Long Branch, Pennsylvania

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Coordinates: 40°5′30″N 79°52′59″W / 40.09167°N 79.88306°W / 40.09167; -79.88306
Long Branch
Borough
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Washington
Coordinates 40°5′30″N 79°52′59″W / 40.09167°N 79.88306°W / 40.09167; -79.88306
Area 3.3 sq mi (9 km2)
Population 539 (2000)
Density 162.9 / sq mi (63 / km2)
Established 1893
Mayor Joseph de Blassio, Jr.
Timezone EST (UTC-4)
 - summer (DST) EDT (UTC-5)
Area code 724
Location of Long Branch in Washington County
Location of Long Branch in Pennsylvania
Location of Pennsylvania in the United States

Long Branch is a borough in Washington County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 539 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Long Branch is located at 40°5′30″N 79°52′59″W / 40.09167°N 79.88306°W / 40.09167; -79.88306 (40.091561, -79.882983).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 3.3 square miles (8.5 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 273
1910 273 0.0%
1920 345 26.4%
1930 329 −4.6%
1940 386 17.3%
1950 450 16.6%
1960 517 14.9%
1970 582 12.6%
1980 610 4.8%
1990 482 −21.0%
2000 539 11.8%
2010 447 −17.1%
Est. 2012 445 −0.4%
Sources:[2][3][4]

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 539 people, 204 households, and 159 families residing in the borough. The population density was 162.9 people per square mile (62.9/km²). There were 216 housing units at an average density of 65.3 per square mile (25.2/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 97.59% White, 1.67% African American, 0.19% Native American, 0.19% from other races, and 0.37% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.37% of the population.

There were 204 households out of which 26.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.1% were married couples living together, 6.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.6% were non-families. 19.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.64 and the average family size was 3.03.

In the borough the population was spread out with 22.3% under the age of 18, 6.1% from 18 to 24, 27.5% from 25 to 44, 27.5% from 45 to 64, and 16.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 104.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.4 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $35,972, and the median income for a family was $40,208. Males had a median income of $40,208 versus $21,250 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $20,936. About 7.7% of families and 10.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.5% of those under age 18 and 6.2% 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.