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Clarion township, PA map Land area: 31.5 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.2 sq. mi.
Population: 3,273 (30% urban, 70% rural)
Males: 1,614  (49.3%)
Females: 1,659  (50.7%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 3,251 (2,217 owner occupied, 1,034 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

32%
State:

29%


Races in Clarion township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 96.9%
  • Black: 1.6%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.1%
  • Asian: 0.2%
  • Two or more races: 0.8%
  • Some other race: 0.0%

Median age of males: 35.7
Median age of females: 36.4

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Average household size: 2.35

Clarion township:

2.4 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Average family size: 2.83

Estimated median household income in 2009: $35,582 ($28,818 in 1999)
This township:

$35,582
Pennsylvania:

$49,520

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $422 (lower quartile is $344, upper quartile is $515)
Here:

$422
State:

$597

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $106,504 (it was $72,400 in 2000)
Clarion township:

$106,504
Pennsylvania:

$164,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $94,786 - $197,722

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $185,330
Here:

$185,330
State:

$223,477

Townhouses or other attached units: $269,259
Here:

$269,259
State:

$164,518

Mobile homes: $50,154
Here:

$50,154
State:

$35,442
Population density: 104 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

16.7%
Whole state:

11.0%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

9.9%
Whole state:

5.1%

Cities in this township include: Strattanville.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable locations in Clarion township: Mayfield Golf Course (A), Corsica Furnace (B), Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Kittanning Forest District 8 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Clarion township: Rehoboth Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Asbury Cemetery (1), Cedarview Memorial Park (2), Old Seceder Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Jones Run (A), Trap Run (B), Douglass Run (C), Whites Run (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Clarion township: State Game Lands Number 74 (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 27 (78% naturalized citizens)

Clarion township:  0.8%
State:  4.1%

52% of Clarion township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 56% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 80% lived in Pennsylvania.

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

  • This state: 2989
  • Northeast: 33
  • Midwest: 91
  • South: 104
  • West: 19

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $81,700

Clarion township, Pennsylvania satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 7.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)

  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Clarion township, Pennsylvania:

  • 13 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 13 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 9 people in homes for the mentally ill

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 750
  • One, attached: 14
  • Two: 10
  • 3 or 4: 28
  • 5 to 9: 61
  • 10 to 19: 54
  • 20 to 49: 18
  • 50 or more: 6
  • Mobile homes: 610
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 29

Median worth of mobile homes: $19,900


Housing units in Clarion township with a mortgage: 251 (31 second mortgage, 23 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 220

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 64
  • 1995 to 1998: 174
  • 1990 to 1994: 92
  • 1980 to 1989: 263
  • 1970 to 1979: 347
  • 1960 to 1969: 255
  • 1950 to 1959: 146
  • 1940 to 1949: 121
  • 1939 or earlier: 118

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Clarion township, Pennsylvania:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 6
  • 3 rooms: 7
  • 4 rooms: 106
  • 5 rooms: 213
  • 6 rooms: 210
  • 7 rooms: 190
  • 8 rooms: 110
  • 9 or more rooms: 51

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Clarion township, Pennsylvania:

  • 1 room: 5
  • 2 rooms: 14
  • 3 rooms: 86
  • 4 rooms: 182
  • 5 rooms: 160
  • 6 rooms: 14
  • 7 rooms: 21
  • 8 rooms: 0
  • 9 or more rooms: 10

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Clarion township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 19
  • 2 bedrooms: 187
  • 3 bedrooms: 577
  • 4 bedrooms: 108
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 2

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Clarion township:

  • no bedroom: 5
  • 1 bedroom: 101
  • 2 bedrooms: 263
  • 3 bedrooms: 113
  • 4 bedrooms: 0
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 10

Cars and other vehicles available in Clarion township in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • no vehicle: 29
  • 1 vehicle: 239
  • 2 vehicles: 446
  • 3 vehicles: 156
  • 4 vehicles: 23
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

Cars and other vehicles available in Clarion township in renter-occupied apartments

  • no vehicle: 102
  • 1 vehicle: 251
  • 2 vehicles: 126
  • 3 vehicles: 13
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Construction (13%)
  • Wood products (11%)
  • Warehousing and storage (6%)
  • Truck transportation (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Health care (5%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Educational services (18%)
  • Health care (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (10%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (4%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (14%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Electricians (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Clarion township:

  • German (45.9%)
  • United States or American (12.6%)
  • Italian (7.7%)
  • Irish (6.3%)
  • Dutch (3.9%)
  • Scottish (3.9%)
  • English (3.7%)

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

  • United Kingdom (78%)
  • Italy (22%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,214 (84%)
  • Carpooled: 145 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 5 (0%)
  • Walked: 56 (4%)
  • Other means: 19 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 9 (1%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (78%)
  • Electricity (10%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)

People in group quarters in Clarion township, Pennsylvania:

  • 13 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 13 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 9 people in homes for the mentally ill

98.1% of residents of Clarion township speak English at home.
0.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (70% speak English very well, 30% speak English well).
1.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (46% speak English very well, 31% speak English well, 23% speak English not well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 3,247
  • In family households: 2,604 (615 male householders, 279 female householders)
    642 spouses, 925 children (894 natural, 19 adopted, 12 stepchildren), 13 grandchildren, 34 brothers or sisters, 29 parents, 10 other relatives, 57 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 643 (246 male householders (209 living alone)), 255 female householders (186 living alone)), 142 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 22 (13 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 417 2-persons, 244 3-persons, 159 4-persons, 65 5-persons, 9 6-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 395 1-person, 97 2-persons, 9 4-persons,

465 married couples with children.
192 single-parent households (29 men, 163 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Pennsylvania:

16.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Pennsylvania:

13.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 3
Here:

2.0%
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 (Noninst.)


Year Householders Moved Into Unit in Clarion township:

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