Residents with unearned income (except for interest from checking and savings accounts) are required to file and pay the School Income-tax (SIT). [118] [138] Most criminal and civil cases originate in the Courts of Common Pleas, which also serve as appellate courts to the district judges and for local agency decisions. [177] The Pennsylvania Turnpike system is 535 miles (861 km) long, with the mainline portion stretching from Ohio to Philadelphia and New Jersey. Black Ethnicity in Pennsylvania. [28], By June 3, 1631, the Dutch had begun settling the Delmarva Peninsula by establishing the Zwaanendael Colony on the site of present-day Lewes, Delaware. [176] The state also has a tied record for the largest hunter shot black bear in the Boone & Crockett books at 733 lb (332 kg) and a skull of 23 3/16 tied with a bear shot in California in 1993. [71], In October 2018, the Tree of Life – Or L'Simcha Congregation experienced the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting. - 0.7% are Episcopalian. [60], Pennsylvania became the first large state, and the second state to ratify the U.S. Constitution on December 12, 1787,[61] five days after Delaware became the first. PNC is the state's largest bank and the sixth-largest in the United States. [140] Pittsburgh (305,704) and Scranton (76,089) are second-class and second-class 'A' cities, respectively. Valley Forge near Philadelphia was General Washington's headquarters during the bitter winter of 1777–78. It supported the losing candidate in a presidential election only twice from 1932 to 1988, (Herbert Hoover in 1932 and Hubert Humphrey in 1968). According to the Association of religion data archives (ARDA) at Pennsylvania State University, the largest religions in Pennsylvania by adherents are the Roman Catholic Church with 3,503,028 adherents, the United Methodist Church with 591,734 members, and the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America with 501,974 members. "Pennsylvania Department of Transportation Fact Book", p. 7. Friends USA (Quakers) reported a membership of about 11,844. Hillel at the University of Pennsylvania Penn Hillel is a welcoming campus Jewish community where students celebrate Jewish life, explore Jewish ideas, and build community. Senators are Democrat Bob Casey, Jr. and Republican Pat Toomey. The boundaries of the state are the Mason–Dixon line (39°43' N) to the south, the Twelve-Mile Circle on the Pennsylvania-Delaware border, the Delaware River to the east, 80°31' W to the west and the 42° N to the north, except for a short segment on the western end, where a triangle extends north to Lake Erie. There is one exception to the types of municipalities in Pennsylvania: Bloomsburg was incorporated as a town in 1870 and is, officially, the only town in the state. It was also a keystone state economically, having both the industry common to the North (making such wares as Conestoga wagons and rifles)[198][199] and the agriculture common to the South (producing feed, fiber, food, and tobacco). Pennsylvania was the center state of the German Reformed denomination from the 1700s. The Operations Committee is now in the process of contacting hundreds of religious groups to secure their participation in the 2020 US Religion Census. Yuengling & Son, America's oldest brewery, has been brewing beer in Pottsville since 1829. There are also notable music festivals that take place in Pennsylvania. Hale, Horatio "The Iroquois Book of Rites" 1884. Philadelphia last hosted a papal visit in 1979 and is preparing for Pope Francis' arrival in September. [55], When the Founding Fathers of the United States convened in Philadelphia in 1774, 12 colonies sent representatives to the First Continental Congress. [44] The King named it Pennsylvania (literally "Penn's Woods") in honor of Admiral Penn; the Admiral's son who proposed that the land be called New Wales and then, after objections, Sylvania (from the Latin silva: "forest, woods"), was embarrassed at the change from the latter proposed form, fearing that people would think he had named it after himself, but King Charles would not rename the grant. The University of Pennsylvania is also the Commonwealth's only, and geographically most southern, Ivy League school. The religion of Colonial Pennsylvania was Christian. (Extrapolation from the 16th-century Spanish, 'Cali' ˈkali a rich agricultural area—geographical sunny climate. There are also two motocross race tracks that host a round of the AMA Toyota Motocross Championships in Pennsylvania. Migration of native Pennsylvanians resulted in a decrease of 100,000 people. The state is one of the 13 original founding states of the United States; it came into being in 1681 as a result of a royal land grant to William Penn, the son of the state's namesake. Pennsylvania has 500 public school districts, thousands of private schools, publicly funded colleges and universities, and over 100 private institutions of higher education. [120][121] Pennsylvania is also home to the oldest investor-owned utility company in the US, The York Water Company. Before that the province of Pennsylvania was governed for a century by a Frame of Government, of which there were four versions: 1682, 1683, 1696, and 1701. The rapid growth of this community has given Pennsylvania one of the largest Asian populations in the nation by numerical values. "2010 Public Transportation Fact Book", p. 8. Western areas of the state, particularly locations near Lake Erie, can receive over 100 inches (250 cm) of snowfall annually, and the entire state receives plentiful precipitation throughout the year. [63], The General Assembly met at Grace Methodist Church on State Street (still standing) until a new capitol could be built. Pennsylvania also accounts for nearly 10 percent of America’s forested area, so there is plenty of room for outdoor recreation tourism to balance the incredible history on display. The total of 56 cities, 958 boroughs, 93 first-class townships, 1,454 second-class townships, and one town (Bloomsburg) is 2,562 municipalities. [175] Pennsylvania is also home to the National Aviary, located in Pittsburgh. led Pennsylvania in the total number of church members, having 6,799,145, had only 93 denominations. Since 1992, however, the Philadelphia suburbs have swung Democratic; the brand of Republicanism there was traditionally a moderate one. After the Stamp Act Congress of 1765, Delegate John Dickinson of Philadelphia wrote the Declaration of Rights and Grievances. Migration of native Pennsylvanians resulted in a decrease of 100,000 people. Dashboard. There are nearly one million licensed hunters in Pennsylvania. [64] The Hills Capitol burned down on February 2, 1897, during a heavy snowstorm, presumably because of a faulty flue. "The State of Independence" currently appears on many road signs entering the state. High Point Raceway is located in Mt. also 1536, Cauca River, linking Cali, important for higher population agriculture and cattle raising and Colombia's coffee is produced in the adjacent uplands. - 4.2% are Lutheran. [33][34] This conquest continued, and was completed in October 1664, when the British captured Fort Casimir in what today is New Castle, Delaware. This section compares the 50 most populous of those to each other, Pennsylvania, and other entities that contain or substantially overlap with Pennsylvania. led Pennsylvania in the total number of church members, having 6,799,145, had only 93 denominations. However, Penn FC (formally Harrisburg City Islanders) used to be one of these teams before they announced they'd be on hiatus in 2019; although they would be returning for the 2020 season. Erie is also home to GE Transportation, which is the largest producer of train locomotives in the United States. Pennsylvania translates to "Penn's Woods" and was named after the father of William Penn, the founder of the colony. As of 2019, Pennsylvania has an estimated population of 12,801,989, which is a decrease of 5,071 from the previous year and an increase of 99,610 since the year 2010. The Pennsylvania Film Production Tax Credit began in 2004 and stimulated the development of a film industry in the state.[132]. Pennsylvania Gender and Religion Statistics. [140] One county, Philadelphia County, is coterminous with the city of Philadelphia after it was consolidated in 1854. [114] If Pennsylvania were an independent country, its economy would rank as the 19th-largest in the world. Just a pretty logo or a way to build a brand? Thirty-two of the Commonwealth's sixty-seven counties levy a personal property tax on stocks, bonds, and similar holdings. Two play in Power Five conferences, the Penn State University Nittany Lions of the Big Ten Conference and the University of Pittsburgh Panthers of the Atlantic Coast Conference, while the Temple University Owls play in the American Athletic Conference. The first World Series between the Boston Pilgrims (which became the Boston Red Sox) and Pittsburgh Pirates was played in Pittsburgh in 1903. Residents share 76% of the total tax burden. [108] Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, is one of the headquarters of the Moravian Church in America. Texas was first among the states in the number of churches with 15,062, Pennsylvania coming second with 13,843, as previously mentioned. 2007 Economic Census User Guide hide. Pennsylvania is home to the nation's first zoo, the Philadelphia Zoo. So, in 1799 the General Assembly moved to the Lancaster Courthouse,[63] and finally in 1812 to Harrisburg. Email. In addition, some local bodies assess a wage tax on personal income. It represented one of the 13 original American colonies. [130] Table games such as poker, roulette, blackjack, and craps were finally approved by the state legislature in January 2010, being signed into law by the Governor on January 7. The Sturgis Pretzel House introduced the pretzel to America, and companies like Anderson Bakery Company, Intercourse Pretzel Factory, and Snyder's of Hanover are leading manufacturers in the Commonwealth. Pennsylvania has had five constitutions during its statehood:[133] 1776, 1790, 1838, 1874, and 1968. A total of 134 public-use airports are located in the state. - 3.8% are Presbyterian. Pennsylvania began life as a huge Quaker colony that encouraged religious tolerance. Auntie Anne's Pretzels began as a market-stand in Downingtown, Pennsylvania, and now has corporate headquarters in Lancaster City. Philadelphia-based employers are required to withhold the Philadelphia wage tax from the salaries of their employees. [26][27][28] The Dutch were the first to take possession. The countries can be further defined by 1,800 major cities and 3,000 provinces. The state has five geographical regions, namely the Allegheny Plateau, Ridge and Valley, Atlantic Coastal Plain, Piedmont, and the Erie Plain. Among them, these teams have accumulated 12 triple and double-A baseball league titles (RailRiders 1, Senators 6, Fightin Phils 4 Curve 1), 3 Arena Bowl Championships (Soul), and 11 Calder Cups (Bears). Each group is asked to provide a count of congregations, members, adherents, and attendees in each county of the nation. Because of the Religious Freedom Protection Act passed in December 2002, Pennsylvania is known to be respectful of different religions. That bank is still in existence today as PNC Financial Services and remains based in Pittsburgh. [44], What had been Upland on what became the Pennsylvania side of the Pennsylvania-Delaware Border was renamed as Chester County when Pennsylvania instituted their colonial governments on March 4, 1681. Religion by State. Pennsylvania Facts 2011 presents more than 120 facts on topics like population, political offices, transportation, education, and much more. All judges in Pennsylvania are elected; the chief justice is determined by seniority.[138]. The information displayed on this website is pulled from recent census reports and other public information sources. [25], Both the Dutch and the English claimed both sides of the Delaware River as part of their colonial lands in America. [140] There are 958  boroughs in Pennsylvania, all of which are governed by the "weak mayor" form of mayor-council government. Republican strength was concentrated in the Philadelphia suburbs, as well as the more rural areas in the central, northeastern, and western portions. (The U.S. average is 48.78%.) "[53] The ensuing hostilities became known as Pontiac's War. Contents: Subdivision. The University of Pittsburgh Panthers claims nine national championships (1915, 1916, 1918, 1929, 1931, 1934, 1936, 1937 and 1976) and has played eight undefeated seasons (1904, 1910, 1915, 1916, 1917, 1920, 1937 and 1976). Do not use the information on this website as an absolute source of 100% up to date information. The United States is an overwhelmingly Christian nation. Sign up to receive updates. [165] State students consistently do well in standardized testing. This pie chart is based on statistics listing peoples self-admitted adherence to one of the major world religions, or to other faiths, or to people stating that they are of no religion. [59] The Constitution was drafted and signed at the Pennsylvania State House, now known as Independence Hall, and the same building where the Declaration of Independence was signed. When referring to the language spoken by the Pennsylvania Dutch people (Pennsylvania German) it means "German" or "Teutonic" rather than "Netherlander". Net migration to other states resulted in a decrease of 27,718, and immigration from other countries resulted in an increase of 127,007. State College serves the central region while Williamsport serves the commonwealth's north-central region as does Chambersburg the south-central region, with York, Carlisle, and the state capital Harrisburg on the Susquehanna River in the east-central region of the Commonwealth and Altoona and Johnstown in the west-central region. [112], As of 2014[update], the religious affiliations of the people of Pennsylvania are:[105], According to a 2016 Gallup poll, 38% of Pennsylvanians are very religious, 29% are moderately religious, and 34% are non-religious. Pennsylvania's reported population of Hispanics, especially among the Black race, has markedly increased in recent years. The other two teams are Philadelphia Union II and the Pittsburgh Riverhounds. From 2008 to 2012, 5.8% of the population was foreign-born.[73]. Hershey is home to The Hershey Company, one of the largest chocolate manufacturers in the world. College basketball is also popular in the state, especially in the Philadelphia area where five universities, collectively termed the Big Five, have a rich tradition in NCAA Division I basketball. Pennsylvania as a whole is much more religious than the United States average, with an average of 53.84% of residents identifying as religious. [72], As of 2019, Pennsylvania has an estimated population of 12,801,989, which is a decrease of 5,071 from the previous year and an increase of 99,610 since the year 2010. Of all the colonies, only Rhode Island had religious freedom as secure as in Pennsylvania. It is closest to Palatine German. The Congress was the first meeting of the Thirteen Colonies, called at the request of the Massachusetts Assembly, but only nine colonies sent delegates. The significant growth of the Hispanic population is due to immigration to the state mainly from Puerto Rico, which is a US territory, but to a lesser extent from countries such as the Dominican Republic, Mexico, and various Central and South American nations, as well as from the wave of Hispanics leaving New York and New Jersey for safer and more affordable living. The median age of the population in Pennsylvania is approximately 40.6 years of age. Religion Adherents Percentage Christianity: 2.168 billion: 31.4%: Islam: 1.599 billion: 23.2%: Secular /Nonreligious /Agnostic/Atheist: 1.193 billion: 15.6%: Hinduism: 1.161 billion: 15.2%: Buddhism: 506 million: 6.6%: Chinese traditional religion: 394 million: 5%: Ethnic religions excluding some in separate categories 300 million: 3%: African traditional religions Sauerkraut along with pork and mashed potatoes is a common meal on New Year's Day in Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania is considered one of the finest wild turkey hunting states in the Union, alongside Texas and Alabama. The state voted for the Democratic ticket for president in every election between 1992 and 2012. Pennsylvania forum. published: 5/16/2011 | tags: 2010 Census Data, American Community Survey Data, PA Stats. Church in Pennsylvania. At the beginning of the 20th century, Pennsylvania's economy centered on steel production, logging, coal mining, textile production and other forms of industrial manufacturing. The RLS surveys more than 35,000 Americans from all 50 states about their religious affiliations, beliefs and practices, and social and political views. Lehigh University is a private research university located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. The Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) is a private graduate school of medicine, dentistry, and pharmacy with a main campus in Erie, Pennsylvania, and a branch campus located in Greensburg, Pennsylvania (with two other campuses outside of Pennsylvania). Manuscript Group 190, James H. Duff Papers – Governor of Pennsylvania from 1947 to 1951, James Duff’s files touched on many subjects including religion. The Allegheny is the state's only national forest. The Battle of Gettysburg—the major turning point of the Civil War—took place near Gettysburg. 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The state holds 20 electoral votes.[148]. Retrieved October 9, 2012. Townships are the third type of municipality in Pennsylvania and are classified as either first-class or second-class townships. Arnold Palmer, one of the 20th century's most notable pro golfers, comes from Latrobe, while Jim Furyk, a current PGA member, grew up near in Lancaster. Pennsylvania has a bicameral legislature set up by Commonwealth's constitution in 1790. Primary north–south highways are Interstate 79 from its terminus in Erie through Pittsburgh to West Virginia, Interstate 81 from New York through Scranton, Lackawanna County and Harrisburg to Maryland and Interstate 476, which begins 7 miles (11 km) north of the Delaware border, in Chester, Delaware County and travels 132 miles (212 km) to Clarks Summit, Lackawanna County, where it joins I-81. Religion in Pennsylvania. As of 2010, 90.2% (10,710,239) of Pennsylvania residents age 5 and older spoke English at home as a primary language, while 4.1% (486,058) spoke Spanish, 0.8% (103,502) German (which includes Pennsylvania Dutch) and 0.5% (56,052) Chinese (which includes Mandarin) of the population over the age of five. Residents of Philadelphia working for an employer are not required to file a local return as long as their Philadelphia wage tax is fully withheld by their employer. Later, the Constitution was written, and Philadelphia was once again chosen to be cradle to the new American Union. The legislature meets in the State Capitol there. In motorsports, the Mario Andretti dynasty of race drivers hails from Nazareth in the Lehigh Valley. It also promoted general employment and prosperity, since the Government used discretion and did not issue too much to inflate the currency. [161], Pennsylvania has a mixed health record, and is ranked as the 29th-overall-healthiest state according to the 2013 United Health Foundation's Health Rankings.[162]. Roughly 6 in 10 Americans say religion is “very important” in their own lives, and another 26% say it is fairly important. D.G. That year, the Pittsburgh Savings & Trust Company received a national charter and renamed itself the First National Bank of Pittsburgh as part of the National Banking Act. Net migration to the Commonwealth was 98,289. The treaty of William Penn was never violated. Penn State claims two national championships (1982 & 1986) as well as seven undefeated seasons (1887, 1912, 1968, 1969, 1973, 1986 and 1994). For other uses, see, Map of the United States with Pennsylvania highlighted, It has been suggested that this section be. The share of voters who identify as religiously unaffiliated has nearly doubled during that span, from 15% to 28%. QuickFacts provides statistics for all states and counties, and for cities and towns with a population of 5,000 or more. [9] It is the 33rd-largest state in the United States. Retrieved August 17, 2017. The British conquest of New Netherland began on August 29, 1664, when New Amsterdam was coerced to surrender while facing cannons on British ships in New York Harbor. Pittsburgh is home to eight Fortune 500 companies, including U.S. Steel, PPG Industries, and H.J. Religion in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 49.5% of the people in Philadelphia are religious: - 8.7% are Baptist - 0.8% are Episcopalian - 25.9% are Catholic - 0.7% are Lutheran - 1.4% are Methodist - 1.0% are Pentecostal - 1.1% are Presbyterian - 0.5% are Church of Jesus Christ - 4.4% are another Christian faith - 1.1% are Judaism - 1.1% are an eastern faith - 2.6% affilitates with Islam state.[179]. A satisfactory picture of the religious situation in Pennsylvania Percent Religious : 68.41%. But religious commitment and religious affiliation vary considerably across the U.S. states. This was one of the largest land grants to an individual in history. The one that later transferred to Pennsylvania was Upland. Following an architectural selection contest that many alleged had been "rigged", Chicago architect Henry Ives Cobb was charged with designing and building a replacement building; however, the legislature had little money to allocate to the project, and a roughly finished, somewhat industrial building (the Cobb Capitol) was completed. Net migration to other states resulted in a decrease of 27,718, and immigration from other countries resulted in an increase of 127,007. The Pennsylvania State University is the Commonwealth's land-grant university, Sea Grant College and, Space Grant College. As you will see the pie chart only mentions percentages of the world's population whose religiously related self-admission places them in each category. Philadelphia in the southeast corner, Pittsburgh in the southwest corner, Erie in the northwest corner, Scranton-Wilkes-Barre in the northeast corner, and Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton in the east central region are urban manufacturing centers. At the time it was the most ethnically and religiously diverse of the thirteen States. This law specifies the requirements and responsibilities of the parents and the school district where the family lives.[167]. [163] As of 2005, 83.8% of Pennsylvania residents age 18 to 24 have completed high school. The least populous of the … April 8, 2011. Pennsylvania's two U.S. The financial impact of agriculture in Pennsylvania[129] includes employment of more than 66,800 people employed by the food manufacturing industry; and over $1.7 billion in food product export (in 2011). Pennsylvania is also the home to the first nationally chartered bank under the 1863 National Banking Act. [38] By June 11, 1674, New York reasserted control over the outlying colonies, including Upland, but the names started to be changed to British names by November 11, 1674. [147] The state, however, returned to the Democratic column in 2020 by narrowly voting for Joe Biden, the winner, over Trump. Culture. Heinz. Penn's charter contemplates a monotheistic, Christian society in which only Christians were permitted to hold public office. Bradenton Herald. [39] Upland was partitioned on November 12, 1674, producing the general outline of the current border between Pennsylvania and Delaware. There are more than 100 different religious denominations represented in the state, with more than 7 million members. A surge in immigration to the U.S. during the late 19th and early 20th centuries provided a steady flow of cheap labor for these industries, which often employed children and people who could not speak English. Research city-specific data across the USA and find the information you need at FactsByCity.com! [The percentage of the population that affiliates with a religion. All 121 state parks in Pennsylvania feature free admission. The General Assembly refused to occupy the building. Germans, in their own language, call themselves "Deutsch", (Pennsylvania German: "Deitsch"). In 2010, Republicans recaptured a U.S. Senate seat as well as a majority of the state's congressional seats, control of both chambers of the state legislature and the governor's mansion. Pennsylvania was also the home of the first commercially drilled oil well. Many state politicians have tried to increase the share of taxes paid by out of state sources. The Pittsburgh suburbs, historically a Democratic stronghold, have swung more Republican since the turn of the millennium. Attempts to transfer local income tax collections to the state level (i.e. [54] Dickinson then wrote Letters from a Farmer in Pennsylvania, To the Inhabitants of the British Colonies, which were published in the Pennsylvania Chronicle between December 2, 1767, and February 15, 1768. From 2009 to 2011, the state was represented by two Democratic senators for the first time since 1947. With the exception of the city of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, municipalities and school districts are allowed to enact a local earned income tax within the purview of Act 32. Map. During the 2008 election campaign, a recruitment drive saw registered Democrats outnumber registered Republicans by 1.2 million. [19] Other tribes who entered the region during the colonial era were the Trockwae,[20] Tutelo, Saponi, Shawnee, Nanticoke, Conoy Piscataway, Iroquois Confederacy—likely among others. After a series of mergers, the Bank of North America is part of Wells Fargo, which uses national charter 1. Following the large number of Pennsylvanians who identify as white, another 12% identify as black.Again, there is a history to this number. However, Pennsylvania has a history of electing Republican senators. [127], The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture worked with private companies to establish "PA Preferred" as a way to brand agricultural products grown or made in the state to support and promote Pennsylvania products and locally grown food.[128]. Christians account for the majority of registered voters in the U.S. (64%). Catholic Percentage : 48.85%. Straddling two major zones, the majority of the state, except for the southeastern corner, has a humid continental climate (Köppen climate classification Dfa). Population share of Pennsylvania by age group 2019 Population of Pennsylvania by race and ethnicity 2019 Percentage of foreign-born population, by state U.S. 2019 [63], The General Assembly met in the old Dauphin County Court House until December 1821,[63] when the Federal-style "Hills Capitol" (named for its builder, Stephen Hills, a Lancaster architect) was constructed on a hilltop land grant of four acres set aside for a seat of state government by the prescient, entrepreneurial son and namesake of John Harris, Sr., a Yorkshire native who had founded a trading post in 1705 and ferry (1733) on the east shore of the Susquehanna River. [8] Of a total 46,055 square miles (119,282 km2), 44,817 square miles (116,075 km2) are land, 490 square miles (1,269 km2) are inland waters, and 749 square miles (1,940 km2) are waters in Lake Erie. - 5.4% are Methodist. The Commonwealth boasts some of the finest museums in the country, including the Carnegie Museums in Pittsburgh, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and several others. There they and its primary author, John Dickinson, drew up the Articles of Confederation that formed 13 independent States[58] into a new union. In terms of the most populated counties in Pennsylvania, two in particular top the list - Philadelphia County at 1,580,863 and Allegheny County at 1,223,048. [63], The new state Capitol drew rave reviews. 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