Mifflin County, PA

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2022 Population
46,146
0.0217% 1-year decline
US Senator
Bob Casey Jr.
Democratic Party
US Senator
John Fetterman
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
43.3
0.688% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
16.7%
9.21% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$58,012
5.98% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$131,300
9.97% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
21,229
0.961% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Mifflin County, PA had a population of 46.1k people with a median age of 43.3 and a median household income of $58,012. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Mifflin County, PA declined from 46,156 to 46,146, a −0.0217% decrease and its median household income grew from $54,738 to $58,012, a 5.98% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Mifflin County, PA are White (Non-Hispanic) (94.4%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.58%), Two+ (Hispanic) (0.893%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.618%), and Other (Hispanic) (0.498%).

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 Mifflin County Academy of Science and Technology (26 degrees awarded in 2022) and Geisinger-Lewistown Hospital School of Nursing (24 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Mifflin County, PA was $131,300, and the homeownership rate was 71.5%.

Most people in Mifflin County, PA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Mifflin County, PA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Mifflin County, PA is home to a population of 46.1k people, from which 99.7% are citizens. As of 2022, 0.78% of Mifflin County, PA residents were born outside of the country (360 people).

In 2022, there were 36.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (43.6k people) in Mifflin County, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.19k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 412 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.7%
2022 Citizenship
99.7%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.7% of Mifflin County, PA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Mifflin County, PA was 99.7%, 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)
    43.6k ± 294
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.19k ± 313
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    412 ± 192
1.79%
Hispanic Population
825 people

In 2022, there were 36.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (43.6k people) in Mifflin County, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.19k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 412 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.79% of the people in Mifflin County, PA are hispanic (825 people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. India
    99,082 ± 7,698 people
  2. Dominican Republic
    90,229 ± 7,349 people
  3. China
    69,880 ± 6,473 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Pennsylvania was India, the natal country of 99,082 Pennsylvania residents, followed by Dominican Republic with 90,229 and China with 69,880.

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Foreign-Born Population

0.78%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
360 people
0.83%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
383 people

As of 2022, 0.78% of Mifflin County, PA residents (360 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 Mifflin County, PA was 0.83%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,117 ± 160
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    532 ± 211
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    317 ± 86

Mifflin County, PA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.1 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Mifflin County, PA employs 21.2k people. The largest industries in Mifflin County, PA are Manufacturing (4,381 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (3,480 people), and Retail Trade (2,272 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($76,583), Information ($71,250), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($60,435).

Males in Pennsylvania have an average income that is 1.32 times higher than the average income of females, which is $62,610. The income inequality in Pennsylvania (measured using the Gini index) is 0.466, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

21.2k
2022 Value
± 982
−0.961%
1 Year decline
± 6.53%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Mifflin County, PA declined at a rate of −0.961%, from 21.4k employees to 21.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Mifflin County, PA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,498 people), Material Moving Occupations (2,219 people), and Production Occupations (2,061 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

21.2k
2022 Value
± 982
−0.961%
1 Year decline
± 6.53%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Mifflin County, PA declined at a rate of −0.961%, from 21.4k employees to 21.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Mifflin County, PA, are Manufacturing (4,381 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (3,480 people), and Retail Trade (2,272 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

$45,409
Median earning men ± $1,423
$30,893
Median earning women ± $1,288

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Information ($86,875), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($73,063), and Public Administration ($62,340).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Information ($61,389), Public Administration ($45,590), and Manufacturing ($38,585).

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

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Civics

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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Education

In 2022, universities in Mifflin County, PA awarded 50 degrees. The student population of Mifflin County, PA in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 10 male students and 103 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Mifflin County, PA are White (44 and 88%), followed by Asian (2 and 4%), Two or More Races (2 and 4%), and Black or African American (1 and 2%).

The largest universities in Mifflin County, PA by number of degrees awarded are Mifflin County Academy of Science and Technology (26 and 52%) and Geisinger-Lewistown Hospital School of Nursing (24 and 48%).

The most popular majors in Mifflin County, PA are Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (26 and 52%) and Registered Nursing (24 and 48%).

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

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In 2022 in Mifflin County, PA, the percentage of applicants admitted was 34.8%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 83.3%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 113 (8.85% men and 91.2% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 113 students enrolled in Mifflin County, PA, 8.85% men and 91.2% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 102 records, of which 91.2% were women and 8.82% men.

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Concentrations

In 2022, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Mifflin County, PA was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a 1 to 2 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. 24 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Mifflin County Academy of Science and Technology with 26 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 2 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Mifflin County, PA, which is 0.0417 times less than the 48 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 44 degrees mean that there were 22 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Asian, 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 ($16,100) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 2-year ($3,504) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

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 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.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

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).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Mifflin County, PA was $131,300 in 2022, which is 0.466 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $119,400 to $131,300, a 9.97% increase. The homeownership rate in Mifflin County, PA is 71.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Mifflin County, PA have an average commute time of 24.8 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 $58,012. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Mifflin County, PA was Census Tract 9601 with a value of $68,750, followed by Census Tract 9606 and Census Tract 9604, with respective values of $68,736 and $68,556.

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

$131,300
Median Property Value 2022
±$7,399
$13,308
Median Property Taxes
±$747

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

71.5%
Homeownership
2022
59.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 71.5% of the housing units in Mifflin County, PA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 72.3%.

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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 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Mifflin County, PA was Census Tract 9601 with a value of $68,750, followed by Census Tract 9606 and Census Tract 9604, with respective values of $68,736 and $68,556.

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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$58,012
Median Household Income
± $1,989
18.6k
Number of Households
± 856

In 2022, the median household income of the 18.6k households in Mifflin County, PA grew to $58,012 from the previous year's value of $54,738.

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.
0.466
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 (80.5%)
  2. Carpooled (11.3%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.32%)

In 2022, 80.5% of workers in Mifflin County, PA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (11.3%) and those who worked at home (5.32%).

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Commute Time

24.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Mifflin County, PA have a shorter commute time (24.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.33% 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

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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

16.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Mifflin County, PA (7.57k out of 45.4k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 6 - 11 and then Females 35 - 44.

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

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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Health

86.7% of the population of Mifflin County, PA has health coverage, with 39.5% on employee plans, 18.2% on Medicaid, 15.3% on Medicare, 12.9% on non-group plans, and 0.782% on military or VA plans.

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, 47.8% were men and 52.2% 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).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23.9% under 18 years, 17.6% between 18 and 34 years, 37.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 21% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.8% were men and 52.2% were women.

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Uninsured People

13.3%
Uninsured
39.5%
Employer Coverage
18.2%
Medicaid
15.3%
Medicare
12.9%
Non-Group
0.782%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Mifflin County, PA grew by 5.17% from 12.6% to 13.3%.

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Health Outcomes

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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

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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

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

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