Lycoming County

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Lycoming County, Pennsylvania

48 W 3rd St
Williamsport, PA 17701
Phone: (570) 327-2256
Fax: (570) 327-2505

In north-central PA, west of Wilkes-Barre; organized Apr 13, 1795 from Northumberland County. Name Origin: For Lycoming Creek, which runs through it and had for many years been the dividing line between settled and disputed Indian lands. From Delaware Indian word probably meaning 'sandy or gravel-bed creek.'

Area (sq mi):: 1243.77 (land 1234.85; water 8.91) Population per square mile: 95.90
Population 2005: 118,395 State rank: 30 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.40%; 1990-2000 1.10% Population 2000: 120,044 (White 93.60%; Black or African American 4.30%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.40%; Other 1.40%). Foreign born: 1.20%. Median age: 38.40
Income 2000: per capita $17,224; median household $34,016; Population below poverty level: 11.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,026-$26,039
Unemployment (2004): 6.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.40% Median travel time to work: 19.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 12.40%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Williamsport County seat (30,175)

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