Columbia County, Pennsylvania Population 2018

Columbia County, Pennsylvania's estimated population is 65,932 with a growth rate of -1.26% 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
201765,932-840-1.26%
201666,7726200.94%
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
White63,555
Black or African American1,231
Asian773
Two or More Races640
Some Other Race444
American Indian and Alaska Native107
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander22

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

Columbia County, Pennsylvania Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10%12% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10%12% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Columbia County, Pennsylvania Median Age

40.1


Total

39.3


Male

41.2


Female

Columbia County, Pennsylvania Adults

There are 54,753 adults, (11,552 of which are seniors) in Columbia County, Pennsylvania.

Columbia County, Pennsylvania Age Dependency

54.5

Age Dependency Ratio

26.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Columbia County, Pennsylvania Sex Ratio

Female

34,633

51.87%

Male

32,139

48.13%

Columbia County, Pennsylvania Households and Families

Columbia County, Pennsylvania Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Columbia County, Pennsylvania Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.5%14.5%
All69.6%30.4%
Male65.6%34.4%
Female54.9%45.1%
Non Family52.4%47.6%

69.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Columbia County, Pennsylvania Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All26,3562.3769.6
Married13,0862.9785.5
Non Family9,5891.3852.4
Female2,6172.7354.9
Male1,0642.9565.6

2.85

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

7.2%

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 Grade1,2502.86%
9th to 12th Grade3,5718.17%
High School Graduate19,50744.61%
Some College6,73615.41%
Associates Degree3,3207.59%
Bachelors Degree5,87413.43%
Graduate Degree3,4657.92%

Columbia County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White41,80437,3598,915
Hispanic81353057
Asian452421206
Black380346118
Other Race3041641
Multiple Races27326057
Native American685311
Islander99

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 45.58%.

Columbia County, Pennsylvania Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,749$40,699$27,469
Less Than High School$26,481$29,566$22,538
High School Grad$28,552$35,760$21,063
Some College$33,072$39,792$28,265
Bachelors Degree$48,968$55,072$40,540
Graduate Degree$62,179$74,185$54,712

$33,749

Average Earnings

$40,699

Average Male

$27,469

Average Female

Columbia County, Pennsylvania Language

Columbia County, Pennsylvania Language by Age

Columbia County, Pennsylvania Language

96.98% of Columbia County, Pennsylvania residents speak only English, while 3.02% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 1.17% of the population.

Columbia County, Pennsylvania Poverty

Columbia County, Pennsylvania Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White58,5908,07313.78%
Hispanic1,52863041.23%
Asian71435249.30%
Black64427642.86%
Multiple60919031.20%
Other4328419.44%
Native10754.67%
Islander22313.64%

15.29%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.44%

Male Poverty Rate

16.10%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Columbia County, Pennsylvania

The race most likely to be in poverty in Columbia County, Pennsylvania is Asian, with 49.30% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Columbia County, Pennsylvania is Native, with 4.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.48%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.48%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.47%.

Columbia County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.70%
High School10.77%
Some College7.30%
Bachelors or Greater4.48%

Columbia County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed34.12%
Male Unemployed26.57%
Female Employed9.67%
Male Employed5.73%

Columbia County, Pennsylvania Income

Columbia County, Pennsylvania Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,952$61,234
Families$59,474$74,473
Married Families$67,619$83,564
Non Families$23,767$36,011

Columbia County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Columbia County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.8%

Male Marriage Rate

46.1%

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 Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Columbia County, Pennsylvania Marital Status by Race

Columbia County, Pennsylvania Veterans

Columbia County, Pennsylvania Veterans by War

4,426

Number of Veterans

4,163

Male Veterans

263

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,392
First Gulf War560
Korea531
Second Gulf War432
World War II417

Columbia County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+1,242
65 to 741,161
35 to 541,025
55 to 64690
18 to 34308

Columbia County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4,3428.30%
2 or More4411.28%
Black262.51%
Hispanic242.01%
Asian142.41%

Columbia County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

5.89%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.93%

Veteran Disability Rate

Columbia County, Pennsylvania Employment Status

Columbia County, Pennsylvania Employment by Age

57%

Labor Force Participation

54%

Employment Rate

5.3%

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