Mifflin County

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Mifflin County, Pennsylvania

20 N Wayne St
Lewistown, PA 17044
Phone: (717) 248-6733
Fax: (717) 248-3695
www.co.mifflin.pa.us

In central PA, east of Altoona; organized Sep 19, 1789 from Cumberland and Northumberland counties. Name Origin: For Gen. Thomas Mifflin (1744-1800), member of the Continental Congress (1774-76; 1782-84), PA legislator, and longest-serving governor of PA (1788-99)

Area (sq mi):: 414.60 (land 411.86; water 2.75) Population per square mile: 112.30
Population 2005: 46,235 State rank: 46 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.50%; 1990-2000 0.60% Population 2000: 46,486 (White 98.20%; Black or African American 0.50%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.30%; Other 0.70%). Foreign born: 0.80%. Median age: 38.80
Income 2000: per capita $15,553; median household $32,175; Population below poverty level: 12.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,460-$22,158
Unemployment (2004): 6.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.20% Median travel time to work: 22.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 21.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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5 acres in Mifflin County, Pa has been acquired by SEDA-COG Joint Rail Authority (JRA) from the county commission for $66,000.