Columbia County NY Information


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  1. Columbia County 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates forColumbia County (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Columbia County NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)


Total Population 66,520
Population in Households 64,529
Population in Familes 49,816
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,991
Population Density2 105
Diversity Index3 29


Median Household Income $65,231
Average Household Income $87,483
Per Capita Income $35,871


Total Housing Units 34,546 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 18,998 (55.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,251 (23.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 7,297 (21.1%)
Median Home Value $238,968
Average Home Value $320,173


Total Households 27,249
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 17,037
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.57% 0.3%
Households 0.55% 0.26%
Families 0.4% 0.17%
Median Household Income   2.6%
Per Capita Income   2.28%


Columbia County NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Columbia County to the other 62 counties and county equivalents in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 39 39th
Population Density # 37 42nd
Diversity Index # 30 53rd
Median Household Income # 13 81st
Per Capita Income # 12 82nd

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