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Encyclopedia > Lycoming County, Pennsylvania
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Lycoming County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. As of 2000, the population is 120,044. Its county seat is Williamsport6.


Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 3,221 km˛ (1,244 mi˛). 3,198 km˛ (1,235 mi˛) of it is land and 23 km˛ (9 mi˛) of it is water. The total area is 0.72% water.


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 120,044 people, 47,003 households, and 31,680 families residing in the county. The population density is 38/km˛ (97/mi˛). There are 52,464 housing units at an average density of 16/km˛ (42/mi˛). The racial makeup of the county is 93.91% White, 4.32% Black or African American, 0.21% Native American, 0.42% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.26% from other races, and 0.86% from two or more races. 0.67% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.


There are 47,003 households out of which 29.90% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.10% are married couples living together, 10.30% have a female householder with no husband present, and 32.60% are non-families. 26.90% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.90% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.44 and the average family size is 2.95.


In the county, the population is spread out with 23.30% under the age of 18, 9.70% from 18 to 24, 27.50% from 25 to 44, 23.40% from 45 to 64, and 16.00% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 38 years. For every 100 females there are 95.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 92.80 males.


Cities and towns

  • Anthony Township
  • Armstrong Township
  • Bastress Township
  • Brady Township
  • Brown Township
  • Cascade Township
  • Clinton Township
  • Cogan House Township
  • Cummings Township
  • Duboistown
  • Eldred Township
  • Fairfield Township
  • Franklin Township
  • Gamble Township
  • Garden View
  • Hepburn Township
  • Hughesville
  • Jackson Township
  • Jersey Shore
  • Jordan Township
  • Lewis Township
  • Limestone Township
  • Loyalsock Township
  • Lycoming Township
  • McHenry Township
  • McIntyre Township
  • McNett Township
  • Mifflin Township
  • Mill Creek Township
  • Montgomery
  • Montoursville
  • Moreland Township
  • Muncy Creek Township
  • Muncy Township
  • Muncy
  • Nippenose Township
  • Old Lycoming Township
  • Penn Township
  • Piatt Township
  • Picture Rocks
  • Pine Township
  • Plunketts Creek Township
  • Porter Township
  • Salladasburg
  • Shrewsbury Township
  • South Williamsport
  • Susquehanna Township
  • Upper Fairfield Township
  • Washington Township
  • Watson Township
  • Williamsport
  • Wolf Township
  • Woodward Township
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Lycoming County, Pennsylvania - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (565 words)
Lycoming County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania.
The racial makeup of the county is 93.91% White, 4.32% Black or African American, 0.21% Native American, 0.42% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.26% from other races, and 0.86% from two or more races.
In the county, the population is spread out with 23.30% under the age of 18, 9.70% from 18 to 24, 27.50% from 25 to 44, 23.40% from 45 to 64, and 16.00% who are 65 years of age or older.
ESRI News - Summer 2000 ArcNews -- Counterterrorism Exercise a Success Using GIS (1110 words)
Lycoming County, which has within its borders several large manufacturing companies and major freeways and other transportation corridors, served as an excellent backdrop for the counterterrorism exercise.
Lycoming County, located in central Pennsylvania, is the largest land mass county in the State.
County organizers of the event were familiar with successful mitigation plans in major metropolitan areas, but a need existed for similar mitigation efforts in less populated areas that could still serve as a target for terrorism.
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