Atwood, Pennsylvania

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Atwood, Pennsylvania
Borough
Atwood is located in Pennsylvania
Atwood
Atwood
Coordinates: 40°44′58″N 79°15′51″W / 40.74944°N 79.26417°W / 40.74944; -79.26417Coordinates: 40°44′58″N 79°15′51″W / 40.74944°N 79.26417°W / 40.74944; -79.26417
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Armstrong
Settled 1860
Incorporated 1884
Government
 • Type Council-Mayor
 • Mayor Dean Gress
Area
 • Total 2.1 sq mi (5.5 km2)
 • Land 2.1 sq mi (5.4 km2)
 • Water 0.04 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 107
 • Density 51/sq mi (19.7/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)

Atwood is a borough in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 107 at the 2010 census.[1]

Geography[edit]

Atwood is located at 40°44′58″N 79°15′51″W / 40.74944°N 79.26417°W / 40.74944; -79.26417 (40.749400, -79.264057)[2] in eastern Armstrong County. Pennsylvania Route 210 runs through the borough, leading 6 miles (10 km) southwest to U.S. Route 422 at Elderton and 6 miles (10 km) northeast to Plumville. Keystone Lake, a reservoir on the North Branch Plum Creek, runs near the northwest border of the borough.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 2.1 square miles (5.5 km2), of which 2.1 square miles (5.4 km2) is land and 0.039 square miles (0.1 km2), or 1.00%, is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 185
1900 153 −17.3%
1910 191 24.8%
1920 168 −12.0%
1930 135 −19.6%
1940 129 −4.4%
1950 110 −14.7%
1960 131 19.1%
1970 123 −6.1%
1980 107 −13.0%
1990 128 19.6%
2000 112 −12.5%
2010 107 −4.5%
Est. 2012 106 −0.9%
Sources:[3][4]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 112 people, 42 households, and 34 families residing in the borough. The population density was 53.4 people per square mile (20.6/km²). There were 43 housing units at an average density of 20.5 per square mile (7.9/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 96.43% White, 3.57% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.57% of the population.

There were 42 households out of which 38.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.0% were married couples living together, 9.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.0% were non-families. 19.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.67 and the average family size was 3.06.

In the borough the population was spread out with 25.0% under the age of 18, 7.1% from 18 to 24, 34.8% from 25 to 44, 20.5% from 45 to 64, and 12.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 89.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.9 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $28,750, and the median income for a family was $29,750. Males had a median income of $35,625 versus $12,188 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $12,026. There were 18.2% of families and 10.6% of the population living below the poverty line, including 8.3% of under eighteens and none of those over 64.

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