Martinsburg, Pennsylvania

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Martinsburg, Pennsylvania
Borough
Downtown Martinsburg
Downtown Martinsburg
Motto: "Crossroads to the Cove!"
Martinsburg is located in Pennsylvania
Martinsburg
Martinsburg
Coordinates: 40°18′38″N 78°19′32″W / 40.31056°N 78.32556°W / 40.31056; -78.32556Coordinates: 40°18′38″N 78°19′32″W / 40.31056°N 78.32556°W / 40.31056; -78.32556
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Blair
Settled 1815
Incorporated 1832
Government
 • Type Borough Council
Area
 • Total 0.6 sq mi (1.6 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,958
 • Density 3,544.3/sq mi (1,370.4/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Zip code 16662
Area code(s) 814

Martinsburg is a borough in the Morrisons Cove section of Blair County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 1,958 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Altoona, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography[edit]

Martinsburg is located at 40°18′38″N 78°19′32″W / 40.31056°N 78.32556°W / 40.31056; -78.32556 (40.310548, -78.325628).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.6 square miles (1.6 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1850 442
1860 464 5.0%
1870 536 15.5%
1880 567 5.8%
1890 588 3.7%
1900 590 0.3%
1910 920 55.9%
1920 955 3.8%
1930 1,295 35.6%
1940 1,396 7.8%
1950 1,562 11.9%
1960 1,772 13.4%
1970 2,088 17.8%
1980 2,231 6.8%
1990 2,119 −5.0%
2000 2,236 5.5%
2010 1,958 −12.4%
Est. 2012 1,948 −0.5%
Sources:[2][3][4]

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 2,236 people, 892 households, and 544 families residing in the borough. The population density was 3,544.3 people per square mile (1,370.4/km²). There were 924 housing units at an average density of 1,464.6 per square mile (566.3/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 99.46% White, 0.09% Native American, 0.04% Asian, 0.04% from other races, and 0.36% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.36% of the population.

There were 892 households out of which 26.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.0% were married couples living together, 9.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 39.0% were non-families. 35.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 20.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.19 and the average family size was 2.85.

In the borough the population was spread out with 18.8% under the age of 18, 5.5% from 18 to 24, 24.2% from 25 to 44, 19.2% from 45 to 64, and 32.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females there were 77.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 69.7 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $27,125, and the median income for a family was $36,797. Males had a median income of $25,096 versus $19,226 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $14,678. About 10.6% of families and 13.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 20.7% of those under age 18 and 7.9% 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. 

External links[edit]

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