Clearfield County

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Clearfield County, Pennsylvania

230 E Market St
Clearfield, PA 16830
Phone: (814) 765-2641
Fax: (814) 765-2640

In west-central PA, north of Altoona; organized Mar 26, 1804 from Lycoming and Huntingdon counties. Functioned as part of Centre County in early years; first county commissioners elected 1812, courts established 1822. Name Origin: For Clearfield Creek, which runs through a part of the county where buffalo had cleared the undergrowth

Area (sq mi):: 1153.80 (land 1147.32; water 6.49) Population per square mile: 72.20
Population 2005: 82,783 State rank: 36 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.70%; 1990-2000 6.80% Population 2000: 83,382 (White 97.10%; Black or African American 1.50%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.30%; Other 0.90%). Foreign born: 0.70%. Median age: 39.30
Income 2000: per capita $16,010; median household $31,357; Population below poverty level: 12.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,583-$23,476
Unemployment (2004): 7.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.20% Median travel time to work: 24.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 28.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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In Clearfield County, Pennsylvania American Water purchased the assets of the Wallaceton Municipal Authority, which is adjacent to the company's Philipsburg water system.
The funding will provide the project equity requirements for BioEnergy's 108 million gallon per year ethanol project located in Clearfield County, Pennsylvania.
BioEnergy International, LLC (BioEnergy), a biotechnology company developing proprietary technologies to produce ethanol and specialty chemicals from traditional feedstocks as well as cellulose, and Lukoil Americas Corporation (Lukoil), a leading marketer of petroleum products through its downstream subsidiary, announced today the development of a 108 million gallon per year ethanol project to be located in Clearfield County, Pennsylvania.