Carmichaels, Pennsylvania

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Coordinates: 39°53′52″N 79°58′30″W / 39.89778°N 79.97500°W / 39.89778; -79.97500
Carmichaels
Borough
Carmichaels Bridge.jpg
Carmichaels Covered Bridge (1889)
National Register of Historic Places
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Greene
Coordinates 39°53′52″N 79°58′30″W / 39.89778°N 79.97500°W / 39.89778; -79.97500
Area 0.2 sq mi (1 km2)
Population 556 (2000)
Density 3,021.2 / sq mi (1,166 / km2)
Established 1768
Mayor Michael L Dohanich
Timezone EST (UTC-4)
 - summer (DST) EDT (UTC-5)
Area code 724
Location of Carmichaels in Greene County
Location of Carmichaels in Pennsylvania
Location of Pennsylvania in the United States

Carmichaels is a borough in Greene County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 556 at the 2000 census.

History[edit]

The Carmichaels Covered Bridge and Greene Academy are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[1] Carmichaels is home to the school district of Carmichaels Area. There is an Elementary Center and a Jr/Sr High School on the same grounds, home of the Mighty Mikes.

Geography[edit]

Carmichaels is located at 39°53′52″N 79°58′30″W / 39.89778°N 79.97500°W / 39.89778; -79.97500 (39.897755, -79.975022)[2].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1860 440
1870 491 11.6%
1880 489 −0.4%
1890 445 −9.0%
1900 456 2.5%
1910 478 4.8%
1920 581 21.5%
1930 708 21.9%
1940 847 19.6%
1950 895 5.7%
1960 788 −12.0%
1970 608 −22.8%
1980 630 3.6%
1990 532 −15.6%
2000 556 4.5%
2010 483 −13.1%
Est. 2012 474 −1.9%
Sources:[3][4][5]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 556 people, 232 households, and 141 families residing in the borough. The population density was 3,021.2 people per square mile (1,192.6/km²). There were 255 housing units at an average density of 1,385.6 per square mile (547.0/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 98.20% White, and 1.80% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.18% of the population.

There were 232 households out of which 26.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.7% were married couples living together, 14.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.8% were non-families. 34.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.36 and the average family size was 3.03.

In the borough the population was spread out with 23.4% under the age of 18, 8.1% from 18 to 24, 27.3% from 25 to 44, 24.8% from 45 to 64, and 16.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 93.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.4 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $33,462, and the median income for a family was $36,719. Males had a median income of $29,286 versus $20,125 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $14,979. About 8.3% of families and 10.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.4% of those under age 18 and 8.3% 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. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 11 December 2013. 
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "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.