Bechtelsville, Pennsylvania

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Coordinates: 40°22′12″N 75°37′43″W / 40.37000°N 75.62861°W / 40.37000; -75.62861
Bechtelsville, Pennsylvania
Borough
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Berks
School District Boyertown
Elevation 404 ft (123.1 m)
Coordinates 40°22′12″N 75°37′43″W / 40.37000°N 75.62861°W / 40.37000; -75.62861
Area 0.5 sq mi (1.3 km2)
 - land 0.5 sq mi (1 km2)
 - water 0.0 sq mi (0 km2)
Population 942 (2010)
Density 1,741.6 / sq mi (672.4 / km2)
Timezone EST (UTC-5)
 - summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code 610
Location of Bechtelsville in Berks County
Location of Bechtelsville in Pennsylvania
Location of Pennsylvania in the United States

Bechtelsville is a borough in Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 942 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Bechtelsville is located at 40°22′12″N 75°37′43″W / 40.37000°N 75.62861°W / 40.37000; -75.62861 (40.370078, -75.628590).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.5 square miles (1.3 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 381
1910 417 9.4%
1920 502 20.4%
1930 549 9.4%
1940 587 6.9%
1950 603 2.7%
1960 625 3.6%
1970 728 16.5%
1980 832 14.3%
1990 864 3.8%
2000 931 7.8%
2010 942 1.2%
Est. 2012 996 5.7%
Sources:[2][3][4]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 942 people, 362 households, and 264 families residing in the borough. The population density was 1,884 people per square mile (678.2/km²). There were 362 housing units at an average density of 224 per square mile (266.6/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 98.3% White, 0.2% African American, 0.1% Asian, 0.1% from other races, and 1.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.3% of the population.

There were 362 households out of which 31.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.5% were married couples living together, 12.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.1% were non-families. 20.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.60 and the average family size was 3.98.

In the borough the population was spread out with 24.6% under the age of 20, 7.4% from 20 to 24, 27.4% from 25 to 44, 29.7% from 45 to 64, and 11.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39.6 years. For every 100 females there were 92.25 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.6 males.

While the following data has not yet been released from the 2010 Census, as of the 2000 Census, the median income for a household in the borough was $88,846, and the median income for a family was $92,045. Males had a median income of $46,938 versus $33,828 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $19,627. About .2% of families and .3% of the population were below the poverty line, including .1% of those under age 18 and .3% of those age 65 or over.

Public education[edit]

The borough is served by the Boyertown Area School District.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  2. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 11 December 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  4. ^ "Incorporated Places and Minor Civil Divisions Datasets: Subcounty Resident Population Estimates: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2012". Population Estimates. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 11 December 2013.