Clarion County, PA

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2022 Population
37,489
0.218% 1-year decline
US Senator
Bob Casey Jr.
Democratic Party
US Senator
John Fetterman
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
41.5
0.24% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
13.7%
10.1% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$58,690
10.5% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$143,300
12% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Clarion County, PA had a population of 37.5k people with a median age of 41.5 and a median household income of $58,690. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Clarion County, PA declined from 37,571 to 37,489, a −0.218% decrease and its median household income grew from $53,096 to $58,690, a 10.5% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Clarion County, PA are White (Non-Hispanic) (94.8%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.94%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.58%), White (Hispanic) (0.467%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.461%).

None of the households in Clarion County, PA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99.5% of the residents in Clarion County, PA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in N/A are Clarion University of Pennsylvania (1,464 degrees awarded in 2021).

In 2022, the median property value in Clarion County, PA was $143,300, and the homeownership rate was 71.5%.

Most people in Clarion County, PA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Clarion County, PA was 2 cars per household.

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Population & Diversity

Clarion County, PA is home to a population of 37.5k people, from which 99.5% are citizens. As of 2022, 0.854% of Clarion County, PA residents were born outside of the country (320 people).

In 2022, there were 48.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (35.5k people) in Clarion County, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 728 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 592 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.5%
2022 Citizenship
99.4%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.5% of Clarion County, PA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Clarion County, PA was 99.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Clarion County, PA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    35.5k ± 125
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    728 ± 177
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    592 ± 73
1.12%
Hispanic Population
421 people

In 2022, there were 48.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (35.5k people) in Clarion County, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 728 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 592 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.12% of the people in Clarion County, PA are hispanic (421 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Clarion County, PA as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

0.854%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
320 people
0.916%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
344 people

As of 2022, 0.854% of Clarion County, PA residents (320 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Clarion County, PA was 0.916%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    991 ± 120
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    444 ± 104
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    303 ± 64

Clarion County, PA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.23 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Clarion County, PA employs 17.4k people. The largest industries in Clarion County, PA are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,996 people), Manufacturing (2,396 people), and Retail Trade (1,971 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($80,208), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($79,844), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($61,136).

Occupations

17.4k
2022 Value
± 683
2.4%
1 Year growth
± 5.34%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Clarion County, PA grew at a rate of 2.4%, from 17k employees to 17.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Clarion County, PA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,712 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,645 people), and Management Occupations (1,312 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Clarion County, PA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

17.4k
2022 Value
± 683
2.4%
1 Year growth
± 5.34%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Clarion County, PA grew at a rate of 2.4%, from 17k employees to 17.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Clarion County, PA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,996 people), Manufacturing (2,396 people), and Retail Trade (1,971 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Clarion County, PA, though some of these residents may live in Clarion County, PA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$46,359
Median earning men ± $1,707
$29,339
Median earning women ± $1,660

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($69,250), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($60,000), and Public Administration ($57,226).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($50,439), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($44,167), and Public Administration ($41,977).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.78%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 6.03M people employed in Pennsylvania. This represents a 2.78% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 18.1%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Pennsylvania.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 405
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 212
    Retail Trade
  3. 201
    Other Services, Except Public Administration

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Clarion County, PA went to Donald J. Trump with 74.8% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (24%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.22%).

Bob Casey Jr. and John Fetterman are the senators currently representing the state of Pennsylvania. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Pennsylvania is currently represented by 17 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Pennsylvania

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Bob Casey Jr.
Senator from Pennsylvania1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
John Fetterman
Senator from Pennsylvania3
Assumed office on January 3, 2023

Bob Casey Jr. and John Fetterman are the senators currently representing Pennsylvania.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania is currently represented by 17 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Pennsylvania have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2021, universities in Clarion County, PA awarded 1,464 degrees. The student population of Clarion County, PA in 2021 is skewed towards women, with 1,115 male students and 2,807 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Clarion County, PA are White (1,228 and 84.1%), followed by Black or African American (75 and 5.13%), Unknown (73 and 5%), and Hispanic or Latino (37 and 2.53%).

The largest universities in Clarion County, PA by number of degrees awarded are Clarion University of Pennsylvania (1,464 and 100%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.733% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.743% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (3.5M), Bachelors Degree (1.98M), and Some college (1.83M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Clarion County, PA was $143,300 in 2022, which is 0.508 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $127,900 to $143,300, a 12% increase. The homeownership rate in Clarion County, PA is 71.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Clarion County, PA have an average commute time of 24.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Clarion County, PA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Clarion County, PA is $58,690. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Clarion County, PA was Census Tract 1601.01 with a value of $76,528, followed by Census Tract 1609 and Census Tract 1603, with respective values of $65,645 and $60,833.

Property

$143,300
Median Property Value 2022
±$6,846
$10,584
Median Property Taxes
±$427

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Clarion County, PA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Clarion County, PA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

71.5%
Homeownership
2022
62.5%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 71.5% of the housing units in Clarion County, PA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 70.8%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 1601.01
  2. Census Tract 1609
  3. Census Tract 1603

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Clarion County, PA was Census Tract 1601.01 with a value of $76,528, followed by Census Tract 1609 and Census Tract 1603, with respective values of $65,645 and $60,833.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Clarion County, PA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$58,690
Median Household Income
± $2,562
14.8k
Number of Households
± 567

In 2022, the median household income of the 14.8k households in Clarion County, PA grew to $58,690 from the previous year's value of $53,096.

The following chart displays the households in Clarion County, PA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Clarion County, PA is from Pennsylvania.
0.466
2022 Wage GINI in Pennsylvania
0.467
2021 Wage GINI in Pennsylvania

In 2022, the income inequality in Pennsylvania was 0.466 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.123% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Pennsylvania was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Pennsylvania in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (77.5%)
  2. Carpooled (8.96%)
  3. Worked At Home (7.63%)

In 2022, 77.5% of workers in Clarion County, PA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.96%) and those who worked at home (7.63%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

24.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Clarion County, PA have a shorter commute time (24.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.6% of the workforce in Clarion County, PA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Clarion County, PA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Clarion County, PA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

13.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Clarion County, PA (4.94k out of 36.1k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Clarion County, PA is White, followed by Two Or More and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

93.2% of the population of Clarion County, PA has health coverage, with 47.2% on employee plans, 15.6% on Medicaid, 14.1% on Medicare, 15.1% on non-group plans, and 1.17% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Clarion County, PA see 2402 patients per year on average, which represents a 5.3% increase from the previous year (2281 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2253 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 672 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.1% were men and 50.9% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,402 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Clarion County, PA

Primary care physicians in Clarion County, PA see an average of 2,402 patients per year. This represents a 5.3% increase from the previous year (2,281 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Clarion County, PA in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 21.4% under 18 years, 22.7% between 18 and 34 years, 36.3% between 35 and 64 years, and 19.6% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.1% were men and 50.9% were women.

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Uninsured People

6.81%
Uninsured
47.2%
Employer Coverage
15.6%
Medicaid
14.1%
Medicare
15.1%
Non-Group
1.17%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Clarion County, PA declined by 2.41% from 6.98% to 6.81%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Clarion County, PA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Outcomes

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In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 55.4 in Clarion County, PA.

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Health Behaviors

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In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 35.8% in Clarion County, PA.

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Clinical Care

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In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 8.17% in Clarion County, PA.

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