Blair County Census

COUNTY OF BLAIR

 

Incorporated February 26, 1846

Area of 525.8 Square Miles

Fifth Class County

Historical Census:

 

1900       85,099

1910     108,858

1920     128,334

1930     139,840

1940     140,358

1950     139,514

1960     137,270

1970     135,356

1980     136,621

1990     130,542

2000     129,144

2010     127,089

2010  Municipal Population Figures [includes 2000 comparison]

BLAIR COUNTY CENSUS DETAILS

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

Blair Planning
423 Allegheny St., Suite 046
Hollidaysburg, PA 16648 

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