Snyder County

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Snyder County, Pennsylvania

9 W Market St
Middleburg, PA 17842
Phone: (570) 837-4207
Fax: (570) 837-4282
www.snydercounty.org

In central PA, south of Williamsport; organized Mar 2, 1855 from Union County. Name Origin: For Simon Snyder (1759-1819), member of the PA assembly (1797-1807), speaker of the house (1802-07), and governor (1808-17)

Area (sq mi):: 332.16 (land 331.20; water 0.95) Population per square mile: 115.40
Population 2005: 38,207 State rank: 57 Population change: 2000-20005 1.80%; 1990-2000 2.40% Population 2000: 37,546 (White 97.40%; Black or African American 0.80%; Hispanic or Latino 1.00%; Asian 0.40%; Other 0.80%). Foreign born: 0.90%. Median age: 36.70
Income 2000: per capita $16,756; median household $35,981; Population below poverty level: 9.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $25,041-$25,863
Unemployment (2004): 4.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.00% Median travel time to work: 22.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 31.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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