|• Type||Borough Council|
|• Total||2.5 sq mi (6 km2)|
|• Land||2.3 sq mi (6 km2)|
|• Water||0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)|
|Elevation||827 ft (252 m)|
|• Density||1,913.8/sq mi (738.9/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 2.5 square miles (6.5 km2), of which 2.3 square miles (6.0 km2) is land and 0.2 square miles (0.5 km2) (8.03%) is water.
As of the census of 2000, there were 4,377 people, 1,900 households, and 1,200 families residing in the borough. The population density was 1,913.8 people per square mile (738.0/km²). There were 1,986 housing units at an average density of 868.4 per square mile (334.8/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 98.58% White, 0.73% African American, 0.05% Native American, 0.14% Asian, 0.09% from other races, and 0.41% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.57% of the population.
There were 1,900 households out of which 22.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.4% were married couples living together, 10.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.8% were non-families. 33.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.20 and the average family size was 2.78.
In the borough the population was spread out with 17.4% under the age of 18, 6.9% from 18 to 24, 25.2% from 25 to 44, 22.7% from 45 to 64, and 27.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females there were 83.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 78.8 males.
The median income for a household in the borough was $32,924, and the median income for a family was $40,924. Males had a median income of $31,025 versus $23,813 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $17,112. About 5.1% of families and 7.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.5% of those under age 18 and 9.2% of those age 65 or over.
- "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.