|Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania|
Location in the state of Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania's location in the U.S.
|Founded||February 21, 1810|
832 sq mi (2,155 km²)
10 sq mi (26 km²), 1.15%
52/sq mi (20/km²)
Susquehanna County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. As of the 2000 census, the population was 42,238. Susquehanna County was created on February 21, 1810 from part of Luzerne County and named for the Susquehanna River. Its county seat is Montrose6.
Geography[edit | edit source]
Adjacent Counties[edit | edit source]
- Broome County (north)
- Wayne County (east)
- Lackawanna County (southeast)
- Wyoming County (southwest)
- Bradford County (west)
- Tioga County (northwest)
Demographics[edit | edit source]
As of the census² of 2000, there were 42,238 people, 16,529 households, and 11,785 families residing in the county. The population density was 20/km² (51/sq mi). There were 21,829 housing units at an average density of 10/km² (26/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 98.54% White, 0.30% Black or African American, 0.15% Native American, 0.22% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.17% from other races, and 0.60% from two or more races. 0.67% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 16,529 households out of which 31.90% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.70% were married couples living together, 8.60% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.70% were non-families. 24.30% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.50% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 2.99.
In the county, the population was spread out with 25.50% under the age of 18, 6.70% from 18 to 24, 27.10% from 25 to 44, 25.20% from 45 to 64, and 15.50% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 98.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.80 males.
Politics[edit | edit source]
Municipalities[edit | edit source]
Under Pennsylvania law, there are four types of incorporated municipalities: cities, boroughs, townships, and, in at most two cases, towns. The following boroughs and townships are located in Susquehanna County:
Boroughs[edit | edit source]
Townships[edit | edit source]
Education[edit | edit source]
Public Libraries[edit | edit source]
Public School Districts[edit | edit source]
- Blue Ridge School District
- Elk Lake School District (also in Wyoming County)
- Forest City Regional School District (also in Lackawanna and Wayne Counties)
- Montrose Area School District
- Mountain View School District
- Susquehanna Community School District (also in Wayne County)
Recreation[edit | edit source]
There is one Pennsylvania state park in Susquehanna County:
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