Columbia, Connecticut 

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Population

5,442

+0.3% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.7%

Median Income

$93,953

Median Home Price

$229,100

Best Places to Live in Columbia, Connecticut

Capital city - North-central Connecticut along the Connecticut River, 40 miles from the Long Island Sound. August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Columbia, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Stable economy
-Arts and culture
-Cultural diversity
Cons
-Low job growth
-Cost of living
-Harsh winters

Local Listings in Columbia
 $229,900 
13 Colonial Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 2 | 1832 SqFt
 $359,000 
16 Wells Wood Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 3 | 2567 SqFt
 $680,000 
235 Route 66
Bed 4 | Bath 7 | 3096 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford Metro Area

As a state capital and center for the insurance industry, Hartford has a long and colorful history as a colonial center and prosperous industrial-era city. The first insurance company was established here in the late 1700’s, and The Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance Company, established in 1866, charted the course for industrial safety. Today Hartford is home to 35 insurance companies, including AETNA and The Hartford, which provide stable employment. The area is also headquarters to conglomerate United Technologies but most manufacturing has disappeared from the Hartford landscape and it has become a center for “knowledge” industries.


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QUICK FACTS

City: Columbia
Zip Codes: 06237
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 179 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Columbia is 3.7% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Columbia jobs have increased by 0.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Columbia's cost of living is 4.8% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Columbia's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Columbia, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Tolland county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Columbia's population is 5,442 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 0.3%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 30.0 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Columbia is $229,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 3.7%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Columbia public schools spend $24,744 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 11.5 students per teacher in Columbia. More Education


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NEW LISTINGS IN COLUMBIA
$229,900
13 Colonial Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$359,000
16 Wells Wood Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$680,000
235 Route 66
Bed 4 | Bath 7

$244,500
10 Macht Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$259,900
8 Summit Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$238,000
10 West St
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$260,000
17 Brendi Trl
Bed 4 | Bath 3

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