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Columbia is a township in Polk County, in the Grand Forks metro area.
The latitude of Columbia is 47.546N. The longitude is -95.621W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,437 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 429.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Columbia demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Polk County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 56651 ZIP code.
21% of Columbia residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Columbia ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Columbia was $12,870, compared with $21,587 nationally.
16% of Columbia residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Columbia, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $275. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $867.
Polk County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Columbia political report.
The average commute time for Columbia workers is 13 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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