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Potter County, Pennsylvania

Potter County is a county located in the U.S. State of Pennsylvania. As of 2000, the population is 18,080. Its county seat is Coudersport6.

Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,801 km² (1,081 mi²). 2,800 km² (1,081 mi²) of it is land and 1 km² (0 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.02% water.

Demographics As of the census of 2000, there are 18,080 people, 7,005 households, and 5,001 families residing in the county. The population density is 6/km² (17/mi²). There are 12,159 housing units at an average density of 4/km² (11/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 98.06% White, 0.29% African American, 0.22% Native American, 0.50% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.19% from other races, and 0.71% from two or more races. 0.57% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 7,005 households out of which 31.50% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.50% are married couples living together, 7.60% have a female householder with no husband present, and 28.60% are non-families. 24.70% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.40% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.54 and the average family size is 3.02.

In the county, the population is spread out with 26.00% under the age of 18, 6.90% from 18 to 24, 26.10% from 25 to 44, 24.30% from 45 to 64, and 16.70% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 39 years. For every 100 females there are 97.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 94.80 males.

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