Daisytown, Pennsylvania

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Daisytown, Pennsylvania
Borough
Daisytown, Pennsylvania is located in Pennsylvania
Daisytown, Pennsylvania
Daisytown, Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 40°19′11″N 78°54′01″W / 40.31972°N 78.90028°W / 40.31972; -78.90028Coordinates: 40°19′11″N 78°54′01″W / 40.31972°N 78.90028°W / 40.31972; -78.90028
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Cambria
Settled 1776
Incorporated 1893
Government
 • Type Borough Council
Area
 • Total 0.3 sq mi (0.8 km2)
Elevation 1,801 ft (549 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 356
 • Density 1,280.6/sq mi (494.4/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Zip code 15427
Area code(s) 814

Daisytown is a borough in Cambria County, Pennsylvania, United States. It is part of the Johnstown, Pennsylvania Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 356 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Daisytown is located at 40°19′11″N 78°54′1″W / 40.31972°N 78.90028°W / 40.31972; -78.90028 (40.319674, -78.900211).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.3 square miles (0.78 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 435
1910 382 −12.2%
1920 414 8.4%
1930 389 −6.0%
1940 386 −0.8%
1950 442 14.5%
1960 388 −12.2%
1970 371 −4.4%
1980 421 13.5%
1990 367 −12.8%
2000 356 −3.0%
2010 326 −8.4%
Est. 2012 322 −1.2%
Sources:[2][3][4]

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 356 people, 139 households, and 104 families residing in the borough. The population density was 1,280.6 people per square mile (490.9/km²). There were 145 housing units at an average density of 521.6 per square mile (199.9/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 98.88% White, 0.28% African American, 0.28% Native American, and 0.56% from two or more races.

There were 139 households out of which 30.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.0% were married couples living together, 7.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.5% were non-families. 20.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.56 and the average family size was 2.99.

In the borough the population was spread out with 22.8% under the age of 18, 5.3% from 18 to 24, 27.5% from 25 to 44, 28.9% from 45 to 64, and 15.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 85.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.7 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $36,667, and the median income for a family was $38,229. Males had a median income of $26,000 versus $20,000 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $14,736. About 7.5% of families and 7.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.1% of those under age 18 and 6.2% of those age 65 or over.

There is also a smaller Daisytown, in the Monongahela Valley area of Washington County near the Fayette County border Pennsylvania. Zip code 15427.

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.