Patterson Heights, Pennsylvania

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Patterson Heights, Pennsylvania
Borough
A neighborhood in Patterson Heights
A neighborhood in Patterson Heights
Location in Beaver County
Location in Beaver County
Location in the state of Pennsylvania
Location in the state of Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 40°44′21″N 80°19′41″W / 40.73917°N 80.32806°W / 40.73917; -80.32806Coordinates: 40°44′21″N 80°19′41″W / 40.73917°N 80.32806°W / 40.73917; -80.32806
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Beaver
Incorporated 1899
Government
 • Type Borough Council
Area
 • Total 0.24 sq mi (0.61 km2)
 • Land 0.23 sq mi (0.60 km2)
 • Water 0.004 sq mi (0.01 km2)
Elevation 1,053 ft (321 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 636
 • Density 2,767/sq mi (1,068.2/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 724
Website patterson-hgts.com

Patterson Heights is a borough in Beaver County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 636 at the 2010 census.[1]

Geography[edit]

Patterson Heights is located in north-central Beaver County at 40°44′21″N 80°19′41″W / 40.73917°N 80.32806°W / 40.73917; -80.32806 (40.739029, -80.328050)[2]. It is bordered on the south, west, and northwest by Patterson Township and on the north by the borough of Beaver Falls. The Beaver River forms the eastern border of Patterson Heights; the borough of New Brighton is directly across the river.

According to the United States Census Bureau, Patterson Heights has a total area of 0.23 square miles (0.6 km2), of which 0.004 square miles (0.01 km2), or 2.46%, is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 272
1910 367 34.9%
1920 459 25.1%
1930 639 39.2%
1940 657 2.8%
1950 678 3.2%
1960 816 20.4%
1970 777 −4.8%
1980 797 2.6%
1990 576 −27.7%
2000 670 16.3%
2010 636 −5.1%
Est. 2012 630 −0.9%
Sources:[3][4][5]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 670 people, 256 households, and 199 families residing in the borough. The population density was 2,757.4 people per square mile (1,077.9/km²). There were 268 housing units at an average density of 1,103.0 per square mile (431.1/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 96.57% White, 0.30% African American, 0.45% Asian, 1.04% from other races, and 1.64% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.34% of the population.

There were 256 households out of which 29.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.1% were married couples living together, 6.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.9% were non-families. 19.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.62 and the average family size was 3.02.

In the borough the population was spread out with 25.7% under the age of 18, 4.5% from 18 to 24, 23.4% from 25 to 44, 26.6% from 45 to 64, and 19.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 91.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.9 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $49,917, and the median income for a family was $52,411. Males had a median income of $39,250 versus $31,771 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $21,244. About 7.7% of families and 6.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.6% of those under age 18 and 9.2% of those age 65 or over.

Public services[edit]

Patterson Heights has a small volunteer fire department consisting of roughly 25 members. The Patterson Heights Volunteer Fire Department was incorporated November 4, 1903, making it Beaver County's first incorporated fire department. Patterson Heights does not have a police department. Until 2009 police protection was contracted to the Patterson Township Police Department. Police protection is now contracted to the Beaver Falls Police Department.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Patterson Heights borough, Beaver County, Pennsylvania". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved February 24, 2014. 
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  3. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 11 December 2013. 
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "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. 

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