New Buffalo, Pennsylvania

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New Buffalo, Pennsylvania
Borough
Official logo of New Buffalo, Pennsylvania
Keystone Marker
New Buffalo, Pennsylvania is located in Pennsylvania
New Buffalo, Pennsylvania
New Buffalo, Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 40°27′15″N 76°58′12″W / 40.45417°N 76.97000°W / 40.45417; -76.97000Coordinates: 40°27′15″N 76°58′12″W / 40.45417°N 76.97000°W / 40.45417; -76.97000
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Perry
Settled 1800
Incorporated 1848
Area
 • Total 0.1 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Population (2000)
 • Total 123
 • Density 1,843.5/sq mi (678.4/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Zip code 17069
Area code(s) 717

New Buffalo is a borough in Perry County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 123 at the 2000 census. It is part of the HarrisburgCarlisle Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography[edit]

New Buffalo is located at 40°27′15″N 76°58′12″W / 40.45417°N 76.97000°W / 40.45417; -76.97000 (40.454175, -76.969914).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.1 square miles (0.2 km²), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1870 259
1880 222 −14.3%
1890 220 −0.9%
1900 171 −22.3%
1910 135 −21.1%
1920 93 −31.1%
1930 97 4.3%
1940 101 4.1%
1950 155 53.5%
1960 153 −1.3%
1970 150 −2.0%
1980 156 4.0%
1990 145 −7.1%
2000 123 −15.2%
2010 129 4.9%
Est. 2012 128 −0.8%
Sources:[2][3][4]

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 123 people, 57 households, and 36 families residing in the borough. The population density was 1,843.5 people per square mile (678.4/km²). There were 59 housing units at an average density of 884.3 per square mile (325.4/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 95.12% White, 2.44% African American, 0.81% Asian, and 1.63% from two or more races.

There were 57 households out of which 19.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 40.4% were married couples living together, 15.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.8% were non-families. 33.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.16 and the average family size was 2.72.

In the borough the population was spread out with 17.9% under the age of 18, 8.9% from 18 to 24, 22.0% from 25 to 44, 38.2% from 45 to 64, and 13.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females there were 92.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.0 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $31,250, and the median income for a family was $28,750. Males had a median income of $31,250 versus $23,750 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $17,276. There were 20.6% of families and 22.0% of the population living below the poverty line, including 50.0% of under eighteens and none of those over 64.

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.