Columbia County, Pennsylvania Population 2020

Columbia County, Pennsylvania's estimated population is 65,070 with a growth rate of -0.30% 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
202065,070-193-0.30%
201965,263-193-0.29%
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%

Columbia County, Pennsylvania Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White62,83894.89%
Black or African American1,2211.84%
Asian7401.12%
Two or More Races7041.06%
Some Other Race6090.92%
American Indian and Alaska Native820.12%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander260.04%

Columbia County, Pennsylvania Population Pyramid 2020

Columbia County, Pennsylvania Median Age

40.8


Total

39.7


Male

42.2


Female

Columbia County, Pennsylvania Adults

There are 54,459 adults, (12,183 of whom are seniors) in Columbia County, Pennsylvania.

Columbia County, Pennsylvania Age Dependency

56.6

Age Dependency Ratio

28.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Columbia County, Pennsylvania Sex Ratio

Female

34,310

51.81%

Male

31,910

48.19%

Columbia County, Pennsylvania Households and Families

Columbia County, Pennsylvania Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Columbia County, Pennsylvania Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.3%13.7%
All69.5%30.5%
Male65.5%34.5%
Female53.7%46.3%
Non Family53.4%46.6%

69.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All26,5822.3269.5
Married12,5542.9586.3
Non Family10,1241.3153.4
Female2,8142.8853.7
Male1,090365.5

2.85

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

6.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Columbia County, Pennsylvania Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0732.45%
9th to 12th Grade3,3217.57%
High School Graduate19,01643.35%
Some College6,75215.39%
Associates Degree3,8298.73%
Bachelors Degree6,20314.14%
Graduate Degree3,6688.36%

Columbia County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White41,91437,9289,350
Hispanic816499108
Asian414388249
Other Race41020740
Black36132574
Multiple Races32531090
Native American756114
Islander14145

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 60.14%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,017$42,488$29,321
Less Than High School$28,590$31,159$22,279
High School Grad$30,446$37,205$21,818
Some College$36,451$43,449$30,779
Bachelors Degree$45,871$54,668$38,100
Graduate Degree$63,351$71,140$52,656

$36,017

Average Earnings

$42,488

Average Male

$29,321

Average Female

Columbia County, Pennsylvania Language

Columbia County, Pennsylvania Language by Age

Columbia County, Pennsylvania Language

96.92% of Columbia County, Pennsylvania residents speak only English, while 3.08% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.32% of the population.

Columbia County, Pennsylvania Poverty

Columbia County, Pennsylvania Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White57,8657,66113.24%
Hispanic1,51656837.47%
Black65628142.84%
Multiple66616024.02%
Asian66714621.89%
Other586498.36%
Native8244.88%
Islander2613.85%

14.33%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.90%

Male Poverty Rate

15.70%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Columbia County, Pennsylvania

The race most likely to be in poverty in Columbia County, Pennsylvania is Black, with 42.84% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Columbia County, Pennsylvania is Islander, with 3.85% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.37%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.14%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.74%
High School10.31%
Some College6.01%
Bachelors or Greater4.41%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed27.50%
Female Unemployed22.40%
Female Employed8.68%
Male Employed4.40%

Columbia County, Pennsylvania Income

Columbia County, Pennsylvania Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$49,889$63,864
Families$63,232$77,671
Married Families$73,099$86,468
Non Families$26,436$38,707

Columbia County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Columbia County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.9%

Male Marriage Rate

44.1%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Columbia County, Pennsylvania Marital Status by Race

Columbia County, Pennsylvania Veterans

4,272

Number of Veterans

3,916

Male Veterans

356

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,333
First Gulf War567
Second Gulf War532
Korea420
World War II298
Age Group Veterans
75+1,236
65 to 741,140
35 to 54865
55 to 64658
18 to 34373
Name Veterans % of Total
White4,1347.97%
2 or More5713.19%
Black474.61%
Indian1925.33%
Asian152.58%
Hispanic131.07%

$Columbia County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

5.90%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.03%

Veteran Disability Rate

Columbia County, Pennsylvania Employment Status

56.8%

Labor Force Participation

54%

Employment Rate

4.9%

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

83.28%

Born in Pennsylvania

97.70%

Native Born

2.30%

Foreign Born

0.98%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.70% of Columbia County, Pennsylvania residents were born in the United States, with 83.28% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0.98% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

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