Jump to a detailed profile or search site with Google Custom Search

Clarion County, Pennsylvania (PA)

County population in 2014: 38,821 (23% urban, 77% rural); it was 41,765 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 5,467
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 5,555
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 11,592
Renter-occupied apartments: 5,106 (it was 4,460 in 2000)
% of renters here:

28%
State:

30%

Land area: 602 sq. mi.

Water area: 6.5 sq. mi.

Population density: 64 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Clarion County: 92.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

We are giving away a $200 prize - enter simply by sending us your own pictures of this county!
Click here to upload your Clarion County photos (outside city limits)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (20.5%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (16.5%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (10.5%), Wholesale trade (10.5%), Construction (10.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 57%
  • Government: 11%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 31%
  • Unpaid family work: 2%
  • OSM Map
  • General Map
  • Google Map
  • MSN Map

Options
X
Data:
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2013 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram

Clarion County races chart

Races in Clarion County, Pennsylvania:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (96.8%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (1.2%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (0.6%)
Median resident age:  39.0 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.0 years
Males: 18,801  (48.4%)
Females: 20,020  (51.6%)
Clarion County, PA forum
Recent posts about Clarion County, Pennsylvania on our local forum with over 2,000,000 registered users. Clarion County is mentioned 57 times on our forum:
PA City and County Poverty Levels  (37 replies)
What's with all the confederate flags?  (109 replies)
Worse to be born poor in Allegheny vs neighboring counties?  (41 replies)
Ross approves 300-home development  (103 replies)
Dubois, Pa  (15 replies)
First Snowstorm of the year?  (107 replies)

Clarion County,PA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Clarion County:

2.0 people
Pennsylvania:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2015: $44,204 ($30,770 in 1999)

This county:

$44,204
Pennsylvania:

$55,702

Median contract rent in 2015 for apartments: $477 (lower quartile is $379, upper quartile is $614)
This county:

$477
State:

$709


Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $110,068 (it was $68,000 in 2000)
Clarion:

$110,068
Pennsylvania:

$170,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $72,898 - $177,833
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $973
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $375

Institutionalized population: 396

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 0
  • Thefts: 0
  • Auto thefts: 0

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 0
  • Thefts: 0
  • Auto thefts: 0
Clarion County, PA map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 58 buildings, average cost: $114,800
  • 2008: 26 buildings, average cost: $163,400
  • 2009: 44 buildings, average cost: $157,700
  • 2010: 47 buildings, average cost: $158,500
  • 2011: 29 buildings, average cost: $147,200
  • 2012: 29 buildings, average cost: $150,400
  • 2013: 42 buildings, average cost: $188,300
  • 2014: 49 buildings, average cost: $178,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $1,377 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $1,228 (1.2%)

Clarion County household income distribution in 2009 Clarion County home values distribution Clarion County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 18.2%
(17.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 58.1% for Black residents, 31.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 40.0% for American Indian residents, 30.8% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 51.1% for other race residents, 11.2% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 17.8%
Clarion County:

17.8%
Pennsylvania:

13.2%
(17.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 57.3% for Black residents, 29.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 39.7% for American Indian residents, 30.8% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 44.2% for other race residents, 10.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2015: 40 years old
(Males: 39 years old, Females: 41 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41 years old, Black residents: 21 years old, American Indian residents: 45 years old, Asian residents: 39 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 19 years old, Other race residents: 31 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Clarion County is $443 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $491 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $627 a month.

Cities in this county include: Clarion, Knox, Marianne, New Bethlehem, Rimersburg, East Brady, Sligo, Hawthorn, Strattanville, Monroe.

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

Click to draw/clear Clarion County borders

Neighboring counties: Morris County, New Jersey , Rich County, Utah , Jefferson County , McKean County , Tioga County , Union County, Iowa .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.1%
Pennsylvania:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 4,650
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 81.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 15.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 419 (59% naturalized citizens)

Clarion County:

1.0%
Whole state:

4.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 94
  • 1990 to 1994: 45
  • 1985 to 1989: 40
  • 1980 to 1984: 82
  • 1975 to 1979: 32
  • 1970 to 1974: 32
  • 1970 to 1974: 15
  • 1965 to 1969: 79
Note: State values scaled to Clarion County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 73.7%

Clarion County marital status for males Clarion County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 13,754
  • One, attached: 128
  • Two: 543
  • 3 or 4: 513
  • 5 to 9: 519
  • 10 to 19: 183
  • 20 or more: 526
  • Mobile homes: 3,115
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 145

Housing units in Clarion County with a mortgage: 3,893 (285 second mortgage, 468 home equity loan, 8 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,940

Here:

49.7% with mortgage
State:

62.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Clarion County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic9,0798
Mainline Protestant8,04857
Evangelical Protestant5,12142
Other1664
None17,574-
Clarion 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: 14
Clarion County:

3.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.

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

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.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 43
This county:

10.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Clarion County:

8.5%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%

Adult obesity rate:
Clarion County:

28.3%
State:

27.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

8.9%
State:

11.5%

Agriculture in Clarion County:

Average size of farms: 184 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $29,843
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $102.05
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 3.72%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 72.26%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $28,024
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 44.04%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.29%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $62,906
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 94.08%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 14.36
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 28.60%
Corn for grain: 7790 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 554 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 875 harvested acres
Vegetables: 169 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 83 acres

Earthquake activity:

Clarion County-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 54.6 miles away from Clarion County center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 94.3 miles away from the county 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 88.8 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) earthquake occurred 187.4 miles away from the county center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 323.6 miles away from Clarion County 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 315.0 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:

  • Pennsylvania Hurricane Sandy, Incident Period: October 26, 2012 to November 08, 2012, Emergency Declared EM-3356: October 29, 2012, FEMA Id: 3356, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Pennsylvania Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3235: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3235, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Pennsylvania Tropical Depression Ivan, Incident Period: September 17, 2004 to October 01, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1557: September 19, 2004, FEMA Id: 1557, Natural disaster type: Tropical Depression
  • Pennsylvania Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: July 21, 2003 to September 12, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1485: August 23, 2003, FEMA Id: 1485, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Pennsylvania Flooding, Incident Period: July 19, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1130: July 26, 1996, FEMA Id: 1130, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Pennsylvania Flooding, Incident Period: January 19, 1996 to February 01, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1093: January 21, 1996, FEMA Id: 1093, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Pennsylvania Severe Snowfall and Winter Storm, Incident Period: March 13, 1993 to March 17, 1993, Emergency Declared EM-3105: March 16, 1993, FEMA Id: 3105, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Snowfall
  • Pennsylvania SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: June 15, 1981, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-641: June 15, 1981, FEMA Id: 641, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Pennsylvania SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: August 19, 1980, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-629: August 19, 1980, FEMA Id: 629, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Pennsylvania Snowstorms, Incident Period: January 29, 1977, Emergency Declared EM-3026: January 29, 1977, FEMA Id: 3026, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm
  • 1 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

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).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
  • Manufacturing (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)

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

  • United Kingdom (17%)
  • Italy (15%)
  • Other Western Asia (10%)
  • India (10%)
  • Korea (8%)
  • Vietnam (8%)
  • Germany (5%)

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

  • German (45%)
  • United States or American (10%)
  • Irish (10%)
  • Italian (7%)
  • English (6%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3%)
  • Dutch (3%)

Clarion County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 13,949 (79%)
  • Carpooled: 1,697 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 23 (0%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 6 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 17 (0%)
  • Taxi: 2 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 3 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 13 (0%)
  • Walked: 1,194 (7%)
  • Other means: 107 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 641 (4%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 1,764 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 386 people in nursing homes
  • 73 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 45 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 15 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 13 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 13 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 11 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 9 people in homes for the mentally ill

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

  • 1,358 people in college/university student housing
  • 252 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 83 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 68 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 59 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 10 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 6 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 2 people in in-patient hospice facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $50,111.

4.42% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,911 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.42%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.16% relocated from other counties in Pennsylvania ($20,049 average AGI)
1.26% relocated from other states ($13,861 average AGI)
Clarion County:

1.26%
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 Venango County, PA  0.48% ($28,690 average AGI)
from Jefferson County, PA  0.46% ($27,045)
from Butler County, PA  0.36% ($32,434)
from Armstrong County, PA  0.32% ($32,894)
from Allegheny County, PA  0.31% ($32,422)
from Forest County, PA  0.14% ($30,000)
from Mercer County, PA  0.10% ($18,133)


4.55% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,052 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.55%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.17% relocated to other counties in Pennsylvania ($20,178 average AGI)
1.37% relocated to other states ($22,874 average AGI)
Clarion County:

1.37%
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 Jefferson County, PA  0.48% ($27,775 average AGI)
to Allegheny County, PA  0.45% ($28,455)
to Venango County, PA  0.44% ($29,908)
to Butler County, PA  0.34% ($33,700)
to Armstrong County, PA  0.31% ($31,174)
to Forest County, PA  0.16% ($34,043)
to Erie County, PA  0.13% ($19,053)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.9

Births per 1000 population in Clarion County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Clarion County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.6

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Clarion County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 12.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.9%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Clarion County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Clarion County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 7,916 (6,552 aged, 1,364 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 628 (8%)

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 Clarion County, Pennsylvania in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (706)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (467)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (376)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (323)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (189)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (188)
  • Unspecified dementia (147)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (140)
  • Pancreas, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (128)
  • Congestive heart failure (127)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.43
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 9,462
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 202
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 43,290

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 872
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,082
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 22

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 26
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 76

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 7

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 126.0. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 101.5
  • Other - 24.5

Household type by relationship:

Households: 38,147
  • In family households: 29,821 (7,656 male householders, 2,409 female householders)
    7,969 spouses, 9,778 children (9,083 natural, 200 adopted, 495 stepchildren), 544 grandchildren, 216 brothers or sisters, 202 parents, 189 other relatives, 704 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 8,326 (2,838 male householders (2,042 living alone)), 3,225 female householders (2,531 living alone)), 2,263 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,841 (396 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 4,950 2-persons, 2,269 3-persons, 1,766 4-persons, 721 5-persons, 225 6-persons, 134 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,573 1-person, 1,021 2-persons, 239 3-persons, 189 4-persons, 29 5-persons, 4 6-persons, 8 7-or-more-persons.

6,681 married couples with children.
1,762 single-parent households (458 men, 1,304 women).

97.4% of residents of Clarion County speak English at home.
0.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (71% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 15% speak English not well).
1.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (70% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (59% speak English very well, 28% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (69% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 21% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $250,992,000 ($6,103 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $5,487,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $107,888,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $77,874,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $850,000
Federal grants: $49,825,000
Federal procurement contracts: $4,852,000 ($2,665,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $9,704,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $411,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $2,305,000
Federal Government insurance: $41,695,000

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

Births: 2,029
Here:

50 per 1000 residents
State:

61 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,254
Here:

56 per 1000 residents
State:

54 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +63
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -962
Here -24 per 1000 residents
State -2 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Clarion County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.36 millions of gallons per day (29% from ground, 71% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.2

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 91
  • 2010 to 2013: 314
  • 2000 to 2009: 1,984
  • 1990 to 1999: 2,375
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,873
  • 1970 to 1979: 3,281
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,860
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,633
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,236
  • 1939 or earlier: 5,406
Note: State values scaled to Clarion population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Clarion County, Pennsylvania
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Clarion County population
  • 1 room: 11
  • 2 rooms: 41
  • 3 rooms: 155
  • 4 rooms: 1,051
  • 5 rooms: 2,464
  • 6 rooms: 3,245
  • 7 rooms: 2,162
  • 8 rooms: 1,369
  • 9+ rooms: 1,094
  • 1 room: 164
  • 2 rooms: 280
  • 3 rooms: 548
  • 4 rooms: 1,214
  • 5 rooms: 1,003
  • 6 rooms: 624
  • 7 rooms: 343
  • 8 rooms: 165
  • 9+ rooms: 119
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Clarion County, Pennsylvania
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Clarion County population
  • no bedroom: 15
  • 1 bedroom: 245
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,610
  • 3 bedrooms: 6,636
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,801
  • 5+ bedrooms: 285
  • no bedroom: 184
  • 1 bedroom: 866
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,921
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,180
  • 4 bedrooms: 245
  • 5+ bedrooms: 64
Cars and other vehicles available in Clarion County, Pennsylvania in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Clarion County population
  • no vehicle: 411
  • 1 vehicle: 3,334
  • 2 vehicles: 5,540
  • 3 vehicles: 1,710
  • 4 vehicles: 462
  • 5+ vehicles: 135
  • no vehicle: 760
  • 1 vehicle: 2,132
  • 2 vehicles: 1,219
  • 3 vehicles: 250
  • 4 vehicles: 75
  • 5+ vehicles: 24

63% of Clarion County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 49% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 81% lived in Pennsylvania.

Clarion County:

63.4%
State average:

64.4%

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

  • This state: 37,159
  • Northeast: 941
  • Midwest: 1,422
  • South: 1,210
  • West: 445

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $56,200


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 7%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 6%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Clarion County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (77.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (9.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4.6%)
  • Wood (4.3%)
  • Electricity (2.9%)
  • Other fuel (1.0%)
  • Coal or coke (0.9%)
  • Utility gas (73.5%)
  • Electricity (15.3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.7%)
  • Wood (1.0%)
  • No fuel used (0.5%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 386
Here:

9.2%
Pennsylvania:

16.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 88
Here:

4.0%
Pennsylvania:

13.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 141
Here:

3.3%
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)

Clarion County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Current Operations - Welfare - Other: $3,638,000
    General - Other: $3,192,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,139,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,711,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,386,000
    Financial Administration: $711,000
    Central Staff Services: $682,000
    Police Protection: $507,000
    Fire Protection: $484,000
    Health Services - Other: $195,000
    Parks & Recreation: $137,000
    Air Transportation: $70,000
    Regular Highways: $69,000
    Libraries: $35,000
    Solid Waste Management: $29,000
  • Employee Retirement - Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $5,846,000
    Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $1,294,000
    Benefit Payments: $195,000
    Total Cash & Deposits: $42,000
    Withdrawals: $23,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Fire Protection: $128,000
    Regular Highways: $128,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $7,642,000

Clarion County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $4,688,000
    Solid Waste Management: $39,000
    Parks & Recreation: $13,000
  • Employee Retirement - Interest Revenue: $745,000
    Local Employee Contribution: $451,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $365,000
    Interest Earnings: $100,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $2,670,000
    All Other: $269,000
    Highways: $134,000
    General Support: $21,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,117,000
    NEC: $163,000

Clarion County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $900,000

Clarion County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $3,709,000
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,961,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,198
  • Number of aged recipients: 83
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,115
  • Number of recipients under 18: 176
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 827
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 195
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 432
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 558
Clarion County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Clarion 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 Clarion County, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John33975.7 years
William31974.3 years
Mary29880.9 years
James24274.1 years
Charles20776.3 years
Robert18671.3 years
George16677.9 years
Helen15978.4 years
Margaret14479.7 years
Dorothy13579.0 years
Most common last names in Clarion County, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith18576.0 years
Miller9478.1 years
Myers8376.5 years
Best7875.5 years
Stewart6575.9 years
Henry6479.0 years
Bish5377.1 years
Bowser5075.9 years
Snyder4576.0 years
Brown4575.5 years
Businesses in Clarion County, PA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1La-Z-Boy2
ALDI1Long John Silver's1
AT&T1MasterBrand Cabinets6
Advance Auto Parts1Maurices1
Applebee's1McDonald's2
Arby's1Nike2
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
CVS1Quality1
Chevrolet2RadioShack1
Comfort Inn1Rite Aid1
Dairy Queen1Sears1
Domino's Pizza1Staples1
FedEx2Starbucks1
Ford1Subway7
GNC1Super 81
GameStop1Taco Bell1
Goodwill4True Value2
H&R Block2U-Haul3
Hilton1UPS3
Holiday Inn1Walmart1
JCPenney1Wendy's1
KFC1YMCA1
Kmart1