Local Info: Economy

Clarion County's general economy is based on services, particularly education, glass manufacturing, coal and timber production, and tourism.


  • Civilian labor force 2005: 20,994
  • Unemployment rate 2005: 4.8%

Non-profit Industrial and Economic Development Agencies:

  • Clarion County Industrial Development Council Authority and Corporation
  • Clarion Area Chamber of Business and Industry
  • Small Business Development Center and Entrepreneurial Development Center
  • A-C Valley Development Corporation
  • Magic Forest of Western Pennsylvania Tourism and Travel Bureau