Montour County, PA

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2022 Population
18,165
0.181% 1-year decline
US Senator
Bob Casey Jr.
Democratic Party
US Senator
John Fetterman
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
43.2
0.232% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
8.69%
0.226% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$72,626
12% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$227,800
14.8% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Montour County, PA had a population of 18.2k people with a median age of 43.2 and a median household income of $72,626. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Montour County, PA declined from 18,198 to 18,165, a −0.181% decrease and its median household income grew from $64,858 to $72,626, a 12% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Montour County, PA are White (Non-Hispanic) (90%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.63%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.28%), White (Hispanic) (1.35%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.06%).

None of the households in Montour County, PA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

97.1% of the residents in Montour County, PA are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Montour County, PA was $227,800, and the homeownership rate was 69.6%.

Most people in Montour County, PA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 18.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Montour County, PA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Montour County, PA is home to a population of 18.2k people, from which 97.1% are citizens. As of 2022, 5.06% of Montour County, PA residents were born outside of the country (919 people).

In 2022, there were 24.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (16.4k people) in Montour County, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 660 Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 414 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

97.1%
2022 Citizenship
97.3%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 97.1% of Montour County, PA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Montour County, PA was 97.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Montour County, PA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    16.4k ± 42
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    660 ± 28
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    414 ± 43
2.85%
Hispanic Population
517 people

In 2022, there were 24.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (16.4k people) in Montour County, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 660 Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 414 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.85% of the people in Montour County, PA are hispanic (517 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Montour County, PA as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

5.06%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
919 people
4.6%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
838 people

As of 2022, 5.06% of Montour County, PA residents (919 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Montour County, PA was 4.6%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    342 ± 94
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    306 ± 127
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    128 ± 41

Montour County, PA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.12 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Montour County, PA employs 8.71k people. The largest industries in Montour County, PA are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,941 people), Manufacturing (817 people), and Retail Trade (761 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($111,071), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($77,750), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($73,500).

Occupations

8.71k
2022 Value
± 511

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Montour County, PA stayed at a rate of 0%, from 8.71k employees to 8.71k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Montour County, PA, are Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (1,506 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (739 people), and Management Occupations (653 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Montour County, PA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

8.71k
2022 Value
± 511

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Montour County, PA stayed at a rate of 0%, from 8.71k employees to 8.71k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Montour County, PA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,941 people), Manufacturing (817 people), and Retail Trade (761 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Montour County, PA, though some of these residents may live in Montour County, PA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$57,743
Median earning men ± $4,013
$40,461
Median earning women ± $6,542

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($82,222), Public Administration ($75,126), and Information ($73,333).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($85,278), Manufacturing ($55,469), and Public Administration ($54,453).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.78%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 6.03M people employed in Pennsylvania. This represents a 2.78% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 18.1%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Pennsylvania.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 351
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 193
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 99
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Montour County, PA went to Donald J. Trump with 59.8% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (38.6%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.6%).

Bob Casey Jr. and John Fetterman are the senators currently representing the state of Pennsylvania. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Pennsylvania is currently represented by 17 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Pennsylvania

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Bob Casey Jr.
Senator from Pennsylvania1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
John Fetterman
Senator from Pennsylvania3
Assumed office on January 3, 2023

Bob Casey Jr. and John Fetterman are the senators currently representing Pennsylvania.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania is currently represented by 17 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Pennsylvania have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.733% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.743% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (3.5M), Bachelors Degree (1.98M), and Some college (1.83M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Montour County, PA was $227,800 in 2022, which is 0.808 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $198,500 to $227,800, a 14.8% increase. The homeownership rate in Montour County, PA is 69.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Montour County, PA have an average commute time of 18.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Montour County, PA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Montour County, PA is $72,626. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Montour County, PA was Census Tract 504 with a value of $88,867, followed by Census Tract 501 and Census Tract 502, with respective values of $74,620 and $69,692.

Property

$227,800
Median Property Value 2022
±$10,341
$5,309
Median Property Taxes
±$368

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Montour County, PA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

69.6%
Homeownership
2022
62.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 69.6% of the housing units in Montour County, PA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 67.9%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 504
  2. Census Tract 501
  3. Census Tract 502

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Montour County, PA was Census Tract 504 with a value of $88,867, followed by Census Tract 501 and Census Tract 502, with respective values of $74,620 and $69,692.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Montour County, PA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$72,626
Median Household Income
± $5,146
7.63k
Number of Households
± 481

In 2022, the median household income of the 7.63k households in Montour County, PA grew to $72,626 from the previous year's value of $64,858.

The following chart displays the households in Montour County, PA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Montour County, PA is from Pennsylvania.
0.466
2022 Wage GINI in Pennsylvania
0.467
2021 Wage GINI in Pennsylvania

In 2022, the income inequality in Pennsylvania was 0.466 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.123% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Pennsylvania was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Pennsylvania in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (77.3%)
  2. Worked At Home (10%)
  3. Carpooled (6.38%)

In 2022, 77.3% of workers in Montour County, PA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (10%) and those who carpooled to work (6.38%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

18.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Montour County, PA have a shorter commute time (18.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 0.947% of the workforce in Montour County, PA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Montour County, PA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Montour County, PA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

8.69% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Montour County, PA (1.51k out of 17.4k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females < 5.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Montour County, PA is White, followed by Hispanic and Asian.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

95% of the population of Montour County, PA has health coverage, with 56.8% on employee plans, 10.3% on Medicaid, 14.9% on Medicare, 11.9% on non-group plans, and 1.02% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Montour County, PA see 170 patients per year on average, which represents a 5.03% decrease from the previous year (179 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 644 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 158 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.3% were men and 51.7% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

170 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Montour County, PA

Primary care physicians in Montour County, PA see an average of 170 patients per year. This represents a 5.03% decrease from the previous year (179 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Montour County, PA in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 21.9% under 18 years, 19% between 18 and 34 years, 38.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 20.2% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.3% were men and 51.7% were women.

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Uninsured People

5.01%
Uninsured
56.8%
Employer Coverage
10.3%
Medicaid
14.9%
Medicare
11.9%
Non-Group
1.02%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Montour County, PA declined by 14.4% from 5.85% to 5.01%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was N/A in Montour County, PA.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 33.8% in Montour County, PA.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 6.22% in Montour County, PA.

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