Deemston, Pennsylvania

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Coordinates: 40°1′8″N 80°2′38″W / 40.01889°N 80.04389°W / 40.01889; -80.04389
Deemston
Borough
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Washington
Coordinates 40°1′8″N 80°2′38″W / 40.01889°N 80.04389°W / 40.01889; -80.04389
Area 9.6 sq mi (25 km2)
Population 809 (2000)
Density 84.2 / sq mi (33 / km2)
Established 1894
Mayor Cathleen R. Harasty
Timezone EST (UTC-4)
 - summer (DST) EDT (UTC-5)
Area code 724
Location of Deemston in Washington County
Location of Deemston in Pennsylvania
Location of Pennsylvania in the United States

Deemston is a borough in Washington County, Pennsylvania, United States and part of the Pittsburgh metropolitan area since 1950.[1] The population was 809 at the 2000 census.

History[edit]

Kinder's Mill was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1986.[2]

Geography[edit]

Deemston is located at 40°1′8″N 80°2′38″W / 40.01889°N 80.04389°W / 40.01889; -80.04389 (40.018777, -80.043805).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 9.6 square miles (25 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 428
1910 477 11.4%
1920 499 4.6%
1930 648 29.9%
1940 710 9.6%
1950 775 9.2%
1960 873 12.6%
1970 711 −18.6%
1980 829 16.6%
1990 770 −7.1%
2000 809 5.1%
2010 722 −10.8%
Est. 2012 722 0.0%
Sources:[4][5][6]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 809 people, 313 households, and 239 families residing in the borough. The population density was 84.2 people per square mile (32.5/km²). There were 325 housing units at an average density of 33.8 per square mile (13.1/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 99.26% White, 0.37% African American, 0.12% from other races, and 0.25% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.37% of the population.

There were 313 households out of which 31.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.8% were married couples living together, 5.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.6% were non-families. 20.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.9% 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 2.94.

In the borough the population was spread out with 22.7% under the age of 18, 7.7% from 18 to 24, 28.4% from 25 to 44, 25.6% from 45 to 64, and 15.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 104.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.0 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $35,598, and the median income for a family was $41,188. Males had a median income of $33,889 versus $25,417 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $17,331. About 6.1% of families and 9.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.0% of those under age 18 and 6.2% of those age 65 or over.

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.