Mayfield, Pennsylvania

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Coordinates: 41°32′18″N 75°32′12″W / 41.53833°N 75.53667°W / 41.53833; -75.53667
Borough of Mayfield
Settlement
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Lackawanna
Elevation 1,004 ft (306 m)
Coordinates 41°32′18″N 75°32′12″W / 41.53833°N 75.53667°W / 41.53833; -75.53667
Area 2.4 sq mi (6.2 km2)
 - land 2.4 sq mi (6 km2)
 - water 0.0 sq mi (0 km2), 0%
Population 1,807 (2010)
Density 738.8 / sq mi (285.3 / km2)
Timezone EST (UTC-5)
 - summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code 570
Location of Mayfield in Pennsylvania
Location of Pennsylvania in the United States

Mayfield is a borough in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, United States, about 14 miles (23 km) northeast of Scranton. In the past, it contained a silk mill and a coal mining industry. The population was 1,807 at the 2010 census.[1]

Geography[edit]

Mayfield is located at 41°32′18″N 75°32′12″W / 41.53833°N 75.53667°W / 41.53833; -75.53667 (41.538331, -75.536554)[2].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 2.4 square miles (6.2 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 1,695
1900 2,300 35.7%
1910 3,662 59.2%
1920 3,832 4.6%
1930 3,774 −1.5%
1940 3,172 −16.0%
1950 2,373 −25.2%
1960 1,996 −15.9%
1970 2,176 9.0%
1980 1,812 −16.7%
1990 1,890 4.3%
2000 1,756 −7.1%
2010 1,807 2.9%
Est. 2012 1,798 −0.5%
Sources:[3][4][5]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 1,756 people, 744 households, and 503 families residing in the borough. The population density was 718.6 people per square mile (277.9/km²). There were 795 housing units at an average density of 325.3 per square mile (125.8/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 99.43% White, 0.06% African American, 0.11% Native American, 0.17% Asian, 0.06% from other races, and 0.17% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.40% of the population.

There were 744 households out of which 26.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.6% were married couples living together, 12.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.3% were non-families. 29.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.36 and the average family size was 2.92.

In the borough the population was spread out with 20.0% under the age of 18, 6.3% from 18 to 24, 29.2% from 25 to 44, 23.2% from 45 to 64, and 21.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 89.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.1 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $30,074, and the median income for a family was $38,167. Males had a median income of $29,336 versus $20,427 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $17,106. About 6.0% of families and 7.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.2% of those under age 18 and 10.1% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Mayfield borough, Pennsylvania". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved February 10, 2012. 
  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.