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Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania (PA)

County population in 2014: 45,750 (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:

22%
State:

30%

Land area: 874 sq. mi.

Water area: 15.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 52 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Huntingdon County: 92.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Retail trade (20.4%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (19.6%), Educational, health and social services (15.5%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (11.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 47%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 50%
  • Unpaid family work: 3%
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Races in Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (91.9%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (5.2%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.6%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
Median resident age:  41.0 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.0 years
Males: 24,191  (52.9%)
Females: 21,559  (47.1%)
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Huntingdon County,PA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Huntingdon County:

2.0 people
Pennsylvania:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $43,566 ($33,313 in 1999)

This county:

$43566
Pennsylvania:

$52007

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $437 (lower quartile is $340, upper quartile is $515)
This county:

$437
State:

$675


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $114,651 (it was $71,800 in 2000)
Huntingdon:

$114,651
Pennsylvania:

$164,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $73,154 - $179,126
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,021
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $377

Institutionalized population: 3,394
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 113 buildings, average cost: $127,600
  • 2008: 110 buildings, average cost: $161,700
  • 2009: 74 buildings, average cost: $153,400
  • 2010: 93 buildings, average cost: $188,400
  • 2011: 65 buildings, average cost: $167,700
  • 2012: 49 buildings, average cost: $199,900
  • 2013: 62 buildings, average cost: $195,300
  • 2014: 65 buildings, average cost: $187,000

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: $1,239 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,160 (1.1%)

Huntingdon County household income distribution in 2009 Huntingdon County home values distribution Huntingdon County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 13.3%
(12.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 59.2% for Black residents, 22.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 61.1% for American Indian residents, 2.2% for other race residents, 32.2% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 13.2%
Huntingdon County:

13.2%
Pennsylvania:

13.7%
(12.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 58.0% for Black residents, 23.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 55.0% for American Indian residents, 2.1% for other race residents, 31.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 42 years old
(Males: 40 years old, Females: 43 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43 years old, Black residents: 34 years old, American Indian residents: 48 years old, Asian residents: 27 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 31 years old, Other race residents: 30 years old)

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.

Cities in this county include: Huntingdon, Mount Union, McConnellstown, Mapleton, Petersburg, Three Springs, Orbisonia, Rockhill Furnace, Alexandria, Broad Top City.

Huntingdon 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 Huntingdon County: Celestine Locality (A), Allegrippus (B), Bennington (C), Greenwood Golf Course (D), Anderson Camp (E), Cove Forge (F), Chimney Rock Beagle Club (G), Sinking Valley Country Club (H), Horseshoe Curve (I), Kladder Station (J), Collier (K), Huntchinsons (L), Antis (M), South Burgoon Gap (N), Drab (O), Sparr (P), Stacy Knob (Q), Wopsononock Lookout (R), HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Altoona (S), Geeseytown Community Fire Company Station 30 (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Logan Valley Mall (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Huntingdon County include: Albright Church (A), Lower Claar Church (B), Asbury Church (C), Mardorf Church (D), West Loop Church (E), Dry Run Church (F), Diehls Crossroads Church (G), Frankstown Park Church (H), Morrel Chapel (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Agudath Achim Cemetery (1), Antis Cemetery (2), Baughman Cemetery (3), Bennington Cemetery (4), Biddle Cemetery (5), Williams Cemetery (6), Blacks Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Ganister Blue Hole (A), Tyrone Reservoir Number One (B), Tyrone Reservoir Number Two (C), Tipton Reservoir (D), Williamsburg Reservoir (E), Duncansville Reservoir (F), Mill Run Reservoir (G), Homer Gap Reservoir (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Vanscoyoc Run (A), Scotch Gap Run (B), New Creek (C), Hutchinson Run (D), Township Run (E), Three Springs Run (F), Laurel Run (G), Halter Creek (H), Gypsy Run (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Huntingdon County include: Westfall Park (1), Alto Rest Park (2), State Game Lands Number 278 (3), State Game Lands Number 198 (4), State Game Lands Number 267 (5), Williamsburg Sportsmens Park (6), Shawnee Park (7), Canoe Creek State Park (8), Blair Memorial Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Cumberland County , Mercer County, Ohio , Paulding County, Ohio , Seneca County, Ohio , Tazewell County, Illinois .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.7%
Pennsylvania:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 2,034
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 74.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 11.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 341 (54% naturalized citizens)

Huntingdon County:

0.7%
Whole state:

4.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 109
  • 1990 to 1994: 28
  • 1985 to 1989: 10
  • 1980 to 1984: 25
  • 1975 to 1979: 19
  • 1970 to 1974: 32
  • 1970 to 1974: 16
  • 1965 to 1969: 102

Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 64.3%

Huntingdon County marital status for males Huntingdon County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 15,467
  • One, attached: 367
  • Two: 796
  • 3 or 4: 493
  • 5 to 9: 335
  • 10 to 19: 72
  • 20 or more: 339
  • Mobile homes: 3,063
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 126

Housing units in Huntingdon County with a mortgage: 5,050 (465 second mortgage, 683 home equity loan, 29 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,970

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

62.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Huntingdon County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant7,47169
Evangelical Protestant6,31052
Catholic2,5724
Other3062
Black Protestant2952
Orthodox202
None28,939-
Huntingdon 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: 7
Huntingdon County:

1.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Huntingdon County:

3.73 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 26
This county:

5.71 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Huntingdon County:

10.4%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%

Adult obesity rate:
Huntingdon County:

28.8%
State:

27.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

9.7%
State:

11.5%

Agriculture in Huntingdon County:

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

Tornado activity:

Huntingdon County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 22011777.5 times below overall U.S. average.

Earthquake activity:

Huntingdon County-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 86% 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 146.8 miles away from Huntingdon 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 103.1 miles away from the county center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 185.4 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 309.2 miles away from the 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 104.7 miles away from Huntingdon County center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 194.1 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 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • PennsylvaniaSevere 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
  • PennsylvaniaSnowstorm, 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
  • PennsylvaniaHurricane 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
  • 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
  • PennsylvaniaTropical 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

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)

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

  • Germany (13%)
  • Italy (10%)
  • Korea (9%)
  • United Kingdom (9%)
  • Cuba (7%)
  • Russia (6%)
  • Jamaica (6%)

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

  • German (34%)
  • United States or American (17%)
  • Irish (11%)
  • English (7%)
  • Italian (6%)
  • Dutch (3%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)

Huntingdon County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 13,705 (74%)
  • Carpooled: 2,885 (15%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 44 (0%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 5 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 2 (0%)
  • Railroad: 6 (0%)
  • Taxi: 2 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 13 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 18 (0%)
  • Walked: 1,079 (6%)
  • Other means: 139 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 716 (4%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 3,140 people in state prisons
  • 1,001 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 331 people in nursing homes
  • 69 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 65 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 30 people in other group homes
  • 22 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 18 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally ill

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

  • 3,169 people in state prisons
  • 1,131 people in college/university student housing
  • 134 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 54 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 37 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 28 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 10 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 7 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $44,363.

3.34% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,738 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.34%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.50% relocated from other counties in Pennsylvania ($26,751 average AGI)
0.84% relocated from other states ($9,989 average AGI)
Huntingdon County:

0.84%
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 Centre County, PA  0.41% ($48,794 average AGI)
from Blair County, PA  0.33% ($31,800)
from Mifflin County, PA  0.27% ($31,978)
from Bedford County, PA  0.24% ($26,641)
from Franklin County, PA  0.20% ($24,697)
from Fulton County, PA  0.11% ($23,278)
from Cumberland County, PA  0.10% ($29,188)


3.86% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,587 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.86%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.78% relocated to other counties in Pennsylvania ($25,084 average AGI)
1.09% relocated to other states ($8,503 average AGI)
Huntingdon County:

1.09%
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 Blair County, PA  0.56% ($42,670 average AGI)
to Mifflin County, PA  0.38% ($28,794)
to Centre County, PA  0.32% ($40,623)
to Bedford County, PA  0.21% ($32,286)
to Franklin County, PA  0.17% ($37,690)
to Fulton County, PA  0.14% ($26,217)
to Allegheny County, PA  0.10% ($23,000)

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 from 2007 to 2014: 9.7

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

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 11.8%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.0%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Huntingdon County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Huntingdon County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 8,262 (6,931 aged, 1,331 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 594 (6%)

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 Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (605)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (586)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (432)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (269)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (227)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (199)
  • Other ill-defined and unspecified causes of mortality (174)
  • Congestive heart failure (169)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (134)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (130)

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:

Households: 41,343
  • 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.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,769 1-person, 679 2-persons, 86 3-persons, 37 4-persons, 14 5-persons, 7 6-persons, 4 7-or-more-persons.

7,166 married couples with children.
1,925 single-parent households (624 men, 1,301 women).

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:

Births: 2,381
Here:

52 per 1000 residents
State:

61 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,204
Here:

48 per 1000 residents
State:

54 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +75
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +160
Here +3 per 1000 residents
State -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:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.2

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 283
  • 2000 to 2004: 2,108
  • 1990 to 1999: 2,460
  • 1980 to 1989: 2,421
  • 1970 to 1979: 4,143
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,847
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,968
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,265
  • 1939 or earlier: 5,847
Rooms in houses/apartments in Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 23
  • 2 rooms: 57
  • 3 rooms: 202
  • 4 rooms: 1,144
  • 5 rooms: 3,077
  • 6 rooms: 3,480
  • 7 rooms: 2,217
  • 8 rooms: 1,525
  • 9+ rooms: 1,274
  • 1 room: 25
  • 2 rooms: 139
  • 3 rooms: 615
  • 4 rooms: 892
  • 5 rooms: 907
  • 6 rooms: 557
  • 7 rooms: 319
  • 8 rooms: 188
  • 9+ rooms: 118
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 33
  • 1 bedroom: 341
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,928
  • 3 bedrooms: 7,065
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,100
  • 5+ bedrooms: 532
  • no bedroom: 40
  • 1 bedroom: 873
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,441
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,038
  • 4 bedrooms: 304
  • 5+ bedrooms: 64
Cars and other vehicles available in Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 628
  • 1 vehicle: 3,165
  • 2 vehicles: 5,801
  • 3 vehicles: 2,482
  • 4 vehicles: 682
  • 5+ vehicles: 241
  • no vehicle: 695
  • 1 vehicle: 1,723
  • 2 vehicles: 1,106
  • 3 vehicles: 183
  • 4 vehicles: 40
  • 5+ vehicles: 13

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.

Huntingdon County:

68.4%
State average:

64.4%

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

  • This state: 40102
  • Northeast: 1469
  • Midwest: 929
  • South: 2075
  • West: 420

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
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (66.6%)
  • Wood (12.4%)
  • Electricity (9.3%)
  • Coal or coke (4.8%)
  • Utility gas (4.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (54.2%)
  • Utility gas (18.9%)
  • Electricity (17.9%)
  • Wood (3.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.1%)
  • Coal or coke (1.4%)
  • Other fuel (0.7%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 221
Here:

4.8%
Pennsylvania:

16.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 141
Here:

4.7%
Pennsylvania:

13.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,172
Here:

62.7%
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)

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,137
  • Number of aged recipients: 98
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,039
  • Number of recipients under 18: 183
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 745
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 209
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 415
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 512
Huntingdon County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Huntingdon 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 Huntingdon County, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John31573.6 years
Mary29180.0 years
William23272.0 years
Charles22575.7 years
Robert21269.6 years
James19472.5 years
Helen15878.5 years
George14974.7 years
Anna12879.6 years
Margaret12380.9 years
Most common last names in Huntingdon County, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller13676.2 years
Smith10475.2 years
Brown7679.7 years
Wilson7373.5 years
Snyder6375.9 years
Price6276.2 years
Moore5670.0 years
Norris5175.9 years
Grove4974.0 years
Whitsel4074.9 years
Businesses in Huntingdon County, PA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1H&R Block1
Ace Hardware1Jimmy John's1
Advance Auto Parts1Jones New York1
AutoZone1KFC1
Burger King1MasterBrand Cabinets4
Chevrolet1McDonald's1
Comfort Inn1Pizza Hut1
Curves1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Rite Aid1
Decora Cabinetry2Sears1
Domino's Pizza1Subway3
Fashion Bug1True Value2
FedEx1U-Haul1
Ford1UPS3
GNC1Walmart1
Giant1Wendy's1
Goodwill2

Huntingdon County on our top lists:

  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"