Elderton, Pennsylvania

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Elderton, Pennsylvania
Borough
Elderton is located in Pennsylvania
Elderton
Elderton
Coordinates: 40°41′42″N 79°20′36″W / 40.69500°N 79.34333°W / 40.69500; -79.34333Coordinates: 40°41′42″N 79°20′36″W / 40.69500°N 79.34333°W / 40.69500; -79.34333
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Armstrong
Settled 1822
Incorporated 1859
Government
 • Type Borough Council
Area
 • Total 0.3 sq mi (0.8 km2)
 • Land 0.3 sq mi (0.8 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,264 ft (385 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 356
 • Density 1,101/sq mi (425.0/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Zip code 15736

Elderton is a borough in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 356 at the 2010 census.[1]

Geography[edit]

Elderton is located at 40°41′42″N 79°20′36″W / 40.694906°N 79.343324°W / 40.694906; -79.343324[2] in eastern Armstrong County. U.S. Route 422 leads northwest 13 miles (21 km) to Kittanning and southeast 12 miles (19 km) to the borough of Indiana.

According to the United States Census Bureau, Elderton has a total area of 0.31 square miles (0.8 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1860 196
1870 235 19.9%
1880 299 27.2%
1890 243 −18.7%
1900 293 20.6%
1910 285 −2.7%
1920 261 −8.4%
1930 311 19.2%
1940 354 13.8%
1950 336 −5.1%
1960 387 15.2%
1970 428 10.6%
1980 420 −1.9%
1990 371 −11.7%
2000 358 −3.5%
2010 356 −0.6%
Est. 2012 356 0.0%
Sources:[3][4][5]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 358 people, 145 households, and 107 families residing in the borough. The population density was 1,293.0 people per square mile (493.7/km2). There were 156 housing units at an average density of 563.4 per square mile (215.1/km2). The racial makeup of the borough was 99.44% White, 0.28% African American, and 0.28% from two or more races.

There were 145 households out of which 30.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.3% were married couples living together, 6.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.2% were non-families. 24.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.42 and the average family size was 2.82.

In the borough the population was spread out with 22.3% under the age of 18, 11.2% from 18 to 24, 26.0% from 25 to 44, 19.8% from 45 to 64, and 20.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 93.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.6 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $36,000, and the median income for a family was $43,750. Males had a median income of $37,917 versus $23,021 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $18,805. About 3.6% of families and 5.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.0% of those under age 18 and 11.0% of those age 65 or over.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Elderton borough, Pennsylvania". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved July 30, 2013. 
  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.