Millheim, Pennsylvania

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Millheim, Pennsylvania
Borough
Main Street in Millheim
Main Street in Millheim
Millheim, Pennsylvania is located in Pennsylvania
Millheim, Pennsylvania
Millheim, Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 40°53′28″N 77°28′33″W / 40.89111°N 77.47583°W / 40.89111; -77.47583Coordinates: 40°53′28″N 77°28′33″W / 40.89111°N 77.47583°W / 40.89111; -77.47583
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Centre
Settled 1797
Incorporated (borough) 1879
Government
 • Mayor Lauralee Snyder
Area
 • Total 1.3 sq mi (3.4 km2)
Elevation 696 ft (212 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 904
 • Density 684.8/sq mi (264.5/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC)
Zip code 16854
Area code(s) 814
Website Millheim Borough Website

Millheim is a borough in Centre County, Pennsylvania, United States. It is part of the State College, Pennsylvania Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 904 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Millheim is located at 40°53′28″N 77°28′33″W / 40.89111°N 77.47583°W / 40.89111; -77.47583 (40.890981, -77.475954).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 1.3 square miles (3.4 km2), all of it land.

The town was named for having a millhouse situated along Elk Creek, the town still features the mill's raceway which flows through the downtown area.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 577
1890 700 21.3%
1900 612 −12.6%
1910 626 2.3%
1920 515 −17.7%
1930 659 28.0%
1940 682 3.5%
1950 750 10.0%
1960 780 4.0%
1970 871 11.7%
1980 800 −8.2%
1990 847 5.9%
2000 749 −11.6%
2010 904 20.7%
Est. 2012 900 −0.4%
Sources:[2][3][4]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 904 people, 377 households, and 251 families residing in the borough. The population density was 684.8 people per square mile (264.5/km²). There were 417 housing units at an average density of 315.9 per square mile (122.0/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 98.2% White, 0.1% Black or African American, 0.1% Native American, 0.1% other, and 1.5% from two or more races.

There were 377 households out of which 31.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.7% were married couples living together, 5.6% had a male householder with no wife present, 13.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.4% were non-families. 28.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.40 and the average family size was 2.94.

In the borough the population was spread out with 25.1% under the age of 18, 6.7% from 18 to 24, 24.6% from 25 to 44, 25.8% from 45 to 64, and 17.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 92.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 82.0 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $43,077, and the median income for a family was $48,029. The per capita income for the borough was $17,335. About 9.9% of families and 10.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.4% of those under age 18 and 3.8% of those age 65 or over.

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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.