Heidelberg, Pennsylvania

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Heidelberg
Borough
Location within Allegheny county
Location within Allegheny county
Heidelberg is located in Pennsylvania
Heidelberg
Heidelberg
Location within the state of Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 40°23′27″N 80°5′26″W / 40.39083°N 80.09056°W / 40.39083; -80.09056Coordinates: 40°23′27″N 80°5′26″W / 40.39083°N 80.09056°W / 40.39083; -80.09056
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Allegheny
Area
 • Total 0.3 sq mi (0.8 km2)
 • Land 0.3 sq mi (0.8 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,244
 • Density 4,100/sq mi (1,600/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Website Borough of Heidelberg

Heidelberg is a small suburb southwest of Pittsburgh in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 1,244 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Heidelberg is located at 40°23′27″N 80°5′26″W / 40.39083°N 80.09056°W / 40.39083; -80.09056 (40.390919, -80.090693).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.3 square miles (0.78 km2), all of it land.

Amateur soccer history[edit]

Heidelberg has a rich amateur soccer history.[2] Amateur soccer teams from Heidelberg Borough were nationally competitive from the 1920s through the 1950s, winning the amateur national title in 1927, 1929 and 1955.[3]

Surrounding communities[edit]

Collier Township
Scott Township

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 1,848
1920 2,094 13.3%
1930 2,130 1.7%
1940 2,239 5.1%
1950 2,250 0.5%
1960 2,118 −5.9%
1970 2,034 −4.0%
1980 1,606 −21.0%
1990 1,238 −22.9%
2000 1,225 −1.1%
2010 1,244 1.6%
Est. 2012 1,245 0.1%
Sources:[4][5][6][7][8]

At the 2000 census,[7] there were 1,225 people, 571 households and 331 families residing in the borough. The population density was 4,654.3 per square mile (1,819.1/km²). There were 606 housing units at an average density of 2,302.5 per square mile (899.9/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 97.63% White, 0.98% African American, 0.24% Asian, 0.24% from other races, and 0.90% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.57% of the population.

There were 571 households of which 21.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.6% were married couples living together, 12.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 42.0% were non-families. 35.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.15 and the average family size was 2.79.

18.9% of the population were under the age of 18, 7.2% from 18 to 24, 30.5% from 25 to 44, 22.9% from 45 to 64, and 20.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 87.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.2 males.

The median household income was $35,000 and the median family income was $41,023. Males had a median income of $32,857 vcompared with $26,298 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $18,713. About 8.9% of families and 9.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.0% of those under age 18 and 8.8% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

Heidelberg is served by the Chartiers Valley School District.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  2. ^ http://www.heidelbergsoccer.com/
  3. ^ http://homepages.sover.net/~spectrum/natamateur.html
  4. ^ "Number and Distribution of Inhabitants:Pennsylvania-Tennessee". Fifteenth Census. U.S. Census Bureau. 
  5. ^ "Number of Inhabitants: Pennsylvania". 18th Census of the United States. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 22 November 2013. 
  6. ^ "Pennsylvania: Population and Housing Unit Counts". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 22 November 2013. 
  7. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  8. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 22 November 2013.