Columbia Heights, MN Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 8,151 housing units in Columbia Heights. This represents a 2.2% growth from 7,975 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 8,151 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Columbia Heights is about 71.5%. Columbia Heights's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 1.4%. Average household size is 2.29 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Columbia Heights were built after 1960.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1%
One Bedroom18.60%
Two Bedrooms26.80%
Three Bedrooms39.80%
Four Bedrooms11.90%
Five Bedrooms or more1.90%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.43
Median year structure was built1957
Median Value of occupied units$103,000
Median Price asked for vacant units$77,400

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.93
Median year structure was built1968
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$545

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.70%
Second Mortgage9.60%
Home Equity Loan8.80%
Simple Mortgage52.60%
Debt Free28.30%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs18.3%