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Encyclopedia > Clarion, Pennsylvania

Clarion is a borough in Clarion County, Pennsylvania, about 100 miles (161 km) north-northeast of Pittsburgh and part of the Pittsburgh DMA. Clarion was settled in 1839 and incorporated in 1841. In the past, the surrounding area produced natural gas, oil, lumber and coal. Merely 2,004 persons lived there in 1900, and only 2,864 lived there in 1910. The population was 6,185 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Clarion CountyGR6, and the location of Clarion University of Pennsylvania. Image File history File links Map_of_Pennsylvania_highlighting_Clarion_County. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 460 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (1337 × 1743 pixel, file size: 40 KB, MIME type: image/png) Other versions Image:Map of Clarion County, Pennsylvania. ... Clarion County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. ... Capital Harrisburg Largest city Philadelphia Area  Ranked 33rd  - Total 46,055 sq mi (119,283 km²)  - Width 280 miles (455 km)  - Length 160 miles (255 km)  - % water 2. ... “Pittsburgh” redirects here. ... The Pittsburgh DMA is part of the Pittsburgh Tri-State region and is a larger extension of the Pittsburgh Metro Area. ... 1839 (MDCCCXXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1841 is a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... Äž: For the film, see: 1900 (film). ... Year 1910 (MCMX) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Friday [1] of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Clarion County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. ... Clarion University of Pennsylvania is a liberal arts university in Clarion, Pennsylvania, and one of fourteen universities of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE). ...

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Geography

Clarion is located at 41°12′42″N, 79°23′2″W (41.211791, -79.384005)GR1.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 3.9 km² (1.5 mi²). 3.9 km² (1.5 mi²) of it is land and 0.1 km² (0.04 mi²) of it (1.97%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 6,185 people, 2,000 households, and 718 families residing in the borough. The population density was 1,602.7/km² (4,142.8/mi²). There were 2,192 housing units at an average density of 568.0/km² (1,468.2/mi²). The racial makeup of the borough was 94.55% White, 3.48% African American, 0.08% Native American, 0.99% Asian, 0.15% from other races, and 0.76% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.82% of the population. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 2,000 households out of which 15.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 25.3% were married couples living together, 8.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 64.1% were non-families. 38.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.17 and the average family size was 2.75. Marriage is an interpersonal relationship with governmental, social, or religious recognition, usually intimate and sexual, and often created as a contract, or through civil process. ...


In the borough the population was spread out with 8.8% under the age of 18, 56.4% from 18 to 24, 13.1% from 25 to 44, 11.4% from 45 to 64, and 10.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 22 years. For every 100 females there were 73.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 71.2 males.


The median income for a household in the borough was $19,902, and the median income for a family was $40,208. Males had a median income of $31,204 versus $20,214 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $10,832. About 18.8% of families and 41.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 27.1% of those under age 18 and 7.2% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Borough Council

Clarion Borough is governed by an elected, seven member Borough Council. Current council members include President Ron Wilshire, Elaine Moore, Richard Herman, Sue Leonard, Joel German, Joanne Vavrek, and Earl Zerfosss.


You can learn more about Clarion, PA, and the community by visiting [1]www.clarionboro.org


Famous Clarionites

This article does not cite any references or sources. ... N Sync (often stylised *NSYNC) was an American pop music boy band, formed in Orlando, Florida. ... Ernest M. Skinner (1866 in Clarion, PA–1960) was an American organ builder. ... The baroque organ in Roskilde Cathedral, Copenhagen The pipe organ is a musical instrument that produces sound by admitting pressurized air (referred to as wind) through a series of pipes. ... In the music industry, a record producer (or music producer) has many roles, among them controlling the recording sessions, coaching and guiding the musicians, organizing and scheduling production budget and resources, and supervising the recording, mixing and mastering processes. ...

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