Hop Bottom, Pennsylvania
|Hop Bottom, Pennsylvania|
|• Total||0.6 sq mi (1.6 km2)|
|• Density||561.7/sq mi (219.4/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
Hop Bottom was formerly known as "Foster." Native Americans once lived in the area and the only clear meadows to be found were near the bottom of the creek. These meadows were covered with hop vines, leading the early settlers to coin the town, "Hop Bottom." The new name reflected the hops which were grown in the valley for local breweries.
Hop Bottom is located at .
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.
According to the census of 2010, there were 337 people, 138 households, and 88 families residing in the borough. The population density was 561.7 people per square mile (219.4/km²). There were 147 housing units at an average density of 245 per square mile (95.7/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 98.5% White and 1.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.2% of the population.
Of the 138 households, 26.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.9% were married couples living together, 13.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.2% were non-families. 28.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 3.03.
In the borough the population was spread out with 22.6% under the age of 18, 63.8% from 18 to 64, and 13.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The average (median) age was 39 years.
The median income for a household in the borough was $42,917, and the median income for a family was $53,125. Males had a median income of $44,167 versus $28,542 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $19,665. About 17.9% of families and 20.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 27.7% of those under age 18 and 16.1% of those age 65 or over.
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- "Census of Population and Housing". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 11 December 2013.
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- "Incorporated Places and Minor Civil Divisions Datasets: Subcounty Resident Population Estimates: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2012". Population Estimates. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 11 December 2013.
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