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Forest County, Wisconsin

200 E Madison St
Crandon, WI 54520
Phone: (715) 478-2422
Fax: (715) 478-5175
www.forestcountywi.com

On northeastern border of WI; organized Apr 11, 1885 from Langlade and Oconto counties. Name Origin: Descriptively named for the forests in the area

Area (sq mi):: 1046.40 (land 1014.05; water 32.34) Population per square mile: 9.80
Population 2005: 9,961 State rank: 68 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.60%; 1990-2000 14.20% Population 2000: 10,024 (White 85.50%; Black or African American 1.20%; Hispanic or Latino 1.10%; Asian 0.20%; Other 12.70%). Foreign born: 1.10%. Median age: 39.90
Income 2000: per capita $16,451; median household $32,023; Population below poverty level: 13.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,808-$21,975
Unemployment (2004): 6.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.40% Median travel time to work: 23.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 24.90%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Forest County, Pennsylvania

526 Elm St Suite 3
Tionesta, PA 16353
Phone: (814) 755-3537
Fax: (814) 755-8837
www.co.forest.pa.us

In north-western PA, east of Oil City; organized Apr 11, 1848 from Jefferson County. Name Origin: Named by Cyrus Blood (1795-?), pioneer settler, because the county was virgin forestland

Area (sq mi):: 431.40 (land 428.12; water 3.28) Population per square mile: 13.40
Population 2005: 5,739 State rank: 66 Population change: 2000-20005 16.00%; 1990-2000 3.00% Population 2000: 4,946 (White 95.40%; Black or African American 2.20%; Hispanic or Latino 1.20%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.70%). Foreign born: 0.60%. Median age: 44.20
Income 2000: per capita $14,341; median household $27,581; Population below poverty level: 16.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,710-$23,374
Unemployment (2004): 10.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): -5.10% Median travel time to work: 24.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 42.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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In a rare show of mussel power, scuba-diving scientists on the Allegheny River are moving thousands of endangered bivalves to make way for bridge reconstruction in Forest County, Pennsylvania. But increased housing construction on the shores of the "wild and scenic" waterway is causing environmentalists new concerns.
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The region as a whole has much higher concentrations of elderly than the national average; all Fourth District Counties in West Virginia and Pennsylvania are above average (with Forest County, Pennsylvania, again highest at 20%).

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