North Belle Vernon, Pennsylvania

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North Belle Vernon, Pennsylvania
Borough
Broad Avenue
Broad Avenue
North Belle Vernon, Pennsylvania is located in Pennsylvania
North Belle Vernon, Pennsylvania
North Belle Vernon, Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 40°07′53″N 79°51′48″W / 40.13139°N 79.86333°W / 40.13139; -79.86333Coordinates: 40°07′53″N 79°51′48″W / 40.13139°N 79.86333°W / 40.13139; -79.86333
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Westmoreland
Settled 1758
Incorporated February 26, 1876
Government
 • Type Borough Council
 • Mayor Edward Lyons
Area
 • Total 0.4 sq mi (1 km2)
Elevation 945 ft (288 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,971
 • Density 4,826.3/sq mi (1,863.4/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Zip code 15012

North Belle Vernon is a borough in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 2,107 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

North Belle Vernon is located at 40°7′53″N 79°51′48″W / 40.13139°N 79.86333°W / 40.13139; -79.86333 (40.131360, -79.863447).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.4 square miles (1.0 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 208
1890 435 109.1%
1900 810 86.2%
1910 1,522 87.9%
1920 2,605 71.2%
1930 3,072 17.9%
1940 3,022 −1.6%
1950 3,147 4.1%
1960 3,148 0.0%
1970 2,916 −7.4%
1980 2,425 −16.8%
1990 2,112 −12.9%
2000 2,107 −0.2%
2010 1,971 −6.5%
Est. 2012 1,944 −1.4%
Sources:[2][3][4]

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 2,107 people, 928 households, and 596 families residing in the borough. The population density was 4,826.3 people per square mile (1,848.9/km²). There were 992 housing units at an average density of 2,272.3 per square mile (870.5/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 97.44% White, 1.28% African American, 0.05% Native American, 0.57% Asian, 0.09% Pacific Islander, 0.05% from other races, and 0.52% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.90% of the population.

There were 928 households out of which 25.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.5% were married couples living together, 12.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.7% were non-families. 32.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 20.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.27 and the average family size was 2.88.

In the borough the population was spread out with 20.6% under the age of 18, 7.3% from 18 to 24, 26.9% from 25 to 44, 21.9% from 45 to 64, and 23.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 83.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 77.9 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $30,721, and the median income for a family was $39,728. Males had a median income of $36,007 versus $23,103 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $21,756. About 6.0% of families and 6.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.5% of those under age 18 and 4.3% 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.