Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$70,470$84,102
Families$90,059$103,961
Married Families$109,271$-999,999,999
Non Families$45,670$55,400

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Columbia Heights Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

38.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.6%

Male Marriage Rate

37.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Columbia Heights Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Columbia Heights Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Columbia Heights Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Columbia Heights Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

908

Number of Veterans

866

Male Veterans

42

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam312
Second Gulf War135
First Gulf War121
Korea113
World War II34

Columbia Heights Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+368
65 to 74218
55 to 64179
35 to 54111
18 to 3432

Columbia Heights Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White7887.47%
Asian484.9%
Black320.93%
Hispanic281.51%
Native American2024.39%
Other Race201.35%

Columbia Heights Veterans by Race

Columbia Heights Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

10.89%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.15%

Veteran Disability Rate

Columbia Heights Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

70.2%

Labor Force Participation

66.6%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Columbia Heights Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Columbia Heights Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Columbia Heights Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

57.41%

Born in Columbia Heights

79.47%

Native Born

20.53%

Foreign Born

5.65%

Non Citizen

14.87%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

79.47% of Columbia Heights residents were born in the United States, with 57.41% having been born in Minnesota. 5.65% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Columbia Heights Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202923,3031510.65%
202823,1521520.66%
202723,0001510.66%
202622,8491520.67%
202522,6971510.67%
202422,5461520.68%
202322,3941510.68%
202222,2433831.75%
202121,860-80-0.36%
202021,9401,4807.23%
201920,460-58-0.28%
201820,5183111.54%
201720,2074652.36%
201619,742300.15%
201519,712330.17%
201419,679270.14%
201319,652-6-0.03%
201219,6581080.55%
201119,550490.25%
201019,5019815.3%
200018,520-390-2.06%
199018,910-1,119-5.59%
198020,029-3,968-16.54%
197023,9976,46436.87%
196017,5339,358114.47%
19508,1752,14035.46%
19406,0354227.52%
19305,6132,64589.12%
19202,96800%
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Columbia Heights Population by Year