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The 2000 Census showed that Juniata County had a population of 22,821 people. This represented 0.19% of the total population of Pennsylvania, making it the state's 61st most populous county (out of 67 counties).

From the Census Estimates for 2009<1>, Juniata had a population of 23,118 people. This is an increase of 1.3% since the 2000 Census.

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201024,636+7.95%+6.57% since 2009
200923,118+1.3%+0.1% since 2008
200623,096+1.21%-0.22% since 2005
200523,146+1.42%+0.18% since 2004
200423,105+1.24%+0.75% since 2003
200322,932+0.49%+0.5% since 2002
200122,729-0.4%-0.4% since 2000
200022,821The Last Census

Juniata County had 10,031 Housing Units<2> at the time of the 2000 Census.

The 2000 Census shows that Juniata County has a total area<3> of 393.6 square miles [1,019 km²]. Of this total, only a minor amount of that area is covered by water (1.98 square miles [5.12 km²]).

Using the above population and land area values, Juniata County had a population density of 58.3 people per square mile [22.5 people/km²], making it the state's 53rd most densely populated county (out of 67 counties).

US Census QuickFacts

The Census Bureau has created documents containing demographic information that are called QuickFacts. A QuickFact that is specific to Juniata County is available. The QuickFact also contains a comparison between Juniata and the state of Pennsylvania.

Click here for the Juniata County QuickFact (QF-42067).

Below are some of the communities that are located in Juniata County:

(2009 Est)
(2000 Census)
Change in

Below are the counties that adjoin and form the boundaries of Juniata County. A link to their specific Census QuickFact has been provided.

(2009 Est.)
(2000 Census)
Change in
HuntingdonQF-42061   W45,39545,586-0.42%
MifflinQF-42087   W45,93746,486-1.18%
NorthumberlandQF-42097   NE91,31194,556-3.43%
PerryQF-42099   SE45,50243,6024.36%
SnyderQF-42109   NE38,51937,5462.59%

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Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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<2>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).

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<3>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Juniata. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements.

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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