Lock Haven, PA

Census Place

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2022 Population
8,422
0.426% 1-year decline
US Senator
Bob Casey Jr.
Democratic Party
US Senator
John Fetterman
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
27.3
1.87% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
25.1%
6.57% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$42,930
14% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$133,400
0.984% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Lock Haven, PA had a population of 8.42k people with a median age of 27.3 and a median household income of $42,930. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Lock Haven, PA declined from 8,458 to 8,422, a −0.426% decrease and its median household income grew from $37,662 to $42,930, a 14% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Lock Haven, PA are White (Non-Hispanic) (89.9%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3.72%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.08%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.25%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (1.12%).

None of the households in Lock Haven, 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.

98.5% of the residents in Lock Haven, PA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in N/A are Lock Haven University (731 degrees awarded in 2021).

In 2022, the median property value in Lock Haven, PA was $133,400, and the homeownership rate was 33.7%.

Most people in Lock Haven, PA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21 minutes. The average car ownership in Lock Haven, PA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Lock Haven, PA is home to a population of 8.42k people, from which 98.5% are citizens. As of 2022, 2.81% of Lock Haven, PA residents were born outside of the country (237 people).

In 2022, there were 24.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (7.58k people) in Lock Haven, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 313 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 175 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.5%
2022 Citizenship
98.7%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.5% of Lock Haven, PA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Lock Haven, PA was 98.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Lock Haven, PA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    7.58k ± 216
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    313 ± 153
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    175 ± 112
2.84%
Hispanic Population
239 people

In 2022, there were 24.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (7.58k people) in Lock Haven, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 313 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 175 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.84% of the people in Lock Haven, PA are hispanic (239 people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

2.81%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
237 people
2.34%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
198 people

As of 2022, 2.81% of Lock Haven, PA residents (237 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Lock Haven, PA was 2.34%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    169 ± 107
  2. Vietnam
    138 ± 76
  3. Korea
    22 ± 22

Lock Haven, PA has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.22 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Lock Haven, PA employs 3.97k people. The largest industries in Lock Haven, PA are Health Care & Social Assistance (615 people), Educational Services (580 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (491 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($69,514), Public Administration ($53,750), and Transportation & Warehousing ($53,109).

Occupations

3.97k
2022 Value
± 602
−2.07%
1 Year decline
± 20.4%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Lock Haven, PA declined at a rate of −2.07%, from 4.05k employees to 3.97k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Lock Haven, PA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (541 people), Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (428 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (304 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Lock Haven, PA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

3.97k
2022 Value
± 602
−2.07%
1 Year decline
± 20.4%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Lock Haven, PA declined at a rate of −2.07%, from 4.05k employees to 3.97k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Lock Haven, PA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (615 people), Educational Services (580 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (491 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Lock Haven, PA, though some of these residents may live in Lock Haven, 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

$29,555
Median earning men ± $6,327
$19,171
Median earning women ± $9,302

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($103,116), Public Administration ($54,559), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($53,969).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Manufacturing ($47,788), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($37,660), and Retail Trade ($20,724).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.78%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 6.03M people employed in Pennsylvania. This represents a 2.78% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 18.1%.

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

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Pennsylvania went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 50% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (48.8%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.15%).

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.

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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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Education

In 2021, universities in Lock Haven, PA awarded 731 degrees. The student population of Lock Haven, PA in 2021 is skewed towards women, with 1,092 male students and 1,828 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Lock Haven, PA are White (621 and 85.5%), followed by Black or African American (39 and 5.37%), Hispanic or Latino (24 and 3.31%), and Two or More Races (16 and 2.2%).

The largest universities in Lock Haven, PA by number of degrees awarded are Lock Haven University (731 and 100%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.733% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.743% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (3.5M), Bachelors Degree (1.98M), and Some college (1.83M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Lock Haven, PA was $133,400 in 2022, which is 0.473 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $132,100 to $133,400, a 0.984% increase. The homeownership rate in Lock Haven, PA is 33.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Lock Haven, PA have an average commute time of 21 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Lock Haven, PA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$133,400
Median Property Value 2022
±$20,942
$1,107
Median Property Taxes
±$257

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 Lock Haven, PA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $2k - $3k range.

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

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Rent vs Own

33.7%
Homeownership
2022
51.6%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 33.7% of the housing units in Lock Haven, PA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 30.6%.

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Income by Location

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Census Tract 306
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

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Household Income

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$42,930
Median Household Income
± $7,973
3.29k
Number of Households
± 458

In 2022, the median household income of the 3.29k households in Lock Haven, PA grew to $42,930 from the previous year's value of $37,662.

The following chart displays the households in Lock Haven, 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 < $10k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Lock Haven, PA is from Pennsylvania.
0.466
2022 Wage GINI in Pennsylvania
0.467
2021 Wage GINI in Pennsylvania

In 2022, the income inequality in Pennsylvania was 0.466 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.123% decline from 2021 to 2022, 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 2022
  1. Drove Alone (66.1%)
  2. Carpooled (12.7%)
  3. Walked (10.4%)

In 2022, 66.1% of workers in Lock Haven, PA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (12.7%) and those who walked to work (10.4%).

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Commute Time

21 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Lock Haven, PA have a shorter commute time (21 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.43% of the workforce in Lock Haven, 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 Lock Haven, PA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Lock Haven, PA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

25.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Lock Haven, PA (1.81k out of 7.21k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. 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 Lock Haven, 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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Health

91.3% of the population of Lock Haven, PA has health coverage, with 42% on employee plans, 25.3% on Medicaid, 8.83% on Medicare, 13.8% on non-group plans, and 1.41% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Clinton County, PA see 2575 patients per year on average, which represents a 6.49% increase from the previous year (2418 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2233 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 843 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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2,575 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Clinton County, PA

Primary care physicians in Clinton County, PA see an average of 2,575 patients per year. This represents a 6.49% increase from the previous year (2,418 patients).

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

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 21.4% under 18 years, 40.3% between 18 and 34 years, 25.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 12.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.5% were men and 52.5% were women.

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Uninsured People

8.68%
Uninsured
42%
Employer Coverage
25.3%
Medicaid
8.83%
Medicare
13.8%
Non-Group
1.41%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Lock Haven, PA declined by 2.84% from 8.94% to 8.68%.

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

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