Middleport, Pennsylvania

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Middleport, Pennsylvania
Borough
Middleport, Pennsylvania is located in Pennsylvania
Middleport, Pennsylvania
Middleport, Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 40°43′49″N 76°05′08″W / 40.73028°N 76.08556°W / 40.73028; -76.08556Coordinates: 40°43′49″N 76°05′08″W / 40.73028°N 76.08556°W / 40.73028; -76.08556
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Schuylkill
Settled 1829
Incorporated 1859
Government
 • Type Borough Council
Area
 • Total 0.4 sq mi (1 km2)
Population (2000)
 • Total 458
 • Density 1,065.4/sq mi (411.4/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 570 Exchange: 277

Middleport is a borough in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 458 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Middleport is located at 40°43′39″N 76°5′8″W / 40.72750°N 76.08556°W / 40.72750; -76.08556 (40.727464, -76.085565)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.4 square miles (1.0 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1860 421
1870 377 −10.5%
1880 230 −39.0%
1890 381 65.7%
1900 540 41.7%
1910 1,100 103.7%
1920 984 −10.5%
1930 1,225 24.5%
1940 1,077 −12.1%
1950 942 −12.5%
1960 775 −17.7%
1970 609 −21.4%
1980 577 −5.3%
1990 520 −9.9%
2000 458 −11.9%
2010 405 −11.6%
Est. 2012 400 −1.2%
Sources:[2][3][4]

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 458 people, 196 households, and 121 families residing in the borough. The population density was 1,065.4 people per square mile (411.2/km²). There were 245 housing units at an average density of 569.9 per square mile (220.0/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 99.56% White, 0.22% Native American, 0.22% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.22% of the population.

There were 196 households out of which 25.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.4% were married couples living together, 10.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.8% were non-families. 34.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 20.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.34 and the average family size was 3.04.

In the borough the population was spread out with 22.1% under the age of 18, 6.3% from 18 to 24, 28.2% from 25 to 44, 20.1% from 45 to 64, and 23.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 94.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.0 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $30,114, and the median income for a family was $34,688. Males had a median income of $30,333 versus $18,750 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $13,931. About 10.3% of families and 9.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.4% of those under age 18 and 12.2% 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.