Blair County Census

COUNTY OF BLAIR

 

Incorporated February 26, 1846

Area of 525.8 Square Miles

Fifth Class County

Historical Census:

 

1850       21,777          1940     140,358

1860       27,829          1950     139,514

1870       38,051          1960     137,270

1880       52,740          1970     135,356

1890       70,866          1980     136,621

1900       85,099          1990     130,542

1910     108,858          2000     129,144

1920     128,334          2010     127,089

1930     139,840          2020     122,822

Municipal Fact Book
Census Facts for each municipality set in a tri-fold format. Completed in the summer of 2020 by IUP Intern Austin Thompson.

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BLAIR COUNTY 2010 CENSUS DETAILS

(2020 Numbers will be posted when they become available.)

127,089   Population, 2010 Decennial Census

Age and Sex      

  5.3%      Persons under 5 years

20.4%      Persons under 18 years

20.8%      Persons 65 years and over

51.0%      Female persons

Race and Hispanic Origin

95.6%      White alone

  2.0%      Black or African American alone

  0.2%      American Indian and Alaska Native alone

  0.7%      Asian alone

  N/R        Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone

  1.5%      Two or More Races

  1.3%      Hispanic or Latino

94.6%      White alone, not Hispanic or Latino

Population Characteristics

9,802       Veterans

  1.2%      Foreign born persons

Housing

56,945     Housing units

70.2%      Owner-occupied housing unit rate

$120,300 Median value of owner-occupied housing units

$    1,089 Median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage

$       435 Median selected monthly owner costs - without a mortgage

$       711 Median gross rent

101          Annual building permits

Families & Living Arrangements                

51,625     Households

2.34         Persons per household

89.4%      Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+

  2.2%      Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+

Computer and Internet Use

82.3%      Households with a computer

75.0%      Households with a broadband Internet subscription

Education

90.9%      High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+

20.8%      Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+

Health

12.8%      With a disability, under age 65 years

  6.3%      Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years

Economy

58.7%        In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+

53.8%        In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+

199,443     Total accommodation and food services sales ($1,000)

1,149,504  Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue ($1,000)

2,115,631  Total manufacturers shipments ($1,000)

2,258,357  Total merchant wholesaler sales ($1,000)

2,286,728  Total retail sales ($1,000)

$17,989     Total retail sales per capita

Transportation

20.2          Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+

Income & Poverty

$47,969    Median household income (in 2018 dollars)

$26,648    Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars)

14.4%       Persons in poverty

Businesses

3,185         Total employer establishments

52,981       Total employment

2,012,148  Total annual payroll ($1,000)

  -1.3%       Total employment, percent change, 2016-2017

6,407         Total nonemployer establishments

7,961         All firms

4,329         Men-owned firms

2,159         Women-owned firms

   225         Minority-owned firms

7,252         Nonminority-owned firms

1,009         Veteran-owned firms

6,036         Nonveteran-owned firms

Geography

241.7        Population per square mile

525.80      Land area in square miles

FIPS Code 42013