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Columbus is a small town in Stillwater County, Montana. It has a single neighborhood and is the 39th largest community in the state of Montana. Though Columbus is small it does have public transportation and many commuters use it for their daily commutes. It is a somewhat ethnically and racially diverse community. Common ancestries in Columbus include, German, Norwegian, Irish, English and Italian. English remains the #1 written and spoken language in Columbus, followed by Spanish and Italian. It has a wonderful small-town atmosphere, low crime rates, quiet streets and plenty of room to run. This makes Columbus perfect for couples just starting out, growing families and retirees.
The town spans 1.35 square miles of nearly all land area, with only .3 miles being water covered. It is an upper-middle income community compared to state economic standards and middle-income compared to federal standards. It has a mixed workforce which is fairly evenly split between white-collar and blue-collar workers and featuring the occasional no-collar worker. Among these no-collar workers are local artists, Columbus has a higher percentage of artists in the community that 90% of U.S. communities. In 2014, the population of Columbus was nearly 2,000. By 2016, the population had risen to 2028 and the population density was approximately, 1,400 people per square mile. Also, in 2016, the estimated median household income in Laurel was $51, 501 and the estimated per capita income was $27,402. Further, in the same year, the estimated median house or condo value was $75,326, the mean price on all housing units was $178,395 and the median gross rent was $630.
Public education for the youth of Columbus is provided by the schools of the Columbus Public School System, which is comprised of Columbus Elementary School, Columbus Middle School and Columbus High School. The peaceful little community is in a very scenic area between the Old Yellowstone trail and the Yellowstone River. The town has four parks and a public pool. Among those parks is Heritage Park which lies in the center of town and the more rural Itch-kep-pe Park, which features fire rings, camping areas and river access.
Homes for sale are primarily single-family structures, which come in a variety of sizes and styles to suit the needs of potential buyers. The majority of the homes in the town are well established but not old enough to be historic. Other real estate options include rental properties like apartments or duplexes and lease properties such as townhomes and more. To begin your home search in the cozy community of Columbus, call local real estate agent and expert JENNIE GROSHELLE at Call 406-672-7751. Don’t let the home of your dreams slip away, call today!
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