Connoquenessing, Pennsylvania

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Connoquenessing, Pennsylvania
Borough
St. Paul's United Church of Christ
St. Paul's United Church of Christ
Motto: "A Long Way Straight"
Connoquenessing is located in Pennsylvania
Connoquenessing
Connoquenessing
Coordinates: 40°49′05″N 80°00′49″W / 40.81806°N 80.01361°W / 40.81806; -80.01361Coordinates: 40°49′05″N 80°00′49″W / 40.81806°N 80.01361°W / 40.81806; -80.01361
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Butler
Settled 1795
Incorporated 1848
Government
 • Type Borough Council
Area
 • Total 1.4 sq mi (3.5 km2)
 • Land 1.4 sq mi (3.5 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 528
 • Density 387/sq mi (149.6/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Zip code 16027
Website connoquenessingboro.com

Connoquenessing is a borough in Butler County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 528 at the 2010 census.[1]

Geography[edit]

Connoquenessing is located southwest of the center of Butler County at 40°49′5″N 80°0′49″W / 40.81806°N 80.01361°W / 40.81806; -80.01361 (40.818096, -80.013708).[2] It is bordered by Connoquenessing Township to the north, east, and west, and by Forward Township to the south, east, and west. The borough takes its name from Connoquenessing Creek, a Beaver River tributary which flows through a valley just south of the borough.

Pennsylvania Route 68 passes through the borough, leading northeast 8 miles (13 km) to Butler, the county seat, and southwest 4.6 miles (7.4 km) to Evans City.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 1.4 square miles (3.5 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 343
1910 400 16.6%
1920 430 7.5%
1930 406 −5.6%
1940 441 8.6%
1950 441 0.0%
1960 513 16.3%
1970 553 7.8%
1980 539 −2.5%
1990 507 −5.9%
2000 564 11.2%
2010 528 −6.4%
Est. 2012 582 10.2%
Sources:[3][4][5]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 564 people, 199 households, and 161 families residing in the borough. The population density was 395.4 people per square mile (152.3/km²). There were 204 housing units at an average density of 143.0 per square mile (55.1/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 99.29% White, 0.18% African American, 0.18% Native American, and 0.35% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.42% of the population.

There were 199 households out of which 41.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 71.4% were married couples living together, 9.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.6% were non-families. 14.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.83 and the average family size was 3.18.

In the borough the population was spread out with 28.5% under the age of 18, 6.4% from 18 to 24, 31.9% from 25 to 44, 21.3% from 45 to 64, and 11.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 100.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.9 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $43,864, and the median income for a family was $48,000. Males had a median income of $40,268 versus $28,611 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $17,111. About 4.1% of families and 6.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.9% of those under age 18 and 15.5% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Connoquenessing borough, Pennsylvania". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved March 24, 2014. 
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  3. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 11 December 2013. 
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "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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