Columbia Heights, MN (Central Ave NE / 40th Ave NE)




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About Columbia Heights, MN (Central Ave NE / 40th Ave NE)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Central Ave NE / 40th Ave NE median real estate price is $152,373, which is less expensive than 74.2% of Minnesota neighborhoods and 74.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Central Ave NE / 40th Ave NE is currently $1,099, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 46.5% of Minnesota neighborhoods.

Central Ave NE / 40th Ave NE is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Columbia Heights, Minnesota.

Central Ave NE / 40th Ave NE real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Central Ave NE / 40th Ave NE neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

In Central Ave NE / 40th Ave NE, the current vacancy rate is 4.0%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 82.2% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Central Ave NE / 40th Ave NE is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Columbia Heights, the Central Ave NE / 40th Ave NE neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Central Ave NE / 40th Ave NE neighborhood has more Sub-Saharan African and Swedish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 24.6% of this neighborhood's residents have Sub-Saharan African ancestry and 7.7% have Swedish ancestry.

Central Ave NE / 40th Ave NE is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 22.8% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak African languages at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 100.0% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: People

Astoundingly, the Central Ave NE / 40th Ave NE neighborhood has one of the highest concentrations of divorcees living here than of any neighborhood, a higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.4% of U.S. neighborhoods. This may be because people living here divorce more often than others, or that divorced people move here after they become divorced. If you are divorced, you will be in good company in this particular Columbia Heights neighborhood.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.

The neighbors in the Central Ave NE / 40th Ave NE neighborhood in Columbia Heights are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 75.9% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 46.5% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 88.3% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.

In the Central Ave NE / 40th Ave NE neighborhood, 25.9% of the working population is employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 25.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (25.4%), and 22.9% in executive, management, and professional occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the Central Ave NE / 40th Ave NE neighborhood in Columbia Heights, MN, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Sub-Saharan African (24.6%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (22.4%), and residents who report Norwegian roots (13.0%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (11.4%), along with some Swedish ancestry residents (7.7%), among others. In addition, 14.9% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the Central Ave NE / 40th Ave NE neighborhood is English, spoken by 68.6% of households. Other important languages spoken here include African languages and Spanish.

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in Central Ave NE / 40th Ave NE neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (49.3% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (77.4%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also ride the bus to get to work (12.0%) and 9.5% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

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Central Ave NE / 40th Ave NE 0.101011101001110
Columbia Heights 0.101011101001110
Minnesota 2.43

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Central Ave NE / 40th Ave NE 0.101011101001110
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Minnesota 22.22

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Central Ave NE / 40th Ave NE 0.101011101001110
Columbia Heights 0.101011101001110
Minnesota 21

Neighborhood Public School Data

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Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to MN Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Highland Elementary
1500 49 Th Ave Ne
Columbia Heights, MN, 55421
KG-05
Achieve
900 49 Th Ave Ne
Columbia Heights, MN, 55421
06-08
Early Childhood
1460 49 Th Ave Ne
Columbia Heights, MN, 55421
PK-PK
Columbia Academy
900 49 Th Ave Ne
Columbia Heights, MN, 55421
06-08
Valley View Elementary
800 49 Th Ave Ne
Columbia Heights, MN, 55421
KG-05
North Park Elementary
5575 Fillmore St Ne
Fridley, MN, 55432
KG-05
Columbia Heights Senior High
1400 49 Th Ave Ne
Columbia Heights, MN, 55421
09-12

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