Columbia in Tolland county, Connecticut

Columbia

An idyllic rural community, Columbia has a rich history of agricultural activity. The community's vast open spaces continue to support many working farms, leading to a pleasant country atmosphere, perfectly suited for family life

The breath taking shores and crystal clear waters of Columbia Lake provide residents and summer visitors alike with outdoor recreational opportunities. A pleasant variety of older and newer single-family homes in traditional American design make up the town’s housing mix. Much of the land in town is either stunning farm land or beautiful un-touched examples of Mother Nature at her finest.

Residents of Columbia share a strong community spirit. There are numerous social and civic organizations in town that sponsor programs and events that lead to a comfortable, close knit community.

Young members of the community attend a K-8 grade school. High school students commute to classes in either Windham or Lebanon.

The town manages several well maintained recreation facilities. There are many youth athletic leagues and summer programs available to residents as well.

Median Sales Price
November 2016 - Single Family Homes
$273K
5.0 % since November 2015
Average Sales Price
November 2016 - Single Family Homes
$285K
5.9 % since November 2015
Days on Market
November 2016 - Single Family Homes
161
15.7 % since November 2015
Single Family Sales by Quarter

Community Summary

Population Growth (since 2010) 0.77 %
Population Density (people / sq. mile) 258.6
Household Size (people) 2.53
Households w/ Children 29.50 %
Annual Residential Turnover 12.29 %

Housing Inventory

Fair Market Rents

Gross rent estimates, localized to show expected pricing variations.

Studio $285
One Bedroom $364
Two Bedroom $455
Three Bedroom $565
Four Bedroom $647

Education

The educational climate index chart is based on the U.S. Census Bureau’s Socioeconomic Status (SES) measure. Factors in this measure are income, educational achievement and occupation of persons within a ZIP code. Because this measure is based on the population of an entire ZIP code, it may not reflect the nature of an individual school.

Educational Climate Index
Values range from 1 to 5 with lower values representing a worse educational climate
Highest Level Attained

Population Demographics

Total: 5,527
Households: 2,173
Median Age: 47.70

Employment & Finance

Workforce
Income by dollar range (Median: $88,750)

Climate & Weather

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The weather risk chart displays a percent value for a given type of weather risk as compared to the national average. A percent value greater than 100 indicates the area is more prone to risk than the national average; similarly, a value less than 100 indicates the area is less prone.

Temperature
Weather Risk
Percent risk, as compared to national average
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Public Elementary

School

HORACE W. PORTER SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-8
3 SCHOOLHOUSE RD
COLUMBIA, CT 06237

Public Middle

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Public High

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Private/Catholic

School

LIGHTHOUSE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-PRESCHOOL
195 ROUTE 6
COLUMBIA, CT 06237

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Commuting to and from Columbia

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Featured Listings

46 Oakwood Lane, Columbia, CT 06237
$159,000

46 Oakwood Lane,
Columbia, CT 06237

3 bedrooms, 2 baths
98 West Street, Columbia, CT 06237
$364,900

98 West Street,
Columbia, CT 06237

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Lot 5 Middletown Road, Columbia, CT 06237
$298,900

Lot 5 Middletown Road,
Columbia, CT 06237

3 bedrooms, 2 baths
10 Collins Road, Columbia, CT 06237
$459,900

10 Collins Road,
Columbia, CT 06237

3 bedrooms, 2 baths, 2 half baths
4 Columbia Landing, Columbia, CT 06237
$324,000

4 Columbia Landing,
Columbia, CT 06237

3 bedrooms, 2 baths, 1 half bath
94 Johnson Road, Columbia, CT 06237
$189,900

94 Johnson Road,
Columbia, CT 06237

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