Columbia County NY Information

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  1. Columbia County 2019 Demographic Data
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  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Columbia County NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

POPULATION

Total Population 66,520
Population in Households 64,529
Population in Familes 49,816
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,991
Population Density 105
Diversity Index1 29
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $65,231
Average Household Income $87,483
Per Capita Income $35,871
Wealth Index3 116

HOUSING

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
Housing Affordability Index2 112
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 27,249
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 17,037
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

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%

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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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