Venango County

Venango County, Pennsylvania

Courthouse Annex 1174 Elk St
Franklin, PA 16323
Phone: (814) 432-9510
Fax: (814) 432-3149
www.co.venango.pa.us

In northwestern PA, southeast of Erie; organized Mar 12, 1800 from Allegheny and Lycoming counties. Name Origin: For the Venango River (now called French Creek), which flows through it; from an Indian term of uncertain origin, possibly from innungah 'a figure carved on a tree.'

Area (sq mi):: 683.02 (land 675.04; water 7.98) Population per square mile: 82.90
Population 2005: 55,928 State rank: 43 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.80%; 1990-2000 -3.10% Population 2000: 57,565 (White 97.30%; Black or African American 1.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.50%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.10%). Foreign born: 0.60%. Median age: 40.20
Income 2000: per capita $16,252; median household $32,257; Population below poverty level: 13.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,317-$24,548
Unemployment (2004): 6.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.90% Median travel time to work: 21.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 22.90%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Oil City (11,060)

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