McKean County, PA

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2021 Population
40,652
0.9% 1-year decline
US Senator
Bob Casey Jr.
Democratic Party
US Senator
John Fetterman
Democratic Party
2021 Median Age
43.5
0.229% 1-year decrease
N/A Poverty Rate
16.5%
N/A 1-year N/A
2021 Median Household Income
$52,350
6.32% 1-year growth
2021 Median Property Value
$84,600
2.79% 1-year growth
2021 Employed Population
17,488
0.907% 1-year decline

About

In 2021, McKean County, PA had a population of 40.7k people with a median age of 43.5 and a median household income of $52,350. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of McKean County, PA declined from 41,021 to 40,652, a −0.9% decrease and its median household income grew from $49,240 to $52,350, a 6.32% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in McKean County, PA are White (Non-Hispanic) (92.6%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.25%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.03%), White (Hispanic) (1.29%), and Other (Hispanic) (0.642%).

None of the households in McKean County, PA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99% of the residents in McKean County, PA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in McKean County, PA are University of Pittsburgh-Bradford (273 degrees awarded in 2021).

In 2021, the median property value in McKean County, PA was $84,600, and the homeownership rate was 76%.

Most people in McKean County, PA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.1 minutes. The average car ownership in McKean County, PA was 2 cars per household.

About the photo: Remnants of the Kinzua Viaduct, a railroad bridge spanning the gorge of Kinzua Creek, McKean County.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

McKean County, PA is home to a population of 40.7k people, from which 99% are citizens. As of 2021, 1.48% of McKean County, PA residents were born outside of the country (603 people).

In 2021, there were 41.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (37.7k people) in McKean County, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 914 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 824 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99%
2021 Citizenship
99.2%
2020 Citizenship

As of 2021, 99% of McKean County, PA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2020, the percentage of US citizens in McKean County, PA was 99.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in McKean County, PA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    37.7k ± 119
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    914 ± 104
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    824 ± 161
2.3%
Hispanic Population
935 people

In 2021, there were 41.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (37.7k people) in McKean County, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 914 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 824 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.3% of the people in McKean County, PA are hispanic (935 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in McKean County, PA as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. India
    98,153 ± 7,663 people
  2. Dominican Republic
    81,192 ± 6,974 people
  3. China
    66,978 ± 6,337 people

In 2021, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Pennsylvania was India, the natal country of 98,153 Pennsylvania residents, followed by Dominican Republic with 81,192 and China with 66,978.

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Foreign-Born Population

1.48%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
603 people
1.45%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
593 people

As of 2021, 1.48% of McKean County, PA residents (603 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2020, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in McKean County, PA was 1.45%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,062 ± 121
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    403 ± 130
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    387 ± 118

McKean County, PA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.64 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of McKean County, PA employs 17.5k people. The largest industries in McKean County, PA are Manufacturing (3,564 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (3,380 people), and Educational Services (1,963 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($52,212), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($49,239), and Manufacturing ($48,606).

Males in Pennsylvania have an average income that is 1.33 times higher than the average income of females, which is $57,734. The income inequality in Pennsylvania (measured using the Gini index) is 0.467, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

17.5k
2021 Value
± 719
−0.907%
1 Year decline
± 5.88%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in McKean County, PA declined at a rate of −0.907%, from 17.6k employees to 17.5k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in McKean County, PA, are Production Occupations (2,010 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,915 people), and Management Occupations (1,231 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of McKean County, PA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

17.5k
2021 Value
± 719
−0.907%
1 Year decline
± 5.88%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in McKean County, PA declined at a rate of −0.907%, from 17.6k employees to 17.5k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in McKean County, PA, are Manufacturing (3,564 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (3,380 people), and Educational Services (1,963 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of McKean County, PA, though some of these residents may live in McKean County, PA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$42,232
Median earning men ± $2,308
$29,691
Median earning women ± $1,837

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2021 are Information ($60,417), Public Administration ($58,676), and Manufacturing ($51,444).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2021 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($45,694), Manufacturing ($40,714), and Public Administration ($40,375).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.75%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 155M people employed in Pennsylvania. This represents a 2.75% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Pennsylvania.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 421
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 225
    Other Services, Except Public Administration
  3. 221
    Manufacturing

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Payroll by Industry Sector

The industries with the highest total annual payroll
  1. $599k
    Manufacturing
  2. $244k
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. $52.2k
    Retail Trade

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Pennsylvania to other states, or from other states to Pennsylvania.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $110B
  2. $76.1B
  3. $43.9B

In 2020, the top outbound Pennsylvania product (by dollars) was Pharmaceuticals with $110B, followed by Mixed freight ($76.1B) and Electronics ($43.9B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Pennsylvania products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$722B
2020 Value in Pennsylvania
$1.46T
Projected 2050 Value in Pennsylvania
103% growth

In 2020, total outbound Pennsylvania trade was $722B. This is expected to increase 103% to $1.46T by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Pennsylvania trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Pennsylvania to other states, or from other states to Pennsylvania.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $73.7B
  2. $72.6B
  3. $36B

In 2020, the top outbound Pennsylvania domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New Jersey with $73.7B, followed by New York with $72.6B and Ohio and $36B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Pennsylvania shares with each state (excluding itself).

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in McKean County, PA went to Donald J. Trump with 72.3% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (26.2%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.46%).

Bob Casey Jr. and John Fetterman are the senators currently representing the state of Pennsylvania. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Pennsylvania is currently represented by 17 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Pennsylvania

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Bob Casey Jr.
Senator from Pennsylvania1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
John Fetterman
Senator from Pennsylvania3
Assumed office on January 3, 2023

Bob Casey Jr. and John Fetterman are the senators currently representing Pennsylvania.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Pennsylvania over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania is currently represented by 17 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Pennsylvania have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2021, universities in McKean County, PA awarded 273 degrees. The student population of McKean County, PA in 2021 is skewed towards women, with 491 male students and 673 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in McKean County, PA are White (198 and 73.1%), followed by Black or African American (27 and 9.96%), Hispanic or Latino (17 and 6.27%), and Two or More Races (12 and 4.43%).

The largest universities in McKean County, PA by number of degrees awarded are University of Pittsburgh-Bradford (273 and 100%).

The most popular majors in McKean County, PA are Registered Nursing (37 and 13.6%), General Business (27 and 9.89%), and General Biological Sciences (24 and 8.79%).

The median tuition cost in McKean County, PA for a public four year colleges is $13,394 for in-state students and $25,034 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

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In 2021 in McKean County, PA, the percentage of applicants admitted was 73.3%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 34.1%. The number of students enrolled in 2021 was 1,164 (42.2% men and 57.8% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2021 there were 1,164 students enrolled in McKean County, PA, 42.2% men and 57.8% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 781 records, of which 59.7% were women and 40.3% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 27 degrees awarded
  2. 24 degrees awarded
  3. 18 degrees awarded

In 2021, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in McKean County, PA was General Business with 27 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in McKean County, PA according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
273 degrees awarded

In 2021, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of Pittsburgh-Bradford with 273 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2021, 106 men were awarded degrees from institutions in McKean County, PA, which is 0.635 times less than the 167 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2021 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 198 degrees mean that there were 7.33 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 27 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Public, 4-year or above ($13,394) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2021.

Public, 4-year or above ($960) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2021.

Public, 4-year or above ($759) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

The graph shows the average net price by sector and year.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2021, 0.711% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.725% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2021 were High School or Equivalent (3.52M), Bachelors Degree (1.95M), and Some college (1.84M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in McKean County, PA was $84,600 in 2021, which is 0.345 times smaller than the national average of $244,900. Between 2020 and 2021 the median property value increased from $82,300 to $84,600, a 2.79% increase. The homeownership rate in McKean County, PA is 76%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.6%.

People in McKean County, PA have an average commute time of 21.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in McKean County, PA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in McKean County, PA is $52,350. In 2021, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in McKean County, PA was Census Tract 4201 with a value of $67,589, followed by Census Tract 4210 and Census Tract 4207, with respective values of $63,648 and $60,111.

In 2022, 9.96% of the population was living with severe housing problems in McKean County, PA. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 0.841%.

Property

$84,600
Median Property Value 2021
±$2,550
$11,985
Median Property Taxes
±$527

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In McKean County, PA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in McKean County, PA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

76%
Homeownership
2021
62.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2021

In 2021, 76% of the housing units in McKean County, PA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 74.4%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 4201
  2. Census Tract 4210
  3. Census Tract 4207

In 2021, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in McKean County, PA was Census Tract 4201 with a value of $67,589, followed by Census Tract 4210 and Census Tract 4207, with respective values of $63,648 and $60,111.

The following map shows all of the tracts in McKean County, PA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$52,350
Median Household Income
± $2,450
15.8k
Number of Households
± 640

In 2021, the median household income of the 15.8k households in McKean County, PA grew to $52,350 from the previous year's value of $49,240.

The following chart displays the households in McKean County, PA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for McKean County, PA is from Pennsylvania.
0.467
2021 Wage GINI in Pennsylvania
0.466
2020 Wage GINI in Pennsylvania

In 2021, the income inequality in Pennsylvania was 0.467 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.147% growth from 2020 to 2021, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Pennsylvania was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Pennsylvania in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2021
  1. Drove Alone (79.1%)
  2. Carpooled (11.2%)
  3. Walked (4.36%)

In 2021, 79.1% of workers in McKean County, PA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (11.2%) and those who walked to work (4.36%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

21.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in McKean County, PA have a shorter commute time (21.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.8 minutes). Additionally, 1.87% of the workforce in McKean County, PA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in McKean County, PA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in McKean County, PA have 2 cars.

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 9.96% of the population was living with severe housing problems in McKean County, PA. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 0.841%.

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Poverty & Diversity

16.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in McKean County, PA (58k out of 351k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.6%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 25 - 34 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in McKean County, PA is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Children in Poverty

In 2022, 20% of the children was living in poverty in McKean County, PA. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 4.1%.

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Crimes & Accidents

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In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 288 in McKean County, PA. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 89.3 per 100,000 population.

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95.7% of the population of McKean County, PA has health coverage, with 47.6% on employee plans, 18.9% on Medicaid, 15.3% on Medicare, 12.4% on non-group plans, and 1.47% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in McKean County, PA see 1766 patients per year on average, which represents a 5.16% decrease from the previous year (1862 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2373 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 823 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.7% were men and 49.3% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,766 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in McKean County, PA

Primary care physicians in McKean County, PA see an average of 1,766 patients per year. This represents a 5.16% decrease from the previous year (1,862 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in McKean County, PA in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2021, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 22.5% under 18 years, 18.7% between 18 and 34 years, 40% between 35 and 64 years, and 18.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.7% were men and 49.3% were women.

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Uninsured People

4.25%
Uninsured
47.6%
Employer Coverage
18.9%
Medicaid
15.3%
Medicare
12.4%
Non-Group
1.47%
Military or VA

Between 2020 and 2021, the percent of uninsured citizens in McKean County, PA grew by 4.82% from 4.06% to 4.25%.

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Health Outcomes

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In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 46.6 in McKean County, PA.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 35.5% in McKean County, PA.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 6.33% in McKean County, PA.

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