Columbia County, Oregon Population 2018

Columbia County, Oregon's estimated population is 51,782 with a growth rate of 4.30% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Columbia County, Oregon is the 17th largest county in Oregon.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201751,7822,1374.30%
201649,645-1,241-2.44%
201650,8861,2382.49%
201549,6481690.34%
201449,4792410.49%
201349,238560.11%
201249,182-190-0.38%
201149,372190.04%
201049,35311,79631.41%
199037,5571,9115.36%
198035,6466,85623.81%
197028,7906,41128.65%
196022,379-588-2.56%
195022,9671,9969.52%
194020,9719244.61%
193020,0476,08743.60%
192013,9603,38031.95%
191010,5804,34369.63%
19006,2371,04620.15%
18905,1913,149154.21%
18802,0421,179136.62%
187086333162.22%
18605320.00%

Columbia County, Oregon Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White46,036
Two or More Races1,500
American Indian and Alaska Native575
Asian558
Some Other Race549
Black or African American303
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander124

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

Columbia County, Oregon 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, Oregon Median Age

43.3


Total

42.6


Male

44


Female

Columbia County, Oregon Adults

There are 38,624 adults, (8,390 of which are seniors) in Columbia County, Oregon.

Columbia County, Oregon Age Dependency

64.3

Age Dependency Ratio

27.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Columbia County, Oregon Sex Ratio

Female

24,737

49.83%

Male

24,908

50.17%

Columbia County, Oregon Households and Families

Columbia County, Oregon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Columbia County, Oregon Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.3%14.7%
All71.8%28.2%
Male63.1%36.9%
Non Family59.3%40.7%
Female45.1%54.9%

71.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Columbia County, Oregon Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All18,9412.671.8
Married10,0013.1185.3
Non Family6,1401.3159.3
Female1,8093.645.1
Male9913.6463.1

3.07

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

7.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Columbia County, Oregon Households

Columbia County, Oregon Education

Columbia County, Oregon Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9462.70%
9th to 12th Grade2,4336.95%
High School Graduate11,39632.54%
Some College10,43229.79%
Associates Degree3,0988.85%
Bachelors Degree4,63413.23%
Graduate Degree2,0855.95%

Columbia County, Oregon Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White32,00529,1075,959
Hispanic1,170818117
Multiple Races708629196
Native American48047181
Asian397365223
Other Race32720122
Black197193141
Islander78734

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 98.13%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 71.57%.

Columbia County, Oregon Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,031$47,648$25,320
Less Than High School$21,635$28,285$19,935
High School Grad$31,940$40,170$21,859
Some College$38,380$52,279$25,171
Bachelors Degree$53,551$72,443$34,479
Graduate Degree$57,679$68,056$48,527

$37,031

Average Earnings

$47,648

Average Male

$25,320

Average Female

Columbia County, Oregon Language

Columbia County, Oregon Language by Age

Columbia County, Oregon Language

95.46% of Columbia County, Oregon residents speak only English, while 4.54% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.80% of the population.

Columbia County, Oregon Poverty

Columbia County, Oregon Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White43,9435,29412.05%
Hispanic2,23085938.52%
Other51026251.37%
Multiple1,48024616.62%
Native5639717.23%
Black2936823.21%
Asian554356.32%
Islander11686.90%

13.44%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.51%

Male Poverty Rate

14.37%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Columbia County, Oregon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Columbia County, Oregon is Other, with 51.37% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Columbia County, Oregon is Asian, with 6.32% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.70%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.53%.

Columbia County, Oregon Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.83%
High School14.66%
Some College9.67%
Bachelors or Greater4.61%

Columbia County, Oregon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed42.12%
Male Unemployed26.01%
Female Employed8.33%
Male Employed4.71%

Columbia County, Oregon Income

Columbia County, Oregon Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$55,146$69,606
Families$67,287$81,587
Married Families$75,618$88,721
Non Families$26,330$40,108

Columbia County, Oregon Marital Status

Columbia County, Oregon Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.7%

Male Marriage Rate

52.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Columbia County, Oregon Married by Age and Sex

Columbia County, Oregon 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 35To44.

Columbia County, Oregon Marital Status by Race

Columbia County, Oregon Veterans

Columbia County, Oregon Veterans by War

5,405

Number of Veterans

5,034

Male Veterans

371

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam2,363
First Gulf War678
Second Gulf War536
Korea348
World War II227

Columbia County, Oregon Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 741,567
55 to 641,318
35 to 541,297
75+851
18 to 34372

Columbia County, Oregon Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White5,08914.08%
Black14159.00%
Hispanic1077.45%
2 or More627.32%
Other5012.89%
Indian438.35%
Hawaiian1012.82%
Asian102.39%

Columbia County, Oregon Veterans by Education

7.98%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.32%

Veteran Disability Rate

Columbia County, Oregon Employment Status

Columbia County, Oregon Employment by Age

56.9%

Labor Force Participation

52%

Employment Rate

8.6%

Unemployment Rate

Columbia County, Oregon Employment by Race

Columbia County, Oregon Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Columbia County, Oregon

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
St. Helens13031135264953.80%
Scappoose669771584616.88%
Vernonia21652194291.34%
Columbia City19461996502.57%
Rainier19161960442.30%
Clatskanie17471792452.58%
Prescott5850-8-13.79%
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