Columbia County, Pennsylvania Population 2019

Columbia County, Pennsylvania's estimated population is 65,649 with a growth rate of -0.78% 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
201865,456-193-0.29%
201765,649-517-0.78%
201666,166-536-0.80%
201566,702-425-0.63%
201467,127-73-0.11%
201367,2001570.23%
201267,043-38-0.06%
201167,081-279-0.41%
201067,3604,1586.58%
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%

How Many People Live in Columbia County, Pennsylvania?

65,649

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White63,34195.09%
Black or African American1,2201.83%
Asian7771.17%
Two or More Races6761.01%
Some Other Race4970.75%
American Indian and Alaska Native840.13%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander200.03%

Columbia County, Pennsylvania Population Pyramid 2019

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

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

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 Education

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 asian people with a rate of 50.21%.

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 non-English language spoken by the largest group 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%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.57%
High School11.27%
Some College7.88%
Bachelors or Greater4.65%
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 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Columbia County, Pennsylvania Marital Status by Race

Columbia County, Pennsylvania Veterans

4,372

Number of Veterans

4,071

Male Veterans

301

Female Veterans

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

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

56.4%

Labor Force Participation

53.5%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Columbia County, Pennsylvania Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

83.27%

Born in Pennsylvania

97.69%

Native Born

2.31%

Foreign Born

1.10%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.69% of Columbia County, Pennsylvania residents were born in the United States, with 83.27% having been born in Pennsylvania. 1.10% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

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%
  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