Montour County

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Montour County, Pennsylvania

29 Mill St
Danville, PA 17821
Phone: (570) 271-3012
Fax: (570) 271-3071
www.montourco.org

In central PA, southeast of Williamsport; organized May 3, 1850 from Columbia County. Name Origin: For Madame Montour (c. 1682-1752), an early PA settler. Of French-Canadian and Indian stock, she was captured and adopted at age ten by an Iroquois tribe. She later used her background as an Indian interpreter and greatly influenced Indian affairs in PA and NY

Area (sq mi):: 132.30 (land 130.75; water 1.55) Population per square mile: 137.90
Population 2005: 18,032 State rank: 62 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.10%; 1990-2000 2.80% Population 2000: 18,236 (White 96.20%; Black or African American 1.00%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 1.30%; Other 1.10%). Foreign born: 2.20%. Median age: 39.80
Income 2000: per capita $19,302; median household $38,075; Population below poverty level: 8.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $26,046-$29,871
Unemployment (2004): 5.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.70% Median travel time to work: 19.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 41.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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