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Blair County, Pennsylvania Facts

Facts
State Pennsylvania
Land area 525.8 square miles
Population Density 241.7 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 126,314
Population change -0.6%
Under 5 years of age 5.5%
Under 18 20.6%
65 and over 18.9%
Females 51.3%
White 96.1
Hispanic or Latino of any race 1.1
Asian 0.6%
Two or more races 1.3%
Black or African American 1.8%
Native American 0.1%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 91%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 18.4%
Veterans 12,862
Households and Housing
Households 51,433
Persons per household 2.4
Living in the same house for one year or more 88.9%
Median household income $42,992
The per capita income $23,875
Live below the poverty line. 14.1%
housing units 55,919
Multi-unit structures 18%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $106,500
Residents owning their homes. 72.4%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 8,728
Women-owned firms 27.3%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $2,038,719
Retail sales per capita $16,182
Manufacturers shipments $1,931,222
Merchant wholesaler sales $1,511,209