Claysville, Pennsylvania

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Coordinates: 40°7′8″N 80°24′45″W / 40.11889°N 80.41250°W / 40.11889; -80.41250
Claysville
Borough
Montgomery House in Claysville.jpg
The Montgomery House, a historic building on the borough's western edge
Named for: Henry Clay
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Washington
Coordinates 40°7′8″N 80°24′45″W / 40.11889°N 80.41250°W / 40.11889; -80.41250
Area 0.3 sq mi (1 km2)
Population 724 (2000)
Density 2,349.8 / sq mi (907 / km2)
Established 1812
Mayor Geno Sibert
Timezone EST (UTC-4)
 - summer (DST) EDT (UTC-5)
Area code 724
Location of Claysville in Washington County
Location of Claysville in Pennsylvania
Location of Pennsylvania in the United States

Claysville is a borough in Washington County, Pennsylvania, United States and part of the Pittsburgh metropolitan area since 1950.[1] The population was 724 at the 2000 census. Claysville Elementary School, part of the McGuffey School District is located in Claysville. It is the birthplace of Benjamin Franklin Jones of the Jones and Laughlin Steel Company.

History[edit]

The Montgomery House was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2002.[2]

Geography[edit]

Claysville is located at 40°7′8″N 80°24′45″W / 40.11889°N 80.41250°W / 40.11889; -80.41250 (40.118984, -80.412536).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.3 square miles (0.78 km2), of which, 0.3 square miles (0.78 km2) of it is land and 3.12% is water.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1850 275
1860 298 8.4%
1870 284 −4.7%
1880 323 13.7%
1890 1,041 222.3%
1900 856 −17.8%
1910 1,045 22.1%
1920 1,009 −3.4%
1930 912 −9.6%
1940 970 6.4%
1950 963 −0.7%
1960 986 2.4%
1970 951 −3.5%
1980 1,029 8.2%
1990 962 −6.5%
2000 724 −24.7%
2010 829 14.5%
Est. 2012 824 −0.6%
Sources:[4][5][6]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 724 people, 242 households, and 189 families residing in the borough. The population density was 2,349.8 people per square mile (901.7/km²). There were 261 housing units at an average density of 847.1 per square mile (325.1/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 99.45% White, 0.28% African American, and 0.28% from two or more races.

There were 242 households out of which 35.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.7% were married couples living together, 12.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.9% were non-families. 19.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.73 and the average family size was 3.06.

In the borough the population was spread out with 25.6% under the age of 18, 6.4% from 18 to 24, 26.2% from 25 to 44, 21.0% from 45 to 64, and 20.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 90.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.8 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $36,000, and the median income for a family was $40,000. Males had a median income of $28,125 versus $21,591 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $14,785. About 12.4% of families and 13.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.1% of those under age 18 and 18.4% were above age 64.

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  4. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 11 December 2013. 
  5. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ "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.