Jefferson, Greene County, Pennsylvania

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Coordinates: 39°55′49″N 80°3′32″W / 39.93028°N 80.05889°W / 39.93028; -80.05889
Jefferson
Borough
Named for: Thomas Jefferson
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Greene
Coordinates 39°55′49″N 80°3′32″W / 39.93028°N 80.05889°W / 39.93028; -80.05889
Area 0.2 sq mi (1 km2)
Population 337 (2000)
Density 1,801.8 / sq mi (696 / km2)
Established 1795
Mayor Dennis Crile
Timezone EST (UTC-4)
 - summer (DST) EDT (UTC-5)
Area code 724
Location of Jefferson in Greene County
Location of Jefferson in Pennsylvania
Location of Pennsylvania in the United States

Jefferson is a borough in Greene County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 337 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Jefferson is located at 39°55′49″N 80°3′32″W / 39.93028°N 80.05889°W / 39.93028; -80.05889 (39.930322, -80.058993).[1]

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.
1880 347
1890 327 −5.8%
1900 311 −4.9%
1910 357 14.8%
1920 392 9.8%
1930 528 34.7%
1940 557 5.5%
1950 575 3.2%
1960 442 −23.1%
1970 366 −17.2%
1980 413 12.8%
1990 355 −14.0%
2000 337 −5.1%
2010 270 −19.9%
Est. 2012 262 −3.0%
Sources:[2][3][4]

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 337 people, 139 households, and 97 families residing in the borough. The population density was 1,801.8 people per square mile (684.8/km²). There were 147 housing units at an average density of 786.0/sq mi (298.7/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 99.41% White, 0.30% African American, and 0.30% from two or more races.

There were 139 households out of which 30.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.5% were married couples living together, 11.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.2% were non-families. 25.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.42 and the average family size was 2.91.

In the borough the population was spread out with 25.2% under the age of 18, 4.7% from 18 to 24, 26.7% from 25 to 44, 22.8% from 45 to 64, and 20.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 93.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.5 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $33,750, and the median income for a family was $40,893. Males had a median income of $28,958 versus $14,219 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $15,294. About 8.9% of families and 7.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.8% of those under age 18 and 16.7% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  2. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 11 December 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  4. ^ "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.