Columbia County , New York

Columbia County: County in New York, United States

Columbia County locator map
Location of Columbia County on New York map.

About

Columbia County is a county located in the U.S. state of New York. As of the 2010 census, the population was 63,096 and a population density of 38 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 59,461 inhabitants. Its county seat is Hudson. The county was created 235 years ago in 1785.

Geography

Columbia County is located at 42°15'0"N 73°37'55"W (42.2500800, -73.6318500). It has 5 neighbors: Berkshire County, Dutchess County, Greene County, Rensselaer County and Ulster County.

First Columbia County courthouse  Claverack  NY image
First Columbia County courthouse Claverack NY

The largest city of Columbia County is Oakdale with a population of 8,107. Other cities include, Hudson population 6,072, Copake population 3,394, Valatie population 1,841 and Niverville population 1,662. See all Columbia County cities & populated places.

First Columbia County courthouse  Claverack  NY image

Columbia County map

Columbia County Quick Facts

Population : 59,461 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : New York (United States)
Different from : Columbia County, Columbia County, Columbia County, Columbia County, Columbia County, Columbia County, Columbia County
Area : 1679 km2
Water as percent of area : 2.1%
Land as percent of area : 97.9%
Named for : Christopher Columbus
Capital : Hudson
Establishment : January 01, 1786
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 17:49:44 (2nd August 2021)
Density : 35 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : -6.11% (2010-2019)

Columbia County has 5 neighbours.

  • Hudson

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Columbia County decreased by 6.11% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
1790 27,496 - estimation process
1800 35,322 22.16% demographic balance
1810 32,390 -9.05%
1820 38,330 15.5%
1830 39,907 3.95% estimation process
1840 43,252 7.73% census
1850 43,073 -0.42% census
1860 47,172 8.69% estimation process
1870 47,044 -0.27% estimation process
1880 47,928 1.84% estimation process
1890 46,172 -3.8%
1900 43,211 -6.85% estimation process
1910 43,658 1.02%
2010 63,096 30.81% census
2011 62,528 -0.91% estimation process
2012 62,449 -0.13% estimation process
2013 62,170 -0.45% estimation process
2014 61,942 -0.37% estimation process
2015 61,434 -0.83% estimation process
2016 60,835 -0.98% estimation process
2017 60,338 -0.82% estimation process
2018 59,785 -0.92% estimation process
2019 59,461 -0.54% estimation process

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People born in Columbia County (14)

People born in Columbia County, including politician Walter Patterson, politician Peter H. Silvester, Prominent Architect in the Greek Revival style Alexander Delos "Boss" Jones, you can see a list of people who born in Columbia County.

Other places with the same name (7)

Columbia County Populated Places (more)

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Columbia County.

City Name Population Title
Oakdale 8,107
Hudson 6,072 City in New York, USA
Claverack 5,630 Town in New York
Ghent 5,071 Town in New York state
Livingston 3,448 Town in New York, USA
Copake 3,394 City in Columbia County, New York, United States of America
Stockport 2,607 Town in New York, USA
New Lebanon 2,152 Town in New York
Lorenz Park 2,053 Census-designated place in Columbia County, New York
Stuyvesant 1,869 Town in New York
Clermont 1,864 Town in New York
Valatie 1,841 City in Columbia County, New York, United States of America
Hillsdale 1,802 Town in Columbia County, New York, United States
Niverville 1,662
Chatham 1,622 Town in Columbia County, New York, United States
Canaan 1,604 City in Columbia County, New York, United States of America

New York Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
New York 19,453,561 State of the United States of America
New York City 8,398,748 Largest city in the United States
Queens 2,339,150 Queens is a city in Queens County, New York
Queens County 2,253,858 County in New York, United States
Manhattan 1,644,518 Borough of New York City, New York, United States
New York County 1,628,706 County in New York state, United States of America
Suffolk County 1,476,601 County in New York, United States
The Bronx 1,455,720 Borough of New York City, United States
Bronx County 1,418,207 Borough of New York City, United States
Nassau County 1,356,924 County in New York, United States
Westchester County 967,506 County in New York, United States.
Erie County 918,702 County in New York, United States
Monroe County 741,770 County in Florida, United States
Brookhaven 480,763 Town in Suffolk County, New York, United States
Richmond County 476,143 County in Georgia, United States
Staten Island 474,558 Island and borough of New York City

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