Centerport, Pennsylvania

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Coordinates: 40°29′12″N 76°00′26″W / 40.48667°N 76.00722°W / 40.48667; -76.00722
Borough of Centerport
Borough
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Berks
Elevation 348 ft (106.1 m)
Coordinates 40°29′12″N 76°00′26″W / 40.48667°N 76.00722°W / 40.48667; -76.00722
Area 0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)
 - land 0.2 sq mi (1 km2)
 - water 0.0 sq mi (0 km2)
Population 387 (2010)
Density 1,935 / sq mi (747.1 / km2)
Timezone EST (UTC-5)
 - summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code 610 and 484
Location of Centerport in Pennsylvania
Location of Pennsylvania in the United States
Website: http://www.township-directory.com/berks/Bor%20Centerport.htm

Centerport is a borough in north central Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 387 at the 2010 census.

It is in the Schuylkill Valley School District.

Geography[edit]

Centerport is located at 40°29′12″N 76°0′26″W / 40.48667°N 76.00722°W / 40.48667; -76.00722 (40.486726, -76.007190).[1] 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. It drains southeastward to the nearby Schuylkill River.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 133
1900 141 6.0%
1910 111 −21.3%
1920 134 20.7%
1930 137 2.2%
1940 191 39.4%
1950 226 18.3%
1960 208 −8.0%
1970 227 9.1%
1980 246 8.4%
1990 284 15.4%
2000 327 15.1%
2010 387 18.3%
Est. 2012 392 1.3%
Sources:[2][3][4]

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 387 people, 149 households, and 107 families residing in the borough. The population density was 1,935 people per square mile (758.8/km²). There were 150 housing units at an average density of 750 per square mile (294.1/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 96.4% White, 0.5% African American, 0.5% Native American, and 2.6% from other races.. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.6% of the population.

There were 149 households out of which 29.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.7% were married couples living together, 11.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.2% were non-families. 21.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.60 and the average family size was 2.93.

In the borough the population was spread out with 24.0% under the age of 18, 9.6% from 18 to 24, 25.8% from 25 to 44, 24.6% from 45 to 64, and 16% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37.9 years. Males made up 49.1% of the population and females made up 50.9%.

The median income for a household in the borough was $47,115, and the median income for a family was $51,250. Males had a median income of $30,938 versus $23,750 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $20,927. About 2.3% of families and 4.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.3% of those under age 18 and 6.4% of those age 65 or over.

Landmarks[edit]

Centerport is known for having a literal nine foot tall "fork" in the road at the intersection of Main St. and Centerport Rd.

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.