Columbia County, New York Population 2018

Columbia County, New York's estimated population is 60,604 with a growth rate of -2.03% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Columbia County, New York is the 42nd largest county in New York.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201760,604-1,256-2.03%
201661,8608501.39%
201661,010-539-0.88%
201561,549-469-0.76%
201462,018-207-0.33%
201362,225-248-0.40%
201262,473-65-0.10%
201162,538-501-0.79%
201063,039570.09%
199062,9823,4955.88%
198059,4877,96815.47%
197051,5194,1978.87%
196047,3224,1409.59%
195043,1821,7184.14%
194041,464-153-0.37%
193041,6172,6876.90%
192038,930-4,728-10.83%
191043,6584471.03%
190043,211-2,961-6.41%
189046,172-1,756-3.66%
188047,9288841.88%
187047,044-128-0.27%
186047,1724,0999.52%
185043,073-179-0.41%
184043,2523,3458.38%
183039,9071,5774.11%
182038,3305,94018.34%
181032,390-3,082-8.69%
180035,4727,74027.91%
179027,7320.00%

Columbia County, New York Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White55,383
Black or African American2,693
Two or More Races1,898
Asian1,177
Some Other Race673
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander21
American Indian and Alaska Native15

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Columbia County, New York Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Columbia County, New York Median Age

47


Total

46


Male

48.2


Female

Columbia County, New York Adults

There are 50,354 adults, (12,805 of which are seniors) in Columbia County, New York.

Columbia County, New York Age Dependency

64.6

Age Dependency Ratio

34.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Columbia County, New York Sex Ratio

Female

30,802

49.79%

Male

31,058

50.21%

Columbia County, New York Households and Families

Columbia County, New York Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Columbia County, New York Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86%14%
All72.5%27.5%
Male66.5%33.5%
Non Family60.6%39.4%
Female56.5%43.5%

72.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Columbia County, New York Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All25,2952.3572.5
Married12,1012.9186
Non Family9,1591.2760.6
Female3,0373.0856.5
Male9983.2166.5

2.85

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

9.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.8%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Columbia County, New York Households

Columbia County, New York Education

Columbia County, New York Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,6843.68%
9th to 12th Grade3,3867.40%
High School Graduate14,22031.09%
Some College7,86217.19%
Associates Degree5,07911.11%
Bachelors Degree6,90115.09%
Graduate Degree6,59914.43%

Columbia County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White41,26837,26912,539
Black1,7821,331269
Hispanic1,497986196
Asian726578354
Multiple Races683602148
Other Race42019948
Islander212121
Native American13104

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Columbia County, New York Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,825$43,934$33,989
Less Than High School$22,866$25,205$17,426
High School Grad$32,021$37,548$26,179
Some College$39,387$47,398$31,531
Bachelors Degree$46,145$61,042$40,264
Graduate Degree$62,126$70,347$57,222

$38,825

Average Earnings

$43,934

Average Male

$33,989

Average Female

Columbia County, New York Language

Columbia County, New York Language by Age

Columbia County, New York Language

92.96% of Columbia County, New York residents speak only English, while 7.04% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 3.31% of the population.

Columbia County, New York Poverty

Columbia County, New York Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White52,5705,69010.82%
Hispanic2,57567926.37%
Black2,27761026.79%
Multiple1,85458431.50%
Other64626841.49%
Asian1,17121718.53%
Native15213.33%

12.70%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.02%

Male Poverty Rate

13.37%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Columbia County, New York

The race most likely to be in poverty in Columbia County, New York is Other, with 41.49% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Columbia County, New York is White, with 10.82% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.73%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.70%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.03%.

Columbia County, New York Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.17%
High School12.14%
Some College7.97%
Bachelors or Greater4.75%

Columbia County, New York Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed32.19%
Male Unemployed21.05%
Female Employed5.99%
Male Employed5.85%

Columbia County, New York Income

Columbia County, New York Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$59,916$80,682
Families$74,213$92,524
Married Families$84,911$
Non Families$35,910$56,414

Columbia County, New York Marital Status

Columbia County, New York Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.2%

Male Marriage Rate

48.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Columbia County, New York Married by Age and Sex

Columbia County, New York Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Columbia County, New York Marital Status by Race

Columbia County, New York Veterans

Columbia County, New York Veterans by War

4,453

Number of Veterans

4,185

Male Veterans

268

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,512
First Gulf War702
Second Gulf War497
World War II420
Korea389

Columbia County, New York Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+1,281
65 to 741,190
35 to 541,035
55 to 64673
18 to 34274

Columbia County, New York Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4,3079.34%
Black753.62%
2 or More354.12%
Hawaiian21100.00%
Hispanic150.87%
Asian151.76%

Columbia County, New York Veterans by Education

4.80%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.02%

Veteran Disability Rate

Columbia County, New York Employment Status

Columbia County, New York Employment by Age

61.6%

Labor Force Participation

58.2%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Columbia County, New York Employment by Race

Columbia County, New York Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Columbia County, New York

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Hudson67126404-308-4.59%
Valatie18191891723.96%
Chatham17731667-106-5.98%
Philmont13711296-75-5.47%
Kinderhook12101162-48-3.97%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990