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Juniata County, Pennsylvania (PA)

County population in 2014: 24,796 (18% urban, 82% rural); it was 22,821 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 4,076
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,137
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 6,671
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,263 (it was 1,913 in 2000)
% of renters here:

22%
State:

30%

Land area: 392 sq. mi.

Water area: 2.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 63 people per square mile   (average).

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

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (23.9%), Educational, health and social services (17.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 54%
  • Government: 1%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 44%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Juniata County, Pennsylvania:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (95.7%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.5%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (0.5%)
Median resident age:  40.0 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.0 years
Males: 12,365  (49.9%)
Females: 12,431  (50.1%)
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Juniata County,PA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Juniata County:

2.0 people
Pennsylvania:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $44,717 ($34,698 in 1999)

This county:

$44717
Pennsylvania:

$52007

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $460 (lower quartile is $321, upper quartile is $541)
This county:

$460
State:

$675


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $137,780 (it was $86,900 in 2000)
Juniata:

$137,780
Pennsylvania:

$164,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $85,859 - $198,097
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,113
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $363

Institutionalized population: 258
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 65 buildings, average cost: $120,600
  • 2008: 57 buildings, average cost: $171,700
  • 2009: 37 buildings, average cost: $162,300
  • 2010: 41 buildings, average cost: $149,500
  • 2011: 22 buildings, average cost: $153,800
  • 2012: 25 buildings, average cost: $189,500
  • 2013: 41 buildings, average cost: $157,700
  • 2014: 34 buildings, average cost: $160,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,817 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,372 (1.0%)

Juniata County household income distribution in 2009 Juniata County home values distribution Juniata County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 12.4%
(12.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.3% for Black residents, 26.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 59.1% for American Indian residents, 5.5% for other race residents, 8.7% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 12.4%
Juniata County:

12.4%
Pennsylvania:

13.7%
(12.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.3% for Black residents, 26.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 55.1% for American Indian residents, 5.1% for other race residents, 8.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 42 years old
(Males: 42 years old, Females: 43 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44 years old, Black residents: 18 years old, American Indian residents: 14 years old, Asian residents: 37 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 20 years old, Other race residents: 22 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Juniata County is $410 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $493 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $670 a month.

Cities in this county include: Port Royal, Mifflintown, McAlisterville, Thompsontown, Mifflin, Richfield, Mexico, East Salem, East Rutherford.

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

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Neighboring counties: Adams County, Indiana , Mifflin County , Monroe County , Nodaway County, Missouri .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.1%
Pennsylvania:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 433
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 74.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 8.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 234 (33% naturalized citizens)

Juniata County:

1.0%
Whole state:

4.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 64
  • 1990 to 1994: 38
  • 1985 to 1989: 46
  • 1980 to 1984: 21
  • 1975 to 1979: 15
  • 1970 to 1974: 15
  • 1970 to 1974: 3
  • 1965 to 1969: 32

Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 55.2%

Juniata County marital status for males Juniata County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 7,428
  • One, attached: 395
  • Two: 176
  • 3 or 4: 194
  • 5 to 9: 203
  • 10 to 19: 108
  • 20 or more: 127
  • Mobile homes: 1,337
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 63

Housing units in Juniata County with a mortgage: 2,542 (275 second mortgage, 286 home equity loan, 27 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,089

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

62.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Juniata County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant5,49733
Evangelical Protestant3,64531
Other1,7473
Catholic2641
None13,483-
Juniata 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: 5
Juniata County:

2.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

1.30 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Juniata County:

4.76 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 15
This county:

6.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Juniata County:

9.4%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%

Adult obesity rate:
Juniata County:

29.4%
State:

27.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.6%
State:

11.5%

Agriculture in Juniata County:

Average size of farms: 134 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $104,999
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $103.48
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 1.70%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 93.17%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $83,839
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 51.78%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.63%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $62,032
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 95.19%
Average age of principal farm operators: 51 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 22.66
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 40.36%
Corn for grain: 7996 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 2202 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 4897 harvested acres
Vegetables: 46 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 396 acres

Earthquake activity:

Juniata 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 171.9 miles away from Juniata 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 70.5 miles away from the county center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 211.7 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 280.7 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 72.1 miles away from Juniata 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 328.7 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
  • 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
  • PennsylvaniaSevere Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: August 20, 1999 to August 21, 1999, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1289): September 1, 1999, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1289, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 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
  • 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
  • 2 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Juniata County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical 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 (16%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)

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

  • Korea (16%)
  • Chile (14%)
  • Austria (13%)
  • El Salvador (9%)
  • Honduras (6%)
  • United Kingdom (6%)
  • Cambodia (6%)

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

  • German (45%)
  • United States or American (20%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • English (5%)
  • Dutch (4%)
  • Swiss (3%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)

Juniata County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 7,469 (72%)
  • Carpooled: 2,015 (19%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 45 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 2 (0%)
  • Taxi: 2 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 2 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 7 (0%)
  • Walked: 312 (3%)
  • Other means: 61 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 517 (5%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 424 people in nursing homes
  • 24 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 16 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 14 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 9 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

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

  • 219 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 39 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 23 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 6 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 5 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $46,418.

3.66% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,362 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.66%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.08% relocated from other counties in Pennsylvania ($30,717 average AGI)
0.58% relocated from other states ($6,644 average AGI)
Juniata County:

0.58%
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 Perry County, PA  0.75% ($31,529 average AGI)
from Mifflin County, PA  0.60% ($27,250)
from Dauphin County, PA  0.30% ($45,964)
from Snyder County, PA  0.30% ($36,679)
from Cumberland County, PA  0.25% ($66,174)
from Lancaster County, PA  0.11% ($64,500)


3.65% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,599 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.65%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.83% relocated to other counties in Pennsylvania ($22,050 average AGI)
0.82% relocated to other states ($7,550 average AGI)
Juniata County:

0.82%
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 Mifflin County, PA  0.69% ($22,677 average AGI)
to Snyder County, PA  0.37% ($28,714)
to Perry County, PA  0.32% ($32,900)
to Dauphin County, PA  0.29% ($31,000)
to Cumberland County, PA  0.28% ($29,962)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.7

Births per 1000 population in Juniata County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 9.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Juniata County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.5

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Juniata County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 14.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 8.3%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Juniata County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Juniata County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 4,236 (3,624 aged, 612 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 608 (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 Juniata County, Pennsylvania in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (318)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (292)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (200)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (158)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (132)
  • Congestive heart failure (106)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (89)
  • Unspecified dementia (88)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (78)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (77)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1327.260
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 821.030
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 17.02

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 18.1
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 55.3

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 8.51

Household type by relationship:

Households: 24,344
  • In family households: 21,127 (5,584 male householders, 1,255 female householders)
    5,662 spouses, 7,251 children (6,731 natural, 149 adopted, 371 stepchildren), 389 grandchildren, 100 brothers or sisters, 146 parents, 120 other relatives, 515 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,217 (1,298 male householders (1,024 living alone)), 1,339 female householders (1,151 living alone)), 580 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 292 (258 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 3,260 2-persons, 1,501 3-persons, 1,144 4-persons, 515 5-persons, 215 6-persons, 204 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,175 1-person, 390 2-persons, 45 3-persons, 16 4-persons, 8 5-persons, 3 7-or-more-persons.

4,493 married couples with children.
860 single-parent households (351 men, 509 women).

93.8% of residents of Juniata County speak English at home.
1.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (52% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 17% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
4.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (62% speak English very well, 31% speak English well, 4% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (38% speak English very well, 33% speak English well, 23% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $110,123,000 ($4708 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,897,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $56,693,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $25,253,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,870,000
Federal grants: $20,308,000
Federal procurement contracts: $968,000 ($8,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $5,031,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,110,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $9,431,000
Federal Government insurance: $14,054,000

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

Births: 1,536
Here:

65 per 1000 residents
State:

61 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,092
Here:

46 per 1000 residents
State:

54 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +33
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +233
Here +10 per 1000 residents
State -2 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Juniata County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.87 millions of gallons per day (36% from ground, 64% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.2

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 142
  • 2000 to 2004: 1,293
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,405
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,144
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,702
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,053
  • 1950 to 1959: 883
  • 1940 to 1949: 640
  • 1939 or earlier: 2,714
Rooms in houses/apartments in Juniata County, Pennsylvania
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 5
  • 2 rooms: 12
  • 3 rooms: 71
  • 4 rooms: 575
  • 5 rooms: 1,415
  • 6 rooms: 1,745
  • 7 rooms: 1,295
  • 8 rooms: 884
  • 9+ rooms: 669
  • 1 room: 22
  • 2 rooms: 92
  • 3 rooms: 249
  • 4 rooms: 458
  • 5 rooms: 453
  • 6 rooms: 250
  • 7 rooms: 167
  • 8 rooms: 134
  • 9+ rooms: 88
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Juniata County, Pennsylvania
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 5
  • 1 bedroom: 95
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,298
  • 3 bedrooms: 3,902
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,088
  • 5+ bedrooms: 283
  • no bedroom: 26
  • 1 bedroom: 354
  • 2 bedrooms: 769
  • 3 bedrooms: 531
  • 4 bedrooms: 187
  • 5+ bedrooms: 46
Cars and other vehicles available in Juniata County, Pennsylvania in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 296
  • 1 vehicle: 1,339
  • 2 vehicles: 3,241
  • 3 vehicles: 1,240
  • 4 vehicles: 414
  • 5+ vehicles: 141
  • no vehicle: 253
  • 1 vehicle: 824
  • 2 vehicles: 648
  • 3 vehicles: 155
  • 4 vehicles: 15
  • 5+ vehicles: 18

68% of Juniata 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, 72% lived in Pennsylvania.

Juniata County:

68.2%
State average:

64.4%

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

  • This state: 20789
  • Northeast: 543
  • Midwest: 287
  • South: 693
  • West: 178

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $75,600


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 Juniata County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (61.0%)
  • Wood (16.3%)
  • Electricity (14.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4.0%)
  • Coal or coke (2.7%)
  • Other fuel (0.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (50.9%)
  • Electricity (33.2%)
  • Wood (7.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5.9%)
  • Coal or coke (0.8%)
  • Other fuel (0.8%)
  • No fuel used (0.5%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 367
Here:

14.1%
Pennsylvania:

16.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 64
Here:

5.2%
Pennsylvania:

13.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 88
Here:

24.0%
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)

Juniata County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,169,000
    Welfare - Other: $658,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $628,000
    General - Other: $444,000
    Financial Administration: $433,000
    Corrections - Other: $347,000
    Central Staff Services: $250,000
    General Public Buildings: $171,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $155,000
    Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $147,000
    Libraries: $83,000
    Regular Highways: $71,000
    Health Services - Other: $45,000
    Parks & Recreation: $35,000
    Welfare, Cash Assistance - Other: $30,000
    Housing & Community Development: $25,000
    Solid Waste Management: $19,000
    Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $5,000
  • Employee Retirement - Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $647,000
    Total Cash & Deposits: $558,000
    Benefit Payments: $136,000
    Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $47,000
    Withdrawals: $8,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Judicial: $16,000
    Police Protection: $16,000
    Welfare - Other: $4,000
    General - Other: $2,000
    Financial Administration: $1,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,516,000

Juniata County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $20,000
  • Employee Retirement - Local Employee Contribution: $117,000
    From Local Government: $80,000
    Interest Revenue: $45,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $330,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $649,000
    Health & Hospitals: $13,000
    Highways: $2,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $92,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $670,000
    All Other: $131,000
    Highways: $52,000
    General Support: $35,000
    Water Utilities: $17,000
    Housing & Community Development: $8,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,924,000
    NEC: $92,000

Juniata County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $1,000,000

Juniata County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $1,100,000
    Total Federal Securities: $648,000
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,206,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 461
  • Number of aged recipients: 36
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 425
  • Number of recipients under 18: 93
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 281
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 87
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 187
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 223
Juniata County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Juniata County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Juniata County, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary19281.2 years
John18275.6 years
William16275.5 years
Charles12472.6 years
Robert12172.0 years
James9773.2 years
Ruth9179.4 years
Helen7780.4 years
George7376.4 years
Paul6975.2 years
Most common last names in Juniata County, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith7578.4 years
Swartz7175.1 years
Lauver5875.3 years
Graybill5477.3 years
Benner4977.2 years
Varner4778.5 years
Kauffman4780.6 years
Miller3784.2 years
Brubaker3681.6 years
Leister3274.3 years
Businesses in Juniata County, PA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1H&R Block2
Burger King1McDonald's1
Chevrolet1Subway1
Curves1True Value1
Econo Lodge1U-Haul1
FedEx1UPS3

Juniata County on our top lists:

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