Blooming Valley, Pennsylvania

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Coordinates: 41°40′49″N 80°2′32″W / 41.68028°N 80.04222°W / 41.68028; -80.04222
Blooming Valley
Borough
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Crawford County
Coordinates 41°40′49″N 80°2′32″W / 41.68028°N 80.04222°W / 41.68028; -80.04222
Area 2.0 sq mi (5 km2)
Population 378 (2000)
Density 194.5 / sq mi (75 / km2)
Founded 1845
Timezone EST (UTC-4)
 - summer (DST) EDT (UTC-5)
Area code 814
Location of Blooming Valley in Crawford County
Location of Blooming Valley in Pennsylvania
Location of Pennsylvania in the United States

Blooming Valley is a borough in Crawford County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 378 at the 2000 census. Former Pennsylvania Treasurer Budd Dwyer, who committed suicide during a press conference, is buried in the Blooming Valley Cemetery.

Geography[edit]

Blooming Valley is located at 41°40′49″N 80°2′32″W / 41.68028°N 80.04222°W / 41.68028; -80.04222 (41.680217, -80.042107)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 2.0 square miles (5.2 km2), of which, 1.9 square miles (4.9 km2) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) of it (1.02%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1870 209
1880 232 11.0%
1890 206 −11.2%
1900 177 −14.1%
1910 150 −15.3%
1920 141 −6.0%
1930 195 38.3%
1940 218 11.8%
1950 256 17.4%
1960 296 15.6%
1970 358 20.9%
1980 374 4.5%
1990 391 4.5%
2000 378 −3.3%
2010 337 −10.8%
Est. 2012 334 −0.9%
Sources:[2][3][4]

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 378 people, 144 households, and 109 families residing in the borough. The population density was 194.5 people per square mile (75.2/km²). There were 156 housing units at an average density of 80.3 per square mile (31.0/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 98.94% White, 0.79% African American, and 0.26% from two or more races.

There were 144 households out of which 35.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.3% were married couples living together, 9.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.3% were non-families. 20.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.63 and the average family size was 3.05.

In the borough the population was spread out with 27.5% under the age of 18, 3.7% from 18 to 24, 28.3% from 25 to 44, 24.6% from 45 to 64, and 15.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 108.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.5 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $46,944, and the median income for a family was $48,750. Males had a median income of $40,139 versus $21,458 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $17,334. About 1.8% of families and 3.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.4% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.

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.