Columbia County

Current Columbia County Profile

Overview

Land area in square miles:   483
Persons per square mile:      139.7
Urban population percent:   59.2%
Rural population percent:    40.9%

Population

Total Population: 67,476

Ages 0-14:      9,917
Ages 15-19:   6,474
Ages 20-34: 14,111
Ages 35-49: 12,156
Ages 50-64: 13,798
Ages 65+    : 11,020

Labor Force

Civilian Labor Force  38,100
Employed                      35,400
Unemployed                  2,700

Income

Per capita personal income:  $31,025
Median household income:    $44,136
Median family income:            $54,848

Major County Employers
Ranked 1-10

  • Bloomsburg University
  • Autoneum North America
  • Wise Foods
  • Del Monte Corporation
  • Berwick Hospital
  • DT Keystone Distributing (Dollar Tree)
  • Geisinger – Bloomsburg Hospital
  • Kawneer Company
  • Metropolitan Trucking
  • Berwick Area School District

Montour County

Current Montour County Profile

Overview

Land area in square miles:  130
Persons per square mile:     140.5
Urban population percent:   46.2%
Rural population percent:    53.8%

Population

Total Population: 18,296

Ages 0-14:     3,073
Ages 15-19:   1,141
Ages 20-34:  3,042
Ages 35-49:  3,382
Ages 50-64:  4,208
Ages 65+ :     3,450

Labor Force

Civilian Labor Force:  9,900
Employed:                       9,300
Unemployed:                     600

Income

Per capita personal income: $41,632
Median household income:  $46,421
Median family income:           $58,030

Major County Employers
Ranked 1-10

  • Geisinger System Services
  • Geisinger Medical Center
  • Geisinger Clinic
  • Danville Area School District
  • Great Dane
  • Geisinger Community Health Services
  • Maria Joseph Manor
  • Healthsouth/GHS
  • Grandview Health Homes Inc.
  • Metso Minerals

Above information taken from: Center for Workforce Information and Analysis, PA Dept of Labor and Industry,  & U.S. Census Bureau.