Columbia County, Pennsylvania Population 2019

Columbia County, Pennsylvania's estimated population is 65,932 with a growth rate of -0.33% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Columbia County, Pennsylvania is the 38th largest county in Pennsylvania.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201765,932-220-0.33%
201666,152-536-0.80%
201566,688-420-0.63%
201467,108-85-0.13%
201367,1931600.24%
201267,033-23-0.03%
201167,056-293-0.44%
201067,3494,1476.56%
199063,2021,2351.99%
198061,9676,85312.43%
197055,1141,6253.04%
196053,489290.05%
195053,4602,0473.98%
194051,4132,6105.35%
193048,8034540.94%
192048,349-118-0.24%
191048,4678,57121.48%
190039,8963,0648.32%
189036,8324,42313.65%
188032,4093,64312.66%
187028,7663,70114.77%
186025,0657,35541.53%
185017,710-6,557-27.02%
184024,2674,20820.98%
183020,0592,43813.84%
182017,6210.00%

Columbia County, Pennsylvania Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White63,341
Black or African American1,220
Asian777
Two or More Races676
Some Other Race497
American Indian and Alaska Native84
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander20

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

Columbia County, Pennsylvania Population Pyramid 2019

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

Columbia County, Pennsylvania Median Age

40.5


Total

39.5


Male

42


Female

Columbia County, Pennsylvania Adults

There are 54,747 adults, (11,932 of whom are seniors) in Columbia County, Pennsylvania.

Columbia County, Pennsylvania Age Dependency

55.6

Age Dependency Ratio

27.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Columbia County, Pennsylvania Sex Ratio

Female

34,530

51.84%

Male

32,085

48.16%

Columbia County, Pennsylvania Households and Families

Columbia County, Pennsylvania Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Columbia County, Pennsylvania Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.1%13.9%
Male69.1%30.9%
All69%31%
Female52.2%47.8%
Non Family51.2%48.8%

69.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Columbia County, Pennsylvania Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All26,5642.3469
Married12,9012.9486.1
Non Family9,6531.3551.2
Female2,8662.7152.2
Male1,144369.1

2.82

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

6.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Columbia County, Pennsylvania Households

Columbia County, Pennsylvania Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0402.37%
9th to 12th Grade3,5057.97%
High School Graduate19,56144.49%
Some College6,74415.34%
Associates Degree3,5988.18%
Bachelors Degree5,96113.56%
Graduate Degree3,5578.09%

Columbia County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White41,93037,8099,032
Hispanic84552163
Asian486458244
Black38935192
Other Race3621701
Multiple Races29528489
Native American765317
Islander88

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 50.21%.

Columbia County, Pennsylvania Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,661$41,316$28,148
Less Than High School$25,727$28,750$21,212
High School Grad$29,349$36,471$21,425
Some College$34,491$40,919$29,300
Bachelors Degree$48,168$55,612$39,750
Graduate Degree$63,073$73,191$55,060

$34,661

Average Earnings

$41,316

Average Male

$28,148

Average Female

Columbia County, Pennsylvania Language

Columbia County, Pennsylvania Language by Age

Columbia County, Pennsylvania Language

97.02% of Columbia County, Pennsylvania residents speak only English, while 2.98% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.22% of the population.

Columbia County, Pennsylvania Poverty

Columbia County, Pennsylvania Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White58,2818,37114.36%
Hispanic1,52063541.78%
Asian72734547.46%
Black69431244.96%
Multiple64117727.61%
Other4838517.60%
Native8489.52%
Islander20210.00%

15.87%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.77%

Male Poverty Rate

16.92%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Columbia County, Pennsylvania

The race most likely to be in poverty in Columbia County, Pennsylvania is Asian, with 47.46% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Columbia County, Pennsylvania is Native, with 9.52% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.65%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.81%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.16%.

Columbia County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.57%
High School11.27%
Some College7.88%
Bachelors or Greater4.65%

Columbia County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed29.30%
Female Unemployed26.94%
Female Employed9.78%
Male Employed5.77%

Columbia County, Pennsylvania Income

Columbia County, Pennsylvania Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$48,395$63,020
Families$60,341$76,281
Married Families$69,339$85,036
Non Families$24,457$37,158

Columbia County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Columbia County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.7%

Male Marriage Rate

45.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Columbia County, Pennsylvania Married by Age and Sex

Columbia County, Pennsylvania Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Columbia County, Pennsylvania Marital Status by Race


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

Columbia County, Pennsylvania Veterans

Columbia County, Pennsylvania Veterans by War

4,372

Number of Veterans

4,071

Male Veterans

301

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,375
First Gulf War592
Second Gulf War490
Korea448
World War II344

Columbia County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+1,225
65 to 741,189
35 to 54990
55 to 64634
18 to 34334

Columbia County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4,2458.13%
Black565.48%
2 or More5312.68%
Hispanic231.91%
Asian182.98%

Columbia County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

6.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.15%

Veteran Disability Rate

Columbia County, Pennsylvania Employment Status

Columbia County, Pennsylvania Employment by Age

56.4%

Labor Force Participation

53.5%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Columbia County, Pennsylvania Employment by Race

Columbia County, Pennsylvania Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Columbia County, Pennsylvania

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Bloomsburg1485514586-269-1.81%
Berwick1047510138-337-3.22%
Ashland 28172711-106-3.76%
Catawissa15521499-53-3.41%
Millville948946-2-0.21%
Benton824822-2-0.24%
Briar Creek662675131.96%
Orangeville508502-6-1.18%
Stillwater20920900.00%
Centralia101000.00%
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