Cochranton, Pennsylvania

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Coordinates: 41°31′10″N 80°2′56″W / 41.51944°N 80.04889°W / 41.51944; -80.04889
Cochranton
Borough
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Adams Street Bridge
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Crawford County
Coordinates 41°31′10″N 80°2′56″W / 41.51944°N 80.04889°W / 41.51944; -80.04889
Area 1.2 sq mi (3 km2)
Population 1,148 (2000)
Density 953.8 / sq mi (368 / km2)
Founded 1800
 - Incorporated 1855-04-05
Mayor Burt A. Waite (R)
Timezone EST (UTC-4)
 - summer (DST) EDT (UTC-5)
Area code 814
Location of Cochranton in Crawford County
Location of Cochranton in Pennsylvania
Location of Pennsylvania in the United States
Website: www.cochrantonboro.org

Cochranton is a borough in Crawford County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was recorded as 1,148 in the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Cochranton is located at 41°31′10″N 80°2′56″W / 41.51944°N 80.04889°W / 41.51944; -80.04889 (41.519497, -80.048906).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 1.2 square miles (3.1 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1870 459
1880 645 40.5%
1890 655 1.6%
1900 640 −2.3%
1910 695 8.6%
1920 647 −6.9%
1930 727 12.4%
1940 793 9.1%
1950 1,092 37.7%
1960 1,139 4.3%
1970 1,229 7.9%
1980 1,240 0.9%
1990 1,174 −5.3%
2000 1,148 −2.2%
2010 1,136 −1.0%
Est. 2012 1,119 −1.5%
Sources:[2][3][4]

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 1,148 people, 478 households, and 335 families residing in the borough. The population density was 953.8 people per square mile (369.4/km²). There were 506 housing units at an average density of 420.4 per square mile (162.8/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 98.78% White, 0.44% African American, 0.09% Native American, 0.26% Asian, and 0.44% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.09% of the population.

There were 478 households, of which 28.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.9% were married couples living together, 10.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.9% were non-families. 26.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.4% comprised someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.40 and the average family size was 2.84.

The age distribution of the borough was: 23.3% under the age of 18; 7.4% from 18 to 24; 26.4% from 25 to 44; 26.2% from 45 to 64; and 16.7% 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 90.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.7 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $36,625, and the median income for a family was $45,463. Males had a median income of $33,333 versus $21,792 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $18,960. About 6.7% of families and 11.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 23.2% of those under age 18 and 11.8% 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. ^ 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.