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Carbon County, PA
The county was named for its coal deposits

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Carbon County is one of 67 counties in Pennsylvania.

The county is in the Allentown-Bethlehem metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 61,194. This was an increase of  4.07% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
Local
$35,113
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Carbon County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Carbon County was $25,320. This was an increase of 23.8% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 82% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Jim Thorpe

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Ancestry & family history

27% of Carbon County residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Carbon County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Carbon County include Evergreen Cemetery, Franklin Heights Memorial Park, German Cemetery, Grand Army Cemetery, Huetten Cemetery, Immaculate Conception Cemetery, Jim Thorpe Tomb, Little White Church Cemetery, LowerTowamensing Cemetery, New Dinkey Memorial Cemetery ... View cemeteries

Communities

Communities in Carbon County include Albrightsville, Aquashicola, Ashfield, Banks, Beaver Meadows, Bowmanstown, East Penn, East Side, Franklin, Hauto ... View communities

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School districts in Carbon County include Jim Thorpe Area SD, Lehighton Area SD, Palmerton Area SD, Panther Valley SD, Weatherly Area SD ... View school districts

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Libraries in Carbon County include Dimmick Memorial Library, Lehighton Area Memorial Library, Palmerton Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Carbon County include Times News ... View newspapers

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Carbon County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Carbon County political report.

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Hotels in Carbon County include Country Inn & Suites, Inn at Jim Thorpe

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