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Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania (PA)

County population in 2016: 41,902 (16% urban, 84% rural); it was 42,238 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 7,712
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 6,199
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 13,144
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,887 (it was 3,385 in 2000)
% of renters here:

20%
State:

30%

Land area: 823 sq. mi.

Water area: 9.5 sq. mi.

Population density: 51 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Susquehanna County: 93.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (19.7%), Retail trade (14.5%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (12.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 51%
  • Government: 5%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 40%
  • Unpaid family work: 4%
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  • Races in Susquehanna County, PA (2017)
    • 39,72294.0%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 7931.9%Hispanic or Latino
    • 3480.8%Two or more races
    • 2310.5%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1660.4%Asian alone
    • 570.1%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 170.04%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

47.1 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years
Males: 21,118  (50.4%)
Females: 20,784  (49.6%)
Average household size:
Susquehanna County:

2.0 people
Pennsylvania:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $54,089 ($33,622 in 1999)
This county:

$54,089
Pennsylvania:

$59,195

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $576 (lower quartile is $447, upper quartile is $747)
This county:

$576
State:

$743


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $161,513 (it was $84,500 in 2000)
Susquehanna:

$161,513
Pennsylvania:

$181,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $103,093 - $219,239
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,203
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $486

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

  • 1997: 123 buildings, average cost: $73,500
  • 1998: 156 buildings, average cost: $69,500
  • 1999: 160 buildings, average cost: $76,400
  • 2000: 130 buildings, average cost: $84,400
  • 2001: 140 buildings, average cost: $85,800
  • 2002: 157 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 2003: 162 buildings, average cost: $103,300
  • 2004: 165 buildings, average cost: $111,200
  • 2005: 136 buildings, average cost: $118,400
  • 2006: 113 buildings, average cost: $158,600
  • 2007: 111 buildings, average cost: $139,400
  • 2008: 91 buildings, average cost: $139,700
  • 2009: 94 buildings, average cost: $129,300
  • 2010: 73 buildings, average cost: $180,700
  • 2011: 56 buildings, average cost: $173,900
  • 2012: 50 buildings, average cost: $189,000
  • 2013: 49 buildings, average cost: $220,000
  • 2014: 57 buildings, average cost: $215,600
  • 2015: 68 buildings, average cost: $240,800
  • 2016: 51 buildings, average cost: $257,900
  • 2017: 40 buildings, average cost: $255,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Susquehanna, PA residents
Average permit cost in Susquehanna, PA
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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,195 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,969 (1.3%)

Distribution of median household income in Susquehanna, PA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Susquehanna, PA in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Susquehanna, PA in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 12.1%
Susquehanna County:

12.1%
Pennsylvania:

12.5%
(11.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.2% for Black residents, 26.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 46.3% for American Indian residents, 87.5% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 7.6% for other race residents, 21.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 47.1 years old
(Males: 46.2 years old, Females: 48.2 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 48.3 years old, Black residents: 36.6 years old, American Indian residents: 46.7 years old, Asian residents: 57.6 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 28.5 years old, Other race residents: 22.6 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Susquehanna County is $433 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $507 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $609 a month.

Cities in this county include: Forest City, Susquehanna Depot, Montrose, Hallstead, New Milford, Great Bend, Lanesboro, Union Dale, Hop Bottom, Thompson.

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

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Neighboring counties: Adams County, Colorado , New Castle County, Delaware , Arapahoe County, Colorado , Bingham County, Idaho , Brown County, Ohio , Washoe County, Nevada , Franklin County, Indiana , Jefferson County, Idaho , Shasta County, California , Northampton County , Potter County , Loudoun County, Virginia , Rawlins County, Kansas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.6%
Pennsylvania:

3.9%

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

Current college students: 1,028
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 88.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 17.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 736 (57.4% naturalized citizens)

Susquehanna County:

1.8%
Whole state:

7.0%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 472010 or later
  • 1832000 to 2009
  • 641990 to 1999
  • 581980 to 1989
  • 711970 to 1979
  • 344Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 48.2%

Susquehanna County marital status for males Susquehanna County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 18,053
  • One, attached: 215
  • Two: 590
  • 3 or 4: 606
  • 5 to 9: 262
  • 10 to 19: 83
  • 20 to 49: 169
  • 50 or more: 181
  • Mobile homes: 3,124

Housing units in Susquehanna County with a mortgage: 6,747 (147 second mortgage, 736 home equity loan, 17 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 6,617

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

60.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Susquehanna County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic5,5509
Mainline Protestant5,49544
Evangelical Protestant2,16024
Other5015
Orthodox702
None29,580-
Susquehanna 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: 15
Susquehanna County:

3.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Susquehanna County:

3.66 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 28
This county:

6.83 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Susquehanna County:

8.9%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%

Adult obesity rate:
Susquehanna County:

25.5%
State:

27.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.3%
State:

11.5%

Agriculture in Susquehanna County:

Average size of farms: 170 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $38,658
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $41.08
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.94%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 93.51%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $36,973
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 36.01%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.06%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $55,679
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 93.73%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 16.70
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 38.96%
Corn for grain: 1428 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 69 harvested acres
Vegetables: 67 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 161 acres

Earthquake activity:

Susquehanna County-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 165.0 miles away from Susquehanna 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 212.2 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 103.4 miles away from the 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 239.8 miles away from the county center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 79.8 miles away from Susquehanna 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 103.4 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 Irene, Incident Period: August 26, 2011 to August 30, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4025: September 03, 2011, FEMA Id: 4025, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Pennsylvania Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: November 16, 2006 to November 17, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1684: February 23, 2007, FEMA Id: 1684, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Pennsylvania Severe Storms, Flooding, and Mudslides, Incident Period: June 23, 2006 to July 10, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1649: June 30, 2006, FEMA Id: 1649, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Flood
  • 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 Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: April 02, 2005 to April 23, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1587: April 14, 2005, FEMA Id: 1587, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 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 Flooding, Severe Storms, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: May 31, 1998 to June 02, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1219: June 08, 1998, FEMA Id: 1219, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 8 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Susquehanna County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Hurricanes: 4, Tropical Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Depression: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Susquehanna

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 10,103 (78.9%)
  • Carpooled: 1,083 (8.5%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 42 (0.3%)
  • Subway or elevated: 13 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 91 (0.7%)
  • Bicycle: 15 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 353 (2.8%)
  • Worked at home: 1,206 (9.4%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Transportation occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Italy (9%)
  • Mexico (9%)
  • Germany (8%)
  • Philippines (6%)
  • Canada (5%)
  • India (4%)
  • El Salvador (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Susquehanna County


  • German (13%)
  • American (13%)
  • Irish (13%)
  • English (12%)
  • Italian (8%)
  • Polish (7%)
  • Welsh (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 292 people in nursing homes
  • 64 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 62 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 11 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 4 people in other nonhousehold living situations

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

  • 205 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 53 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 24 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $60,578.

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


5.09% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,441 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.09%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.52% relocated to other counties in Pennsylvania ($18,061 average AGI)
2.57% relocated to other states ($23,381 average AGI)
Susquehanna County:

2.57%
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 Lackawanna County, PA  0.91% ($35,608 average AGI)
to Broome County, NY  0.56% ($43,287)
to Wyoming County, PA  0.51% ($30,884)
to Bradford County, PA  0.21% ($37,500)
to Wayne County, PA  0.20% ($39,212)
to Luzerne County, PA  0.12% ($31,476)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.3

Births per 1000 population in Susquehanna County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.9

Deaths per 1000 population in Susquehanna County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.2

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Susquehanna County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 14.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 7.0%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Susquehanna County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Susquehanna County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Susquehanna County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Susquehanna County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Susquehanna County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Susquehanna County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 8,343 (6,966 aged, 1,377 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 687 (7%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (681)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (677)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (433)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (319)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (240)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (201)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (167)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (165)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (160)
  • Congestive heart failure (143)

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: 4.76
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 6,440
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 288
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 18,063

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 971
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,168
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 21

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 21
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 38

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 5

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 126.6. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 85.5
  • Other - 41.0

Household type by relationship:

Households: 41,902
  • In family households: 34,425 (6,058 male householders, 5,595 female householders)
    9,254 spouses, 10,511 children (9,635 natural, 238 adopted, 656 stepchildren), 768 grandchildren, 271 brothers or sisters, 425 parents, 502 other relatives, 1,041 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 7,172 (3,036 male householders (2,402 living alone)), 2,822 female householders (2,385 living alone)), 1,317 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 304

Size of family households: 6,039 2-persons, 2,390 3-persons, 1,991 4-persons, 801 5-persons, 248 6-persons, 199 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,783 1-person, 967 2-persons, 84 3-persons, 11 4-persons, 10 5-persons, 12 7-or-more-persons.

5,162 married couples with children.
2,023 single-parent households (811 men, 1,212 women).

96.9% of residents of Susquehanna speak English at home.
1.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (77% speak English very well, 8% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
1.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (74% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 16% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (68% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 14% 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: $211,121,000 ($5,021 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $6,079,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $112,391,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $49,774,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,229,000
Federal grants: $35,637,000
Federal procurement contracts: $3,362,000 ($1,308,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $8,729,000 ($754,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $802,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $5,989,000
Federal Government insurance: $67,570,000

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

Births: 2,348
Here:

56 per 1000 residents
State:

61 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,362
Here:

56 per 1000 residents
State:

54 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +13
Here:

+0 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -33
Here -1 per 1000 residents
State -2 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Susquehanna County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.02 millions of gallons per day (32% from ground, 68% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.4
State:

6.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.4

Year house built in Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania
  • Year house built in Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania
  • 2032014 or later
  • 4482010 to 2013
  • 2,2792000 to 2009
  • 3,1251990 to 1999
  • 3,3731980 to 1989
  • 3,4701970 to 1979
  • 1,7121960 to 1969
  • 1,1691950 to 1959
  • 7901940 to 1949
  • 6,8601939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania
  • 331 room
  • 622 rooms
  • 2343 rooms
  • 1,0924 rooms
  • 2,4065 rooms
  • 2,9496 rooms
  • 2,3607 rooms
  • 1,8268 rooms
  • 2,3419+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania
  • 451 room
  • 1722 rooms
  • 6103 rooms
  • 9404 rooms
  • 8255 rooms
  • 5996 rooms
  • 4817 rooms
  • 2118 rooms
  • 2109+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania
  • 43no bedroom
  • 3211 bedroom
  • 2,4792 bedrooms
  • 7,0293 bedrooms
  • 2,6404 bedrooms
  • 7865+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania
  • 50no bedroom
  • 8061 bedroom
  • 1,3592 bedrooms
  • 1,3173 bedrooms
  • 4534 bedrooms
  • 1275+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Susquehanna County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Susquehanna County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 274no vehicle
  • 3,2221 vehicle
  • 5,9802 vehicles
  • 2,7733 vehicles
  • 7564 vehicles
  • 3785+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Susquehanna County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Susquehanna County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 631no vehicle
  • 2,0071 vehicle
  • 1,1622 vehicles
  • 2763 vehicles
  • 704 vehicles
  • 265+ vehicles

89.7% of Susquehanna County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 53% lived in Pennsylvania.

Susquehanna County:

89.7%
State average:

87.4%

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

  • This state: 24,408
  • Other state: 16,487
  • Northeast: 13,868
  • Midwest: 718
  • South: 1,395
  • West: 512
Year householders moved into unit in Susquehanna County, PA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Susquehanna County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 37.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 20.8%Wood
  • 19.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 12.6%Electricity
  • 3.7%Coal or coke
  • 3.0%Utility gas
  • 1.8%Other fuel
  • 0.3%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 31.5%Electricity
  • 30.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 19.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 9.8%Wood
  • 4.4%Utility gas
  • 1.6%No fuel used
  • 0.9%Other fuel
  • 0.9%Coal or coke

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 358
Here:

9.6%
Pennsylvania:

13.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 225
Here:

10.7%
Pennsylvania:

13.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 397
Here:

46.1%
Pennsylvania:

37.8%

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

Susquehanna County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $2,773,000
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $6,828,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,735,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,327,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,504,000
    Health - Other: $1,312,000
    Police Protection: $1,071,000
    Housing and Community Development: $760,000
    Solid Waste Management: $283,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $210,000
    Regular Highways: $187,000
    General - Other: $175,000
    Libraries: $114,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,531,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $256,000
    Interest Earnings: $178,000
    Rents: $36,000
    Sale of Property: $12,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $136,000
    General - Other: $95,000
    Police Protection: $91,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $60,000
    Regular Highways: $46,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $29,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $18,696,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $4,384,000
    Public Welfare: $3,022,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,502,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,050,000
    Other Selective Sales: $170,000
    Other License: $25,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,734,000

Susquehanna County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $2,773,000
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $6,828,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,735,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,327,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,504,000
    Health - Other: $1,312,000
    Police Protection: $1,071,000
    Housing and Community Development: $760,000
    Solid Waste Management: $283,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $210,000
    Regular Highways: $187,000
    General - Other: $175,000
    Libraries: $114,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,531,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $256,000
    Interest Earnings: $178,000
    Rents: $36,000
    Sale of Property: $12,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $136,000
    General - Other: $95,000
    Police Protection: $91,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $60,000
    Regular Highways: $46,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $29,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $18,696,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $4,384,000
    Public Welfare: $3,022,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,502,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,050,000
    Other Selective Sales: $170,000
    Other License: $25,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,734,000

Susquehanna County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $2,773,000
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $6,828,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,735,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,327,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,504,000
    Health - Other: $1,312,000
    Police Protection: $1,071,000
    Housing and Community Development: $760,000
    Solid Waste Management: $283,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $210,000
    Regular Highways: $187,000
    General - Other: $175,000
    Libraries: $114,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,531,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $256,000
    Interest Earnings: $178,000
    Rents: $36,000
    Sale of Property: $12,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $136,000
    General - Other: $95,000
    Police Protection: $91,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $60,000
    Regular Highways: $46,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $29,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $18,696,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $4,384,000
    Public Welfare: $3,022,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,502,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,050,000
    Other Selective Sales: $170,000
    Other License: $25,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,734,000

Susquehanna County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $2,773,000
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $6,828,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,735,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,327,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,504,000
    Health - Other: $1,312,000
    Police Protection: $1,071,000
    Housing and Community Development: $760,000
    Solid Waste Management: $283,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $210,000
    Regular Highways: $187,000
    General - Other: $175,000
    Libraries: $114,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,531,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $256,000
    Interest Earnings: $178,000
    Rents: $36,000
    Sale of Property: $12,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $136,000
    General - Other: $95,000
    Police Protection: $91,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $60,000
    Regular Highways: $46,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $29,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $18,696,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $4,384,000
    Public Welfare: $3,022,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,502,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,050,000
    Other Selective Sales: $170,000
    Other License: $25,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,734,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 919
  • Number of aged recipients: 107
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 812
  • Number of recipients under 18: 163
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 574
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 182
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 340
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 422
Most common first names in Susquehanna County, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1,12780.9 years
John96774.8 years
William70774.5 years
Joseph60974.6 years
James50772.5 years
Anna47982.2 years
Robert44370.3 years
Frank43975.8 years
Helen43579.9 years
Charles42174.9 years
Most common last names in Susquehanna County, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith23178.1 years
Jones13974.4 years
Brown13677.5 years
Williams13377.7 years
Miller12875.5 years
Johnson9975.7 years
Davis9373.9 years
Shaffer8778.4 years
Thompson8677.3 years
Lewis8076.7 years
Businesses in Susquehanna County, PA
NameCountNameCount
Burger King1Kroger1
Chevrolet1McDonald's3
Curves1RadioShack1
Dennys1Rite Aid1
Dunkin Donuts1Subway3
FedEx4True Value1
H&R Block2U-Haul4
Holiday Inn1UPS2