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Bradford County, Pennsylvania (PA)

County population in 2014: 61,784 (28% urban, 72% rural); it was 62,761 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 10,240
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 8,561
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 18,457
Renter-occupied apartments: 6,520 (it was 5,996 in 2000)
% of renters here:

25%
State:

30%

Land area: 1151 sq. mi.

Water area: 10.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 54 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Bradford County: 92.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (18.3%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (16.1%), Educational, health and social services (15.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 60%
  • Government: 5%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 34%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Bradford County, Pennsylvania:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (96.7%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.1%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • Asian alone (0.5%)
Median resident age:  43.0 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.0 years
Males: 30,415  (49.2%)
Females: 31,369  (50.8%)

Bradford County,PA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Bradford County:

2.0 people
Pennsylvania:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $48,138 ($35,038 in 1999)

This county:

$48138
Pennsylvania:

$52007

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $516 (lower quartile is $387, upper quartile is $724)
This county:

$516
State:

$675


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $119,536 (it was $74,000 in 2000)
Bradford:

$119,536
Pennsylvania:

$164,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $77,422 - $192,106
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,084
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $426

Institutionalized population: 489
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Health of residents in Bradford County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2012:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.4. This is about average.
71.5% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
45.7% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
45.5% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is less than average.
62.6% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is less than average.
Average weight of males is 198 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 164 pounds. This is about average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 122 buildings, average cost: $132,500
  • 2008: 92 buildings, average cost: $162,800
  • 2009: 56 buildings, average cost: $128,800
  • 2010: 171 buildings, average cost: $154,200
  • 2011: 87 buildings, average cost: $138,800
  • 2012: 125 buildings, average cost: $129,200
  • 2013: 121 buildings, average cost: $151,600
  • 2014: 77 buildings, average cost: $173,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,686 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,517 (1.3%)

Bradford County household income distribution in 2009 Bradford County home values distribution Bradford County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 15.1%
(15.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.1% for Black residents, 10.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 50.0% for American Indian residents, 9.9% for other race residents, 28.4% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 15.1%
Bradford County:

15.1%
Pennsylvania:

13.7%
(15.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.4% for Black residents, 10.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 47.4% for American Indian residents, 9.2% for other race residents, 27.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 44 years old
(Males: 42 years old, Females: 45 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44 years old, Black residents: 28 years old, American Indian residents: 53 years old, Asian residents: 40 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23 years old, Other race residents: 45 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Bradford County is $428 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $491 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $614 a month.

Cities in this county include: Sayre, Athens, Towanda, Canton, Troy, South Waverly, Greens Landing, Wyalusing, Rome, Le Raysville.

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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Bradford County: Academy Corners (A), Ansonia Station (B), Boom Corners (C), Grand Canyon of Pennsylvania (D), Odle Corners (E), Boom Pumping Station (F), Harrison Lookout (G), Corey Creek Golf Course (H), Palmer Pumping Station (I), Wellsboro Country Club (J), Canoe Camp (K), Hessel Gesser Millstone (L), Holiday Station (M), County Bridge Picnic Area (N), Karls Corners (O), Blacks Mill (P), East Chatham (Q), Big Elm Volunteer Fire Department (R), Middlebury Township Volunteer Fire Department (S), Nelson Volunteer Fire Company (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Bradford County include: Union Church (A), Tompkins Church (B), Hills Creek Church (C), Mansfield Church (D), United Christian Ministries Church (E), Osceola United Methodist Church (F), Osceola Presbyterian Church (G), West Jackson Church (H), Welsh Settlement Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Larrison Cemetery (1), Ackley Cemetery (2), Van Ness Hill Cemetery (3), Alder Run Cemetery (4), Antrim Cemetery (5), Baker Cemetery (6), Welsh Settlement Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Lake Lard (A), Black Ash Swamp (B), Beechwood Lake (C), Eldridge Lake (D), Tauscher Pond (E), Cowanesque Lake (F), Browns Lake (G), Morris Run Reservoir (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Sanders Creek (A), O'Connor Branch (B), Boatman Brook (C), North Run (D), Buffalo Creek (E), West Branch Cedar Run (F), Crance Brook (G), Gal Run (H), Wattles Run (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Bradford County include: State Game Lands Number 208 (1), Leonard Harrison State Park (2), Russell Practice Football Field (3), Myers Soccer Field (4), State Game Lands Number 268 (5), Helen Lutes Softball Field (6), State Game Lands Number 37 (7), Asaph Run Picnic Area (8), Colton Point Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Bear Lake County, Idaho , Elko County, Nevada , Del Norte County, California , Jones County, Iowa , Muscatine County, Iowa .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.5%
Pennsylvania:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 1,436
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 81.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 14.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 607 (71% naturalized citizens)

Bradford County:

1.0%
Whole state:

4.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 87
  • 1990 to 1994: 51
  • 1985 to 1989: 40
  • 1980 to 1984: 36
  • 1975 to 1979: 29
  • 1970 to 1974: 43
  • 1970 to 1974: 58
  • 1965 to 1969: 263

Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 76.3%

Bradford County marital status for males Bradford County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 19,400
  • One, attached: 283
  • Two: 1,383
  • 3 or 4: 937
  • 5 to 9: 366
  • 10 to 19: 162
  • 20 or more: 652
  • Mobile homes: 5,365
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 116

Housing units in Bradford County with a mortgage: 6,079 (428 second mortgage, 763 home equity loan, 20 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,441

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

62.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Bradford County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant10,81776
Catholic6,6007
Evangelical Protestant5,21942
Other4064
None39,580-
Bradford County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 16
Bradford County:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 34
Bradford County:

5.54 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 39
This county:

6.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Bradford County:

10.0%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%

Adult obesity rate:
Bradford County:

26.7%
State:

27.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.6%
State:

11.5%

Agriculture in Bradford County:

Average size of farms: 202 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $66,753
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $51.71
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 1.54%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 92.83%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $57,318
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 45.74%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $63,670
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 90.90%
Average age of principal farm operators: 53 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 26.38
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 31.16%
Corn for grain: 9617 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 67 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 762 harvested acres
Vegetables: 331 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 140 acres

Tornado activity:

Bradford County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 28746348.7 times below overall U.S. average.

Earthquake activity:

Bradford County-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 184.3 miles away from Bradford County center
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) earthquake occurred 202.4 miles away from the county center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 105.2 miles away from the county center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 232.5 miles away from the county center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 240.9 miles away from Bradford County center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 105.8 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • PennsylvaniaSevere Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: November 16, 2006 to November 17, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1684): February 23, 2007, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1684, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • PennsylvaniaSevere Storms, Flooding, and Mudslides, Incident Period: June 23, 2006 to July 10, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1649): June 30, 2006, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1649, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Flood
  • PennsylvaniaHurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3235): September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3235, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • PennsylvaniaSevere Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: April 2, 2005 to April 23, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1587): April 14, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1587, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • PennsylvaniaTropical Depression Ivan, Incident Period: September 17, 2004 to October 1, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1557): September 19, 2004, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1557, Natural disaster type: Tropical Depression
  • PennsylvaniaFlooding, Incident Period: January 19, 1996 to February 1, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1093): January 21, 1996, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1093, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • PennsylvaniaBlizzard, Incident Period: January 6, 1996 to January 12, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1085): January 13, 1996, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1085, Natural disaster type: Blizzard
  • PennsylvaniaSevere Snowfall and Winter Storm, Incident Period: March 13, 1993 to March 17, 1993, Emergency Declared (EM-3105): March 16, 1993, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3105, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Snowfall
  • PennsylvaniaSEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: October 20, 1976, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-523): October 20, 1976, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-523, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • PennsylvaniaSevere Storms, Heavy Rians, Flooding, Incident Period: September 26, 1975, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-485): September 26, 1975, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-485, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 1 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Bradford County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Germany (21%)
  • United Kingdom (11%)
  • Canada (7%)
  • India (6%)
  • Philippines (6%)
  • Italy (6%)
  • Korea (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Bradford County (%):

  • German (19%)
  • English (16%)
  • United States or American (16%)
  • Irish (13%)
  • Italian (6%)
  • Polish (4%)
  • Dutch (3%)

Bradford County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 21,236 (77%)
  • Carpooled: 3,114 (11%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 64 (0%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 2 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 3 (0%)
  • Railroad: 2 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 9 (0%)
  • Taxi: 2 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 12 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 21 (0%)
  • Walked: 1,348 (5%)
  • Other means: 230 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 1,361 (5%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in Bradford County, Pennsylvania in 2000:

  • 553 people in nursing homes
  • 172 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 116 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 97 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 48 people in other group homes
  • 32 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 13 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 8 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

People in group quarters in Bradford County, Pennsylvania in 2010:

  • 383 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 90 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 86 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 20 people in in-patient hospice facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $53,700.

4.51% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,727 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.51%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
1.60% relocated from other counties in Pennsylvania ($13,410 average AGI)
2.91% relocated from other states ($29,317 average AGI)
Bradford County:

2.91%
Pennsylvania average:

1.90%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Tioga County, NY  0.35% ($27,698 average AGI)
from Chemung County, NY  0.32% ($34,443)
from Tioga County, PA  0.19% ($34,717)
from Wyoming County, PA  0.14% ($25,706)
from Lycoming County, PA  0.12% ($46,500)
from Susquehanna County, PA  0.11% ($43,000)
from Sullivan County, PA  0.11% ($42,037)


4.17% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,938 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.17%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
1.44% relocated to other counties in Pennsylvania ($11,006 average AGI)
2.73% relocated to other states ($23,932 average AGI)
Bradford County:

2.73%
Pennsylvania average:

2.07%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Tioga County, NY  0.53% ($26,750 average AGI)
to Chemung County, NY  0.40% ($29,704)
to Tioga County, PA  0.23% ($34,232)
to Wyoming County, PA  0.23% ($36,436)
to Lycoming County, PA  0.12% ($27,571)
to Luzerne County, PA  0.10% ($36,417)
to Sullivan County, PA  0.09% ($22,810)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.9

Births per 1000 population in Bradford County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Bradford County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.5

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Bradford County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 12.8%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.8%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Bradford County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Bradford County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 12,283 (10,092 aged, 2,191 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,549 (11%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Bradford County, Pennsylvania in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (804)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (668)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (527)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (469)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (359)
  • Cardiac arrest, unspecified (347)
  • Unspecified dementia (272)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (270)
  • Congestive heart failure (246)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (213)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 4.79
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 22880.34
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 661.670
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 69812.53

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1261.650
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1103.350
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 17.59

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 35.22
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 51.17

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 12.79

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 117.4. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 82.8
  • Other - 34.5

Household type by relationship:

Households: 62,043
  • In family households: 52,335 (13,063 male householders, 4,240 female householders)
    13,595 spouses, 16,940 children (15,393 natural, 465 adopted, 1,082 stepchildren), 1,303 grandchildren, 327 brothers or sisters, 431 parents, 376 other relatives, 1,746 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 9,708 (3,788 male householders (2,926 living alone)), 4,230 female householders (3,707 living alone)), 1,690 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 579 (489 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 8,333 2-persons, 3,778 3-persons, 2,990 4-persons, 1,362 5-persons, 523 6-persons, 317 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 6,633 1-person, 1,198 2-persons, 120 3-persons, 38 4-persons, 20 5-persons, 3 6-persons, 6 7-or-more-persons.

11,394 married couples with children.
3,351 single-parent households (1,092 men, 2,259 women).

97.2% of residents of Bradford County speak English at home.
0.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (68% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
1.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (70% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 9% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (62% speak English very well, 31% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (82% speak English very well, 18% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $344,359,000 ($5504 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $13,081,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $168,778,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $68,438,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $2,752,000
Federal grants: $79,529,000
Federal procurement contracts: $10,307,000 ($7,177,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $14,556,000 ($43,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $3,843,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $12,680,000
Federal Government insurance: $54,362,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 3,691
Here:

59 per 1000 residents
State:

61 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 3,470
Here:

55 per 1000 residents
State:

54 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +36
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -412
Here -7 per 1000 residents
State -2 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Bradford County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 3.55 millions of gallons per day (89% from ground, 11% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.4
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.2

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 309
  • 2000 to 2004: 2,425
  • 1990 to 1999: 3,499
  • 1980 to 1989: 3,164
  • 1970 to 1979: 4,436
  • 1960 to 1969: 2,763
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,861
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,220
  • 1939 or earlier: 10,247
Rooms in houses/apartments in Bradford County, Pennsylvania
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 17
  • 2 rooms: 71
  • 3 rooms: 314
  • 4 rooms: 1,462
  • 5 rooms: 3,684
  • 6 rooms: 4,078
  • 7 rooms: 3,389
  • 8 rooms: 2,794
  • 9+ rooms: 2,648
  • 1 room: 49
  • 2 rooms: 363
  • 3 rooms: 1,026
  • 4 rooms: 1,311
  • 5 rooms: 1,209
  • 6 rooms: 862
  • 7 rooms: 565
  • 8 rooms: 290
  • 9+ rooms: 321
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Bradford County, Pennsylvania
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 19
  • 1 bedroom: 391
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,704
  • 3 bedrooms: 9,437
  • 4 bedrooms: 3,884
  • 5+ bedrooms: 1,022
  • no bedroom: 110
  • 1 bedroom: 1,501
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,043
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,679
  • 4 bedrooms: 504
  • 5+ bedrooms: 159
Cars and other vehicles available in Bradford County, Pennsylvania in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 721
  • 1 vehicle: 5,081
  • 2 vehicles: 8,730
  • 3 vehicles: 2,922
  • 4 vehicles: 719
  • 5+ vehicles: 284
  • no vehicle: 986
  • 1 vehicle: 3,002
  • 2 vehicles: 1,614
  • 3 vehicles: 322
  • 4 vehicles: 49
  • 5+ vehicles: 23

67% of Bradford County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 63% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 42% lived in Pennsylvania.

Bradford County:

66.7%
State average:

64.4%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 45980
  • Northeast: 12158
  • Midwest: 1198
  • South: 1891
  • West: 715

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $70,700


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 3%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 3%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Bradford County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (43.6%)
  • Utility gas (27.9%)
  • Wood (10.5%)
  • Electricity (8.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6.9%)
  • Coal or coke (2.4%)
  • Utility gas (36.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (31.9%)
  • Electricity (20.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6.0%)
  • Wood (4.3%)
  • Coal or coke (0.6%)
  • No fuel used (0.6%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 759
Here:

9.8%
Pennsylvania:

16.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 248
Here:

6.3%
Pennsylvania:

13.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 254
Here:

21.6%
Pennsylvania:

37.3%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Bradford County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Current Operations - Welfare - Other: $23,208,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,727,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,986,000
    Financial Administration: $1,095,000
    Police Protection: $1,011,000
    Central Staff Services: $852,000
    Housing & Community Development: $828,000
    Health Services - Other: $802,000
    Libraries: $654,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $513,000
    General Public Buildings: $444,000
    Regular Highways: $309,000
    Air Transportation: $109,000
    Parks & Recreation: $63,000
  • Employee Retirement - Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $17,096,000
    Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $6,662,000
    Total Cash & Deposits: $2,122,000
    Benefit Payments: $996,000
    Withdrawals: $351,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $237,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Transit Utilities: $481,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $29,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $17,892,000

Bradford County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $38,000
  • Charges - All Other: $5,109,000
    Parks & Recreation: $18,000
  • Employee Retirement - Interest Revenue: $1,064,000
    Local Employee Contribution: $733,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $581,000
    Rents: $74,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $21,433,000
    General Support: $1,516,000
    Housing & Community Development: $828,000
    Health & Hospitals: $739,000
    Highways: $455,000
    Transit Utilities: $445,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,111,000
    NEC: $28,000

Bradford County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $5,535,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $4,870,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $665,000

Bradford County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $3,592,000
    Total Other Securities: $160,000
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,362,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $40,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 2,007
  • Number of aged recipients: 119
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,888
  • Number of recipients under 18: 345
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,323
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 339
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 705
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 947
Bradford County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Bradford County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Bradford County, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John40774.8 years
Mary35481.4 years
Robert32972.7 years
William31974.9 years
Charles26375.1 years
James24772.8 years
Helen22582.5 years
George21777.3 years
Joseph17574.4 years
Margaret16580.3 years
Most common last names in Bradford County, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith17178.7 years
Brown14976.6 years
Johnson13373.8 years
Williams9377.2 years
Miller9176.7 years
Vanderpool8770.2 years
Allen7173.4 years
Jones6879.7 years
Wood6578.9 years
Campbell6378.2 years
Businesses in Bradford County, PA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2La-Z-Boy2
Ace Hardware1Lane Furniture1
Advance Auto Parts2Little Caesars Pizza1
Arby's1Lowe's1
AutoZone2MasterBrand Cabinets9
Best Western1McDonald's2
Blockbuster1New Balance2
Burger King2Nissan1
CVS2Payless1
Chevrolet2Pizza Hut1
Comfort Inn1RadioShack2
Curves3Rite Aid4
Decora Cabinetry2Sears2
Domino's Pizza2Subway7
Dunkin Donuts3T-Mobile1
Fashion Bug2Taco Bell1
FedEx7Tim Hortons3
Ford2Toyota1
H&R Block4True Value4
Hilton1U-Haul4
JCPenney1UPS3
Jones New York1Walmart1
KFC1Wendy's2
Kmart2YMCA1

Bradford County on our top lists:

  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"