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3 Cities and towns
Geography\nAccording to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 860 km² (332 mi²). 858 km² (331 mi²) of it is land and 2 km² (1 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.29% water.
Demographics\nAs of the census2 of 2000, there are 37,546 people, 13,654 households, and 9,981 families residing in the county. The population density is 44/km² (113/mi²). There are 14,890 housing units at an average density of 17/km² (45/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 97.93% White, 0.82% Black or African American, 0.05% Native American, 0.42% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.30% from other races, and 0.48% from two or more races. 0.98% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 13,654 households out of which 32.10% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.00% are married couples living together, 7.40% have a female householder with no husband present, and 26.90% are non-families. 22.40% of all households are made up of individuals and 10.30% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.58 and the average family size is 3.02.
In the county, the population is spread out with 24.00% under the age of 18, 11.20% from 18 to 24, 27.40% from 25 to 44, 23.30% from 45 to 64, and 14.00% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 37 years. For every 100 females there are 95.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 93.10 males.
Cities and towns\n*Adams Township\n*Beaver Springs\n*Beaver Township\n*Beavertown\n*Center Township\n*Chapman Township\n*Franklin Township\n*Freeburg\n*Hummels Wharf\n*Jackson Township\n*Kratzerville\n*Kreamer\n*McClure\n*Middleburg\n*Middlecreek Township\n*Monroe Township\n*Mount Pleasant Mills\n*Paxtonville\n*Penn Township\n*Penns Creek\n*Perry Township\n*Port Trevorton\n*Selinsgrove\n*Shamokin Dam\n*Spring Township\n*Troxelville\n*Union Township\n*Washington Township\n*West Beaver Township\n*West Perry Township