Juniata County

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Juniata County, Pennsylvania

PO Box 68
Mifflintown, PA 17059
Phone: (717) 436-7715
Fax: (717) 436-7734
www.co.juniata.pa.us

In central PA, northwest of Harrisburg; organized Mar 2, 1831 from Mifflin County. Name Origin: For the Juniata River, which flows through it; it is named for an Indian word of uncertain origin

Area (sq mi):: 393.57 (land 391.59; water 1.98) Population per square mile: 60.00
Population 2005: 23,507 State rank: 61 Population change: 2000-20005 3.00%; 1990-2000 10.60% Population 2000: 22,821 (White 97.30%; Black or African American 0.40%; Hispanic or Latino 1.60%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.30%). Foreign born: 1.00%. Median age: 37.70
Income 2000: per capita $16,142; median household $34,698; Population below poverty level: 9.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,798-$24,426
Unemployment (2004): 4.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.50% Median travel time to work: 32.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 44.80%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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