New Boston-Morea, Pennsylvania

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New Boston-Morea
CDP
New Boston-Morea is located in Pennsylvania
New Boston-Morea
New Boston-Morea
Location within the state of Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 40°47′28″N 76°10′3″W / 40.79111°N 76.16750°W / 40.79111; -76.16750Coordinates: 40°47′28″N 76°10′3″W / 40.79111°N 76.16750°W / 40.79111; -76.16750
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Schuylkill
Township Mahanoy
Area
 • Total 0.5 sq mi (1.2 km2)
 • Land 0.4 sq mi (1.1 km2)
 • Water 0.04 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Population (2000)
 • Total 441
 • Density 950/sq mi (370/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 17948

New Boston-Morea (pronounced "Maria") is a census-designated place (CDP) in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 441 at the 2000 census. It uses the Mahanoy City zip code of 17948. [1]

Geography[edit]

New Boston-Morea is located at 40°47′28″N 76°10′3″W / 40.79111°N 76.16750°W / 40.79111; -76.16750 (40.791189, -76.167412).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 0.5 square miles (1.3 km2), of which, 0.4 square miles (1.0 km2) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2) of it (10.64%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 441 people, 177 households, and 124 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,054.2 people per square mile (405.4/km²). There were 197 housing units at an average density of 470.9/sq mi (181.1/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 99.32% White, 0.45% Native American and 0.23% Asian.

There were 177 households out of which 26.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.4% were married couples living together, 8.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.4% were non-families. 26.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 3.02.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 20.9% under the age of 18, 7.5% from 18 to 24, 27.0% from 25 to 44, 26.3% from 45 to 64, and 18.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 106.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 105.3 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $32,054, and the median income for a family was $38,462. Males had a median income of $26,818 versus $21,250 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $15,243. About 7.3% of families and 9.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.3% of those under age 18 and 10.0% 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. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.