Kenhorst, Pennsylvania

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Coordinates: 40°18′29″N 75°56′39″W / 40.30806°N 75.94417°W / 40.30806; -75.94417
Kenhorst, Pennsylvania
Borough
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Berks
Elevation 344 ft (104.9 m)
Coordinates 40°18′29″N 75°56′39″W / 40.30806°N 75.94417°W / 40.30806; -75.94417
Area 1.5 km2 (0.6 sq mi)
 - land 1.5 km2 (1 sq mi)
 - water 0.0 km2 (0 sq mi)
Population 2,877 (2010)
Density 1,890.8 / km2 (4,897.1 / sq mi)
Founded August 25, 1931
Mayor Nickolas J. Hatzas
Timezone EST (UTC-5)
 - summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Postal code 19607
Area code 610
Location of Kenhorst in Pennsylvania
Location of Pennsylvania in the United States
Website: www.co.berks.pa.us/Muni/Kenhorst/Pages/Default.aspx

Kenhorst (/ˈkɛnhərst/ KEN-hərst) is a borough in Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 2,877 at the 2010 census.[1]

Geography[edit]

Kenhorst is located in central Berks County at 40°18′29″N 75°56′39″W / 40.30806°N 75.94417°W / 40.30806; -75.94417 (40.308092, -75.944042).[2] It is bordered by the city of Reading to the north and east and by Cumru Township to the south and west, including the census-designated place of Grill to the southeast.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.58 square miles (1.5 km2), all of it land.[1]


Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1940 2,227
1950 2,551 14.5%
1960 2,815 10.3%
1970 3,482 23.7%
1980 3,187 −8.5%
1990 2,918 −8.4%
2000 2,679 −8.2%
2010 2,877 7.4%
Est. 2012 2,872 −0.2%
Sources:[3][4][5]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 2,679 people, 1,215 households, and 789 families residing in the borough. The population density was 4,551.8 people per square mile (1,753.2/km²). There were 1,254 housing units at an average density of 2,130.6 per square mile (820.6/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 95.86% White, 0.82% African American, 0.04% Native American, 1.61% Asian, 1.05% from other races, and 0.63% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.02% of the population.

There were 1,215 households out of which 22.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.9% were married couples living together, 8.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.0% were non-families. 30.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.20 and the average family size was 2.72.

In the borough the population was spread out with 18.4% under the age of 18, 4.3% from 18 to 24, 29.9% from 25 to 44, 22.8% from 45 to 64, and 24.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 93.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.2 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $40,452, and the median income for a family was $44,762. Males had a median income of $37,243 versus $27,162 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $21,379. About 6.1% of families and 7.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.0% of those under age 18 and 14.1% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Kenhorst borough, Pennsylvania". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved March 6, 2014. 
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  3. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 11 December 2013. 
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "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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