Darlington, Pennsylvania

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Coordinates: 40°48′36″N 80°25′24″W / 40.81000°N 80.42333°W / 40.81000; -80.42333
Darlington
Borough
Veterans' monument in Darlington, Pennsylvania.jpg
Monument in central Darlington
Official name: Borough of Darlington
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Beaver County
Township Darlington Township
Coordinates 40°48′36″N 80°25′24″W / 40.81000°N 80.42333°W / 40.81000; -80.42333
Population 254 (2010)
Density 3,217.7 / sq mi (1,242.4 / km2)
Settled 1804
 - Incorporated 28 March 1820
Timezone EST (UTC-5)
 - summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Location of Darlington in Beaver County
Location of Darlington in Pennsylvania
Location of Pennsylvania in the United States

Darlington is a borough in Beaver County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 254 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Darlington was settled in 1804 and incorporated on 28 March 1820, as Greersburg. It adopted its current name on 6 April 1830. Darlington is named for S. P. Darlington, a merchant from Pittsburgh.[1]

Geography[edit]

Darlington is located at 40°48′36″N 80°25′24″W / 40.81000°N 80.42333°W / 40.81000; -80.42333 (40.809917, -80.423381).[2]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1860 301
1870 280 −7.0%
1880 247 −11.8%
1890 254 2.8%
1900 270 6.3%
1910 311 15.2%
1920 347 11.6%
1930 465 34.0%
1940 444 −4.5%
1950 354 −20.3%
1960 306 −13.6%
1970 344 12.4%
1980 377 9.6%
1990 311 −17.5%
2000 299 −3.9%
2010 254 −15.1%
Est. 2012 253 −0.4%
Sources:[3][4][5]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 299 people, 122 households, and 79 families residing in the borough. The population density was 3,217.7 people per square mile (1,282.7/km²). There were 130 housing units at an average density of 1,399.0 per square mile (557.7/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 97.99% White, 0.67% Asian, 0.67% from other races, and 0.67% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.67% of the population.

There were 122 households out of which 28.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.6% were married couples living together, 11.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.2% were non-families. 32.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 3.14.

In the borough the population was spread out with 23.4% under the age of 18, 11.0% from 18 to 24, 26.4% from 25 to 44, 21.1% from 45 to 64, and 18.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 83.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 73.5 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $30,125, and the median income for a family was $38,750. Males had a median income of $25,625 versus $22,000 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $15,938. About 3.9% of families and 9.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.9% of those under the age of eighteen and 9.7% of those sixty five or over.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 100. 
  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.