Carrolltown, Pennsylvania

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Carrolltown, Pennsylvania
Borough
Motto: Now and in the Future
Carrolltown, Pennsylvania is located in Pennsylvania
Carrolltown, Pennsylvania
Carrolltown, Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 40°36′N 78°43′W / 40.600°N 78.717°W / 40.600; -78.717Coordinates: 40°36′N 78°43′W / 40.600°N 78.717°W / 40.600; -78.717
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Cambria
Incorporated 1858
Government
 • Type Borough Council
Area
 • Total 0.7 sq mi (2 km2)
Elevation 2,126 ft (648 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,049
 • Density 1,583.8/sq mi (611.5/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Zip code 15722
Area code(s) 814
Website Carrolltown, Pennsylvania

Carrolltown is a borough within Carroll Township, Pennsylvania in Cambria County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 1,049 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Johnstown, Pennsylvania Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography[edit]

It is located at 40°36′N 78°43′W / 40.600°N 78.717°W / 40.600; -78.717 (40.603, -78.709)[1], about 20 miles west of Altoona, Pennsylvania. According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.7 square miles (1.8 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1860 249
1870 416 67.1%
1880 502 20.7%
1890 634 26.3%
1900 790 24.6%
1910 1,348 70.6%
1920 1,369 1.6%
1930 1,227 −10.4%
1940 1,289 5.1%
1950 1,452 12.6%
1960 1,525 5.0%
1970 1,507 −1.2%
1980 1,395 −7.4%
1990 1,286 −7.8%
2000 1,049 −18.4%
2010 853 −18.7%
Est. 2012 840 −1.5%
Sources:[2][3][4]

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 1,049 people, 407 households, and 295 families residing in the borough. The population density was 1,583.8 people per square mile (613.7/km²). There were 440 housing units at an average density of 664.3 per square mile (257.4/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 99.62% White, 0.19% African American, and 0.19% from two or more races.

There were 407 households out of which 29.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.0% were married couples living together, 10.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.5% were non-families. 25.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.56 and the average family size was 3.06.

In the borough the population was spread out with 22.2% under the age of 18, 7.2% from 18 to 24, 27.4% from 25 to 44, 23.7% from 45 to 64, and 19.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 102.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.1 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $32,833, and the median income for a family was $39,792. Males had a median income of $33,056 versus $17,500 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $16,250. About 6.2% of families and 8.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.7% of those under age 18 and 9.8% of those age 65 or over.

Notable people[edit]

Lawrence Flick
Jordon Milchak
Scudda

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. 

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