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The Facts

A residential neighborhood in Franklin.

Venango County (per U.S. Census Bureau)

People

Population estimates (July 1, 2017)..........................................................................................................51,762
Population estimates base (April 1, 2010)................................................................................................54,983
Population percent change (April 1, 2010-July 1, 2017).............................................................................-5.9%

Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent.....................................................................................................................5%
Persons under 18 years, percent..............................................................................................................19.7%
Persons 65 years and over, percent..........................................................................................................21.7%
Female persons, percent...........................................................................................................................50.6%

Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent....................................................................................................................................97%
Black or African American alone, percent...................................................................................................1.1%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent.....................................................................................0.2%
Asian alone, percent....................................................................................................................................0.5%
Two or More Races, percent........................................................................................................................1.2%
Hispanic or Latino, percent..........................................................................................................................1.1%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent................................................................................................96%

Population Characteristics
Veterans (2012-2016)..................................................................................................................................5,041
Foreign born persons, percent (2012-2016).................................................................................................0.7%

Housing
Housing units (July 1, 2017)......................................................................................................................27,591
Owner-occupied housing unit rate (2012-2016).........................................................................................75.6%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units (2012-2016)..................................................................$82,700
Median selected monthly owner costs, with mortgage (2012-2016)............................................................$914
Median selected monthly owner costs, without mortgage (2012-2016).......................................................$372
Median gross rent (2012-2016)....................................................................................................................$585
Building permits (2017)....................................................................................................................................34

Families and Living Arrangments
Households (2012-2016)..........................................................................................................................21,962
Persons per household (2012-2016)............................................................................................................2.38
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+ (2012-2016)......................................87.3%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+ (2012-2016)..................1.8%

Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+ (2012-2016)......................................88.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+ (2012-2016)...........................................16.5%

School Systems
Oil City Area School District (student population/schools).......................................................................2,072/5
Franklin Area School District (student population/schools)......................................................................1,907/6
Valley Grove Area School District (student population/schools).................................................................888/2
Forest Area School District (part) (student population/schools)..................................................................450/4
Allegheny-Clarion Valley School District (part) (student population/schools)..............................................682/3
Titusville Area School District (part) (student population/schools)...........................................................1,959/6
Christian Life Academy (student population/schools)..................................................................................79/1

Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+ (2012-2016)............................................57%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+ (2012-2016).....................................51.7%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000).................................................................55,043
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)..............................................226,599
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)...................................................................................1,388,108
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000).............................................................................................................636,855
Total retail sales per capita, 2012...........................................................................................................$11,735

Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+ (2012-2016).......................................................22

Income and Poverty
Median household income, in 2016 dollars (2012-2016)........................................................................$43,885
Per capita income in past 12 months, in 2016 dollars (2012-2016)........................................................$24,257
Persons in poverty, percent.......................................................................................................................14.6%

Businesses

Total employer establishments (2016)........................................................................................................1,172
Total employment (2016)..........................................................................................................................15,564
Total annual payroll, 2016 ($1,000)........................................................................................................526,890
Total employment, percent change (2015-2016)........................................................................................-3.3%
Total non-employer establishments (2016)................................................................................................2,794
All firms (2012)............................................................................................................................................3,590
Men-owned firms (2012).............................................................................................................................2,022
Women-owned firms (2012).......................................................................................................................1,080
Minority-owned firms (2012)..........................................................................................................................129
Nonminority-owned firms (2012)................................................................................................................3,249
Veteran-owned firms (2012)..........................................................................................................................406
Nonveteran-owned firms (2012).................................................................................................................2,842

Geography

Population per square mile (2010)................................................................................................................81.5
Land area in square miles (2010)..............................................................................................................674.28
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