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Mifflin County, Pennsylvania (PA)

County population in 2019: 46,313 (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: 112 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Mifflin County: 85.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (16.8%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (16.1%), Retail trade (12.0%), Educational, health and social services (11.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 59%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 35%
  • Unpaid family work: 2%
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  • Races in Mifflin County, PA (2019)
    • 43,93094.5%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 7721.7%Hispanic or Latino
    • 7141.5%Two or more races
    • 2430.5%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1590.3%Asian alone
    • 1080.2%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 160.03%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

44.0 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years
Males: 22,615  (48.8%)
Females: 23,698  (51.2%)
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Average household size:
Mifflin County:

2.0 people
Pennsylvania:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $51,617 ($32,175 in 1999)
This county:

$51,617
Pennsylvania:

$63,463

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $502 (lower quartile is $410, upper quartile is $634)
This county:

$502
State:

$792


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $126,013 (it was $72,300 in 2000)
Mifflin:

$126,013
Pennsylvania:

$192,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $81,220 - $185,720

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $151,891
Here:

$151,891
State:

$255,931

Townhouses or other attached units: $85,013
Here:

$85,013
State:

$201,403

In 2-unit structures: $77,413
Here:

$77,413
State:

$189,304

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $162,101
Here:

$162,101
State:

$294,099

Mobile homes: $75,523
Here:

$75,523
State:

$62,605

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,108
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $475

Institutionalized population: 499
Mifflin County, PA map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 130 buildings, average cost: $74,800
  • 1998: 128 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 1999: 119 buildings, average cost: $82,400
  • 2000: 120 buildings, average cost: $81,300
  • 2001: 116 buildings, average cost: $88,600
  • 2002: 121 buildings, average cost: $96,700
  • 2003: 154 buildings, average cost: $102,200
  • 2004: 122 buildings, average cost: $103,400
  • 2005: 77 buildings, average cost: $151,100
  • 2006: 75 buildings, average cost: $145,600
  • 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
  • 2015: 66 buildings, average cost: $159,100
  • 2016: 62 buildings, average cost: $174,800
  • 2017: 64 buildings, average cost: $172,200
  • 2018: 42 buildings, average cost: $191,000
  • 2019: 66 buildings, average cost: $197,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Mifflin, PA residents
Average permit cost in Mifflin, PA
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,908 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,965 (1.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Mifflin, PA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Mifflin, PA in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Mifflin, PA in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 13.0%
Mifflin County:

13.0%
Pennsylvania:

12.0%
(12.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.1% for Black residents, 47.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 40.2% for American Indian residents, 39.9% for other race residents, 12.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 44.0 years old
(Males: 42.2 years old, Females: 45.4 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45.1 years old, Black residents: 28.8 years old, American Indian residents: 34.4 years old, Asian residents: 34.2 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24.8 years old, Other race residents: 37.1 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 November 2020:
Here:

6.2%
Pennsylvania:

6.1%

Unemployment by year in Mifflin, PA
County total employment by year in Mifflin, PA
County average yearly wages by year in Mifflin, PA

Current college students: 722
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 84.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 12.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 413 (62.8% naturalized citizens)

Mifflin County:

0.9%
Whole state:

7.0%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 392010 or later
  • 582000 to 2009
  • 611990 to 1999
  • 781980 to 1989
  • 861970 to 1979
  • 156Before 1970

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: 15,701
  • One, attached: 1,767
  • Two: 840
  • 3 or 4: 629
  • 5 to 9: 588
  • 10 to 19: 210
  • 20 to 49: 228
  • 50 or more: 189
  • Mobile homes: 1,741

Housing units in Mifflin County with a mortgage: 6,977 (135 second mortgage, 976 home equity loan, 36 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 6,730

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

59.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Mifflin County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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 significantly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 62% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 186.0 miles away from Mifflin County center
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) earthquake occurred 157.0 miles away from the county center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, 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 Mifflin 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 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 Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4506-PA: March 30, 2020, FEMA Id: 4506, Natural disaster type: Other
  • 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
  • 5 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Mifflin County (15) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
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, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Mifflin

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 14,638 (79.5%)
  • Carpooled: 1,811 (9.8%)
  • Bus: 23 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 425 (2.3%)
  • Walked: 506 (2.7%)
  • Worked at home: 1,018 (5.5%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Public administration (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Public administration (4%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Material moving occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Thailand (27%)
  • Chile (17%)
  • Korea (8%)
  • Germany (7%)
  • Denmark (7%)
  • Canada (6%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (6%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Mifflin County


  • German (32%)
  • American (18%)
  • Pennsylvania German (13%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • English (4%)
  • Italian (3%)
  • European (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type
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 $48,446.

3.22% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,627 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.22%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.66% relocated from other counties in Pennsylvania ($29,321 average AGI)
0.56% relocated from other states ($8,307 average AGI)
Mifflin County:

0.56%
Pennsylvania average:

1.90%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Huntingdon County, PA  0.65% ($29,983 average AGI)
from Juniata County, PA  0.40% ($35,254)
from Centre County, PA  0.38% ($37,348)
from Snyder County, PA  0.17% ($43,613)
from Dauphin County, PA  0.12% ($27,636)
from Lancaster County, PA  0.11% ($32,450)


3.69% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,522 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.69%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.77% relocated to other counties in Pennsylvania ($31,200 average AGI)
0.91% relocated to other states ($10,323 average AGI)
Mifflin County:

0.91%
Pennsylvania average:

2.27%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Huntingdon County, PA  0.44% ($37,949 average AGI)
to Juniata County, PA  0.44% ($30,734)
to Centre County, PA  0.34% ($57,919)
to Snyder County, PA  0.20% ($31,750)
to Dauphin County, PA  0.17% ($32,968)
to Cumberland County, PA  0.13% ($66,783)

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 2019: 11.4

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 population in Mifflin County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 8.8%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 6.5%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Mifflin County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Mifflin County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Mifflin County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Mifflin County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Mifflin County
Population under 19 years 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 Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Mifflin County, Pennsylvania in 1999 - 2019:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (1,048)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (675)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (503)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (483)
  • Unspecified dementia (436)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (312)
  • Sudden cardiac death, so described (261)
  • Congestive heart failure (260)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (184)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (176)

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: 46,313
  • Male householders: 9,996 (2,406 living alone), Female householders: 9,290 (2,563 living alone)
  • 10,043 spouses (10,007 opposite-sex spouses), 1,533 unmarried partners, (1,459 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 12,056 children (11,163 natural, 381 adopted, 509 stepchildren), 931 grandchildren, 269 brothers or sisters, 420 parents, 74 foster children, 426 other relatives, 612 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 676

Size of family households: 6,774 2-persons, 2,880 3-persons, 1,939 4-persons, 862 5-persons, 358 6-persons, 421 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,965 1-person, 1,029 2-persons, 27 3-persons, 35 4-persons.

6,572 married couples with children.
2,587 single-parent households (899 men, 1,688 women).

90.5% of residents of Mifflin speak English at home.
1.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (56% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 17% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
8.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (72% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
0.1% 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:

6.3
State:

6.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.4

Year house built in Mifflin County, Pennsylvania
  • Year house built in Mifflin County, Pennsylvania
  • 3492014 or later
  • 2992010 to 2013
  • 1,3932000 to 2009
  • 1,9841990 to 1999
  • 1,9621980 to 1989
  • 3,3151970 to 1979
  • 1,9081960 to 1969
  • 2,8591950 to 1959
  • 2,1251940 to 1949
  • 5,7211939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Mifflin County, Pennsylvania
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Mifflin County, Pennsylvania
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Mifflin County, Pennsylvania
  • 51 room
  • 222 rooms
  • 1583 rooms
  • 1,0694 rooms
  • 2,8065 rooms
  • 3,6316 rooms
  • 2,3397 rooms
  • 1,6248 rooms
  • 2,0049+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Mifflin County, Pennsylvania
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Mifflin County, Pennsylvania
  • 2461 room
  • 2652 rooms
  • 6933 rooms
  • 1,2554 rooms
  • 9355 rooms
  • 1,1336 rooms
  • 5507 rooms
  • 2408 rooms
  • 2809+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Mifflin County, Pennsylvania
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Mifflin County, Pennsylvania
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Mifflin County, Pennsylvania
  • 5no bedroom
  • 3441 bedroom
  • 2,9452 bedrooms
  • 7,6543 bedrooms
  • 2,0964 bedrooms
  • 6125+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Mifflin County, Pennsylvania
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Mifflin County, Pennsylvania
  • 270no bedroom
  • 1,1991 bedroom
  • 1,9062 bedrooms
  • 1,8173 bedrooms
  • 3634 bedrooms
  • 455+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Mifflin County, Pennsylvania in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Mifflin County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Mifflin County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 897no vehicle
  • 3,2581 vehicle
  • 5,5352 vehicles
  • 2,4663 vehicles
  • 1,1064 vehicles
  • 4025+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Mifflin County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Mifflin County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 1,244no vehicle
  • 2,4531 vehicle
  • 1,4462 vehicles
  • 3623 vehicles
  • 914 vehicles
  • 205+ vehicles

90.2% of Mifflin County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 40% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 83% lived in Pennsylvania.

Mifflin County:

90.2%
State average:

87.6%

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

  • This state: 41,495
  • Other state: 3,804
  • Northeast: 1,060
  • Midwest: 687
  • South: 1,733
  • West: 333
Year householders moved into unit in Mifflin County, PA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Mifflin County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 45.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 19.3%Wood
  • 18.5%Electricity
  • 9.5%Utility gas
  • 3.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.0%Coal or coke
  • 1.5%Other fuel
  • 0.3%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 35.7%Electricity
  • 31.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 21.7%Utility gas
  • 7.7%Wood
  • 2.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Coal or coke
  • 0.3%Other fuel
  • 0.1%Solar energy

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,211
Here:

26.2%
Pennsylvania:

13.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 219
Here:

10.7%
Pennsylvania:

13.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 175
Here:

21.7%
Pennsylvania:

38.5%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Mifflin County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $3,051,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $8,152,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,407,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,201,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,574,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,425,000
    General - Other: $892,000
    Financial Administration: $699,000
    General Public Buildings: $629,000
    Housing and Community Development: $622,000
    Regular Highways: $469,000
    Libraries: $305,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $305,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,120,000
    Other: $996,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $364,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,960,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,485,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,285,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $810,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $513,000
    General Revenue - Other: $459,000
    Interest Earnings: $159,000
    Rents: $16,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Health - Other: $25,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,972,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $6,288,000
    Other: $1,924,000
  • Tax - Property: $13,762,000
    Other Selective Sales: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $93,871,000

Mifflin County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $3,051,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $8,152,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,407,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,201,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,574,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,425,000
    General - Other: $892,000
    Financial Administration: $699,000
    General Public Buildings: $629,000
    Housing and Community Development: $622,000
    Regular Highways: $469,000
    Libraries: $305,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $305,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,120,000
    Other: $996,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $364,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,960,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,485,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,285,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $810,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $513,000
    General Revenue - Other: $459,000
    Interest Earnings: $159,000
    Rents: $16,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Health - Other: $25,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,972,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $6,288,000
    Other: $1,924,000
  • Tax - Property: $13,762,000
    Other Selective Sales: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $93,871,000

Mifflin County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $3,051,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $8,152,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,407,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,201,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,574,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,425,000
    General - Other: $892,000
    Financial Administration: $699,000
    General Public Buildings: $629,000
    Housing and Community Development: $622,000
    Regular Highways: $469,000
    Libraries: $305,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $305,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,120,000
    Other: $996,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $364,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,960,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,485,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,285,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $810,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $513,000
    General Revenue - Other: $459,000
    Interest Earnings: $159,000
    Rents: $16,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Health - Other: $25,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,972,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $6,288,000
    Other: $1,924,000
  • Tax - Property: $13,762,000
    Other Selective Sales: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $93,871,000

Mifflin County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $3,051,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $8,152,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,407,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,201,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,574,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,425,000
    General - Other: $892,000
    Financial Administration: $699,000
    General Public Buildings: $629,000
    Housing and Community Development: $622,000
    Regular Highways: $469,000
    Libraries: $305,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $305,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,120,000
    Other: $996,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $364,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,960,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,485,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,285,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $810,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $513,000
    General Revenue - Other: $459,000
    Interest Earnings: $159,000
    Rents: $16,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Health - Other: $25,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,972,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $6,288,000
    Other: $1,924,000
  • Tax - Property: $13,762,000
    Other Selective Sales: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $93,871,000

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
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"