Warren County, Pennsylvania

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Warren County
Warren County Courthouse
Warren County Courthouse
Map of Pennsylvania highlighting Warren County
Location within the U.S. state of Pennsylvania
Map of the United States highlighting Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 41°49′N 79°16′W / 41.81°N 79.27°W / 41.81; -79.27
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
FoundedOctober 1, 1819
Named forJoseph Warren
SeatWarren
Largest cityWarren
Area
 • Total899 sq mi (2,330 km2)
 • Land884 sq mi (2,290 km2)
 • Water14.1 sq mi (37 km2)  1.6%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2018)
39,498
 • Density46/sq mi (18/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district15th
Websitewww.warrencountypa.net

Warren County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. As of the 2010 census, the population was 41,815.[1] Its county seat is Warren.[2] The county was formed in 1800 from parts of Allegheny and Lycoming counties; attached to Crawford County until 1805 and then to Venango County until Warren was formally organized in 1819.[3]

Warren County makes up the Warren, PA Micropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography[edit]

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 899 square miles (2,330 km2), of which 884 square miles (2,290 km2) is land and 14 square miles (36 km2) (1.6%) is water.[4] Notable physical features include the Allegheny River, the Allegheny Reservoir, the Kinzua Dam, and the Allegheny National Forest. The county has a warm-summer humid continental climate (Dfb) and average temperatures in the city of Warren range from 24.5 °F in January to 69.3 °F in July. [1]

Adjacent counties[edit]

National protected area[edit]

Major highways[edit]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1800233
1810827254.9%
18201,976138.9%
18304,697137.7%
18409,27897.5%
185013,67147.3%
186019,19040.4%
187023,89724.5%
188027,98117.1%
189037,58534.3%
190038,9463.6%
191039,5731.6%
192040,0241.1%
193041,4533.6%
194042,7893.2%
195042,698−0.2%
196045,5826.8%
197047,6824.6%
198047,449−0.5%
199045,050−5.1%
200043,863−2.6%
201041,815−4.7%
202038,587−7.7%
U.S. Decennial Census[5]
1790-1960[6] 1900-1990[7]
1990-2000[8] 2010-2017[1] 2010-2020[9]

As of the census[10] of 2000, there were 43,863 people, 17,696 households, and 12,121 families residing in the county. The population density was 50 people per square mile (19/km2). There were 23,058 housing units at an average density of 26 per square mile (10/km2). The racial makeup of the county was 98.68% White, 0.21% Black or African American, 0.19% Native American, 0.27% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.12% from other races, and 0.52% from two or more races. 0.34% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 22.2% were of German, 12.4% Swedish, 11.2% American, 10.5% Irish, 8.8% English, 8.2% Italian, and 5.1% Polish ancestry.

There were 17,696 households, out of which 29.80% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.10% were married couples living together, 8.40% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.50% were non-families. 27.20% of all households were made up of individuals, and 12.20% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.42 and the average family size was 2.93.

In the county, the population was spread out, with 24.10% under the age of 18, 6.40% from 18 to 24, 27.00% from 25 to 44, 25.90% from 45 to 64, and 16.70% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 96.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.80 males.

Government[edit]

United States presidential election results for Warren County, Pennsylvania[11]
Year Republican Democratic Third party
No.  % No.  % No.  %
2020 14,237 68.92% 6,066 29.37% 354 1.71%
2016 12,477 67.68% 5,145 27.91% 812 4.40%
2012 10,010 57.86% 6,995 40.44% 294 1.70%
2008 9,685 51.89% 8,537 45.74% 441 2.36%
2004 10,999 57.07% 8,044 41.74% 230 1.19%
2000 9,290 52.93% 7,537 42.94% 725 4.13%
1996 7,056 41.34% 7,291 42.72% 2,720 15.94%
1992 6,585 35.74% 6,972 37.84% 4,869 26.42%
1988 8,991 56.21% 6,790 42.45% 214 1.34%
1984 10,838 62.93% 6,244 36.26% 139 0.81%
1980 9,165 57.37% 5,560 34.81% 1,249 7.82%
1976 8,508 52.62% 7,412 45.84% 250 1.55%
1972 10,018 66.05% 4,877 32.16% 272 1.79%
1968 8,889 55.67% 6,368 39.88% 711 4.45%
1964 5,965 35.81% 10,598 63.62% 94 0.56%
1960 11,611 63.81% 6,525 35.86% 59 0.32%
1956 12,145 72.94% 4,463 26.80% 43 0.26%
1952 11,555 71.55% 4,442 27.50% 153 0.95%
1948 8,378 65.38% 4,103 32.02% 333 2.60%
1944 9,276 66.96% 4,440 32.05% 137 0.99%
1940 11,016 65.02% 5,825 34.38% 101 0.60%
1936 9,440 50.30% 8,495 45.27% 832 4.43%
1932 7,872 57.24% 5,254 38.20% 627 4.56%
1928 12,077 80.21% 2,835 18.83% 144 0.96%
1924 8,502 70.93% 2,161 18.03% 1,323 11.04%
1920 7,791 65.07% 2,180 18.21% 2,003 16.73%
1916 3,413 47.79% 2,628 36.80% 1,100 15.40%
1912 1,564 21.55% 1,686 23.23% 4,008 55.22%
1908 4,672 62.03% 2,054 27.27% 806 10.70%
1904 4,737 68.57% 1,222 17.69% 949 13.74%
1900 5,609 64.88% 2,500 28.92% 536 6.20%
1896 4,846 58.70% 3,048 36.92% 361 4.37%
1892 3,838 51.91% 2,735 36.99% 821 11.10%
1888 4,329 55.76% 2,640 34.00% 795 10.24%


Voter Registration[edit]

As of February 21, 2022, there are 26,281 registered voters in Warren County.[12]

Chart of Voter Registration

  Republican (55.66%)
  Democratic (29.09%)
  Independent (9.00%)
  Third Party (6.24%)










State Senate[13][edit]

State House of Representatives[13][edit]

United States House of Representatives[edit]

United States Senate[edit]

Micropolitan Statistical Area[edit]

The United States Office of Management and Budget[14] has designated Warren County as the Warren, PA Micropolitan Statistical Area (µSA).[15] As of the 2010 U.S. Census[16] the micropolitan area ranked 14th most populous in the State of Pennsylvania and the 298th most populous in the United States with a population of 41,815.

Education[edit]

Map of Warren County, Pennsylvania School Districts

Public school districts[edit]

Charter schools[edit]

Vocational school[edit]

Private schools[edit]

  • Beaver Valley Amish School
  • Calvary Chapel Christian School
  • Cozy Corners Amish School
  • Early Childhood Learning Center
  • Forest Amish School
  • HR Rouse Children's Center
  • Little Ash Parochial School, Sugar Grove
  • Meadow View Amish School, Sugar Grove
  • Pine Ridge School
  • Railroad School
  • Round Hill School
  • Ruth Smith Children's Home
  • St Joseph School
  • Stoney Run Amish School
  • Warren County Christian School

per Education Names and Addresses directory which is annually developed by the Pennsylvania Department of Education, 2016

Recreation[edit]

There is one Pennsylvania state park in Warren County. Chapman State Park is adjacent to Allegheny National Forest and State Game Land 29 just of U.S. Route 6, near Clarendon. Warren County also contains a tract of old-growth forest called Hearts Content National Scenic Area.

Communities[edit]

Map of Warren County, Pennsylvania with Municipal Labels showing Cities and Boroughs (red), Townships (white), and Census-designated places (blue).

Under Pennsylvania law, there are four types of incorporated municipalities: cities, boroughs, townships, and, in at most two cases, towns. The following cities, boroughs and townships are located in Warren County:

City[edit]

Boroughs[edit]

Townships[edit]

Census-designated places[edit]

Census-designated places are geographical areas designated by the U.S. Census Bureau for the purposes of compiling demographic data. They are not actual jurisdictions under Pennsylvania law.

Unincorporated communities[edit]

Some communities are neither incorporated nor treated as census-designated places.

Ghost towns[edit]

Population ranking[edit]

The population ranking of the following table is based on the 2010 census of Warren County.[16]

county seat

Rank City/Town/etc. Municipal type Population (2010 Census)
1 Warren City 9,710
2 North Warren CDP 1,934
3 Youngsville Borough 1,729
4 Russell CDP 1,408
5 Sheffield CDP 1,132
6 Columbus CDP 824
7 Tidioute Borough 688
8 Sugar Grove Borough 613
9 Starbrick CDP 522
10 Clarendon Borough 450
11 Bear Lake Borough 164

See also[edit]

Coordinates: 41°49′N 79°16′W / 41.81°N 79.27°W / 41.81; -79.27

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on June 6, 2011. Retrieved November 22, 2013.
  2. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on May 9, 2015. Retrieved June 7, 2011.
  3. ^ "Pennsylvania: Individual County Chronologies". Pennsylvania Atlas of Historical County Boundaries. The Newberry Library. 2008. Archived from the original on March 25, 2015. Retrieved March 13, 2015.
  4. ^ "2010 Census Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. August 22, 2012. Retrieved March 11, 2015.
  5. ^ "U.S. Decennial Census". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved March 11, 2015.
  6. ^ "Historical Census Browser". University of Virginia Library. Archived from the original on August 11, 2012. Retrieved March 11, 2015.
  7. ^ Forstall, Richard L., ed. (March 24, 1995). "Population of Counties by Decennial Census: 1900 to 1990". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on March 20, 2015. Retrieved March 11, 2015.
  8. ^ "Census 2000 PHC-T-4. Ranking Tables for Counties: 1990 and 2000" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. April 2, 2001. Archived (PDF) from the original on December 18, 2014. Retrieved March 11, 2015.
  9. ^ "Census 2020".
  10. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved May 14, 2011.
  11. ^ Leip, David. "Dave Leip's Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections". uselectionatlas.org. Archived from the original on March 23, 2018. Retrieved May 1, 2018.
  12. ^ "Voter registration statistics by county". Dos.state.pa.us. Retrieved February 23, 2022.
  13. ^ a b Center, Legislativate Data Processing. "Find Your Legislator". The official website for the Pennsylvania General Assembly. Archived from the original on May 6, 2017. Retrieved May 12, 2017.
  14. ^ "Office of Management and Budget". whitehouse.gov. Archived from the original on April 29, 2018. Retrieved May 1, 2018.
  15. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on September 24, 2015. Retrieved December 7, 2017.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  16. ^ a b CNMP, US Census Bureau. "This site has been redesigned and relocated. - U.S. Census Bureau". www.census.gov. Retrieved May 1, 2018.

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