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About Columbia County

Columbia is a county in the New York State. It has a population of 60,016 and a population density of 95, which is 2% above the national average.


Columbia County has a median home value of $376,327. The average rent of $2,553 is 58% above the national average rent. The average household income in Columbia County is $68,750 , which is 5% above the national average of household income.

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$424,992Median Home Value
$231,000 National
$2,066Median Rent
$1,500 National
2 /10 - 7 /10
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Columbia County's population is made up of 52% married, 31% single, 10% divorced and 7% widowed. Baby Boomers make up the largest percentage of the population at 49%, while Millennials have the second largest segment at 22%. Homeowners make up 75% of the population in Columbia County.

61,469Population
327,000,000 National
95Population Density
  • 51% Male
  • 49% Female
49 Median Age
38 National
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The Per Capita income in Columbia County is $49,093. The Median Household Income is $81,741

$49,093Income Per Capita
$63,690 National
$81,741Median Household Income
$68,703 National
10% Poverty Rate
$10 National
6% Unemployment Rate
$4 National
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Amenities in Columbia County
Trader Joe’s
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Trader Joe’s, 855 El Camino Real, Palo Alto
Distance from Downtown 0.5 Miles
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Trader Joe’s, 855 El Camino Real, Palo Alto
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Trader Joe’s, 855 El Camino Real, Palo Alto
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$424,992Median Home Value
$231,000 National
$2,066Median Rent
$1,500 National
2Average Household Size

Occupancy Type

Renters
25%
Home Owners
75%
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Cost of Living
120
Metro Area
National Cost of Living Index is 100 where if the Cost of living is 90 its lower than US Average and if the Cost of Living is 150 its higher than US Average
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Housing
195
San Fransisco Metro Area
130
Goods and Services
111
San Fransisco Metro Area
2 /10 - 7 /10
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Top Schools in Columbia County

Kinderhook Central School District
7
/10
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2910 U.S. 9, Valatie, NY, 12184
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675
Enrollment
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4-8
Grade
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9
Student Teacher Ratio
Taconic Hills Central School District
7
/10
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73 County Route 11A, Craryville, NY, 12521
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646
Enrollment
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PK, K-6
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13
Student Teacher Ratio
New Lebanon Central School District
6
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1478 U.S. 20, New Lebanon, NY, 12125
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225
Enrollment
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PK, K-6
Grade
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10
Student Teacher Ratio
Kinderhook Central School District
5
/10
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State Farm Road, Valatie, NY, 12184
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520
Enrollment
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K-3
Grade
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10
Student Teacher Ratio
Hudson City School District
4
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102 Harry Howard Avenue, Hudson, NY, 12534
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845
Enrollment
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PK, K-5
Grade
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11
Student Teacher Ratio
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Today’s Weather
66°F
Mostly Clear
Weather Highlights
Summers:July high temperature is around 80°F
Winters:January low temperature is around 41°F
Rains:Gets Average 17 Inches of rains every year
Snow:Palo Alto doesn’t get snow

Ancram crime index is 55 which is lower than the national average.

55
Crime Index
100
National Crime Index

Crime Index represents the risk of crime occurring in a area and is measured against national index of 100. If the Crime Index of an area is above 100 the crime in that area is relatively higher when compared to US. If the Crime Index of an area is below 100 the crime in that area is lower when compared to US.

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