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Potter County, Pennsylvania (PA)

County population in 2016: 17,239 (all rural); it was 18,080 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,971
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,553
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 5,421
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,703 (it was 1,584 in 2000)
% of renters here:

23%
State:

30%

Land area: 1081 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 16 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Potter County: 92.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Information (14.2%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (14.2%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (13.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 48%
  • Government: 6%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 44%
  • Unpaid family work: 2%
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Races in Potter County, Pennsylvania:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (96.5%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
Median resident age:  46.3 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.6 years
Males: 8,704  (50.5%)
Females: 8,535  (49.5%)
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Potter County,PA real estate house value trend


Average household size:
Potter County:

2.0 people
Pennsylvania:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $42,420 ($32,253 in 1999)

This county:

$42,420
Pennsylvania:

$56,907

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $513 (lower quartile is $384, upper quartile is $625)
This county:

$513
State:

$732


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $105,166 (it was $70,500 in 2000)
Potter:

$105,166
Pennsylvania:

$174,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $68,449 - $178,050
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,033
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $393

Institutionalized population: 186
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 13 buildings, average cost: $141,800
  • 2008: 22 buildings, average cost: $108,600
  • 2009: 24 buildings, average cost: $108,600
  • 2010: 30 buildings, average cost: $118,500
  • 2011: 16 buildings, average cost: $168,700
  • 2012: 11 buildings, average cost: $119,100
  • 2013: 17 buildings, average cost: $133,500
  • 2014: 10 buildings, average cost: $127,500
Number of permits per 10,000 residents
Average permit cost
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,717 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,470 (1.5%)

Potter County household income distribution in 2013 Potter County home values distribution in 2013 Potter County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 13.6%
Potter County:

13.6%
Pennsylvania:

12.9%
(13.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.5% for Black residents, 3.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 26.9% for American Indian residents, 23.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 46.3 years old
(Males: 44.8 years old, Females: 48.0 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 47.5 years old, Black residents: 29.5 years old, American Indian residents: 57.4 years old, Asian residents: 35.1 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25.3 years old, Other race residents: 34.8 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Potter County is $443 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $491 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $651 a month.

Cities in this county include: Coudersport, Galeton, Shinglehouse, Roulette, Ulysses, Austin, Sweden Valley, Oswayo.

Potter County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Neighboring counties: Cumberland County, Maine , Jefferson County, Idaho , Northampton County , Susquehanna County , Weld County, Colorado , Wabasha County, Minnesota , Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.8%
Pennsylvania:

4.9%

Unemployment by year
County total employment by year
County average yearly wages by year

Current college students: 301
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 87.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 15.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 208 (52.3% naturalized citizens)

Potter County:

1.2%
Whole state:

6.8%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population Note: State values scaled to Potter County population
  • 332010 or later
  • 552000 to 2009
  • 171990 to 1999
  • 471980 to 1989
  • 331970 to 1979
  • 78Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 74.1%

Potter County marital status for males Potter County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 10,270
  • One, attached: 94
  • Two: 244
  • 3 or 4: 154
  • 5 to 9: 104
  • 10 to 19: 69
  • 20 to 49: 123
  • 50 or more: 23
  • Mobile homes: 1,716
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 1

Housing units in Potter County with a mortgage: 2,291 (44 second mortgage, 231 home equity loan, 8 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,755

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

60.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Potter County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Year 2000 to 2010 Change
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,27020
Evangelical Protestant2,15423
Catholic1,8765
None11,157-
Potter 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: 9
Potter County:

5.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Potter County:

7.66 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 11
This county:

6.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Potter County:

9.5%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%

Adult obesity rate:
Potter County:

30.8%
State:

27.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.0%
State:

11.5%

Agriculture in Potter County:

Average size of farms: 275 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $77,090
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $277.28
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.24%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 64.56%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $52,165
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 35.80%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $64,651
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 92.42%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 14.53
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 38.91%
Corn for grain: 1555 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 965 harvested acres
Vegetables: 1,939 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 21 acres

Earthquake activity:

Potter 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 130.0 miles away from Potter County center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 168.2 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 235.0 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 140.4 miles away from the 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 282.3 miles away from Potter County center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 149.2 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 Hurricane Sandy, Incident Period: October 26, 2012 to November 08, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4099: January 10, 2013, FEMA Id: 4099, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 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 Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: July 21, 2003 to September 12, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1485: August 23, 2003, FEMA Id: 1485, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 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 Severe Snowfall and Winter Storm, Incident Period: March 13, 1993 to March 17, 1993, Emergency Declared EM-3105: March 16, 1993, FEMA Id: 3105, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Snowfall
  • Pennsylvania Snowstorms, Incident Period: January 29, 1977, Emergency Declared EM-3026: January 29, 1977, FEMA Id: 3026, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm
  • Pennsylvania Severe Storms, Heavy Rains, Flooding, Incident Period: September 26, 1975, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-485: September 26, 1975, FEMA Id: 485, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood, Heavy Rain
  • Pennsylvania Tropical Storm Agnes, Incident Period: June 23, 1972, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-340: June 23, 1972, FEMA Id: 340, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm

The number of natural disasters in Potter County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 4
Class of Workers in 2016
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Information (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Information (5%)

Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2016


  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • Canada (17%)
  • Belarus (9%)
  • Philippines (8%)
  • Germany (7%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (7%)
  • Ethiopia (7%)
  • Guatemala (6%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Potter County


  • American (23%)
  • German (19%)
  • English (9%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • Italian (6%)
  • Polish (4%)
  • Pennsylvania German (2%)

Potter County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 5,214 (77.6%)
  • Carpooled: 704 (10.5%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 3 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 77 (1.1%)
  • Bicycle: 9 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 350 (5.2%)
  • Worked at home: 351 (5.2%)
Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 154 people in nursing homes
  • 38 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 38 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 30 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 22 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 16 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere

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

  • 132 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 46 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 30 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 8 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $48,303.

10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated from other counties between 2010 and 2011.1,000 average adjusted gross income)


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated from other counties in Pennsylvania.
10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated from other states.
Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries


5.20% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,388 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.20%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.88% relocated to other counties in Pennsylvania ($16,332 average AGI)
2.32% relocated to other states ($15,056 average AGI)
Potter County:

2.32%
Pennsylvania average:

2.07%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to McKean County, PA  0.69% ($27,356 average AGI)
to Tioga County, PA  0.63% ($29,561)
to Cattaraugus County, NY  0.21% ($18,429)
to Allegheny County, PA  0.20% ($31,923)
to Allegany County, NY  0.18% ($42,667)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.8

Births per 1000 population in Potter County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Potter County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 4.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.5

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Potter County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 14.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 7.7%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Potter County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Potter County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Potter County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Potter County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Potter County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Potter County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 3,705 (3,085 aged, 620 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 331 (8%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Potter County, Pennsylvania in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (259)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (236)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (154)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (153)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (123)
  • Unspecified dementia (113)
  • Congestive heart failure (89)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (76)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (72)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (71)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 5.57
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 17,315
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 691
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 51,616

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 976
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,301
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 17

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 41
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 56

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 216.1. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 17,239
  • In family households: 14,027 (2,184 male householders, 2,027 female householders)
    3,361 spouses, 4,857 children (4,517 natural, 78 adopted, 269 stepchildren), 392 grandchildren, 94 brothers or sisters, 306 parents, 310 other relatives, 499 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,949 (1,198 male householders (996 living alone)), 1,183 female householders (1,054 living alone)), 569 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 260

Size of family households: 2,327 2-persons, 825 3-persons, 626 4-persons, 283 5-persons, 105 6-persons, 45 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,050 1-person, 299 2-persons, 13 3-persons, 16 4-persons.

2,354 married couples with children.
833 single-parent households (258 men, 575 women).

97.3% of residents of Potter speak English at home.
0.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (67% speak English very well, 7% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 11% don't speak English at all).
1.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (59% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 19% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (50% speak English very well, 50% speak English well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (47% speak English very well, 47% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $108,702,000 ($6,056 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $3,450,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $50,655,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $21,628,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $770,000
Federal grants: $30,189,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,930,000 ($1,026,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,530,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $2,715,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,701,000
Federal Government insurance: $17,177,000

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

Births: 1,135
Here:

64 per 1000 residents
State:

61 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,089
Here:

61 per 1000 residents
State:

54 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +13
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -275
Here -15 per 1000 residents
State -2 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Potter County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.13 millions of gallons per day (38% from ground, 62% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.7
State:

6.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.2
State:

4.4

Year house built in Potter County, Pennsylvania Note: State values scaled to Potter County population
  • 02014 or later
  • 902010 to 2013
  • 1,3242000 to 2009
  • 1,5421990 to 1999
  • 1,6741980 to 1989
  • 1,9631970 to 1979
  • 1,1411960 to 1969
  • 8641950 to 1959
  • 7001940 to 1949
  • 3,4911939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Potter County, Pennsylvania
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Potter County, Pennsylvania Note: State values scaled to Potter County population
  • 51 room
  • 192 rooms
  • 1133 rooms
  • 3304 rooms
  • 9405 rooms
  • 9016 rooms
  • 8597 rooms
  • 7008 rooms
  • 1,1619+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Potter County, Pennsylvania Note: State values scaled to Potter County population
  • 271 room
  • 542 rooms
  • 1593 rooms
  • 3234 rooms
  • 2885 rooms
  • 2426 rooms
  • 1777 rooms
  • 1198 rooms
  • 1529+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Potter County, Pennsylvania
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Potter County, Pennsylvania Note: State values scaled to Potter County population
  • 8no bedroom
  • 1791 bedroom
  • 1,0962 bedrooms
  • 2,4963 bedrooms
  • 9324 bedrooms
  • 2915+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Potter County, Pennsylvania Note: State values scaled to Potter County population
  • 28no bedroom
  • 3231 bedroom
  • 4582 bedrooms
  • 4853 bedrooms
  • 2074 bedrooms
  • 485+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Potter County, Pennsylvania in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Potter County in owner-occupied houses/condos Note: State values scaled to Potter County population
  • 160no vehicle
  • 1,5641 vehicle
  • 2,2252 vehicles
  • 7583 vehicles
  • 2334 vehicles
  • 855+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Potter County in renter-occupied apartments Note: State values scaled to Potter County population
  • 245no vehicle
  • 7831 vehicle
  • 4712 vehicles
  • 553 vehicles
  • 74 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

89.8% of Potter County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 52% lived in Pennsylvania.

Potter County:

89.8%
State average:

87.1%

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

  • This state: 11,952
  • Other state: 4,934
  • Northeast: 3,476
  • Midwest: 406
  • South: 757
  • West: 294
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Potter County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 60.7%Utility gas
  • 15.3%Wood
  • 9.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.8%Coal or coke
  • 4.7%Electricity
  • 2.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.4%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 64.4%Utility gas
  • 19.6%Electricity
  • 7.6%Wood
  • 4.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.8%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Coal or coke
  • 0.1%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 155
Here:

9.4%
Pennsylvania:

15.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 76
Here:

8.7%
Pennsylvania:

13.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 45
Here:

13.5%
Pennsylvania:

37.6%

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

Potter County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Current Operations - Judicial and Legal Services: $836,000
    Corrections - Other: $806,000
    General - Other: $782,000
    Financial Administration: $429,000
    Central Staff Services: $313,000
    Police Protection: $229,000
    Welfare - Other: $221,000
    General Public Buildings: $122,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $105,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $95,000
    Libraries: $28,000
  • Employee Retirement - Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $2,802,000
    Total Cash & Deposits: $461,000
    Benefit Payments: $259,000
    Withdrawals: $71,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Transit Utilities: $10,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,836,000

Potter County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Employee Retirement - Interest Revenue: $307,000
    Local Employee Contribution: $202,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $955,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $149,000
    Interest Earnings: $20,000
    Rents: $2,000
    Property Sale Other: $1,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $263,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,518,000
    NEC: $55,000
    Public Utilities: $4,000

Potter County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $2,296,000
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,300,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 496
  • Number of aged recipients: 60
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 436
  • Number of recipients under 18: 82
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 309
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 105
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 186
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 215
Potter County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Potter County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Potter County, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John13075.2 years
Mary11681.3 years
Robert8871.6 years
James8871.8 years
William8875.3 years
Charles7275.0 years
George7076.1 years
Joseph6075.6 years
Ruth5880.4 years
Frank5777.5 years
Most common last names in Potter County, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith5578.9 years
Baker3174.2 years
Brown3075.6 years
Haskins2677.1 years
Gross2576.5 years
Snyder2574.0 years
Taylor2369.4 years
Wilson2379.6 years
Clark2275.9 years
Johnson2177.9 years
Businesses in Potter County, PA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Chevrolet1McDonald's1
FedEx1RadioShack1
Ford1Rite Aid1
GNC1Subway1
H&R Block1True Value1
La-Z-Boy2U-Haul2