Everson, Pennsylvania

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Coordinates: 40°5′26″N 79°35′13″W / 40.09056°N 79.58694°W / 40.09056; -79.58694
Everson
Borough
Everson Pa 2011.jpg
Brown Street
Named for: Benjamin Mozart Everson
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Fayette
Coordinates 40°5′26″N 79°35′13″W / 40.09056°N 79.58694°W / 40.09056; -79.58694
Area 0.2 sq mi (1 km2)
Population 793 (2010)
Density 3,965.0 / sq mi (1,531 / km2)
Established 1903
Mayor Tim Shoemaker
Timezone EST (UTC-4)
 - summer (DST) EDT (UTC-5)
Area code 724
Location of Everson in Fayette County
Location of Everson in Pennsylvania
Location of Pennsylvania in the United States
Website: www.geocities.com/eversonboro15631

Everson is a borough in Fayette County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 842 at the 2000 census. It was incorporated in 1903.

Geography[edit]

Everson is located at 40°5′26″N 79°35′13″W / 40.09056°N 79.58694°W / 40.09056; -79.58694 (40.090582, -79.587043)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 1,759
1920 1,988 13.0%
1930 1,900 −4.4%
1940 1,809 −4.8%
1950 1,520 −16.0%
1960 1,304 −14.2%
1970 1,143 −12.3%
1980 1,032 −9.7%
1990 939 −9.0%
2000 842 −10.3%
2010 793 −5.8%
Est. 2012 787 −0.8%
Sources:[2][3][4]

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 842 people, 351 households, and 233 families residing in the borough. The population density was 3,869.6 people per square mile (1,477.7/km²). There were 385 housing units at an average density of 1,769.4 per square mile (675.7/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 96.08% White, 3.44% African American, 0.12% Asian, and 0.36% from two or more races.

There were 351 households out of which 29.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.0% were married couples living together, 10.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.6% were non-families. 29.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.40 and the average family size was 2.94.

In the borough the population was spread out with 22.4% under the age of 18, 7.8% from 18 to 24, 29.6% from 25 to 44, 19.1% from 45 to 64, and 21.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 98.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.5 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $25,500, and the median income for a family was $30,769. Males had a median income of $25,972 versus $17,188 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $12,928. About 13.9% of families and 15.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 27.8% of those under age 18 and 12.5% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

Everson is served by the Southmoreland School District.

Famous People[edit]

Barbara (B.) Smith "B. Smith is a former fashion model turned restaurateur, television host, author, entrepreneur and entertainer. extraordinaire renowned for her casual yet elegant approach to living."[5]

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