Clarion, PA Population

Population: 6,185. Estimated population in July 2020: 5,507 (-11.0% change)
Males: 2,611 (42.2%), Females: 3,574 (57.8%)

Clarion County

Zip code: 16214

Median resident age: 21.7 years
Median household income: $19,902
Median house value: $88,800

Races in Clarion:

  • White Non-Hispanic (93.9%)
  • Black (3.5%)
  • Hispanic (0.8%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)

Ancestries: German (34.1%), Irish (15.2%), Italian (13.7%), Polish (7.6%), English (7.1%), Scotch-Irish (3.4%).

Elevation: 1491 feet

Land area: 1.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Clarion

  • High school or higher: 91.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 32.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.1%
  • Unemployed: 11.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 13.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Clarion borough

  • Never married: 67.1%
  • Now married: 22.0%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 4.6%
  • Divorced: 5.5%

3.3% Foreign born (1.7% Asia, 1.1% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: -344 (-5.3%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Clarion:

  • CLARION HOSPITAL (ONE HOSPITAL DRIVE)
  • CLARION PSYCH CNTR (TWO HOSPITAL DR RD#3 BOX 188)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Clarion:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Clarion:

  • VENANGO REGIONAL (about 34 miles; FRANKLIN, PA; Abbreviation: FKL)
  • DU BOIS-JEFFERSON COUNTY (about 35 miles; DU BOIS, PA; Abbreviation: DUJ)
  • ARNOLD PALMER REGIONAL (about 65 miles; LATROBE, PA; Abbreviation: LBE)
Other public-use airports nearest to Clarion:

  • CLARION COUNTY (about 4 miles; CLARION, PA; Abbreviation: AXQ)
  • MC VILLE (about 36 miles; FREEPORT, PA; Abbreviation: P37)
  • TITUSVILLE (about 36 miles; TITUSVILLE, PA; Abbreviation: 6G1)

Colleges and Universities

College/University in Clarion:

  • CLARION UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (Full-time enrollment: 5,690; Location: WOOD ST; Public; Website: www.clarion.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Clarion:

  • INDIANA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA-MAIN CAMPUS (about 44 miles; INDIANA, PA; Full-time enrollment: 12,307)
  • SLIPPERY ROCK UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 48 miles; SLIPPERY ROCK, PA; Full-time enrollment: 6,399)
  • GROVE CITY COLLEGE (about 49 miles; GROVE CITY, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,306)
  • JAMESTOWN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 62 miles; JAMESTOWN, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,662)
  • CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY (about 66 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 7,903)
  • ART INSTITUTE PITTSBURGH (about 67 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,246)
  • POINT PARK COLLEGE (about 68 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,189)

Schools

Public high school in Clarion:

  • CLARION AREA JSHS (Students: 454; Grades: 07 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Clarion:

  • CLARION AREA EL SCH (Students: 456; Grades: KG – 06)
Private primary/middle schools in Clarion:

  • IMMACULATE CONCEPTION SCHOOL (Students: 166; Location: 729 EAST MAIN STREET; Grades: PK – 8)
  • CLARION CENTER SCHOOL (Students: 23; Location: TWO HOSPITAL DRIVE; Grades: 2 – 10)

Libraries

Library in Clarion:

  • CLARION FREE LIBRARY (Operating income: $338,628; Location: 644 MAIN ST.; 36,739 books; 701 audio materials; 1,217 video materials; 83 serial subscriptions)

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