Overall Niche Grade
- Public SchoolsC+
- Crime & SafetyC+
- Good for FamiliesB
- Cost of LivingB
- Health & FitnessB+
- Outdoor ActivitiesA-
Columbia Heights is a suburb of Minneapolis with a population of 19,958. Columbia Heights is in Anoka County. Living in Columbia Heights offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents own their homes. In Columbia Heights there are a lot of restaurants and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Columbia Heights and residents tend to be liberal.
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Columbia Heights Reviews
In my experience, Columbia Heights is a great neighborhood. The community is very diverse and it offers many opportunities or getting involved. The high school has several ties to the community through volunteer based programs such as National Honor Society and KEY Club. The residents of Columbia Heights are very supportive of each other and will stand strong together whether they be faced with intolerant people on the school board, or protests against a school referendum that will do the students a lot of good. The properties are all great and the school district is superb.
I like the small town feel of Columbia Heights, all the public education schools are relatively close to one another which generated a lot of friendships even with the distance. I also love the small businesses that are around the heart of heights my father even has his own business.
I've lived in Columbia Heights all my life, and wouldn't change it for anything. The school district is very diverse, and some of the best teachers and staff available to Minneapolis school districts. The 2 mile by 2 mile city, engulfs another city, even smaller, Hilltop. Everyone in the town is very friendly, and past alumni stick around and send their own kids to multi-award winning school district. There are also scholarships available for every extracurricular activity in Heights, making them available to everyone. The town hall, hosts many teen organized trips and summer programs, along with sports teams.