Clarks Green, Pennsylvania

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Coordinates: 41°29′54″N 75°41′41″W / 41.49833°N 75.69472°W / 41.49833; -75.69472
Borough of Clarks Green
Settlement
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Lackawanna
Elevation 1,427 ft (434.9 m)
Coordinates 41°29′54″N 75°41′41″W / 41.49833°N 75.69472°W / 41.49833; -75.69472
Area 0.6 sq mi (1.6 km2)
 - land 0.6 sq mi (2 km2)
 - water 0.0 sq mi (0 km2), 0%
Population 1,476 (2010)
Density 2,460 / sq mi (949.8 / km2)
Timezone EST (UTC-5)
 - summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Zip Code 18411
Area code 570
Location of Clarks Green in Pennsylvania
Location of Pennsylvania in the United States
Website: http://www.clarksgreen.org/

Clarks Green is a borough in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 1,476 at the 2010 census. Clarks Green is located within census tract 1104.01.

Geography[edit]

Clarks Green is located at 41°29′54″N 75°41′41″W / 41.49833°N 75.69472°W / 41.49833; -75.69472 (41.498378, -75.694803).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.6 square miles (1.6 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920 350
1930 694 98.3%
1940 726 4.6%
1950 824 13.5%
1960 1,256 52.4%
1970 1,674 33.3%
1980 1,862 11.2%
1990 1,603 −13.9%
2000 1,630 1.7%
2010 1,476 −9.4%
Est. 2012 1,471 −0.3%
Sources:[2][3][4]

As of the census[5] of 2010, there were 1,476 people, 597 households, and 425 families residing in the borough. The population density was 2,460 people per square mile (949.8/km²). There were 622 housing units at an average density of 1,036.7 per square mile (404.9/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 96.6% White, 0.7% African American, 0.1% American Indian, 2% Asian, 0.06% from other races, and 0.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.5% of the population.

There were 597 households out of which 27% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.6% were married couples living together, 6.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.8% were non-families. 24.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 2.97.

In the borough the population was spread out with 22.5% under the age of 18, 59.2% from 18 to 64, and 18.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 47 years.

The median income for a household in the borough was $61,250, and the median income for a family was $74,250. Males had a median income of $60,000 versus $32,159 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $35,975. About 3.5% of families and 3.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.6% of those under age 18 and 0.7% 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. ^ "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. 
  5. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-05-14.