Columbia County, Oregon Population 2019

Columbia County, Oregon's estimated population is 51,782 with a growth rate of 1.76% 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
201751,7828961.76%
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
White46,685
Two or More Races1,688
Asian595
American Indian and Alaska Native551
Some Other Race325
Black or African American242
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander121

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

Columbia County, Oregon Population Pyramid 2019

5001,0001,5002,000 Male Population5001,0001,5002,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Columbia County, Oregon Median Age

43.3


Total

42.8


Male

43.9


Female

Columbia County, Oregon Adults

There are 39,151 adults, (8,806 of whom are seniors) in Columbia County, Oregon.

Columbia County, Oregon Age Dependency

65.5

Age Dependency Ratio

29

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Columbia County, Oregon Sex Ratio

Female

25,028

49.85%

Male

25,179

50.15%

Columbia County, Oregon Households and Families

Columbia County, Oregon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Columbia County, Oregon Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.7%14.3%
All73%27%
Male70.9%29.1%
Non Family61.6%38.4%
Female42.9%57.1%

73.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Columbia County, Oregon Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All19,2132.5973
Married10,0703.1385.7
Non Family6,2611.3261.6
Female1,8473.4842.9
Male1,0353.4970.9

3.06

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

7%

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 Grade9332.62%
9th to 12th Grade2,4536.90%
High School Graduate11,69632.89%
Some College10,57629.74%
Associates Degree3,2769.21%
Bachelors Degree4,66013.10%
Graduate Degree1,9725.54%

Columbia County, Oregon Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White32,45129,5426,004
Hispanic1,247969103
Multiple Races743625171
Native American46245771
Asian430380162
Other Race282245
Black192169125
Islander84816

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 98.92%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 65.10%.

Columbia County, Oregon Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,342$50,004$27,355
Less Than High School$23,578$28,944$14,821
High School Grad$31,364$40,000$21,392
Some College$41,681$56,957$27,306
Bachelors Degree$57,045$72,071$40,181
Graduate Degree$59,327$71,875$49,656

$40,342

Average Earnings

$50,004

Average Male

$27,355

Average Female

Columbia County, Oregon Language

Columbia County, Oregon Language by Age

Columbia County, Oregon Language

96.02% of Columbia County, Oregon residents speak only English, while 3.98% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.38% of the population.

Columbia County, Oregon Poverty

Columbia County, Oregon Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White44,3455,03411.35%
Hispanic2,36067828.73%
Multiple1,66725215.12%
Native5427814.39%
Black2253616.00%
Asian588325.44%
Other285248.42%
Islander12175.79%

12.28%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.15%

Male Poverty Rate

13.41%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Columbia County, Oregon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Columbia County, Oregon is Hispanic, with 28.73% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Columbia County, Oregon is Asian, with 5.44% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.44%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.39%.

Columbia County, Oregon Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.47%
High School13.68%
Some College8.04%
Bachelors or Greater4.43%

Columbia County, Oregon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed39.59%
Male Unemployed26.84%
Female Employed6.34%
Male Employed4.04%

Columbia County, Oregon Income

Columbia County, Oregon Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$57,449$71,842
Families$69,295$83,799
Married Families$78,736$90,931
Non Families$30,750$42,530

Columbia County, Oregon Marital Status

Columbia County, Oregon Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.7%

Male Marriage Rate

51.8%

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


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

Columbia County, Oregon Veterans

Columbia County, Oregon Veterans by War

5,296

Number of Veterans

4,885

Male Veterans

411

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam2,286
First Gulf War668
Second Gulf War580
Korea356
World War II176

Columbia County, Oregon Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 741,596
35 to 541,290
55 to 641,178
75+876
18 to 34356

Columbia County, Oregon Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4,95313.50%
Hispanic1429.20%
Black11053.40%
2 or More778.64%
Other6821.32%
Indian5912.07%
Asian193.98%
Hawaiian1011.90%

Columbia County, Oregon Veterans by Education

6.58%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

Columbia County, Oregon Employment Status

Columbia County, Oregon Employment by Age

57%

Labor Force Participation

52.7%

Employment Rate

7.5%

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