Felton, Pennsylvania

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Felton, Pennsylvania
Borough
A frame school building on a stone foundation at Trout School Road and Rambo Hill Road in Felton
A frame school building on a stone foundation at Trout School Road and Rambo Hill Road in Felton
Felton, Pennsylvania is located in Pennsylvania
Felton, Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 39°51′17″N 76°33′51″W / 39.85472°N 76.56417°W / 39.85472; -76.56417Coordinates: 39°51′17″N 76°33′51″W / 39.85472°N 76.56417°W / 39.85472; -76.56417
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County York
Incorporated 1899
Government
 • Type Borough Council
Area
 • Total 0.6 sq mi (2 km2)
Elevation 663 ft (202 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 506
 • Density 840/sq mi (330/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Zip code 17322
Area code(s) 717

Felton is a borough in York County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 506 at the 2010 census.[1]

Geography[edit]

Felton is located at 39°51′17″N 76°33′51″W / 39.85472°N 76.56417°W / 39.85472; -76.56417 (39.854751, -76.564245)[2].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.6 square miles (1.6 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 226
1910 241 6.6%
1920 344 42.7%
1930 409 18.9%
1940 421 2.9%
1950 429 1.9%
1960 430 0.2%
1970 425 −1.2%
1980 483 13.6%
1990 438 −9.3%
2000 449 2.5%
2010 506 12.7%
Est. 2012 509 0.6%
Sources:[3][4][5]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 449 people, 173 households, and 131 families residing in the borough. The population density was 688.4 people per square mile (266.7/km²). There were 182 housing units at an average density of 279.1 per square mile (108.1/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 98.44% White, 0.45% African American, 0.45% Asian, 0.67% from other races.

There were 173 households out of which 31.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.8% were married couples living together, 5.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.7% were non-families. 18.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.60 and the average family size was 2.98.

In the borough the population was spread out with 21.2% under the age of 18, 9.6% from 18 to 24, 31.4% from 25 to 44, 26.7% from 45 to 64, and 11.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 104.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.0 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $42,353, and the median income for a family was $53,125. Males had a median income of $36,607 versus $22,679 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $19,322. About 4.1% of families and 5.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.5% of those under age 18 and 6.6% of those age 65 or over.

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