Clarion County, PA

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2020 Population
38,633
0.212% 1-year decline
US Senator
Bob Casey Jr.
Democratic Party
US Senator
Pat Toomey
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
41.8
0.723% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
16.1%
1.13% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$49,695
6.46% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$123,400
5.56% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
17,516
0.8% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Clarion County, PA had a population of 38.6k people with a median age of 41.8 and a median household income of $49,695. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Clarion County, PA declined from 38,715 to 38,633, a −0.212% decrease and its median household income grew from $46,680 to $49,695, a 6.46% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Clarion County, PA are White (Non-Hispanic) (95.5%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.53%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.44%), White (Hispanic) (0.588%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.347%).

None of the households in Clarion 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.

99.5% of the residents in Clarion County, PA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Clarion County, PA are Clarion University of Pennsylvania (1,413 degrees awarded in 2020).

In 2020, the median property value in Clarion County, PA was $123,400, and the homeownership rate was 69.5%.

Most people in Clarion County, PA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Clarion County, PA was 2 cars per household.

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geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Clarion County, PA is home to a population of 38.6k people, from which 99.5% are citizens. As of 2020, 0.831% of Clarion County, PA residents were born outside of the country (321 people).

In 2020, there were 62.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (36.9k people) in Clarion County, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 593 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 557 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.5%
2020 Citizenship
99.5%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 99.5% of Clarion County, PA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Clarion County, PA was 99.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Clarion County, PA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    36.9k ± 135
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    593 ± 182
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    557 ± 88
1.02%
Hispanic Population
394 people

In 2020, there were 62.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (36.9k people) in Clarion County, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 593 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 557 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.02% of the people in Clarion County, PA are hispanic (394 people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. India
    92,750 ± 7,450 people
  2. Dominican Republic
    72,397 ± 6,587 people
  3. China
    65,642 ± 6,274 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Pennsylvania was India, the natal country of 92,750 Pennsylvania residents, followed by Dominican Republic with 72,397 and China with 65,642.

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Foreign-Born Population

0.831%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
321 people
1.1%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
426 people

As of 2020, 0.831% of Clarion County, PA residents (321 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Clarion County, PA was 1.1%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,007 ± 116
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    333 ± 87
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    323 ± 77

Clarion County, PA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.02 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Clarion County, PA employs 17.5k people. The largest industries in Clarion County, PA are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,107 people), Manufacturing (2,372 people), and Retail Trade (1,860 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($76,364), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($58,438), and Information ($54,630).

Males in Pennsylvania have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $54,196. The income inequality in Pennsylvania (measured using the Gini index) is 0.466, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

17.5k
2020 Value
± 698
0.8%
1 Year growth
± 5.26%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Clarion County, PA grew at a rate of 0.8%, from 17.4k employees to 17.5k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Clarion County, PA, are Sales & Related Occupations (1,668 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,616 people), and Management Occupations (1,537 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Clarion County, PA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

17.5k
2020 Value
± 698
0.8%
1 Year growth
± 5.26%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Clarion County, PA grew at a rate of 0.8%, from 17.4k employees to 17.5k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Clarion County, PA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,107 people), Manufacturing (2,372 people), and Retail Trade (1,860 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Clarion County, PA, though some of these residents may live in Clarion 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

$40,659
Median earning men ± $1,396
$26,819
Median earning women ± $1,167

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Information ($54,398), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($52,563), and Public Administration ($50,114).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Information ($92,639), Public Administration ($37,500), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($35,804).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Pennsylvania. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

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. 405
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 212
    Retail Trade
  3. 201
    Other Services, Except Public Administration

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Payroll by Industry Sector

The industries with the highest total annual payroll
  1. $260k
    Manufacturing
  2. $152k
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. $56.8k
    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. $74.2B
  3. $44.2B

In 2020, the top outbound Pennsylvania product (by dollars) was Pharmaceuticals with $110B, followed by Mixed freight ($74.2B) and Electronics ($44.2B).

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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$734B
2020 Value in Pennsylvania
$1.46T
Projected 2050 Value in Pennsylvania
99.3% growth

In 2020, total outbound Pennsylvania trade was $734B. This is expected to increase 99.3% 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. $73.5B
  2. $71.1B
  3. $36.8B

In 2020, the top outbound Pennsylvania domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New Jersey with $73.5B, followed by New York with $71.1B and Ohio and $36.8B.

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 Clarion County, PA went to Donald J. Trump with 74.8% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (24%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.22%).

Bob Casey Jr. and Pat Toomey 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 18 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
Pat Toomey
Senator from Pennsylvania3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011

Bob Casey Jr. and Pat Toomey are the senators currently representing Pennsylvania.

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

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US Representatives from Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania is currently represented by 18 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 2020, universities in Clarion County, PA awarded 1,413 degrees. The student population of Clarion County, PA in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 1,294 male students and 3,171 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Clarion County, PA are White (1,229 and 87.6%), followed by Black or African American (71 and 5.06%), Two or More Races (36 and 2.57%), and Hispanic or Latino (31 and 2.21%).

The largest universities in Clarion County, PA by number of degrees awarded are Clarion University of Pennsylvania (1,413 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Clarion County, PA are Registered Nursing (204 and 14.4%), Library & Information Science (165 and 11.7%), and Liberal Arts & Sciences (156 and 11%).

The median tuition cost in Clarion County, PA for a public four year colleges is $7,716 for in-state students and $11,574 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

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In 2020 in Clarion County, PA, the percentage of applicants admitted was 94.2%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 30%. The number of students enrolled in 2020 was 4,465 (29% men and 71% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2020 there were 4,465 students enrolled in Clarion County, PA, 29% men and 71% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 3,638 records, of which 72.2% were women and 27.8% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 146 degree-majors awarded
  2. 132 degree-majors awarded
  3. 53 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Clarion County, PA was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 146 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
1,413 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Clarion University of Pennsylvania with 1,413 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2020, 404 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Clarion County, PA, which is 0.4 times less than the 1,009 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 1,229 degrees mean that there were 17.3 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 71 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 ($7,716) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Public, 4-year or above ($3,433) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,240) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.658% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.701% 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 2020 were High School or Equivalent (3.5M), Bachelors Degree (1.89M), and Some college (1.84M).

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Clarion County, PA was $123,400 in 2020, which is 0.537 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $116,900 to $123,400, a 5.56% increase. The homeownership rate in Clarion County, PA is 69.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Clarion County, PA have an average commute time of 23.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Clarion County, PA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Clarion County, PA is $49,695. In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Clarion County, PA was Census Tract 1601.01 with a value of $55,938, followed by Census Tract 1609 and Census Tract 1608, with respective values of $55,540 and $54,901.

In 2021, 12.5% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Clarion County, PA. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 0.0725%.

Property

$123,400
Median Property Value 2020
±$4,201
$11,075
Median Property Taxes
±$438

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 Clarion 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 Clarion County, PA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

69.5%
Homeownership
2020
62.8%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 69.5% of the housing units in Clarion County, PA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 69.1%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 1601.01
  2. Census Tract 1609
  3. Census Tract 1608

In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Clarion County, PA was Census Tract 1601.01 with a value of $55,938, followed by Census Tract 1609 and Census Tract 1608, with respective values of $55,540 and $54,901.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Clarion 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.
$49,695
Median Household Income
± $2,127
15.9k
Number of Households
± 637

In 2020, the median household income of the 15.9k households in Clarion County, PA grew to $49,695 from the previous year's value of $46,680.

The following chart displays the households in Clarion 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 Clarion County, PA is from Pennsylvania.
0.466
2020 Wage GINI in Pennsylvania
0.469
2019 Wage GINI in Pennsylvania

In 2020, the income inequality in Pennsylvania was 0.466 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.614% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more 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 2020
  1. Drove Alone (78.6%)
  2. Carpooled (9.04%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.47%)

In 2020, 78.6% of workers in Clarion County, PA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.04%) and those who worked at home (6.47%).

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

23.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Clarion County, PA have a shorter commute time (23.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 3.32% of the workforce in Clarion 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 Clarion County, PA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Clarion County, PA have 2 cars.

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2021, 12.5% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Clarion County, PA. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 0.0725%.

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Poverty & Diversity

16.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Clarion County, PA (6.03k out of 37.5k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

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

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 2021, 16.9% of the children was living in poverty in Clarion County, PA. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 2.3%.

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Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2021, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 128 in Clarion County, PA. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 30.7 per 100,000 population.

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92.9% of the population of Clarion County, PA has health coverage, with 47% on employee plans, 15.1% on Medicaid, 13.3% on Medicare, 16.1% on non-group plans, and 1.44% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Pennsylvania was $9,258 in 2014. This is a 4.29% increase from the previous year ($8,877).

Primary care physicians in Clarion County, PA see 2281 patients per year on average, which represents a 12.7% increase from the previous year (2024 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2261 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 725 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.5% were men and 51.5% were women.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Pennsylvania, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,281 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Clarion County, PA

Primary care physicians in Clarion County, PA see an average of 2,281 patients per year. This represents a 12.7% increase from the previous year (2,024 patients).

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

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Community Mobility

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 20.8% under 18 years, 22.8% between 18 and 34 years, 37.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 19.3% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.5% were men and 51.5% were women.

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Uninsured People

7.12%
Uninsured
47%
Employer Coverage
15.1%
Medicaid
13.3%
Medicare
16.1%
Non-Group
1.44%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Clarion County, PA declined by 5.59% from 7.54% to 7.12%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Clarion County, PA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2021, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 58.9 in Clarion County, PA.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2021, 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 32.3% in Clarion County, PA.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 7.99% in Clarion County, PA.

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