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Mifflin County, Pennsylvania (PA)

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County population in 2016: 46,585 (50% urban, 50% rural); it was 46,486 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 7,686
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 5,927
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 13,639
Renter-occupied apartments: 5,130 (it was 4,774 in 2000)
% of renters here:

26%
State:

30%

Land area: 412 sq. mi.

Water area: 2.7 sq. mi.

Population density: 113 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Mifflin County: 85.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (29.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 47%
  • Government: 5%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 47%
  • Unpaid family work: 2%
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Races in Mifflin County, Pennsylvania:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (96.0%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (0.6%)
  • Asian alone (0.5%)
Median resident age:  43.5 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.6 years
Males: 22,899  (49.2%)
Females: 23,686  (50.8%)
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Mifflin County,PA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Mifflin County:

2.0 people
Pennsylvania:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $43,559 ($32,175 in 1999)

This county:

$43,559
Pennsylvania:

$56,907

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $482 (lower quartile is $376, upper quartile is $579)
This county:

$482
State:

$732


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $103,505 (it was $72,300 in 2000)
Mifflin:

$103,505
Pennsylvania:

$174,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $71,648 - $169,043

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $141,337
Here:

$141,337
State:

$238,147

Townhouses or other attached units: $73,809
Here:

$73,809
State:

$174,860

In 2-unit structures: $65,773
Here:

$65,773
State:

$160,838

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $127,971
Here:

$127,971
State:

$261,606

Mobile homes: $77,014
Here:

$77,014
State:

$63,841
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,046
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $440

Institutionalized population: 499
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 79 buildings, average cost: $130,200
  • 2008: 61 buildings, average cost: $130,000
  • 2009: 43 buildings, average cost: $138,400
  • 2010: 79 buildings, average cost: $127,400
  • 2011: 24 buildings, average cost: $152,800
  • 2012: 38 buildings, average cost: $171,700
  • 2013: 51 buildings, average cost: $132,400
  • 2014: 56 buildings, average cost: $155,500

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 2016: $1,840 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,836 (1.8%)

Mifflin County household income distribution in 2009 Mifflin County home values distribution Mifflin County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 14.1%
Mifflin County:

14.1%
Pennsylvania:

12.9%
(13.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.1% for Black residents, 32.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 82.6% for American Indian residents, 9.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 43.5 years old
(Males: 42.2 years old, Females: 44.8 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.8 years old, Black residents: 35.0 years old, American Indian residents: 50.4 years old, Asian residents: 37.6 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24.2 years old, Other race residents: 35.5 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Mifflin County is $400 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $491 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $637 a month.

Cities in this county include: Lewistown, Burnham, Church Hill, Highland Park, Belleville, Milroy, Yeagertown, Reedsville, Strodes Mills, Allensville.

Mifflin 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: Bronx County, New York , Buchanan County, Missouri , Juniata County , Logan County, Colorado , Monroe County , Nodaway County, Missouri .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.9%
Pennsylvania:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 722
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 82.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 12.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 507 (57.3% naturalized citizens)

Mifflin County:

1.1%
Whole state:

6.8%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 76
  • 2000 to 2009: 143
  • 1990 to 1999: 61
  • 1980 to 1989: 78
  • 1970 to 1979: 86
  • Before 1970: 156
Note: State values scaled to Mifflin County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 78.4%

Mifflin County marital status for males Mifflin County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 15,034
  • One, attached: 1,930
  • Two: 1,040
  • 3 or 4: 600
  • 5 to 9: 472
  • 10 to 19: 210
  • 20 to 49: 163
  • 50 or more: 155
  • Mobile homes: 1,889
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 18

Housing units in Mifflin County with a mortgage: 6,542 (217 second mortgage, 693 home equity loan, 12 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 6,449

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

60.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Mifflin County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant11,01067
Mainline Protestant9,88845
Catholic1,1901
Black Protestant731
Other11
None24,520-
Mifflin 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: 17
Mifflin County:

3.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.22 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.

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

0.87 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Mifflin County:

3.91 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 29
This county:

6.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Mifflin County:

9.1%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%

Adult obesity rate:
Mifflin County:

27.5%
State:

27.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.0%
State:

11.5%

Agriculture in Mifflin County:

Average size of farms: 120 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $73,788
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $95.61
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.79%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 91.41%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $56,873
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 55.11%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.17%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $51,401
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 92.55%
Average age of principal farm operators: 49 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 35.68
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 42.07%
Corn for grain: 11576 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 1448 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 3473 harvested acres
Vegetables: 200 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 195 acres

Earthquake activity:

Mifflin 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 157.0 miles away from Mifflin 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 85.9 miles away from the county center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 196.7 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 287.3 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 87.5 miles away from Mifflin 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 208.1 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:

  • 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 Remnants of Tropical Storm Lee, Incident Period: September 03, 2011 to October 15, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared EM-3340: September 08, 2011, FEMA Id: 3340, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • Pennsylvania Tropical Storm Lee, Incident Period: September 03, 2011 to October 15, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4030: September 12, 2011, FEMA Id: 4030, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • 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 Snowstorm, Incident Period: February 14, 2003 to February 19, 2003, Emergency Declared EM-3180: March 14, 2003, FEMA Id: 3180, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm
  • Pennsylvania Hurricane Fran, Incident Period: September 06, 1996 to September 08, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1138: September 13, 1996, FEMA Id: 1138, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 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 Blizzard, Incident Period: January 06, 1996 to January 12, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1085: January 13, 1996, FEMA Id: 1085, Natural disaster type: Blizzard
  • Pennsylvania Winter Storm, Severe Storm, Incident Period: January 04, 1994 to February 25, 1994, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1015: March 10, 1994, FEMA Id: 1015, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Storm
  • 4 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Mifflin County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Storms: 3, Tropical Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (34%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Material moving occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)

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

  • Korea (19%)
  • Denmark (8%)
  • Germany (7%)
  • Mexico (7%)
  • Guatemala (6%)
  • India (6%)
  • Other South Central Asia (6%)

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

  • German (34%)
  • American (19%)
  • Pennsylvania German (8%)
  • English (5%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • Italian (3%)
  • Swiss (2%)

Mifflin County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 13,897 (79.9%)
  • Carpooled: 1,728 (9.9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 38 (0.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 323 (1.9%)
  • Bicycle: 16 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 668 (3.8%)
  • Worked at home: 701 (4.0%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 568 people in nursing homes
  • 57 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 32 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 19 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 14 people in other nonhousehold living situations

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

  • 444 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 55 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 23 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 20 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 16 people in residential treatment centers for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $42,910.

3.06% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,808 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.06%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.32% relocated from other counties in Pennsylvania ($22,658 average AGI)
0.73% relocated from other states ($8,150 average AGI)
Mifflin County:

0.73%
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 Juniata County, PA  0.36% ($22,677 average AGI)
from Huntingdon County, PA  0.35% ($28,794)
from Centre County, PA  0.30% ($36,593)
from Snyder County, PA  0.22% ($31,846)
from Cumberland County, PA  0.11% ($28,368)
from Dauphin County, PA  0.10% ($26,471)
from Blair County, PA  0.09% ($21,250)


2.93% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,671 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

2.93%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.00% relocated to other counties in Pennsylvania ($20,551 average AGI)
0.93% relocated to other states ($10,120 average AGI)
Mifflin County:

0.93%
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 Juniata County, PA  0.31% ($27,250 average AGI)
to Huntingdon County, PA  0.25% ($31,978)
to Centre County, PA  0.18% ($32,576)
to Lancaster County, PA  0.13% ($29,261)
to Dauphin County, PA  0.12% ($31,273)
to Cumberland County, PA  0.12% ($26,000)
to Snyder County, PA  0.11% ($26,474)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.7

Births per 1000 population in Mifflin County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.9

Deaths per 1000 population in Mifflin County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.2

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Mifflin County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 13.5%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 7.0%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Mifflin County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Mifflin County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 9,573 (7,958 aged, 1,615 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 812 (7%)

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 Mifflin County, Pennsylvania in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (828)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (512)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (408)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (371)
  • Sudden cardiac death, so described (282)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (275)
  • Unspecified dementia (273)
  • Congestive heart failure (227)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (155)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (151)

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

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.16
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 16,226
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 266
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 43,389

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,203
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,166
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 11

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 21
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 58

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 13

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 145.3. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 108.2
  • Other - 37.1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 46,585
  • In family households: 38,045 (6,907 male householders, 5,414 female householders)
    9,270 spouses, 12,778 children (12,099 natural, 257 adopted, 416 stepchildren), 944 grandchildren, 283 brothers or sisters, 571 parents, 604 other relatives, 1,220 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 7,886 (3,071 male householders (2,305 living alone)), 3,174 female householders (2,725 living alone)), 1,644 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 648

Size of family households: 6,275 2-persons, 2,521 3-persons, 2,042 4-persons, 852 5-persons, 291 6-persons, 379 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 5,029 1-person, 1,038 2-persons, 66 3-persons, 76 4-persons, 4 5-persons, 13 6-persons, 5 7-or-more-persons.

6,637 married couples with children.
2,645 single-parent households (893 men, 1,752 women).

90.8% of residents of Mifflin speak English at home.
1.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (68% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).
7.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (50% speak English very well, 35% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (53% speak English very well, 2% speak English well, 45% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $279,481,000 ($6,048 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $7,718,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $126,900,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $69,511,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,959,000
Federal grants: $69,314,000
Federal procurement contracts: $2,272,000 ($742,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $9,525,000 ($3,283,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $388,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $4,475,000
Federal Government insurance: $41,574,000

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

Births: 3,027
Here:

65 per 1000 residents
State:

61 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,714
Here:

59 per 1000 residents
State:

54 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +23
Here:

+0 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -533
Here -12 per 1000 residents
State -2 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Mifflin County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 3.75 millions of gallons per day (2% from ground, 98% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.4

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 19
  • 2010 to 2013: 317
  • 2000 to 2009: 1,470
  • 1990 to 1999: 2,302
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,962
  • 1970 to 1979: 2,804
  • 1960 to 1969: 2,265
  • 1950 to 1959: 2,555
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,773
  • 1939 or earlier: 6,008
Note: State values scaled to Mifflin population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Mifflin County, Pennsylvania
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Mifflin County population
  • 1 room: 34
  • 2 rooms: 25
  • 3 rooms: 107
  • 4 rooms: 1,089
  • 5 rooms: 2,743
  • 6 rooms: 3,411
  • 7 rooms: 2,335
  • 8 rooms: 1,485
  • 9+ rooms: 1,689
  • 1 room: 180
  • 2 rooms: 226
  • 3 rooms: 620
  • 4 rooms: 1,532
  • 5 rooms: 1,108
  • 6 rooms: 747
  • 7 rooms: 704
  • 8 rooms: 300
  • 9+ rooms: 216
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Mifflin County, Pennsylvania
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Mifflin County population
  • no bedroom: 32
  • 1 bedroom: 416
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,825
  • 3 bedrooms: 7,313
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,675
  • 5+ bedrooms: 616
  • no bedroom: 178
  • 1 bedroom: 1,237
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,848
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,878
  • 4 bedrooms: 458
  • 5+ bedrooms: 51
Cars and other vehicles available in Mifflin County, Pennsylvania in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Mifflin County population
  • no vehicle: 781
  • 1 vehicle: 3,472
  • 2 vehicles: 5,318
  • 3 vehicles: 2,157
  • 4 vehicles: 850
  • 5+ vehicles: 379
  • no vehicle: 1,088
  • 1 vehicle: 2,463
  • 2 vehicles: 1,770
  • 3 vehicles: 256
  • 4 vehicles: 89
  • 5+ vehicles: 8

87% of Mifflin County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 43% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 76% lived in Pennsylvania.

Mifflin County:

87.2%
State average:

87.1%

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

  • This state: 41,647
  • Other state: 3,911
  • Northeast: 1,268
  • Midwest: 687
  • South: 1,533
  • West: 423

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Mifflin County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (42.8%)
  • Wood (17.5%)
  • Electricity (16.0%)
  • Utility gas (9.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4.2%)
  • Coal or coke (2.6%)
  • Other fuel (2.1%)
  • No fuel used (0.7%)
  • Solar energy (0.2%)
  • Electricity (35.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (33.4%)
  • Utility gas (19.5%)
  • Wood (6.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.6%)
  • Other fuel (0.7%)
  • No fuel used (0.3%)
  • Coal or coke (0.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,131
Here:

23.5%
Pennsylvania:

15.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 182
Here:

8.2%
Pennsylvania:

13.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 216
Here:

26.7%
Pennsylvania:

37.6%

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)

Mifflin County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Current Operations - Corrections - Other: $5,333,000
    General - Other: $3,006,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,561,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,419,000
    General Public Buildings: $617,000
    Financial Administration: $496,000
    Police Protection: $410,000
    Housing & Community Development: $345,000
    Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $237,000
    Libraries: $37,000
    Air Transportation: $10,000
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash & Deposits: $3,602,000
    Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $1,359,000
    Benefit Payments: $220,000
    Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $98,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $7,769,000

Mifflin County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $1,827,000
  • Employee Retirement - Interest Revenue: $79,000
    Local Employee Contribution: $36,000
    From Local Government: $30,000
    From Other Government: $8,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Support: $910,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $137,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $6,268,000
    Interest Earnings: $506,000
    Rents: $20,000
    Property Sale Other: $2,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $3,339,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,381,000

Mifflin County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $2,311,000
    Total Federal Securities: $1,361,000
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,919,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,528
  • Number of aged recipients: 83
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,445
  • Number of recipients under 18: 260
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,028
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 240
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 503
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 698
Mifflin County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Mifflin County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Mifflin County, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary42980.5 years
John41074.0 years
William34174.7 years
Charles33374.2 years
Robert29769.9 years
James29473.0 years
George21575.5 years
Helen19880.7 years
Margaret18979.9 years
Harry18574.8 years
Most common last names in Mifflin County, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller19176.9 years
Smith16375.7 years
Wagner15575.4 years
Yoder14377.4 years
Goss11278.4 years
Wilson9376.2 years
Snook8974.5 years
Peachey8878.5 years
Fultz8673.2 years
Kauffman8278.1 years
Businesses in Mifflin County, PA
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Lane Furniture1
AT&T1Long John Silver's1
Advance Auto Parts1Lowe's1
Arby's1MasterBrand Cabinets4
Best Western1McDonald's3
Blockbuster1New Balance1
Burger King2Nike1
CVS2Payless1
Carson Pirie Scott1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1Quality1
Curves2RadioShack2
Dairy Queen3Rite Aid1
Domino's Pizza1SAS Shoes1
Dunkin Donuts2Sears1
FedEx3Subaru1
Ford1Subway4
GameStop1Super 81
Giant1T-Mobile2
Goodwill2Toyota1
H&R Block2True Value3
JCPenney1U-Haul4
Jones New York1UPS6
KFC1Walmart1
Kmart1Wendy's1
La-Z-Boy2YMCA1

Mifflin County on our top lists:

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