New Florence, Pennsylvania

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New Florence, Pennsylvania
Borough
Ligonier Street
Ligonier Street
New Florence, Pennsylvania is located in Pennsylvania
New Florence, Pennsylvania
New Florence, Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 40°22′47″N 79°04′29″W / 40.37972°N 79.07472°W / 40.37972; -79.07472Coordinates: 40°22′47″N 79°04′29″W / 40.37972°N 79.07472°W / 40.37972; -79.07472
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Westmoreland
Incorporated May 27, 1865
Government
 • Type Borough Council
Area
 • Total 0.4 sq mi (1 km2)
 • Land 0.3 sq mi (0.8 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)
Elevation 1,079 ft (329 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 689
 • Density 2,242.4/sq mi (865.8/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Zip code 15944

New Florence is a borough in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, United States. It was named for the city of Florence in Italy. The population was 689 as of the 2010 census, which is a decrease from 784 recorded by 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

New Florence is located at 40°22′47″N 79°4′29″W / 40.37972°N 79.07472°W / 40.37972; -79.07472 (40.379707, -79.074841).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.4 square miles (1.0 km2), of which, 0.3 square miles (0.78 km2) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) of it (5.56%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1870 333
1880 531 59.5%
1890 683 28.6%
1900 800 17.1%
1910 717 −10.4%
1920 730 1.8%
1930 796 9.0%
1940 864 8.5%
1950 924 6.9%
1960 958 3.7%
1970 929 −3.0%
1980 855 −8.0%
1990 854 −0.1%
2000 784 −8.2%
2010 689 −12.1%
Est. 2012 679 −1.5%
Sources:[2][3][4]

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 784 people, 331 households, and 225 families residing in the borough. The population density was 2,242.4 people per square mile (864.9/km²). There were 365 housing units at an average density of 1,044.0 per square mile (402.6/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 99.11% White, 0.13% Native American, 0.13% from other races, and 0.64% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.13% of the population.

There were 331 households out of which 27.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.8% were married couples living together, 14.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.0% were non-families. 29.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.37 and the average family size was 2.91.

In the borough the population was spread out with 23.3% under the age of 18, 6.9% from 18 to 24, 24.5% from 25 to 44, 24.4% from 45 to 64, and 20.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 93.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 79.4 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $24,688, and the median income for a family was $28,750. Males had a median income of $31,667 versus $19,792 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $13,449. About 19.3% of families and 21.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 42.9% of those under age 18 and 7.2% 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.