Clarion County

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Clarion County, Pennsylvania

421 Main St Courthouse
Clarion, PA 16214
Phone: (814) 226-1119
Fax: (814) 227-2501
www.co.clarion.pa.us

In central portion of western PA, northeast of Pittsburgh; organized Mar 11, 1839 from Venango and Armstrong counties. Name Origin: For the Clarion River, which flows through it. The rippling waters of the river sounded "like the notes of a distant clarion" to Daniel Stanard, one of the state surveyors

Area (sq mi):: 608.95 (land 602.44; water 6.51) Population per square mile: 67.40
Population 2005: 40,589 State rank: 55 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.80%; 1990-2000 0.20% Population 2000: 41,765 (White 97.80%; Black or African American 0.80%; Hispanic or Latino 0.40%; Asian 0.30%; Other 0.70%). Foreign born: 1.00%. Median age: 36.30
Income 2000: per capita $15,243; median household $30,770; Population below poverty level: 15.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,966-$24,319
Unemployment (2004): 5.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.00% Median travel time to work: 22.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 26.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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