Mifflin County, PA

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2021 Population
46,156
0.0498% 1-year decline
US Senator
Bob Casey Jr.
Democratic Party
US Senator
John Fetterman
Democratic Party
2021 Median Age
43.6
0.909% 1-year decrease
2021 Poverty Rate
15.3%
10.1% 1-year increase
2021 Median Household Income
$54,738
3.98% 1-year growth
2021 Median Property Value
$119,400
3.47% 1-year growth
2021 Employed Population
21,435
1.83% 1-year decline

About

In 2021, Mifflin County, PA had a population of 46.2k people with a median age of 43.6 and a median household income of $54,738. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Mifflin County, PA declined from 46,179 to 46,156, a −0.0498% decrease and its median household income grew from $52,641 to $54,738, a 3.98% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Mifflin County, PA are White (Non-Hispanic) (95.2%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.85%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.663%), Two+ (Hispanic) (0.656%), and White (Hispanic) (0.535%).

None of the households in Mifflin 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.

99.7% of the residents in Mifflin County, PA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Mifflin County, PA are Geisinger-Lewistown Hospital School of Nursing (26 degrees awarded in 2021) and Mifflin County Academy of Science and Technology (16 degrees).

In 2021, the median property value in Mifflin County, PA was $119,400, and the homeownership rate was 72.3%.

Most people in Mifflin County, PA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Mifflin County, PA was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Mifflin County, PA is home to a population of 46.2k people, from which 99.7% are citizens. As of 2021, 0.83% of Mifflin County, PA residents were born outside of the country (383 people).

In 2021, there were 51.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (43.9k people) in Mifflin County, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 853 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 306 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.7%
2021 Citizenship
99.6%
2020 Citizenship

As of 2021, 99.7% of Mifflin County, PA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2020, the percentage of US citizens in Mifflin County, PA was 99.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Mifflin County, PA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    43.9k ± 185
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    853 ± 227
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    306 ± 88
1.7%
Hispanic Population
784 people

In 2021, there were 51.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (43.9k people) in Mifflin County, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 853 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 306 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.7% of the people in Mifflin County, PA are hispanic (784 people).

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

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. India
    98,153 ± 7,663 people
  2. Dominican Republic
    81,192 ± 6,974 people
  3. China
    66,978 ± 6,337 people

In 2021, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Pennsylvania was India, the natal country of 98,153 Pennsylvania residents, followed by Dominican Republic with 81,192 and China with 66,978.

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Foreign-Born Population

0.83%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
383 people
0.961%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
444 people

As of 2021, 0.83% of Mifflin County, PA residents (383 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2020, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Mifflin County, PA was 0.961%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,124 ± 188
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    531 ± 219
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    352 ± 101

Mifflin County, PA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.12 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Mifflin County, PA employs 21.4k people. The largest industries in Mifflin County, PA are Manufacturing (4,528 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (3,697 people), and Retail Trade (2,141 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($69,931), Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($65,000), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($62,935).

Males in Pennsylvania have an average income that is 1.33 times higher than the average income of females, which is $57,734. The income inequality in Pennsylvania (measured using the Gini index) is 0.467, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

21.4k
2021 Value
± 968
−1.83%
1 Year decline
± 6.42%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Mifflin County, PA declined at a rate of −1.83%, from 21.8k employees to 21.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Mifflin County, PA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,469 people), Production Occupations (2,159 people), and Material Moving Occupations (1,836 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Mifflin County, PA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

21.4k
2021 Value
± 968
−1.83%
1 Year decline
± 6.42%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Mifflin County, PA declined at a rate of −1.83%, from 21.8k employees to 21.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Mifflin County, PA, are Manufacturing (4,528 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (3,697 people), and Retail Trade (2,141 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Mifflin County, PA, though some of these residents may live in Mifflin 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

$41,579
Median earning men ± $1,264
$27,768
Median earning women ± $1,595

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2021 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($73,500), Information ($64,196), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($60,917).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2021 are Information ($51,509), Public Administration ($47,031), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($36,364).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.75%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 155M people employed in Pennsylvania. This represents a 2.75% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

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. 442
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 352
    Manufacturing
  3. 202
    Retail Trade

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Payroll by Industry Sector

The industries with the highest total annual payroll
  1. $684k
    Manufacturing
  2. $272k
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. $65.4k
    Retail Trade

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Pennsylvania to other states, or from other states to Pennsylvania.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $110B
  2. $76.1B
  3. $43.9B

In 2020, the top outbound Pennsylvania product (by dollars) was Pharmaceuticals with $110B, followed by Mixed freight ($76.1B) and Electronics ($43.9B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Pennsylvania products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$722B
2020 Value in Pennsylvania
$1.46T
Projected 2050 Value in Pennsylvania
103% growth

In 2020, total outbound Pennsylvania trade was $722B. This is expected to increase 103% to $1.46T by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Pennsylvania trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Pennsylvania to other states, or from other states to Pennsylvania.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $73.7B
  2. $72.6B
  3. $36B

In 2020, the top outbound Pennsylvania domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New Jersey with $73.7B, followed by New York with $72.6B and Ohio and $36B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Pennsylvania shares with each state (excluding itself).

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Mifflin County, PA went to Donald J. Trump with 77.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (21.4%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.07%).

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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In 2021, universities in Mifflin County, PA awarded 42 degrees. The student population of Mifflin County, PA in 2021 is skewed towards women, with 16 male students and 172 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Mifflin County, PA are White (37 and 88.1%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (2 and 4.76%), Asian (1 and 2.38%), and Black or African American (1 and 2.38%).

The largest universities in Mifflin County, PA by number of degrees awarded are Geisinger-Lewistown Hospital School of Nursing (26 and 61.9%) and Mifflin County Academy of Science and Technology (16 and 38.1%).

The most popular majors in Mifflin County, PA are Registered Nursing (26 and 61.9%) and Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (16 and 38.1%).

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

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In 2021 in Mifflin County, PA, the percentage of applicants admitted was 71.8%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 85.7%. The number of students enrolled in 2021 was 188 (8.51% men and 91.5% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2021 there were 188 students enrolled in Mifflin County, PA, 8.51% men and 91.5% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 178 records, of which 92.1% were women and 7.87% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
26 degree-majors awarded

In 2021, the most common concentation for 2 to 4 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Mifflin County, PA was Registered Nursing with 26 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a 2 to 4 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Mifflin County, PA according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 26 degrees awarded
  2. 16 degrees awarded

In 2021, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Geisinger-Lewistown Hospital School of Nursing with 26 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2021, 7 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Mifflin County, PA, which is 0.2 times less than the 35 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2021 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 37 degrees mean that there were 18.5 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 2 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Private not-for-profit, 2-year ($15,870) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2021.

Private not-for-profit, 2-year ($3,263) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2021.

Private not-for-profit, 2-year ($1,000) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2021, 0.711% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.725% 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 2021 were High School or Equivalent (3.52M), Bachelors Degree (1.95M), and Some college (1.84M).

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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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Mifflin County, PA was $119,400 in 2021, which is 0.488 times smaller than the national average of $244,900. Between 2020 and 2021 the median property value increased from $115,400 to $119,400, a 3.47% increase. The homeownership rate in Mifflin County, PA is 72.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.6%.

People in Mifflin County, PA have an average commute time of 23.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Mifflin County, PA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Mifflin County, PA is $54,738. In 2021, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Mifflin County, PA was Census Tract 9601 with a value of $63,902, followed by Census Tract 9606 and Census Tract 9604, with respective values of $63,107 and $59,375.

In 2022, 13.4% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Mifflin County, PA. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 0.22%.

Property

$119,400
Median Property Value 2021
±$5,691
$13,470
Median Property Taxes
±$708

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 Mifflin County, PA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

72.3%
Homeownership
2021
59.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2021

In 2021, 72.3% of the housing units in Mifflin County, PA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 73%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9601
  2. Census Tract 9606
  3. Census Tract 9604

In 2021, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Mifflin County, PA was Census Tract 9601 with a value of $63,902, followed by Census Tract 9606 and Census Tract 9604, with respective values of $63,107 and $59,375.

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

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Household Income

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$54,738
Median Household Income
± $1,752
18.6k
Number of Households
± 909

In 2021, the median household income of the 18.6k households in Mifflin County, PA grew to $54,738 from the previous year's value of $52,641.

The following chart displays the households in Mifflin 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 Mifflin County, PA is from Pennsylvania.
0.467
2021 Wage GINI in Pennsylvania
0.466
2020 Wage GINI in Pennsylvania

In 2021, the income inequality in Pennsylvania was 0.467 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.147% growth from 2020 to 2021, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less 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 2021
  1. Drove Alone (80.1%)
  2. Carpooled (11.5%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.29%)

In 2021, 80.1% of workers in Mifflin County, PA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (11.5%) and those who worked at home (5.29%).

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

23.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Mifflin County, PA have a shorter commute time (23.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.8 minutes). Additionally, 3.07% of the workforce in Mifflin 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 Mifflin County, PA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Mifflin County, PA have 2 cars.

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 13.4% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Mifflin County, PA. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 0.22%.

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Poverty & Diversity

15.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Mifflin County, PA (6.94k out of 45.4k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.6%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females < 5.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Mifflin County, PA is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

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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Children in Poverty

In 2022, 21% of the children was living in poverty in Mifflin County, PA. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 6%.

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Crimes & Accidents

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In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 131 in Mifflin County, PA. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 6.72 per 100,000 population.

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87.4% of the population of Mifflin County, PA has health coverage, with 41.7% on employee plans, 17.3% on Medicaid, 15.1% on Medicare, 12.6% on non-group plans, and 0.65% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Pennsylvania was $9,258 in 2014. This is a 4.29% increase from the previous year ($8,877).

Primary care physicians in Mifflin County, PA see 1846 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.162% decrease from the previous year (1849 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2559 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 980 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

1,846 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Mifflin County, PA

Primary care physicians in Mifflin County, PA see an average of 1,846 patients per year. This represents a 0.162% decrease from the previous year (1,849 patients).

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

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Health Care Diversity

In 2021, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 24.1% under 18 years, 17.2% between 18 and 34 years, 38% between 35 and 64 years, and 20.7% 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

12.6%
Uninsured
41.7%
Employer Coverage
17.3%
Medicaid
15.1%
Medicare
12.6%
Non-Group
0.65%
Military or VA

Between 2020 and 2021, the percent of uninsured citizens in Mifflin County, PA grew by 2.75% from 12.3% to 12.6%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 82.5 in Mifflin 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 37.2% in Mifflin County, PA.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 9.56% in Mifflin County, PA.

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