Forest County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. As of 2000, the population is 4,946. Its county seat is Tionesta6.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,117 km˛ (431 mi˛). 1,109 km˛ (428 mi˛) of it is land and 8 km˛ (3 mi˛) of it is water. The total area is 0.76% water.
As of the census2 of 2000, there are 4,946 people, 2,000 households, and 1,328 families residing in the county. The population density is 4/km˛ (12/mi˛). There are 8,701 housing units at an average density of 8/km˛ (20/mi˛). The racial makeup of the county is 95.94% White, 2.22% Black or African American, 0.40% Native American, 0.14% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.69% from other races, and 0.61% from two or more races. 1.21% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 2,000 households out of which 23.20% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.70% are married couples living together, 6.70% have a female householder with no husband present, and 33.60% are non-families. 29.10% of all households are made up of individuals and 15.10% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.29 and the average family size is 2.81.
In the county, the population is spread out with 22.70% under the age of 18, 5.90% from 18 to 24, 22.60% from 25 to 44, 28.90% from 45 to 64, and 19.90% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 44 years. For every 100 females there are 111.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 102.30 males.
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