Kulpmont, Pennsylvania

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Kulpmont, Pennsylvania
Borough
West Chestnut Street
West Chestnut Street
Kulpmont, Pennsylvania is located in Pennsylvania
Kulpmont, Pennsylvania
Kulpmont, Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 40°47′35″N 76°28′24″W / 40.79306°N 76.47333°W / 40.79306; -76.47333Coordinates: 40°47′35″N 76°28′24″W / 40.79306°N 76.47333°W / 40.79306; -76.47333
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Northumberland
Incorporated 1915
Government
 • Type Borough Council
 • Mayor Bernie Novakoski
Area
 • Total 0.9 sq mi (2.4 km2)
Population (2000)
 • Total 2,985
 • Density 3,189.6/sq mi (1,226.1/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Zip code 17834
Area code(s) 570 Exchange: 373
Website Kulpmont

Kulpmont is a borough in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 2,924 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

The Borough of Kulpmont was incorporated August 24, 1915.

Geography[edit]

Kulpmont is located at 40°47′35″N 76°28′24″W / 40.79306°N 76.47333°W / 40.79306; -76.47333 (40.793177, -76.473440)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.9 square miles (2.3 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920 4,695
1930 6,120 30.4%
1940 6,159 0.6%
1950 5,199 −15.6%
1960 4,288 −17.5%
1970 4,026 −6.1%
1980 3,675 −8.7%
1990 3,233 −12.0%
2000 2,985 −7.7%
2010 2,924 −2.0%
Est. 2012 2,903 −0.7%
Sources:[2][3][4]

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 2,985 people, 1,338 households, and 837 families residing in the borough. The population density was 3,189.6 people per square mile (1,226.1/km²). There were 1,532 housing units at an average density of 1,637.0 per square mile (629.3/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 98.89% White, 0.47% African American, 0.03% Asian, 0.23% from other races, and 0.37% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.54% of the population.

There were 1,338 households out of which 22.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.5% were married couples living together, 9.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.4% were non-families. 34.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 20.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.22 and the average family size was 2.85.

In the borough the population was spread out with 19.6% under the age of 18, 5.7% from 18 to 24, 25.3% from 25 to 44, 24.1% from 45 to 64, and 25.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45 years. For every 100 females there were 92.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.1 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $29,263, and the median income for a family was $34,674. Males had a median income of $26,679 versus $22,075 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $16,033. About 6.7% of families and 9.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.0% of those under age 18 and 10.1% of those age 65 or over.

Government[edit]

The mayor of Kulpmont is Bernie Novakoski The borough is served by 7 council people. They are:

  • Joseph A. Winhofer
  • Clarence H. Deitrick
  • Bruno R. Varano
  • Nicholas Bozza
  • James Wisloski
  • Stephanie Niglio
  • Philip Scicchitano

Education[edit]

Kulpmont is served by the Mount Carmel Area School District.

Notable people[edit]

  • Joe Baksi (January 14, 1922 - August 6, 1977) was a top heavyweight boxing contender
  • Sam Brazinsky (January 9, 1921-) Pro Football Player (Buffalo Bills)
  • Eleanor Bach (January 11, 1922 - April 30, 1995) New York based astrologer, has been called "Mother of the Asteroids."

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. 

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