Clarion, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2017: 5,305 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -14.2%
 
Males: 2,304  (43.4%)
Females: 3,001  (56.6%)
Median resident age:

24.1 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 16214.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $29,375 (it was $19,902 in 2000)
Clarion:

$29,375
PA:

$59,195

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $16,970 (it was $10,832 in 2000)

Clarion borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $170,496 (it was $89,200 in 2000)
Clarion:

$170,496
PA:

$181,200

Median gross rent in 2017: $618.

March 2019 cost of living index in Clarion: 91.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 36.1%
(35.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.3% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Clarion, PA (2010)
    • 4,77090.4%White alone
    • 2564.9%Black alone
    • 981.9%Asian alone
    • 821.6%Two or more races
    • 511.0%Hispanic
    • 150.3%Other race alone
    • 30.06%American Indian alone
    • 10.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Clarion detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 14 registered sex offenders living in Clarion, Pennsylvania as of May 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Clarion is 362 to 1.


Crime rates in Clarion by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(38.3)
1
(19.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(42.5)
1
(15.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(54.4)
1
(19.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(38.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.9)
2
(39.1)
1
(20.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.9)
1
(18.7)
2
(37.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(54.4)
2
(38.9)
2
(38.3)
1
(19.3)
1
(19.3)
3
(56.7)
2
(37.8)
2
(39.1)
3
(61.8)
7
(148.6)
1
(15.9)
3
(56.0)
1
(18.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
12
(217.7)
11
(214.0)
24
(459.2)
10
(193.4)
7
(135.2)
19
(359.0)
17
(321.5)
8
(156.3)
12
(247.1)
6
(127.4)
6
(95.5)
5
(93.3)
1
(18.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
99
(1,796)
62
(1,206)
72
(1,378)
59
(1,141)
71
(1,371)
81
(1,530)
78
(1,475)
54
(1,055)
47
(967.7)
54
(1,146)
38
(604.7)
33
(615.6)
14
(263.4)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(36.3)
1
(19.5)
5
(95.7)
1
(19.3)
8
(154.5)
4
(75.6)
3
(56.7)
6
(117.3)
2
(41.2)
1
(21.2)
2
(31.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(37.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.8)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)117.278.4133.280.192.1103.799.397.777.8120.154.147.929.9

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Crime rate in Clarion detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 9 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.50
Pennsylvania average:

1.88
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Ancestries: German (28.2%), Irish (9.8%), American (9.1%), Italian (7.9%), English (6.1%), Polish (4.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 04/06/1841

Elevation: 1491 feet

Land area: 1.49 square miles.

Population density: 3,553 people per square mile   (average).

Clarion, Pennsylvania map

255 residents are foreign born (2.1% Asia, 1.3% Africa, 1.1% Europe).

This borough:

5.0%
Pennsylvania:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,577 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,882 (1.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (61.7 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (237.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Strattanville borough, PA (1.7 miles ),
Marianne, PA (1.8 miles ),
Shippenville borough, PA (2.2 miles ),
Knox borough, PA (2.8 miles ),
Sligo borough, PA (3.0 miles ),
Corsica borough, PA (3.1 miles ),
Callensburg borough, PA (3.3 miles ),
Leeper, PA (3.4 miles)

Latitude: 41.21 N, Longitude: 79.38 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,827 (+36.0%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 1,112 (50.0%)

Area code: 814

Distribution of median household income in Clarion, PA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Clarion, PA in 2017
Clarion satellite photo by USGS

Clarion tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.7%
Pennsylvania:

3.9%
Historical population in Clarion, PA
Historical housing units in Clarion, PA
Most common industries in Clarion, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (31.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (15.4%)
  • Health care (8.4%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.1%)
  • Public administration (2.5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (2.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (28.0%)
  • Health care (8.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.4%)
  • Construction (3.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (34.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (20.6%)
  • Health care (8.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.9%)
  • Public administration (3.1%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (2.1%)
Most common occupations in Clarion, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Cashiers (7.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.1%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.0%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (4.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.9%)
  • Librarians, curators, and archivists (4.8%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (4.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (11.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.7%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (7.4%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (5.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.0%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.4%)

Average climate in Clarion, Pennsylvania

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Tornado activity:

Clarion-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 16% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1985, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.7 miles away from the Clarion borough center killed 16 people and injured 125 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1985, a category F4 tornado 26.4 miles away from the borough center killed 7 people and injured 30 people.

Earthquake activity:

Clarion-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 56.0 miles away from Clarion center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 96.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 89.1 miles away from Clarion center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 185.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 319.1 miles away from Clarion center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 319.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Clarion County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Clarion topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Clarion:

  • CLARION HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 271 PERKINS ROAD)
  • CLARION PSYCHIATRIC CENTER (provides emergency services, TWO HOSPITAL DR RD#3 BOX 188)
  • CLARION HEALTH CARE MANOR (999 HEIDRICK ST)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-CLARION (999 HEIDRICK STREET)
  • DCI OF CLARION (65 DOLBY STREET)
  • RENAL CARE OF CLARION (825 EAST MAIN STREET)
  • CLARION FOREST VNA INC (271 PERKINS ROAD)

Airports and heliports located in Clarion:

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College/University in Clarion:

  • Clarion University of Pennsylvania (Full-time enrollment: 5,771; Location: 840 Wood St; Public; Website: www.clarion.edu; Offers Master's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Clarion:

  • Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania (about 37 miles; Slippery Rock, PA; Full-time enrollment: 8,424)
  • Grove City College (about 37 miles; Grove City, PA; FT enrollment: 2,560)
  • Butler County Community College (about 39 miles; Butler, PA; FT enrollment: 2,518)
  • Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus (about 43 miles; Indiana, PA; FT enrollment: 14,471)
  • Allegheny College (about 50 miles; Meadville, PA; FT enrollment: 2,249)
  • Wyo Tech-Blairsville (about 54 miles; Blairsville, PA; FT enrollment: 2,602)
  • Edinboro University of Pennsylvania (about 60 miles; Edinboro, PA; FT enrollment: 6,746)

Public high school in Clarion:

Private high school in Clarion:

Public elementary/middle school in Clarion:

  • CLARION AREA EL SCH (Location: 800 BOUNDARY ST, Grades: KG-6)
See full list of schools located in Clarion

Library in Clarion:

  • CLARION FREE LIBRARY (Operating income: $355,631; Location: 644 MAIN ST.; 55,376 books; 3,076 audio materials; 4,538 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 82 state licensed databases; 2 other licensed databases; 84 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Clarion: Haskett House (A), J George Becht Hall (B), J W F Wilkinson Hall (C), John Ballentine Hall (D), Lorena M Givan Hall (E), Marwick - Boyd Fine Arts Center (F), Peirce Science Center (G), Special Projects Center (H), Still Hall Business Administration and Computer Center (I), Tippin Gymnasium (J), Tippin Natatorium (K), University Gallery (L), Alumni and Development Center Building (M), Alumni House - Clarion University of Pennsylvania (N), Anabel Lee Ralston Hall (O), Bertha Nair Hall (P), Carrier Administration Building (Q), Ceramics Laboratory Building (R), Chandler Dining Hall (S), Egbert Hall (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Clarion: Gemmell Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Clarion County Historical Society (Museums; 17 South 5th Avenue).

Hotels: Clarion House Bed & Breakfast (77 South 7th Avenue), CAPT Loomis Restaurant (540 Main Street), Comfort Inn Clarion (Dolby Street), Holiday Inn Clarion (45 Holiday Inn Road).

Birthplace of: George W. Alexander - Politician.

Clarion County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Clarion that have no violations reported:

  • CLARION RIVERVIEW APARTMENTS (Population served: 40, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This borough:

2.1 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

36.5%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

6.2%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Clarion in 2010:

  • 1,350 people in college/university student housing
  • 90 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 6 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in Clarion in 2000:

  • 1,764 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 72 people in nursing homes
  • 9 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 2 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Banks with branches in Clarion (2011 data):

  • PNC Bank, National Association: Clarion Branch, Clarion Du Branch, Trust Department Branch, Clarion @ Wal-Mart Branch. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Northwest Savings Bank: Clarion Drive-In Branch at 97 West Main Street, branch established on 1987/01/20; 601 Main St Branch at 601 Main St, branch established on 1928/01/01. Info updated 2009/11/23: Bank assets: $7,975.9 mil, Deposits: $5,985.6 mil, headquarters in Warren, PA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 172 total offices
  • Community First Bank: Clarion Branch at 601 Main Street, branch established on 2010/11/08. Info updated 2006/06/14: Bank assets: $87.7 mil, Deposits: $73.8 mil, headquarters in Reynoldsville, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Community First Bancorp, Inc.
  • S&T Bank: Clarion Branch at 410 Main Street, branch established on 1963/12/02. Info updated 2012/03/14: Bank assets: $4,099.9 mil, Deposits: $3,349.5 mil, headquarters in Indiana, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 60 total offices, Holding Company: S & T Bancorp, Inc.
  • First United National Bank: Clarion Branch at 400 Liberty Street, branch established on 1998/02/17. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $243.8 mil, Deposits: $224.0 mil, headquarters in Fryburg, PA, positive income, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Fryburg Banking Company, Inc.
  • Clarion County Community Bank: at 333 Main Street, branch established on 2004/01/07. Info updated 2010/08/30: Bank assets: $120.3 mil, Deposits: $107.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 3 total offices
  • The Farmers National Bank of Emlenton: Clarion Branch at Sixth And Wood Streets, branch established on 1985/04/15. Info updated 2008/11/05: Bank assets: $490.2 mil, Deposits: $416.5 mil, headquarters in Emlenton, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Emclaire Financial Corp

For population 15 years and over in Clarion:

Marital status in Clarion, PA
  • Never married: 58.0%
  • Now married: 29.2%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 4.6%
  • Divorced: 7.0%

For population 25 years and over in Clarion:

  • High school or higher: 92.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 48.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 21.6%
  • Unemployed: 11.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.4
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Clarion
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Clarion, PA (based on Clarion County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic9,0798
Mainline Protestant8,04857
Evangelical Protestant5,12142
Other1664
None17,574-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 14
This county:

3.50 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Clarion County:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Here:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Clarion County:

5.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 43
Clarion County:

10.75 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Clarion County:

8.5%
State:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.3%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

8.9%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Clarion:

52.6%
State:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Clarion:

52.3%
Pennsylvania:

46.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

26.4
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

14.8%
Pennsylvania:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Clarion:

14.3%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Clarion:

6.8
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

19.5%
Pennsylvania:

34.2%

General health condition:
Clarion:

59.7%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

88.2%
State:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Clarion, PA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 8$28,000$42,0000$0
Streets and Highways 5$2,300$5,5201$204
Housing and Community Development (Local) 1$3,046$36,5521$204
Police - Other 1$1,800$21,6003$1,560
Other Government Administration 1$17$2040$0
Financial Administration 1$2,260$27,1200$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$612
Totals for Government 17$37,423$26,4166$2,580

Clarion government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $729,000 ($137.42)
    Police Protection: $711,000 ($134.02)
    Central Staff Services: $313,000 ($59.00)
    Local Fire Protection: $269,000 ($50.71)
    Solid Waste Management: $118,000 ($22.24)
    Parks and Recreation: $79,000 ($14.89)
    Housing and Community Development: $65,000 ($12.25)
    Libraries: $52,000 ($9.80)
    General Public Buildings: $40,000 ($7.54)
    Financial Administration: $29,000 ($5.47)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $14,000 ($2.64)
    General - Other: $5,000 ($0.94)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Bonds: $1,521,000 ($286.71)
    Benefit Payments: $991,000 ($186.80)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $633,000 ($119.32)
    Withdrawals: $110,000 ($20.74)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $42,000 ($7.92)
    Regular Highways: $15,000 ($2.83)
    Parking Facilities: $14,000 ($2.64)
    Central Staff Services: $10,000 ($1.89)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $799,000 ($150.61)

Clarion government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $102,000 ($19.23)
    Parking Facilities: $95,000 ($17.91)
    Parks and Recreation: $53,000 ($9.99)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($0.19)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Governments: $749,000 ($141.19)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $42,000 ($7.92)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $50,000 ($9.43)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $186,000 ($35.06)
    Fines and Forfeits: $151,000 ($28.46)
    Interest Earnings: $13,000 ($2.45)
    Sale of Property: $6,000 ($1.13)
    Rents: $1,000 ($0.19)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $476,000 ($89.73)
    Highways: $120,000 ($22.62)
    General Local Government Support: $19,000 ($3.58)
  • Tax - Property: $759,000 ($143.07)
    Individual Income: $258,000 ($48.63)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $239,000 ($45.05)
    Public Utility License: $40,000 ($7.54)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $28,000 ($5.28)

Clarion government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $39,000 ($7.35)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $37,000 ($6.97)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $33,000 ($6.22)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $31,000 ($5.84)

Clarion government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,258,000 ($237.13)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $1,443,000 ($272.01)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $855,000 ($161.17)

3.73% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($34,219 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.73%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Jefferson County, PA  0.51% ($29,400 average AGI)
from Armstrong County, PA  0.45% ($32,754)
from Venango County, PA  0.43% ($41,048)
Businesses in Clarion, PA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Long John Silver's1
ALDI1MasterBrand Cabinets1
AT&T1Maurices1
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's2
Applebee's1Nike2
Arby's1Pizza Hut1
CVS1Quality1
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
Comfort Inn1Sears1
Domino's Pizza1Staples1
FedEx1Starbucks1
Ford1Subway3
GNC1Super 81
GameStop1Taco Bell1
Goodwill2True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Hilton1UPS3
Holiday Inn1Vans1
JCPenney1Walmart1
KFC1Wendy's1
Kmart1YMCA1
La-Z-Boy1

Strongest AM radio stations in Clarion:

  • WWCH (1300 AM; 1 kW; CLARION, PA; Owner: CLARION COUNTY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WECZ (1540 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PUNXSUTAWNEY, PA)
  • WCCS (1160 AM; 10 kW; HOMER CITY, PA; Owner: RENDA RADIO, INC.)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCED (1420 AM; 5 kW; DU BOIS, PA; Owner: VOX ALLEGANY, LLC)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHK (1220 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAVL (910 AM; 5 kW; APOLLO, PA; Owner: EVANGEL HEIGHTS ASSEMBLY OF GOD)
  • WWKB (1520 AM; 50 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKQW (1120 AM; daytime; 1 kW; OIL CITY, PA; Owner: STEPHEN M. OLSZOWKA)
  • WNAE (1310 AM; 5 kW; WARREN, PA; Owner: KINZUA BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Clarion:

  • WCUC-FM (91.7 FM; CLARION, PA; Owner: CLARION STATE COLLEGE)
  • WCCR (92.7 FM; CLARION, PA; Owner: CLARION COUNTY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WYTR (103.3 FM; BROOKVILLE, PA; Owner: RENDA RADIO, INC.)
  • WMKX (105.5 FM; BROOKVILLE, PA; Owner: STRATTAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WOXX (99.3 FM; FRANKLIN, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WKQW-FM (96.3 FM; OIL CITY, PA; Owner: STEPHEN M. OLSZOWKA)
  • WGYI (98.5 FM; OIL CITY, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WAWN (89.5 FM; FRANKLIN, PA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Clarion:

  • W45BT (Channel 45; BROOKVILLE, PA; Owner: CORNERSTONE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W25AX (Channel 25; KITTANNING, PA; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
Clarion fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Clarion fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 21Number of bridges
  • 292ft / 89.2mTotal length
  • $6,813,000Total costs
  • 141,741Total average daily traffic
  • 48,636Total average daily truck traffic
  • 72,628Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic
New bridges in Clarion, PA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 11920-1929
  • 11940-1949
  • 131960-1969
  • 11980-1989
  • 32000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Clarion, PA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

74 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Clarion)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Clarion, PA)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

47 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Clarion)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 180G (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 121 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 197V , Serial Number: 18051416, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 10/28/1964, Certificate Issue Date: 02/06/1997
    Registrant (Individual): James D Mclaine, 2817 Miola Rd, Clarion, PA 16214
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-108 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5006Z , Serial Number: 22-8617, Year manufactured: 1961, Airworthiness Date: 06/05/1961, Certificate Issue Date: 12/05/2005
    Registrant (Individual): Stan H Sowl, 600 Stone House Rd, Clarion, PA 16214
  • Aircraft: TURNER ANDREW M RV-10 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO 540 SER (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 784JC , Serial Number: 40784, Year manufactured: 2014, Airworthiness Date: 05/01/2014, Certificate Issue Date: 01/25/2013
    Registrant (Individual): Andrew M Turner, 241 Toby St, Clarion, PA 16214
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-181 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9270B , Serial Number: 2843032, Year manufactured: 1996, Airworthiness Date: 03/25/1996, Certificate Issue Date: 07/27/2004
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Jack A Kenneson, 111 Bond Dr, Clarion, PA 16214, Other Owners: Janice M Kenneson
  • Aircraft: MITCHELL JOHN C MITCHMAIT II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 775JM , Serial Number: 002, Year manufactured: 1999, Airworthiness Date: 04/26/1999, Certificate Issue Date: 05/20/2015
    Registrant (Individual): Andrew P Kirby, 8 Maronee St, Clarion, PA 16214
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 10/23/2018

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 8. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 20 took place in 2012, and the least - 1 in 2003. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Clarion, PA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (49.6%), and Outside Fires (25.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Clarion, PA
    • 6649.6%Structure Fires
    • 3425.6%Outside Fires
    • 1914.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1410.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Clarion, PA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Clarion, Pennsylvania:

  • Ramada by Wyndham, 45 Holiday Inn Rd, Clarion, Pennsylvania 16214 , Phone: (814) 226-8850, Fax: (814) 226-9055
  • Comfort Inn Clarion, 129 Dolby St, Clarion, Pennsylvania 16214 , Phone: (814) 226-5230, Fax: (814) 226-5231
  • Hampton Inn - Clarion, 4 Hospital Dr, Clarion, Pennsylvania 16214 , Phone: (814) 226-4444, Fax: (814) 226-4446
  • Microtel Inn & Suites, 2049 Leesburg Grv City Rd, Clarion, Pennsylvania 16214 , Phone: (724) 748-9920, Fax: (724) 748-9921
  • Quality Inn & Suites, 24 United Dr, Clarion, Pennsylvania 16214 , Phone: (814) 226-8682
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites Clarion, 325 Perkins Rd, Clarion, Pennsylvania 16214 , Phone: (814) 223-4010, Fax: (814) 223-4011
  • Microtel Inn & Suites, 121 N Point Dr, Clarion, Pennsylvania 16214 , Phone: (814) 227-2223, Fax: (814) 227-2213
All 7 fire-safe hotels and motels in Clarion, Pennsylvania
Most common first names in Clarion, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary8779.9 years
William8774.7 years
John7976.2 years
James4873.9 years
Charles4878.0 years
George4379.3 years
Helen4277.7 years
Margaret3979.3 years
Thomas3670.0 years
Robert3671.9 years
Most common last names in Clarion, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith5574.8 years
Miller2676.2 years
Lewis1773.6 years
Hartle1480.4 years
Henry1477.6 years
Dolby1469.6 years
Myers1471.6 years
Reed1472.2 years
Stewart1378.9 years
Snyder1369.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Clarion, PA
  • 88.6%Utility gas
  • 9.2%Electricity
  • 2.2%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Clarion, PA
  • 73.1%Utility gas
  • 24.9%Electricity
  • 0.8%Other fuel
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Clarion compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Clarion on our top lists:

  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Southern Africa (population 500+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in South Africa (population 500+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities where the highest percentage of females (15+ years) which never married (with at least 1,000 females in this group)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest positive percentage difference between never married females and males (15+ years) (with at least 1,000 females never married)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of family households, population 1,000+"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 cities where the highest percentage of males (15+ years) which never married (with at least 1,000 males in this group)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus) (population 1,000+)"
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