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Clearfield County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvaniamarker. As of 2000, the population was 83,382.

Clearfield County was created on March 26, 1804, from parts of Huntingdonmarker and Lycomingmarker Counties but was administered as part of Centre Countymarker until 1812. Its county seat is Clearfieldmarker .

Law and Government

As of November 2008, there are 51,471 registered voters in Clearfield County [13833].



While the county registration tends to be evenly matched between Democrats and Republicans, the county trends Republican in statewide elections. In 2006, Democrat Bob Casey Jr. received 55% of its vote when he unseated incumbent Republican US Senator Rick Santorum and Ed Rendell received 50.2% of the vote against Lynn Swann. Each of the three row-office statewide winners carried Clearfield in 2008.

County commissioners

  • John Sobel, Republican
  • Joan McMillen, Republican
  • Mark McCracken, Democrat


Other county offices

  • Clerk of Courts and Prothonotary, William A. Shaw, Democrat
  • Controller, Claudia Read, Democrat
  • District Attorney, William A. Shaw Jr., Democrat
  • Register of Wills and Recorder of Deeds, Maurene Inlow, Republican
  • Sheriff, Chester Hawkins, Republican
  • Treasurer, Carol Fox, Democrat


Pennsylvania State Senate

District Senator Party
25 Joseph B. Scarnati Republican
35 John N. Wozniak Democrat
41 Donald C. White Republican


Pennsylvania House of Representatives

District Representative Party
74 Camille "Bud" George Democrat
75 Matt Gabler Republican


United States House of Representatives

District Representative Party
5 Glenn "G.T." Thompson Republican
9 Bill Shuster Republican


United States Senate

Senator Party
Arlen Specter Democrat
Bob Casey Democrat


Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of . of it is land and of it (0.56%) is water. See also: Interstate 80 in Pennsylvania#Highest Point on 80

Adjacent counties



Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there were 83,382 people, 32,785 households, and 22,916 families residing in the county. The population density was 73 people per square mile (28/km²). There were 37,855 housing units at an average density of 33 per square mile (13/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 97.40% White, 1.49% Black or African American, 0.12% Native American, 0.26% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.26% from other races, and 0.46% from two or more races. 0.56% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 22.9% were of German, 13.6% Americanmarker, 10.2% English, 9.9% Irish, 9.1% Italian and 6.0% Polish ancestry according to Census 2000.

There were 32,785 households out of which 29.70% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.60% were married couples living together, 9.30% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.10% were non-families. 26.30% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.10% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 2.94.

In the county, the population was spread out with 22.70% under the age of 18, 7.70% from 18 to 24, 28.80% from 25 to 44, 23.90% from 45 to 64, and 16.90% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 99.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.50 males.

Municipalities

Map of Clearfield County, Pennsylvania with Municipal Labels, showing Cities and Boroughs (red), Townships (white), and Census-designated places (blue).
Under Pennsylvania law, there are four types of incorporated municipalities: cities, boroughs, townships, and, in at most two cases, towns. The following cities, boroughs and townships are located in Clearfield County:

Cities



Boroughs



Townships



Census-designated places

Census-designated places are geographical areas designated by the U.S. Census Bureau for the purposes of compiling demographic data. They are not actual jurisdictions under Pennsylvania law. Other unincorporated communities, such as villages, may be listed here as well.


Recreation

There are two Pennsylvania state parks in Clearfield County.

Clearfield County is also home to the largest wild area in Pennsylvania, the Quehanna Wild Areamarker

Education

Colleges and universities



Map of Clearfield County, Pennsylvania Public School Districts


Community, Junior and Technical Colleges



Public School Districts



See also



References



External links




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