|Clarion County, Pennsylvania|
Location in the state of Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania's location in the U.S.
|Founded||March 11, 1839|
609 sq mi (1,577 km²)
7 sq mi (18 km²), 1.07%
70/sq mi (27/km²)
Clarion County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania and is part of the Pittsburgh DMA. Its county seat is Clarion6. The county was formed on March 11, 1839 from parent counties Venango Co. and Armstrong Co.
- 1 Law and Government
- 2 Geography
- 3 Demographics
- 4 Notable residents
- 5 Municipalities
- 6 Education
Law and Government
Pennsylvania State Senate
|21||Mary Jo White||Republican|
Pennsylvania House of Representatives
United States House of Representatives
United States Senate
- Mark T. Aaron; Republican
- Forest County (north)
- Jefferson County (east)
- Armstrong County (south)
- Butler County (southwest)
- Venango County (west)
Part of Cook Forest State Park is in Clarion County.
As of the census² of 2000, there were 41,765 people, 16,052 households, and 10,738 families residing in the county. The population density was 27/km² (69/sq mi). There were 19,426 housing units at an average density of 12/km² (32/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 98.16% White, 0.79% Black or African American, 0.11% Native American, 0.34% Asian, 0.08% from other races, and 0.52% from two or more races. 0.41% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 16,052 households out of which 28.60% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.90% were married couples living together, 8.40% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.10% were non-families. 26.00% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.30% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.46 and the average family size was 2.95.
In the county, the population was spread out with 21.60% under the age of 18, 15.40% from 18 to 24, 25.20% from 25 to 44, 22.70% from 45 to 64, and 15.20% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 93.30 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.40 males.
- Chris Kirkpatrick - musician ('N Sync). Born in Clarion
- Ernest M. Skinner - pipe organ builder, inventor. Born in Clarion
- Jane Wolfe - silent film actress and thelemite. Born in St. Petersburg
Under Pennsylvania law, there are four types of incorporated municipalities: cities, boroughs, townships, and, in at most two cases, towns. The following boroughs and townships are located in Clarion County:
Colleges and universities
Public School Districts
- Armstrong School District (also in Armstrong County)
- Allegheny-Clarion Valley School District
- Clarion Area School District
- Clarion-Limestone Area School District
- Keystone School District
- North Clarion County School District
- Redbank Valley School District
- Union School District
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