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The 2000 Census showed that Lycoming County had a population of 120,044 people. This represented 0.98% of the total population of Pennsylvania, making it the state's 30th most populous county (out of 67 counties).

From the Census Estimates for 2009<1>, Lycoming had a population of 116,840 people. This is a decrease of 2.67% 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
2010116,111-3.28%-0.62% since 2009
2009116,840-2.67%+0.15% since 2008
2008116,666-2.81%-0.15% since 2007
2007116,838-2.67%-0.3% since 2006
2006117,186-2.38%-0.43% since 2005
2005117,687-1.96%-0.33% since 2004
2004118,075-1.64%-0.14% since 2003
2003118,243-1.5%-0.24% since 2002
2002118,523-1.27%-0.5% since 2001
2001119,115-0.77%-0.77% since 2000
2000120,044The Last Census

Lycoming County had 52,464 Housing Units<2> at the time of the 2000 Census.

The 2000 Census shows that Lycoming County has a total area<3> of 1,243 square miles [3,221 km²]. Of this total, only a minor amount of that area is covered by water (8.91 square miles [23.09 km²]).

Using the above population and land area values, Lycoming County had a population density of 97.2 people per square mile [37.53 people/km²], making it the state's 41st 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 Lycoming County is available. The QuickFact also contains a comparison between Lycoming and the state of Pennsylvania.

Click here for the Lycoming County QuickFact (QF-42081).

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

(2009 Est)
(2000 Census)
Change in
South WilliamsportQF-42726485,9976,412-6.47%

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

(2009 Est.)
(2000 Census)
Change in
BradfordQF-42015   NE61,13162,761-2.6%
ClintonQF-42035   W36,79737,914-2.95%
ColumbiaQF-42037   SE65,11164,1511.5%
MontourQF-42093   SE17,71518,236-2.86%
NorthumberlandQF-42097   SE91,31194,556-3.43%
PotterQF-42105   NW16,71418,080-7.56%
SullivanQF-42113   NE6,1406,556-6.35%
TiogaQF-42117   N40,87541,373-1.2%
UnionQF-42119   S43,56041,6244.65%

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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 Lycoming. 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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