County population in 2012: 45,943 (31% urban, 69% rural); it was 45,586 in 2000 County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 7,316 County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 5,820 County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 12,999 Renter-occupied apartments: 4,144 (it was 3,760 in 2000)
% of renters here:
Land area: 874 sq. mi. Water area: 15.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 52 people per square mile
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Huntingdon County: 93.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (26.9%), Manufacturing (14.4%), Retail trade (10.3%).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $1,068 (1.0%) Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $1,013 (1.1%)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 10.9%
(10.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.5% for Black residents, 25.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 9.1% for American Indian residents, 6.3% for other race residents, 30.2% for two or more races residents) Median age of residents in 2010: 41 years old
(Males: 39 years old, Females: 43 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 42 years old, Black residents: 34 years old, American Indian residents: 38 years old, Asian residents: 22 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 31 years old, Other race residents: 33 years old)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Huntingdon County is $395 a month. Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $491 a month. Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $634 a month.
Notable locations in this county outside city limits:
Notable locations in Huntingdon County: Eagle Foundry (A), Coffee Run Overlook (B), Entriken Bridge Overlook (C), Standing Stone Golf Course (D), Greenwood Nursery (E), Melrose (F), Minersville (G), Cookstown (H), Hubelsville (I), Warm Spring (J), Greenwood Furnace (K), Newburg (L), Lake Raytown Resort Rothrock Marina (M), Upper Corners (N), Point Campground (O), Pennsylvania Fish Commission Launch (P), Hawns Overlook (Q), Yocums Boat House (R), Camp Myler (S), Jims Anchorage (T). Display/hide their locations on the map
Churches in Huntingdon County include: Valley Point Church (A), Eagle Foundry Church (B), White Church (C), Beech Run Church (D), Pleasant Hill Church (E), McKendree Church (F), Meadow Green Church (G), Trough Creek Church (H), Wesley Chapel (I). Display/hide their locations on the map
Cemeteries: Valley View Cemetery (1), Ave Maria Cemetery (2), Agudath Achim Memorial Park (3), Anderson Cemetery (4), Walker Cemetery (5), Bare-Garver Cemetery (6), Barkley Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map
Lakes and reservoirs: Swigart Pond (A), White Deer Lake (B), Westover Pond (C), Diamond Lake (D), Beaver Pond (E), Hutchinson Pond (F), University Watershed Reservoir Project (G), Lake Perez (H). Display/hide their locations on the map
Streams, rivers, and creeks: West Licking Creek (A), East Branch Standing Stone Creek (B), Spruce Run (C), Lick Run (D), Sinking Run (E), Sideling Hill Creek (F), James Creek (G), Raystown Branch Juniata River (H), Shy Beaver Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map
Parks in Huntingdon County include: Greenwood Furnace State Park (1), State Game Lands Number 99 (2), Detweiler Run Natural Area (3), Pennsylvania State University Recreation Are (4), Weaver Falls Access Area (5), Harpers Memorial Park (6), Trough Creek State Park (7), State Game Lands Number 131 (8), Stone Valley Recreation Area (9). Display/hide their locations on the map
Average size of farms: 169 acres Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $51,238 Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $100.90 The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 2.96% The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 85.62% Average total farm production expenses per farm: $49,625 Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 43.29% Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $55,752 The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 94.69% Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 19.54 Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 41.01% Corn for grain: 7074 harvested acres All wheat for grain: 1483 harvested acres Soybeans for beans: 2803 harvested acres Vegetables: 413 harvested acres Land in orchards: 72 acres
Huntingdon County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 2.1 times below overall U.S. average. Tornadoes in this county have caused 3 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004. On 9/18/1991, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Huntingdon County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 8/15/1991 at 07:16:07, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 32.4 miles away from the county center On 11/14/1997 at 03:44:11, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 93.4 miles away from the county center Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Most recent natural disasters:
Pennsylvania Severe Winter Storms and Snowstorms, Incident Period: February 5, 2010 to February 11, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1898): April 16, 2010, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1898, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
Pennsylvania Hurricane 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
Pennsylvania Tropical 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
Pennsylvania Severe Storms and Flooding associated with Tropical Depression Frances, Incident Period: September 8, 2004 to September 9, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1555): September 19, 2004, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1555, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood, Tropical Depression
Pennsylvania Snowstorm, Incident Period: February 14, 2003 to February 19, 2003, Emergency Declared (EM-3180): March 14, 2003, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3180, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm
Pennsylvania Hurricane Fran, Incident Period: September 6, 1996 to September 8, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1138): September 13, 1996, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1138, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
Pennsylvania Flooding, 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
Pennsylvania Blizzard, 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
Pennsylvania Severe 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
Pennsylvania Tropical Storm Agnes, Incident Period: June 23, 1972, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-340): June 23, 1972, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-340, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
The number of natural disasters in Huntingdon County (10) is near the US average (12). Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7 Emergencies Declared: 3
Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.2 Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.1
Births per 1000 population in Huntingdon County
Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.1 Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.4
Deaths per 1000 population in Huntingdon County
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.9 Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Huntingdon County
Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 7,847 (6,793 aged, 1,054 disabled) Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11% Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%
Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.17 Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 7266.010 Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 154.360 Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 31127.3
General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1025.090 Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 988.090 Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 13.06
Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 33.63 Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 52.23
Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 13.06
Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 119.1. This is more than state average.
Mechanisms of suicide:
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
Firearm - 81.5
Other - 37.6
Household type by relationship:
In family households: 34,668 (9,019 male householders, 2,665 female householders)
9,347 spouses, 11,116 children (10,225 natural, 276 adopted, 615 stepchildren), 757 grandchildren, 193 brothers or sisters, 240 parents, 218 other relatives, 949 non-relatives
In nonfamily households: 6,675 (2,650 male householders (2,149 living alone)), 2,946 female householders (2,620 living alone)), 1,079 nonrelatives
In group quarters: 4,570 (3,394 institutionalized population)
Size of family households: 5,734 2-persons, 2,642 3-persons, 2,024 4-persons, 815 5-persons, 306 6-persons, 163 7-or-more-persons.
96.8% of residents of Huntingdon County speak English at home.
1.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (71% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
1.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (76% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 3% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (39% speak English very well, 45% speak English well, 15% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (91% speak English very well, 9% speak English well).
In fiscal year 2004:
Federal Government expenditure: $248,455,000 ($5402 per capita) Department of Defense expenditure: $9,529,000 Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $117,245,000 Federal other direct payments to individuals: $56,467,000 Federal direct payments not to individuals: $3,116,000 Federal grants: $58,389,000 Federal procurement contracts: $3,353,000 ($1,608,000 Department of Defense) Federal salaries and wages: $9,886,000 ($3,027,000 Department of Defense) Federal Government direct loans: $996,000 Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $6,123,000 Federal Government insurance: $36,157,000
Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:
52 per 1000 residents
61 per 1000 residents
48 per 1000 residents
54 per 1000 residents
Net international migration: +75
+2 per 1000 residents
+8 per 1000 residents
Net internal migration: +160
+3 per 1000 residents
-2 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Huntingdon County
Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.86 millions of gallons per day (15% from ground, 85% from surface)
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Year house built
2005 or later: 234
2000 to 2004: 890
1990 to 1999: 2,421
1980 to 1989: 2,569
1970 to 1979: 3,739
1960 to 1969: 1,676
1950 to 1959: 1,736
1940 to 1949: 1,417
1939 or earlier: 7,386
Rooms in houses/apartments in Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania
68% of Huntingdon County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago. Out of people who lived in different houses, 53% lived in this county. Out of people who lived in different counties, 74% lived in Pennsylvania.
Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:
This state: 40102
Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $34,500
Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 6%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 5%
Year Householders Moved Into Unit:
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Huntingdon County