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Columbia City
  • Town in Oregon

Report Card

grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade A minus
  3. Housing
    grade C+
  4. Nightlife
    grade B minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade C+
  6. Diversity
    grade B
  7. Jobs
    grade B minus
  8. Weather
    grade B minus
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  12. Commute
    grade C+

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Columbia City is a town in Oregon with a population of 1,882. Columbia City is in Columbia County. Living in Columbia City offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. In Columbia City there are a lot of parks. Many retirees live in Columbia City and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Columbia City are above average.

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About Columbia City...
Population
1,882

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$279,700
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,162
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    19%
  • Own
    81%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade A minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    48.8
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    0
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    488.3
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    48.8
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    6%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    9%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    17%
  • 65+ years
    27%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    9%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    6%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    40%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    32%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    13%
    national  12%

Working in Columbia City

Jobs
grade B minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$73,276
National
$62,843

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