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Education

Educational Attainment 1

Approximately 290 residents three years and older are enrolled in school. 22 are in nursery school, 12 are in kindergarten, 141 are in elementary school or middle school (1st through 8th grade), 84 are in high school, and 31 are in college or graduate school.
Educational attainment out of 792 residents 25 and older
Less than 9th grade Dropped out in high school High School Diploma Some college Associate's Bachelor's Graduate or professional degree
27 34 423 101 64 94 49

Of residents 25 and older approximately 92.3% (+-4.4% margin of error) have completed high school and 18.1% (+-6.4% margin of error) have completed a bachelor's degree or higher.

K-12 Schools

The national student to teacher ratio is 15.7 to 1 in public schools and 11.1 to 1 in private schools according to the National Center for Education Statistics (2010 Digest).
The average student-teacher ratio for Chicora is 15.71 to 1 based off of the data available to us.
School Address Phone Number Student to Teacher Ratio Total Students
Elementary / Primary Schools
Chicora El Sch 205 Kittanning St (724) 445-3680 15.71 414

Living

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Chicora has an approximate population of 1043 people.
Closest Cities and Places: Chicora PA (~0.00 miles) East Brady PA (~7.02 miles) Bruin PA (~7.07 miles) East Butler PA (~7.60 miles) Worthington PA (~9.60 miles) Shanor Northvue PA (~9.76 miles)
Nearest Large Cities: Pittsburgh PA (~37.55 miles) Erie PA (~82.27 miles) Akron OH (~93.34 miles) Cleveland OH (~107.20 miles) Buffalo NY (~141.46 miles)

Housing, Rent, and Vehicles 1

Out of 480 households nearly 45 have no vehicles available for use.
196 (40.8%) have one vehicle, 133 (27.7%) have two vehicles, and 106 (22.1%) have 3 or more.
There are approximately 480 occupied housing units in Chicora. 338 are owner-occupied and 142 are renter-occupied.
The average home size for homes that are owned is 2 people while the average rented household is home to 2 people.
When did they move here?
2005 or later 2000 to 2004 1990 to 1999 1980 to 1989 1970 to 1979 1969 or earlier
112 (23.3%) 87 (18.1%) 88 (18.3%) 51 (10.6%) 47 (9.8%) 95 (19.8%)
Percentage by year that people moved to Chicora

The average home value is estimated to be $101,500.
49.4% of homes have a mortgage while 50.6% do not have a mortgage.
Let's see how the home values breakdown
Under $50,000 $50,000 to $99,999 $100,000 to $149,999 $150,000 to $199,999 $200,000 to $299,999 $300,000 to $499,999 $500,000 to $999,999 $1,000,000 or more
13.3% 35.8% 22.2% 18.6% 3.6% 6.5% 0% 0%

The average rent per month in Chicora is $482.
Let's take a look at how much renters pay per month
Less than $200 $200 to $299 $300 to $499 $500 to $749 $750 to $999 $1,000 to $1,499 over $1,500
2.3% 10.8% 46.9% 10.8% 22.3% 6.9% 0%

Employment and Income 1

Out of an estimated 884 residents 16 and older 478 are in the labor force while 406 are not in the labor force. Of those within the labor force approximately 3.2% are unemployed.
Public vs. Private: Approximately 83.7% work for a private business while 12.5% work for the government. 3.8% are self-employed (and not incorporated).
The mean travel time to work is 24.3 minutes.
Means of Transportation to Work
Car, Truck, Van (alone) Car, Truck, Van (carpooled) Public Transportation Walked Other Means Work from home
82.5% 8.4% 0% 3.4% 0.5% 5.3%

Occupation Number of workers Percentage
Management, business, science, arts 159 35.5%
Service Industry 70 15.6%
Sales and Office 115 25.7%
Construction, natural resources, maintenance 34 7.6%
Production and Transportation 70 15.6%
Occupation comparison for Chicora

Industry Number of workers Percentage
Agriculture, forestry, fishing/hunting, mining 2 0.4%
Construction 14 3.1%
Manufacturing 108 24.1%
Wholesale 8 1.8%
Retail 58 12.9%
Transportation, warehousing, utilities 23 5.1%
Information 5 1.1%
Finance, real estate, rentals, 25 5.6%
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, waste management 28 6.3%
Education, health care, social service 115 25.7%
Art, recreation, entertainment, food service, accommodations 11 2.5%
Other services 35 7.8%
Public administration 16 3.6%
Most common industries chart for Chicora

The median household income is $39,167 while the mean household income is $51,323.
The median income for all workers in the labor force is $29,853. The median is $43,824 for full-time men compared to $32,396 for full-time women.
Household Income Number of Households Percentage
Less than $10,000 47 9.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 29 6%
$15,000 to $24,999 59 12.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 97 20.2%
$35,000 to $49,999 55 11.5%
$50,000 to $74,999 78 16.3%
$75,000 to $99,999 52 10.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 51 10.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 9 1.9%
$200,000 or more 3 0.6%

Marital Status 1

Marital Status (of men and women over 15)
Men
SubjectEstimate Percent of Pop. Margin of Error
Never Married 75 18% +/-6.9%
Currently Married 261 62.7% +/-8.3%
Separated 16 3.8% +/-4.2%
Widowed 15 3.6% +/-3.3%
Divorced 49 11.8% +/-6.9%
Marital status of men in Chicora
Women
SubjectEstimate Percent of Pop. Margin of Error
Never Married 96 19.5% +/-9.1%
Currently Married 267 54.3% +/-7.6%
Separated 29 5.9% +/-4%
Widowed 61 12.4% +/-6.1%
Divorced 39 7.9% +/-5.7%
Marital status of women in Chicora

Demographics

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Age 2

Age Demographics
The median age for all residents is 41.3. The median age for men is 40.8 and 42.3 for women.
Age Total Percent
Under 5 56 5.4%
5 to 9 64 6.1%
10 to 14 80 7.7%
15 to 19 70 6.7%
20 to 24 51 4.9%
25 to 29 55 5.3%
30 to 34 59 5.7%
35 to 39 67 6.4%
40 to 44 71 6.8%
45 to 49 78 7.5%
50 to 54 58 5.6%
55 to 59 56 5.4%
60 to 64 64 6.1%
65 to 69 55 5.3%
70 to 74 64 6.1%
75 to 79 35 3.4%
80 to 85 28 2.7%
85 or older 32 3.1%

Race and Ethnicity 2

Race and Ethnicity
Race Total Percent
White 1,029 98.7%
Black 2 0.2%
Hispanic or Latino 4 0.4%
Asian 3 0.3%
Native American/Alaskan Native 0 0%
Pacific Islander/Native Hawaiian 0 0%
Other Race 0 0%
Two or more races 5 0.5%
Race and Ethnicity breakdown of Chicora

Additional Information

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Airports and Heliports

Name ID Elevation
Small Airports
Waltman Airport 87PA 1360

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1 Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2006-2010 American Community Survey
2 Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2010 Census

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