Flinton, Pennsylvania

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Flinton, Pennsylvania
Unincorporated community
Map showing Flinton (16640 ZIP code) in Cambria County
Map showing Flinton (16640 ZIP code) in Cambria County
Map showing Cambria County in Pennsylvania
Map showing Cambria County in Pennsylvania
Flinton, Pennsylvania is located in Pennsylvania
Flinton, Pennsylvania
Flinton, Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 40°42′55″N 78°31′05″W / 40.71528°N 78.51806°W / 40.71528; -78.51806Coordinates: 40°42′55″N 78°31′05″W / 40.71528°N 78.51806°W / 40.71528; -78.51806
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Cambria
Population (2000)
 • Total 841
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Zip code 16640
Area code(s) 814

Flinton is an unincorporated community in Cambria County, Pennsylvania, United States. It comprises a land area that is part of Chest, White, and Reade townships. Flinton has a post office with ZIP code 16640. The population of the area, based on the ZIP Code Tabulation Area for ZIP code 16640, was 841 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Flinton is located at 40°42′55″N 78°31′05″W / 40.7153409°N 78.5180769°W / 40.7153409; -78.5180769.[1]

It has an elevation of 1463 feet.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census [2] of 2000, there were 841 people, 312 households, and 243 families residing in Flinton's ZIP Code Tabulation Area. There were 506 housing units. The racial makeup of the borough was 99.5% White, 0.2% Black and African American, 0.1% American Indiana and Alaska Native, and 0.1% Asian (Korean). Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.1% of the population.

There were 312 households out of which 30.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.9% were married couples living together, 6.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.1% were non-families. 16.3% of all households had individuals living along in them and 7.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.65 and the average family size was 3.00.

Population in the area was spread out with 26.0% under the age of 20, 4.4% from 20 to 24, 29% from 25 to 44, 24.7% from 45 to 64, and 15.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39.7 years. Of the population 18 years and over, 39.4% was male and 37.9% was female, for a total of 77.3% of the population 18 years and over. 73.6% of the population was 21 and over and 15.9% of the population was 65 and over.

The median income for a household in the area was $30,588, and the median income for a family was $34,107. Males had a median income of $28,393 versus $19,531 for females. The per capita income for the area was $12,502. About 8.4% of families were below the poverty line.

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