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Pennsylvania




Montgomery County, Pennsylvania

   People QuickFactsMontgomery CountyPennsylvania
Population, 2005 estimate 775,88312,429,616
Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005 3.6%1.2%
Population, 2000 750,09712,281,054
Persons under 5 years old, percent, 2005 6.2%5.8%
Persons under 18 years old, percent, 2005 23.4%22.7%
Persons 65 years old and over, percent, 2005 14.8%15.2%
Female persons, percent, 2005 51.3%51.5%
 
White persons, percent, 2005 (a)85.5%86.0%
Black persons, percent, 2005 (a)8.2%10.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2005 (a)0.1%0.2%
Asian persons, percent, 2005 (a)5.1%2.2%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent, 2005 (a)0.0%0.0%
Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2005 1.1%1.0%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2005 (b)2.7%4.1%
White persons not Hispanic, percent, 2005 83.1%82.6%
 
Living in same house in 1995 and 2000, pct 5 yrs old & over 61.2%63.5%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2000 7.0%4.1%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2000 9.6%8.4%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2000 88.5%81.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2000 38.7%22.4%
Persons with a disability, age 5+, 2000 94,6812,111,771
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2000 26.525.2
 
Housing units, 2005 308,7385,422,362
Homeownership rate, 2000 73.5%71.3%
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2000 24.4%21.2%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2000 $160,700$97,000
 
Households, 2000 286,0984,777,003
Persons per household, 2000 2.542.48
Median household income, 2003 $65,234$42,952
Per capita money income, 1999 $30,898$20,880
Persons below poverty, percent, 2003 5.5%10.6%
   Business QuickFactsMontgomery CountyPennsylvania
Private nonfarm establishments, 2004 26,164301,5571
Private nonfarm employment, 2004 496,7075,107,0441
Private nonfarm employment, percent change 2000-2004 -0.1%0.4%1
Nonemployer establishments, 2004 60,679707,898
 
Total number of firms, 2002 77,279874,255
Black-owned firms, percent, 2002 2.4%2.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native owned firms, percent, 2002 0.3%NA
Asian-owned firms, percent, 2002 4.0%2.6%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander owned firms, percent, 2002 NA0.0%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2002 1.3%1.3%
Women-owned firms, percent, 2002 24.4%26.0%
 
Manufacturers shipments, 2002 ($1000) 25,865,314181,462,443
Wholesale trade sales, 2002 ($1000) 35,706,776183,741,873
Retail sales, 2002 ($1000) 11,883,312130,713,197
Retail sales per capita, 2002 $15,545$10,603
Accommodation and foodservices sales, 2002 ($1000) 1,274,03815,305,402
Building permits, 2005 3,66844,525
Federal spending, 2004 ($1000) 4,488,31094,900,2541
   Geography QuickFactsMontgomery CountyPennsylvania
Land area, 2000 (square miles) 48344,816
Persons per square mile, 2000 1,553.0274.0
FIPS Code 09142
Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metro Area 

1: Includes data not distributed by county.

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(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.
(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.

FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data
NA: Not available
D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information
X: Not applicable
S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards
Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown
F: Fewer than 100 firms


Source U.S. Census Bureau: State and County QuickFacts. Data derived from Population Estimates, Census of Population and Housing, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits, Consolidated Federal Funds Report
Last Revised: Friday, 12-Jan-2007 16:06:05 EST

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