Modena, Pennsylvania

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Coordinates: 39°57′44″N 75°48′08″W / 39.96222°N 75.80222°W / 39.96222; -75.80222
Borough of Modena
Borough
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Chester
Elevation 371 ft (113.1 m)
Coordinates 39°57′44″N 75°48′08″W / 39.96222°N 75.80222°W / 39.96222; -75.80222
Area 0.3 sq mi (0.8 km2)
 - land 0.3 sq mi (1 km2)
 - water 0.0 sq mi (0 km2), 0%
Population 535 (2010)
Density 1,783.3 / sq mi (688.5 / km2)
Timezone EST (UTC-5)
 - summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code 610
Location of Modena in Pennsylvania
Location of Pennsylvania in the United States

Modena is a borough in Chester County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 535 at the 2010 census. It was originally called Modeville, after the local Mode family.

Geography[edit]

Modena is located at 39°57′44″N 75°48′8″W / 39.96222°N 75.80222°W / 39.96222; -75.80222 (39.962256, -75.802158).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.3 square miles (0.78 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1930 599
1940 625 4.3%
1950 824 31.8%
1960 859 4.2%
1970 867 0.9%
1980 672 −22.5%
1990 563 −16.2%
2000 610 8.3%
2010 535 −12.3%
Est. 2012 534 −0.2%
Sources:[2][3][4]

At the 2010 census, the borough was 56.6% non-Hispanic White, 22.6% Black or African American, 0.2% Native American, 0.6% Asian, and 5.0% were two or more races. 17.4% of the population were of Hispanic or Latino ancestry [1].

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 610 people, 200 households, and 160 families residing in the borough. The population density was 1,847.4 people per square mile (713.7/km²). There were 211 housing units at an average density of 639.0 per square mile (246.9/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 75.57% White, 18.03% African American, 0.49% Native American, 1.80% from other races, and 4.10% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 11.64% of the population (Almost all of them Mexican).

There were 200 households out of which 45.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.5% were married couples living together, 23.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.0% were non-families. 14.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.05 and the average family size was 3.33.

In the borough the population was spread out with 36.4% under the age of 18, 8.4% from 18 to 24, 32.1% from 25 to 44, 15.9% from 45 to 64, and 7.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 29 years. For every 100 females there were 95.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.8 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $36,125, and the median income for a family was $34,000. Males had a median income of $32,000 versus $24,375 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $12,269. About 23.4% of families and 24.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 29.4% of those under age 18 and 40.4% 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.