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: 66,912

Ages 0-17:   18.1%   
Ages 18-24: 16.5%  
Ages 25-34: 10.1%
Ages 35-44: 11.1%
Ages 45-54: 13.6%
Ages 55-64: 13.8%
Ages 65+    : 16.8%

Labor Force

Labor Force:  33,700
Employed:     31,900
Unemployed:  1,800

Income

Per capita personal income:  $37,307
Median household income:    $45,374
Median family income:            $57,829

Major County Employers
Ranked 1-10

  • Bloomsburg University
  • Geisinger System Services
  • Wise Foods
  • Autoneum North America
  • DT Keystone Distributing (Dollar Tree)
  • Berwick Hospital
  • Kawneer Company
  • Smuckers Pet Foods
  • Wal-Mart Associates
  • Geisinger-Bloomsburg Hospital

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: 18,508

Ages 0-17:     20.9%
Ages 18-24:   6.9%
Ages 25-34:  12.9%
Ages 35-44:  10.9%
Ages 45-54:  14.3%
Ages 55-64:  14.6%
Ages 65+ :     19.4%

Labor Force

Labor Force:   9,200
Employed:      8,800
Unemployed: 400

Income

Per capita personal income: $50,859
Median household income:  $54,648
Median family income:          $67,549

Major County Employers
Ranked 1-10

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

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