Orbisonia, Pennsylvania

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Orbisonia, Pennsylvania
Borough
The East Broad Top Railroad runs through Orbisonia
The East Broad Top Railroad runs through Orbisonia
Orbisonia, Pennsylvania is located in Pennsylvania
Orbisonia, Pennsylvania
Orbisonia, Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 40°14′36″N 77°53′36″W / 40.24333°N 77.89333°W / 40.24333; -77.89333Coordinates: 40°14′36″N 77°53′36″W / 40.24333°N 77.89333°W / 40.24333; -77.89333
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Huntingdon
Government
 • Type Borough Council
Area
 • Total 0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)
Population (2000)
 • Total 425
 • Density 4,790.2/sq mi (1,849.5/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Zip code 17243
Area code(s) 814
School District: Southern Huntingdon County School District
Local phone exchanges: 447, 448

Orbisonia is a borough in Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 425 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Orbisonia is located at 40°14′36″N 77°53′36″W / 40.24333°N 77.89333°W / 40.24333; -77.89333 (40.243345, -77.893362).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1860 188
1870 177 −5.9%
1880 766 332.8%
1890 963 25.7%
1900 653 −32.2%
1910 618 −5.4%
1920 682 10.4%
1930 741 8.7%
1940 729 −1.6%
1950 648 −11.1%
1960 643 −0.8%
1970 554 −13.8%
1980 506 −8.7%
1990 447 −11.7%
2000 425 −4.9%
2010 428 0.7%
Est. 2012 424 −0.9%
Sources:[2][3][4]

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 425 people, 198 households, and 109 families residing in the borough. The population density was 4,790.2 people per square mile (1,823.3/km²). There were 217 housing units at an average density of 2,445.8 per square mile (930.9/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 99.06% White, 0.24% African American, 0.24% Native American, and 0.47% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.47% of the population.

There were 198 households out of which 24.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.4% were married couples living together, 8.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 44.9% were non-families. 44.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 29.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.15 and the average family size was 3.00.

In the borough the population was spread out with 22.8% under the age of 18, 4.7% from 18 to 24, 24.0% from 25 to 44, 21.4% from 45 to 64, and 27.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 90.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 82.2 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $25,000, and the median income for a family was $38,333. Males had a median income of $31,250 versus $20,625 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $16,911. About 5.8% of families and 11.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.4% of those under age 18 and 19.8% 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.