Columbia County, New York Population 2018

Columbia County, New York's estimated population is 60,604 with a growth rate of -0.67% 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
201761,4818771.45%
201760,604-406-0.67%
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
White55,110
Black or African American2,779
Two or More Races1,703
Asian1,065
Some Other Race788
American Indian and Alaska Native21
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander15

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Columbia County, New York Population Pyramid 2018

5001,0001,5002,0002,500 Male Population5001,0001,5002,0002,500 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Columbia County, New York Median Age

47.4


Total

46.3


Male

48.6


Female

Columbia County, New York Adults

There are 50,226 adults, (13,273 of whom are seniors) in Columbia County, New York.

Columbia County, New York Age Dependency

66.4

Age Dependency Ratio

35.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Columbia County, New York Sex Ratio

Female

30,625

49.81%

Male

30,856

50.19%

Columbia County, New York Households and Families

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

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Columbia County, New York Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.1%13.9%
All72.4%27.6%
Male67.7%32.3%
Non Family59.6%40.4%
Female59%41%

72.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Columbia County, New York Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All25,4702.3272.4
Married12,0372.9286.1
Non Family9,4621.2459.6
Female2,9483.0159
Male1,0233.167.7

2.84

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

8.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

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 Grade1,6923.70%
9th to 12th Grade3,1336.85%
High School Graduate14,10930.86%
Some College7,94917.39%
Associates Degree5,05711.06%
Bachelors Degree7,11215.56%
Graduate Degree6,66314.58%

Columbia County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White41,15037,32812,911
Black1,8491,459288
Hispanic1,5491,058209
Asian692570265
Multiple Races601539124
Other Race48720736
Native American19164
Islander151515

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$40,153$44,823$35,604
Less Than High School$24,527$28,346$16,034
High School Grad$32,273$38,647$26,409
Some College$38,545$46,457$32,029
Bachelors Degree$48,407$61,250$42,673
Graduate Degree$65,340$75,938$61,310

$40,153

Average Earnings

$44,823

Average Male

$35,604

Average Female

Columbia County, New York Language

Columbia County, New York Language by Age

Columbia County, New York Language

93.20% of Columbia County, New York residents speak only English, while 6.80% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 3.23% of the population.

Columbia County, New York Poverty

Columbia County, New York Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White52,2095,24910.05%
Hispanic2,64354820.73%
Black2,32046820.17%
Multiple1,66443326.02%
Other76326434.60%
Asian1,06015814.91%
Native21419.05%

11.41%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.54%

Male Poverty Rate

12.27%

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 34.60% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Columbia County, New York is White, with 10.05% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.75%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.04%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.73%.

Columbia County, New York Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.52%
High School11.05%
Some College7.57%
Bachelors or Greater4.95%

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

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed26.95%
Female Unemployed24.83%
Female Employed6.43%
Male Employed5.13%

Columbia County, New York Income

Columbia County, New York Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$61,093$82,281
Families$76,540$96,806
Married Families$86,995$
Non Families$35,846$53,865

Columbia County, New York Marital Status

Columbia County, New York Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.5%

Male Marriage Rate

48.3%

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


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Columbia County, New York Veterans

Columbia County, New York Veterans by War

4,214

Number of Veterans

3,925

Male Veterans

289

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,475
First Gulf War673
Second Gulf War435
Korea390
World War II374

Columbia County, New York Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+1,307
65 to 741,199
35 to 54897
55 to 64605
18 to 34206

Columbia County, New York Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4,0508.82%
Black894.14%
2 or More476.25%
Hispanic221.22%
Hawaiian15100.00%
Asian131.57%

Columbia County, New York Veterans by Education

4.94%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.50%

Veteran Disability Rate

Columbia County, New York Employment Status

Columbia County, New York Employment by Age

61.4%

Labor Force Participation

58.4%

Employment Rate

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