Franklintown, Pennsylvania

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Franklintown, Pennsylvania
Borough
Franklintown's post office
Franklintown's post office
Franklintown, Pennsylvania is located in Pennsylvania
Franklintown, Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 40°04′36″N 77°01′47″W / 40.07667°N 77.02972°W / 40.07667; -77.02972Coordinates: 40°04′36″N 77°01′47″W / 40.07667°N 77.02972°W / 40.07667; -77.02972
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County York
Settled 1813
Incorporated 1869
Government
 • Type Borough Council
 • Mayor Robert Wolfe
 • Borough Council President Richard Blouch
Area
 • Total 0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)
Elevation 367 ft (112 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 489
 • Density 2,400/sq mi (940/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Zip code 17323
Area code(s) 717
Website Franklintown's website

Franklintown is a borough in York County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 489 at the 2010 census.[1]

Geography[edit]

Franklintown is located at 40°4′36″N 77°1′47″W / 40.07667°N 77.02972°W / 40.07667; -77.02972 (40.076671, -77.029619).[2]

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.
1850 82
1870 181
1880 234 29.3%
1890 232 −0.9%
1900 250 7.8%
1910 216 −13.6%
1920 187 −13.4%
1930 255 36.4%
1940 296 16.1%
1950 328 10.8%
1960 287 −12.5%
1970 279 −2.8%
1980 280 0.4%
1990 373 33.2%
2000 532 42.6%
2010 489 −8.1%
Est. 2012 484 −1.0%
Sources:[3][4][5]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 532 people, 211 households, and 147 families residing in the borough. The population density was 2,154.3 people per square mile (821.6/km²). There were 222 housing units at an average density of 899.0 per square mile (342.9/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 98.68% White, 0.19% African American, 0.56% Native American and 0.56% Asian. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.94% of the population.

There were 211 households out of which 38.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.0% were married couples living together, 11.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.3% were non-families. 21.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 2.93.

In the borough the population was spread out with 29.1% under the age of 18, 8.5% from 18 to 24, 44.4% from 25 to 44, 12.6% from 45 to 64, and 5.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 29 years. For every 100 females there were 100.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.4 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $43,409, and the median income for a family was $47,813. Males had a median income of $33,571 versus $22,315 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $18,882. About 6.7% of families and 9.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.7% of those under age 18 and 6.9% of those age 65 or over.

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