East Uniontown, Pennsylvania

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East Uniontown
Census-designated place
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Fayette
Coordinates 39°53′51″N 79°42′16″W / 39.89750°N 79.70444°W / 39.89750; -79.70444Coordinates: 39°53′51″N 79°42′16″W / 39.89750°N 79.70444°W / 39.89750; -79.70444
Area 2.0 sq mi (5 km2)
Population 2,760 (2000)
Density 1,375.3 / sq mi (531 / km2)
Timezone EST (UTC-4)
 - summer (DST) EDT (UTC-5)
Area code 724
Location of East Uniontown in Fayette County
Location of Fayette County in Pennsylvania
Location of Pennsylvania in the United States

East Uniontown is a census-designated place (CDP) in Fayette County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 2,760 at the 2000 census. It is located within North Union Township


East Uniontown is located at 39°53′51″N 79°42′16″W / 39.89750°N 79.70444°W / 39.89750; -79.70444 (39.897604, -79.704464).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 2.0 square miles (5.2 km2), all of it land.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 2,760 people, 1,181 households, and 761 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,375.7 people per square mile (530.2/km²). There were 1,271 housing units at an average density of 633.5/sq mi (244.1/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 92.86% White, 6.05% African American, 0.04% Native American, 0.22% Asian, 0.29% from other races, and 0.54% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.47% of the population.

There were 1,181 households out of which 29.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.4% were married couples living together, 17.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.5% were non-families. 32.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.29 and the average family size was 2.88.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 23.6% under the age of 18, 7.9% from 18 to 24, 27.4% from 25 to 44, 22.8% from 45 to 64, and 18.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 88.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 83.8 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $20,877, and the median income for a family was $28,566. Males had a median income of $26,318 versus $22,955 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $14,751. About 27.2% of families and 29.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 49.5% of those under age 18 and 10.7% of those age 65 or over.