Lemoyne, Pennsylvania

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Lemoyne, Pennsylvania
Borough
Official logo of Lemoyne, Pennsylvania
Keystone Marker
Lemoyne, Pennsylvania is located in Pennsylvania
Lemoyne, Pennsylvania
Lemoyne, Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 40°14′36″N 76°53′48″W / 40.24333°N 76.89667°W / 40.24333; -76.89667Coordinates: 40°14′36″N 76°53′48″W / 40.24333°N 76.89667°W / 40.24333; -76.89667
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Cumberland
Incorporated 1905
Government
 • Type Borough Council
 • Mayor

Larissa York

Lemoyne, Pennsylvania
Area
 • Total 1.6 sq mi (4 km2)
Elevation 384 ft (117 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 4,553
 • Density 2,565.8/sq mi (990.7/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Zip code 17043
Area code(s) 717

Lemoyne is a borough in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States. Lemoyne was incorporated as a borough on May 23, 1905. As of the 2010 census, the borough population was 4,553. It was formerly named Bridgeport. Lemoyne lies across the Susquehanna River from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania's capital. It is also part of the Harrisburg–Carlisle Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Lemoyne is served by Interstate 83 and U.S. Route 11/15. Lemoyne is served by the West Shore School District.

Geography[edit]

Lemoyne is located at 40°14′36″N 76°53′48″W / 40.24333°N 76.89667°W / 40.24333; -76.89667 (40.243389, -76.896532).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 1.6 square miles (4.1 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 1,393
1920 1,939 39.2%
1930 4,171 115.1%
1940 4,358 4.5%
1950 4,605 5.7%
1960 4,662 1.2%
1970 4,625 −0.8%
1980 4,178 −9.7%
1990 3,959 −5.2%
2000 3,995 0.9%
2010 4,553 14.0%
Est. 2012 4,611 1.3%
Sources:[2][3][4]

As of the census[3] of 2000, there are 3,995 people, 1,926 households, and 999 families residing in the borough. The population density is 2,565.8 people per square mile (988.8/km²). There are 2,027 housing units at an average density of 1,301.9 per square mile (501.7/km²). The racial makeup of the borough is 96.52% White, 0.58% African American, 0.08% Native American, 1.30% Asian, 0.55% from other races, and 0.98% from two or more races. 1.08% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 1,926 households out of which 23.2% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 39.7% are married couples living together, 9.4% have a female householder with no husband present, and 48.1% are non-families. 40.7% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.1% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.07 and the average family size is 2.84.

In the borough the population is spread out with 20.6% under the age of 18, 8.1% from 18 to 24, 33.5% from 25 to 44, 23.1% from 45 to 64, and 14.6% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 37 years. For every 100 females there are 90.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 88.3 males.

The median income for a household in the borough is $39,803, and the median income for a family is $47,438. Males have a median income of $32,284 versus $26,719 for females. The per capita income for the borough is $28,705. 5.7% of the population and 4.4% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 4.0% of those under the age of 18 and 7.9% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

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.