Boothwyn, Pennsylvania

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Coordinates: 39°50′06″N 75°26′40″W / 39.83500°N 75.44444°W / 39.83500; -75.44444
Boothwyn
Census-designated place
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Delaware
Township Upper Chichester
Elevation 98 ft (29.9 m)
Coordinates 39°50′06″N 75°26′40″W / 39.83500°N 75.44444°W / 39.83500; -75.44444
Area 1.2 sq mi (3.1 km2)
 - land 1.2 sq mi (3 km2)
 - water 0.0 sq mi (0 km2), 0%
Population 5,206 (2000)
Density 4,236.1 / sq mi (1,635.6 / km2)
Timezone EST (UTC-5)
 - summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP Code 19061
Area code 610
Location of Boothwyn in Pennsylvania
Location of Pennsylvania in the United States

Boothwyn is a census-designated place (CDP) in Delaware County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 5,206 at the 2000 census.

History[edit]

The Chichester Friends Meetinghouse is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[1]

Geography[edit]

Boothwyn is located at 39°50′6″N 75°26′40″W / 39.83500°N 75.44444°W / 39.83500; -75.44444 (39.835115, -75.444507).[2]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 1.2 square miles (3.1 km2), all of it land.

Boothwyn, Reliance, and Ogden fire companies are located in Boothwyn, PA.

Educational system[edit]

Boothwyn is a part of Chichester School District. Children within the area usually attend Boothwyn Elementary School or Hilltop School (Grades K-4), Chichester Middle School (Grades 5-8), or Chichester High School (Grades 9-12).

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 5,206 people, 2,047 households, and 1,367 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 4,236.1 people per square mile (1,634.2/km²). There were 2,126 housing units at an average density of 1,729.9/sq mi (667.4/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 90.70% White, 6.13% African American, 0.10% Native American, 1.67% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.40% from other races, and 0.98% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.11% of the population.

There were 2,047 households out of which 29.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.6% were married couples living together, 12.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.2% were non-families. 26.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.54 and the average family size was 3.12.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 22.7% under the age of 18, 9.0% from 18 to 24, 31.8% from 25 to 44, 23.7% from 45 to 64, and 12.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 91.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.3 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $46,433, and the median income for a family was $60,096. Males had a median income of $41,793 versus $29,962 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $23,811. About 6.7% of families and 6.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.2% of those under age 18 and 7.1% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  3. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.