Columbus, Montana

Population 1,982

Columbus is located in Stillwater County, MT. The population is 1,982, making Columbus the largest city in Stillwater County.

There are 3 public schools in Columbus with an average Homefacts rating of A-. The total crime rate for Columbus is low , and there are 5 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Columbus is low and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Columbus property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Columbus include Absarokee, Boyd and Reed Point.

Columbus Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Excellent
  • No High School Diploma: 8.8%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 75.1%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 16.1%

Crime Rate

17.81% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 103
  • Violent Crimes: 414
  • Robbery: 15
  • Burglary: 103
  • Property Crime: 2
  • Larceny Theft: 2

Registered Offenders

28.13% Higher than national avg.
  • 5 offenders in Columbus
  • 25.23 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

43 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 3
  • Registered Polluters: 2
  • Superfunds: 1
  • Tanks & Spills: 37


Low 3.9%
  • Montana unemployment average: 4.2%
  • National unemployment average: 6.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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3 Public Schools view public schools

There are 3 K-12 public schools in Columbus, MT and 0 private schools. Homefacts rates Columbus's schools as Excellent, with an overall A- rating.

0 Colleges & Universities view all colleges & universities

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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0 Former Drug Labs view all

  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Columbus, MT

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Property Report Overview

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Housing Inventory

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  • Rented
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Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

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3 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Columbus, MT issued 3 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Columbus, MT issued 6 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $537
  • 1 Bedroom: $627
  • 2 Bedrooms: $823
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,157
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,410

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Environmental Hazards

43 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (1127/1218)
    Columbus, MT has 92.53% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
    Columbus, MT is a red zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.33 Average
    Columbus, MT is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 27.43°
  • February 29.32°
  • March 39.33°
  • April 45.1°
  • May 54.7°
  • June 64.73°
  • July 74.02°
  • August 72.14°
  • September 62.62°
  • October 48.62°
  • November 37.73°
  • December 11.58°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Columbus, MT

Columbus, MT has a low risk of earthquakes.
Columbus, MT has no risk of hurricanes.
Columbus, MT has a moderate risk of hail storms.
Columbus, MT has a very low risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Columbus, MT: $49,805


Unemployment in Columbus is 3.9%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 4.2% and 6.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 51.09%
White Collar - 48.91%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Steve Bullock
  • Sen. Steve Daines
  • Sen. Jon Tester

City Representatives

  • Ryan Zinke

Neighborhood Info

2 Airports view all

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2 Cemeteries view all

8 FCC Towers view all

1 Fire Station view all

1 Hospital view all

1 Library view all

1 Police Station view all

1 Retirement Home view all

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