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Venango County, Pennsylvania (PA)

County population in 2014: 53,529 (45% urban, 55% rural); it was 57,565 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 8,841
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 8,035
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 17,378
Renter-occupied apartments: 5,745 (it was 5,369 in 2000)
% of renters here:

24%
State:

30%

Land area: 675 sq. mi.

Water area: 8.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 79 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Venango County: 91.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (21.9%), Educational, health and social services (16.8%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (16.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 49%
  • Government: 5%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 46%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Venango County, Pennsylvania:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (96.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (1.0%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (0.9%)
Median resident age:  44.0 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.0 years
Males: 26,197  (48.9%)
Females: 27,332  (51.1%)
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Venango County,PA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Venango County:

2.0 people
Pennsylvania:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2015: $45,356 ($32,257 in 1999)

This county:

$45,356
Pennsylvania:

$55,702

Median contract rent in 2015 for apartments: $455 (lower quartile is $335, upper quartile is $552)
This county:

$455
State:

$709


Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $83,450 (it was $55,800 in 2000)
Venango:

$83,450
Pennsylvania:

$170,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $52,055 - $134,411
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $901
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $383

Institutionalized population: 769
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 71 buildings, average cost: $121,500
  • 2008: 61 buildings, average cost: $169,900
  • 2009: 52 buildings, average cost: $146,200
  • 2010: 66 buildings, average cost: $139,700
  • 2011: 33 buildings, average cost: $138,000
  • 2012: 25 buildings, average cost: $173,500
  • 2013: 27 buildings, average cost: $115,900
  • 2014: 41 buildings, average cost: $215,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

2016 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $1,464 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $1,118 (1.4%)

Venango County household income distribution in 2009 Venango County home values distribution Venango County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 15.4%
(14.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.2% for Black residents, 45.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 25.7% for American Indian residents, 34.6% for other race residents, 34.2% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 15.0%
Venango County:

15.0%
Pennsylvania:

13.2%
(14.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.7% for Black residents, 43.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 24.3% for American Indian residents, 28.9% for other race residents, 31.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2015: 45 years old
(Males: 44 years old, Females: 47 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 46 years old, Black residents: 21 years old, American Indian residents: 20 years old, Asian residents: 40 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 20 years old, Other race residents: 32 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Venango County is $412 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $491 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $620 a month.

Cities in this county include: Oil City, Franklin, Sugarcreek, Hasson Heights, Woodland Heights, Polk, Seneca, Pleasantville, Emlenton, Clintonville.

Venango 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: Newport County, Rhode Island , Erie County, Ohio , Logan County, Nebraska , Trumbull County, Ohio .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.7%
Pennsylvania:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 1,398
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 81.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 13.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 344 (65% naturalized citizens)

Venango County:

0.6%
Whole state:

4.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 53
  • 1990 to 1994: 31
  • 1985 to 1989: 26
  • 1980 to 1984: 31
  • 1975 to 1979: 13
  • 1970 to 1974: 32
  • 1970 to 1974: 26
  • 1965 to 1969: 132
Note: State values scaled to Venango County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 77.1%

Venango County marital status for males Venango County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 19,917
  • One, attached: 259
  • Two: 1,287
  • 3 or 4: 792
  • 5 to 9: 479
  • 10 to 19: 250
  • 20 or more: 637
  • Mobile homes: 3,221
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 62

Housing units in Venango County with a mortgage: 6,599 (524 second mortgage, 855 home equity loan, 46 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,955

Here:

52.6% with mortgage
State:

62.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Venango County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant13,17069
Catholic9,0967
Evangelical Protestant6,28559
Other3172
Black Protestant-1
None26,116-
Venango 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
Venango County:

2.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
This county:

0.91 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Venango County:

3.10 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 35
This county:

6.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Venango County:

9.1%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%

Adult obesity rate:
Venango County:

28.1%
State:

27.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.8%
State:

11.5%

Agriculture in Venango County:

Average size of farms: 136 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $16,463
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $110.17
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 5.96%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 66.79%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $14,406
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 36.37%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.16%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $29,244
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 94.50%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 12.79
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 22.05%
Corn for grain: 4727 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 244 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 928 harvested acres
Vegetables: 94 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 46 acres

Earthquake activity:

Venango County-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 85% 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 33.4 miles away from Venango County center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 73.7 miles away from the 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 65.5 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 327.3 miles away from the county center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 313.2 miles away from Venango County center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 208.4 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 Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: June 26, 2013 to July 12, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4149: October 01, 2013, FEMA Id: 4149, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 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 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, 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: July 19, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1130: July 26, 1996, FEMA Id: 1130, Natural disaster type: 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 Severe Storms, High Winds, Tornadoes, Incident Period: May 31, 1985 to June 01, 1985, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-737: June 03, 1985, FEMA Id: 737, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Wind
  • Pennsylvania SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: June 15, 1981, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-641: June 15, 1981, FEMA Id: 641, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Pennsylvania Snowstorms, Incident Period: January 29, 1977, Emergency Declared EM-3026: January 29, 1977, FEMA Id: 3026, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm
  • 1 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Venango County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

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

  • Canada (13%)
  • United Kingdom (10%)
  • Italy (10%)
  • Romania (10%)
  • Germany (9%)
  • Hungary (5%)
  • Other Eastern Europe (5%)

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

  • German (33%)
  • Irish (13%)
  • United States or American (12%)
  • English (9%)
  • Polish (6%)
  • Italian (5%)
  • Scotch-Irish (4%)

Venango County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 19,333 (80%)
  • Carpooled: 2,814 (12%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 149 (1%)
  • Railroad: 7 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 6 (0%)
  • Taxi: 8 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 27 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 32 (0%)
  • Walked: 783 (3%)
  • Other means: 228 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 668 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 587 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 555 people in nursing homes
  • 334 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 200 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 44 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 40 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 21 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 16 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 15 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 12 people in other group homes
  • 4 people in religious group quarters
  • 2 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms

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

  • 462 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 368 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 131 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 98 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 78 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 69 people in college/university student housing
  • 66 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 15 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 10 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $45,012.

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.

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries



3.81% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,362 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.81%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.51% relocated to other counties in Pennsylvania ($19,707 average AGI)
1.30% relocated to other states ($10,654 average AGI)
Venango County:

1.30%
Pennsylvania average:

2.07%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Crawford County, PA  0.44% ($26,779 average AGI)
to Mercer County, PA  0.35% ($41,610)
to Clarion County, PA  0.33% ($28,690)
to Allegheny County, PA  0.32% ($26,700)
to Butler County, PA  0.23% ($32,500)
to Erie County, PA  0.20% ($23,442)
to Warren County, PA  0.06% ($27,000)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.6

Births per 1000 population in Venango County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.8

Deaths per 1000 population in Venango County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.1

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Venango County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 12.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.5%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Venango County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Venango County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 11,976 (9,353 aged, 2,623 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 793 (7%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

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

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (905)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (734)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (538)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (434)
  • Unspecified dementia (387)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (338)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (220)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (198)
  • Congestive heart failure (189)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (184)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.78
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 13,856
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 371
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 55,466

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,048
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,268
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 11

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 43
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 70

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 9

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 132.0. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 78.7
  • Other - 53.3

Household type by relationship:

Households: 53,687
  • In family households: 45,070 (11,309 male householders, 3,996 female householders)
    11,633 spouses, 14,447 children (13,256 natural, 326 adopted, 865 stepchildren), 1,010 grandchildren, 322 brothers or sisters, 353 parents, 324 other relatives, 1,400 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 8,617 (3,456 male householders (2,801 living alone)), 3,860 female householders (3,410 living alone)), 1,301 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,297 (769 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 7,625 2-persons, 3,445 3-persons, 2,586 4-persons, 1,072 5-persons, 372 6-persons, 205 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 6,211 1-person, 957 2-persons, 113 3-persons, 26 4-persons, 7 5-persons, 2 7-or-more-persons.

9,388 married couples with children.
3,235 single-parent households (947 men, 2,288 women).

97.0% of residents of Venango County speak English at home.
1.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (62% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
1.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (73% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (49% speak English very well, 28% speak English well, 23% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (85% speak English very well, 15% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $356,416,000 ($6,332 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $9,703,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $170,280,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $92,621,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,017,000
Federal grants: $77,043,000
Federal procurement contracts: $2,276,000 ($128,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $13,180,000 ($4,604,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $434,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $5,783,000
Federal Government insurance: $28,264,000

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

Births: 2,955
Here:

53 per 1000 residents
State:

61 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 3,504
Here:

63 per 1000 residents
State:

54 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +26
Here:

+0 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -1,039
Here -19 per 1000 residents
State -2 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Venango County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 6.55 millions of gallons per day (93% from ground, 7% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.2

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 61
  • 2010 to 2013: 344
  • 2000 to 2009: 1,795
  • 1990 to 1999: 2,093
  • 1980 to 1989: 2,417
  • 1970 to 1979: 3,854
  • 1960 to 1969: 2,420
  • 1950 to 1959: 3,004
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,608
  • 1939 or earlier: 9,780
Note: State values scaled to Venango population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Venango County, Pennsylvania
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Venango County population
  • 1 room: 6
  • 2 rooms: 41
  • 3 rooms: 232
  • 4 rooms: 1,517
  • 5 rooms: 3,674
  • 6 rooms: 5,174
  • 7 rooms: 3,078
  • 8 rooms: 2,022
  • 9+ rooms: 1,634
  • 1 room: 57
  • 2 rooms: 228
  • 3 rooms: 898
  • 4 rooms: 1,292
  • 5 rooms: 1,142
  • 6 rooms: 1,009
  • 7 rooms: 339
  • 8 rooms: 248
  • 9+ rooms: 156
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Venango County, Pennsylvania
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Venango County population
  • no bedroom: 6
  • 1 bedroom: 429
  • 2 bedrooms: 4,082
  • 3 bedrooms: 9,489
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,771
  • 5+ bedrooms: 601
  • no bedroom: 84
  • 1 bedroom: 1,417
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,047
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,392
  • 4 bedrooms: 318
  • 5+ bedrooms: 111
Cars and other vehicles available in Venango County, Pennsylvania in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Venango County population
  • no vehicle: 876
  • 1 vehicle: 5,200
  • 2 vehicles: 8,251
  • 3 vehicles: 2,280
  • 4 vehicles: 577
  • 5+ vehicles: 194
  • no vehicle: 1,084
  • 1 vehicle: 2,984
  • 2 vehicles: 1,100
  • 3 vehicles: 161
  • 4 vehicles: 29
  • 5+ vehicles: 11

68% of Venango County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 63% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 67% lived in Pennsylvania.

Venango County:

67.5%
State average:

64.4%

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

  • This state: 50,866
  • Northeast: 1,324
  • Midwest: 2,110
  • South: 1,808
  • West: 779

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $35,300


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 4%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 3%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Venango County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (72.0%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (8.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8.0%)
  • Wood (6.5%)
  • Electricity (3.9%)
  • Other fuel (0.5%)
  • Utility gas (76.4%)
  • Electricity (10.0%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.6%)
  • Wood (2.4%)
  • Other fuel (1.4%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 693
Here:

10.5%
Pennsylvania:

16.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 357
Here:

9.5%
Pennsylvania:

13.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 169
Here:

14.5%
Pennsylvania:

37.3%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Venango County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - Air Transportation: $665,000
    Parks & Recreation: $251,000
    Welfare - Other: $64,000
  • Current Operations - Health Services - Other: $7,945,000
    Welfare - Other: $5,465,000
    General - Other: $3,982,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,190,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,761,000
    Air Transportation: $1,243,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,047,000
    Financial Administration: $910,000
    Police Protection: $512,000
    Parks & Recreation: $452,000
    Regular Highways: $357,000
    General Public Buildings: $336,000
    Solid Waste Management: $99,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $86,000
    Fire Protection: $2,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $889,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $281,000
    Welfare - Other: $210,000
    General - Other: $150,000
    General Public Building: $85,000
    Parks & Recreation: $27,000
    Air Transportation: $7,000
    Corrections - Other: $7,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $7,045,000

Venango County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $500,000
  • Charges - All Other: $3,228,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,216,000
    Interest Earnings: $593,000
    Rents: $194,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $6,927,000
    All Other: $4,360,000
    Health & Hospitals: $3,915,000
    General Support: $948,000
    Housing & Community Development: $595,000
    Highways: $319,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,962,000
    NEC: $35,000

Venango County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $13,760,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $13,148,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $612,000

Venango County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $3,369,000
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $4,455,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 2,076
  • Number of aged recipients: 86
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,990
  • Number of recipients under 18: 353
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,488
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 235
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 769
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 980
Venango County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Venango County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Venango County, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John59174.2 years
Mary58278.8 years
William54072.7 years
James42772.2 years
Robert41671.0 years
Charles37875.1 years
George29374.9 years
Helen26879.8 years
Margaret26679.2 years
Dorothy25078.8 years
Most common last names in Venango County, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith20575.9 years
Miller15674.5 years
Brown11876.7 years
Snyder11377.1 years
Baker11076.0 years
Williams8676.8 years
Wilson8575.8 years
Johnson8173.7 years
Rodgers7277.1 years
Bell7176.3 years
Businesses in Venango County, PA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Lane Furniture1
Advance Auto Parts1Little Caesars Pizza2
Arby's1Long John Silver's1
Burger King1MasterBrand Cabinets2
CVS1McDonald's2
Chevrolet2Nike1
Curves1Pizza Hut2
Dairy Queen1Quality1
FedEx5Rite Aid2
Ford2Sears1
GNC1Subaru1
H&R Block2Subway2
Home Depot1Super 81
KFC1U-Haul7
Kmart1UPS4
La-Z-Boy2YMCA3

Venango County on our top lists:

  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"