Alba, Pennsylvania

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Alba, Pennsylvania
Borough
Map of Bradford County with Alba highlighted
Map of Bradford County with Alba highlighted
Alba is located in Pennsylvania
Alba
Alba
Location of Alba in the state of Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 41°42′16″N 76°49′39″W / 41.70444°N 76.82750°W / 41.70444; -76.82750Coordinates: 41°42′16″N 76°49′39″W / 41.70444°N 76.82750°W / 41.70444; -76.82750
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Bradford
Settled 1803
Incorporated 1864
Area
 • Total 0.7 sq mi (1.7 km2)
 • Land 0.7 sq mi (1.7 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 1,572 ft (479 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 157
 • Density 234/sq mi (90.3/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Zip code 16910
Area code(s) 570

Alba is a borough in Bradford County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 157 at the 2010 census.[1]

Geography[edit]

Alba is located in southwestern Bradford County at 41°42′16″N 76°49′39″W / 41.70444°N 76.82750°W / 41.70444; -76.82750 (41.704343, -76.827519).[2] It is bordered by Canton Township on the west, south, and east, and by Troy Township on the north.

Pennsylvania Route 14 passes through the borough, leading north 6 miles (10 km) to Troy and U.S. Route 6, and south 4 miles (6 km) to Canton.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.66 square miles (1.7 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1870 222
1880 189 −14.9%
1890 163 −13.8%
1900 154 −5.5%
1910 150 −2.6%
1920 146 −2.7%
1930 121 −17.1%
1940 154 27.3%
1950 190 23.4%
1960 192 1.1%
1970 184 −4.2%
1980 222 20.7%
1990 170 −23.4%
2000 186 9.4%
2010 157 −15.6%
Est. 2012 157 0.0%
Sources:[3][4]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 186 people, 70 households, and 49 families residing in the borough. The population density was 274.1 people per square mile (105.6/km²). There were 75 housing units at an average density of 110.5 per square mile (42.6/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 94.09% White, 3.76% African American, 2.15% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.15% of the population.

There were 70 households out of which 32.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.4% were married couples living together, 5.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.0% were non-families. 21.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.66 and the average family size was 3.24.

In the borough the population was spread out with 29.6% under the age of 18, 5.4% from 18 to 24, 25.8% from 25 to 44, 25.8% from 45 to 64, and 13.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 97.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.5 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $26,250, and the median income for a family was $34,375. Males had a median income of $26,500 versus $18,750 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $11,453. About 6.1% of families and 8.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under the age of eighteen or sixty five or over.

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