New Ringgold, Pennsylvania

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New Ringgold, Pennsylvania
Borough
View of entrance of New Ringgold, Pennsylvania
View of entrance of New Ringgold, Pennsylvania
New Ringgold, Pennsylvania is located in Pennsylvania
New Ringgold, Pennsylvania
New Ringgold, Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 40°41′13″N 75°59′53″W / 40.68694°N 75.99806°W / 40.68694; -75.99806Coordinates: 40°41′13″N 75°59′53″W / 40.68694°N 75.99806°W / 40.68694; -75.99806
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Schuylkill
Settled 1867
Incorporated 1877
Government
 • Type Borough Council
Area
 • Total 0.9 sq mi (2 km2)
Population (2000)
 • Total 291
 • Density 340.4/sq mi (131.4/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 570 Exchange: 943

New Ringgold is a borough in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 291 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

New Ringgold is located at 40°41′13″N 75°59′53″W / 40.68694°N 75.99806°W / 40.68694; -75.99806 (40.686969, -75.998000)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.9 square miles (2.3 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 100
1890 240 140.0%
1900 228 −5.0%
1910 266 16.7%
1920 223 −16.2%
1930 245 9.9%
1940 313 27.8%
1950 302 −3.5%
1960 314 4.0%
1970 314 0.0%
1980 301 −4.1%
1990 315 4.7%
2000 291 −7.6%
2010 276 −5.2%
Est. 2012 274 −0.7%
Sources:[2][3][4]

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 291 people, 118 households, and 82 families residing in the borough. The population density was 340.4 people per square mile (132.2/km²). There were 128 housing units at an average density of 149.7 per square mile (58.1/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 99.66% White and 0.34% African American. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.69% of the population.

There were 118 households out of which 30.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.1% were married couples living together, 7.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.5% were non-families. 25.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 2.95.

In the borough the population was spread out with 21.3% under the age of 18, 8.2% from 18 to 24, 31.3% from 25 to 44, 23.0% from 45 to 64, and 16.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 90.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.4 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $27,083, and the median income for a family was $32,250. Males had a median income of $31,500 versus $19,167 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $13,492. About 11.1% of families and 10.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.6% of those under the age of eighteen and 7.0% of those sixty five 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.