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Encyclopedia > Northumberland County, Pennsylvania
Northumberland County, Pennsylvania
Seal of Northumberland County, PennsylvaniaSeal (Detail)
Map of Pennsylvania highlighting Northumberland County
Location in the state of Pennsylvania
Formed
Seat Sunbury
Area
 - Total
 - Water

1,236 km² (477 mi²)
45 km² (17 mi²) 3.66%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

94,556
79/km² 
Website: www.northumberlandco.org

Northumberland County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. As of 2000, the population is 94,556. Its county seat is Sunbury6. Image File history File links Northumberland_County_pa_seal. ... Seal on envelope A seal is an impression printed on, embossed upon, or affixed to a document (or any other object) in order to authenticate it, in lieu of or in addition to a signature. ... Image File history File links Map_of_Pennsylvania_highlighting_Northumberland_County. ... A county seat is an administrative center for a county. ... Sunbury is a city located in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is the area equal to a square with sides each 1 mile long. ... The United States Census of year 2000, conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... Density (symbol: ρ - Greek: rho) is a measure of mass per unit of volume. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... A U.S. state is any one of the fifty states (four of which officially favor the term commonwealth) which, with the District of Columbia, forms the United States of America. ... State nickname: The Keystone State Official languages None Capital Harrisburg Largest city Philadelphia Governor Ed Rendell (D) Senators Arlen Specter (R) Rick Santorum (R) Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 33rd 119,283 km² 2. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... A county seat is an administrative center for a county. ... Sunbury is a city located in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania. ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ...

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,236 km² (477 mi²). 1,191 km² (460 mi²) of it is land and 45 km² (17 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 3.66% water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is the area equal to a square with sides each 1 mile long. ...


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 94,556 people, 38,835 households, and 25,592 families residing in the county. The population density is 79/km² (206/mi²). There are 43,164 housing units at an average density of 36/km² (94/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 97.09% White, 1.52% Black or African American, 0.10% Native American, 0.22% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.47% from other races, and 0.58% from two or more races. 1.10% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... 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. ... 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. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There are 38,835 households out of which 27.30% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.40% are married couples living together, 9.60% have a female householder with no husband present, and 34.10% are non-families. 30.20% of all households are made up of individuals and 15.50% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.34 and the average family size is 2.89. Marriage is a relationship between individuals which has formed the foundation of the family for most societies. ...


In the county, the population is spread out with 21.90% under the age of 18, 7.00% from 18 to 24, 27.70% from 25 to 44, 24.40% from 45 to 64, and 19.00% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 41 years. For every 100 females there are 96.30 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 92.80 males.


Cities and towns

Coal Township is a township located in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania. ... Delaware Township is a township located in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania. ... East Cameron Township is a township located in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania. ... East Chillisquaque Township is a township located in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania. ... Edgewood is a census-designated place located in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania. ... Elysburg is a census-designated place located in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania. ... Fairview-Ferndale is a census-designated place located in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania. ... Herndon is a borough located in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania. ... Jackson Township is a township located in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania. ... Jordan Township is a township located in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania. ... Kulpmont is a borough located in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania. ... Lewis Township is a township located in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA. As of the 2000 census, the township had a total population of 1,862. ... Little Mahanoy Township is a township located in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania. ... Lower Augusta Township is a township located in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania. ... Lower Mahanoy Township is a township located in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania. ... Marion Heights is a borough located in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania. ... Marshallton is a census-designated place located in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania. ... McEwensville is a borough located in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania. ... Milton is a borough located in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania. ... Mount Carmel Township is a township located in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania. ... Mount Carmel is a borough located in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania. ... Northumberland is a borough located in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania. ... Point Township is a township located in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania. ... Ralpho Township is a township located in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania. ... Riverside is a borough located in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania. ... Rockefeller Township is a township located in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania. ... Rush Township is a township located in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania. ... Shamokin Township is a township located in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania. ... Shamokin (Saponi Algonquian place of the horn) is a city located in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, at the western edge of the Coal Region. ... Snydertown is a borough located in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania. ... Sunbury is a city located in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania. ... Trevorton is a census-designated place located in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania. ... Turbot Township is a township located in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania. ... Turbotville is a borough located in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania. ... Upper Augusta Township is a township located in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania. ... Upper Mahanoy Township is a township located in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania. ... Washington Township is a township located in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania. ... Watsontown is a borough located in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania. ... West Cameron Township is a township located in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania. ... West Chillisquaque Township is a township located in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania. ... Zerbe Township is a township located in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania. ...

External links

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Northumberland County, Pennsylvania - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (317 words)
Northumberland County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania.
The racial makeup of the county is 97.09% White, 1.52% Black or African American, 0.10% Native American, 0.22% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.47% from other races, and 0.58% from two or more races.
In the county, the population is spread out with 21.90% under the age of 18, 7.00% from 18 to 24, 27.70% from 25 to 44, 24.40% from 45 to 64, and 19.00% who are 65 years of age or older.
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