Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania is located in The Alleghenies, which is home to some of the best fishing streams in the East, countless miles of hiking trails, rushing whitewater rivers, peaceful lakes, and the countryside Bicycling Magazine named one of the "five top bicycle areas in the nation."
It's a place of quiet towns, picturesque covered bridges, and historic sites dating back to the time when these lands were the final frontier of America. For those who love the outdoors, there's a place just waiting to be explored.
Several key targets for economic and industrial development have been identified by the Partnership for Economic Progress (PEP) as representing the best growth opportunities for new businesses in the area. These focus on:
- Active Retirement
- Wood Products
Huntingdon County at a Glance
|Male, % of Population2||53.2|
|Female, % of Population2||46.8|
|% 65 Years and Over3||20.7|
|Median Age4||43.5 years|
|Average Household Size2||2.38 people|
|Total Housing Units4||22,734|
|% w/ Bachelor’s Degree +5||16.9|
|% In Labor Force (16yrs+)6||51.8|
|Median Family Income||$48,597|
|% Individuals in Poverty4||13.7|