Clarion, Pennsylvania Population 2024

4,418

Clarion is a city located in Clarion County Pennsylvania. Clarion has a 2024 population of 4,418. It is also the county seat of Clarion County. Clarion is currently growing at a rate of 2.86% annually and its population has increased by 12.53% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,926 in 2020.

The average household income in Clarion is $64,949 with a poverty rate of 20.34%. The median age in Clarion is 25 years: 28.1 years for males, and 23.4 years for females.

Clarion Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Clarion was:

  • White: 88.51%
  • Black or African American: 7.23%
  • Asian: 1.45%
  • Two or more races: 1.43%
  • Other race: 1.38%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,806.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
12.53% (492)
The current population of Clarion, Pennsylvania is 4,418 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,926.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,72288.51%
Black or African American3047.23%
Asian611.45%
Two or more races601.43%
Other race581.38%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Asian

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Clarion Population by Race

Clarion Population Pyramid 2024

Clarion Median Age

25

Total

28.1

Male

23.4

Female

Clarion Adults

There are 3,486 adults, (500 of whom are seniors) in Clarion.

Clarion Age Dependency

40.8

Age Dependency Ratio

16.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Clarion Sex Ratio

Female2,40957.29%
Male1,79642.71%

Clarion Population by Age

Clarion Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,5362.2840.159.9
Non Family7881.4926.573.5
Married4783.247723
Female1942.918.291.8
Male762.7530.369.7

2.98

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

40.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Clarion Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade743.52%
Associates Degree1346.38%
Bachelors Degree54525.94%
Graduate Degree43420.66%
High School Graduate65231.03%
Less Than 9th Grade261.24%
Some College23611.23%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Clarion Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Clarion Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,8521,752819
Black12712779
Hispanic575732
Asian494949
Other Race282819
2+ Races22224

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Clarion Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$50,526$43,889$51,140
Graduate Degree$71,493$71,754$57,250
High School Graduate$24,643$0$24,256
Less Than 9th Grade$43,162$43,162$0
Overall$41,641$53,269$34,615
Some College$29,293$0$28,750

$41,641

Average Earnings

$53,269

Average Male

$34,615

Average Female

Clarion Earnings by Educational Attainment

Clarion Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Clarion Language

94.92% of Clarion residents speak only English, while 5.08% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.38% of the population.

Clarion Language

Clarion Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,02170323.27%
Other58915.52%

20.34%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.45%

Male Poverty Rate

26.64%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clarion

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clarion is White, with 23.27% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Clarion is Other, with 15.52% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 40.54%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.06%.

Clarion Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College16.57%
High School14.04%
Bachelors or Greater10.23%
Less Than 9th Grade2.11%

Clarion Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed64.29%
Male Unemployed52.17%
Female Employed13.62%
Male Employed11.82%

Clarion Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Clarion Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$69,412$87,903
Households$43,178$64,949
Married Families$97,794$-999,999,999
Non Families$23,833$39,286

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Clarion Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

26.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.2%

Male Marriage Rate

21.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Clarion Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Clarion Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Clarion Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Clarion Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

126

Number of Veterans

126

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam36
First Gulf War32
Second Gulf War21
Korea0
World War II0

Clarion Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5442
55 to 6435
75+24
65 to 7414
18 to 3411

Clarion Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1264.03%

Clarion Veterans by Race

Clarion Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.84%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clarion Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

67.7%

Labor Force Participation

60.1%

Employment Rate

10.2%

Unemployment Rate

Clarion Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Clarion Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Clarion Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

74.39%

Born in Clarion

96.1%

Native Born

3.9%

Foreign Born

2.4%

Non Citizen

1.5%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.1% of Clarion residents were born in the United States, with 74.39% having been born in Pennsylvania. 2.4% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Clarion Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20295,0331232.51%
20284,9101232.57%
20274,7871232.64%
20264,6641232.71%
20254,5411232.78%
20244,4181232.86%
20234,295-22-0.51%
20224,317-116-2.62%
20214,43350712.91%
20203,926-1,790-31.32%
20195,716380.67%
20185,678-168-2.87%
20175,8465269.89%
20165,320-50-0.93%
20155,37052110.74%
20144,849120.25%
20134,837-89-1.81%
20124,926-236-4.57%
20115,162-101-1.92%
20105,26300%
20006,185-272-4.21%
19906,457-207-3.11%
19806,6645699.34%
19706,0951,13722.93%
19604,95854912.45%
19504,40961116.09%
19403,79859718.65%
19303,20140814.61%
19202,7931816.93%
19102,612-2,421-48.1%
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Clarion Population by Year