Penn, Pennsylvania

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Penn, Pennsylvania
Borough
Locust Street
Locust Street
Penn, Pennsylvania is located in Pennsylvania
Penn, Pennsylvania
Penn, Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 40°19′44″N 79°38′25″W / 40.32889°N 79.64028°W / 40.32889; -79.64028Coordinates: 40°19′44″N 79°38′25″W / 40.32889°N 79.64028°W / 40.32889; -79.64028
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Westmoreland
Settled 1865
Incorporated 1859
Government
 • Type Borough Council
Area
 • Total 0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)
Elevation 984 ft (300 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 460
 • Density 2,974.7/sq mi (1,148.5/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Zip code 15675

Penn is a borough in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 460 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Penn is located at 40°19′44″N 79°38′25″W / 40.32889°N 79.64028°W / 40.32889; -79.64028 (40.329018, -79.640141).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1870 820
1880 604 −26.3%
1890 931 54.1%
1900 763 −18.0%
1910 1,048 37.4%
1920 1,019 −2.8%
1930 926 −9.1%
1940 1,081 16.7%
1950 987 −8.7%
1960 858 −13.1%
1970 735 −14.3%
1980 619 −15.8%
1990 511 −17.4%
2000 460 −10.0%
2010 475 3.3%
Est. 2012 491 3.4%
Sources:[2][3][4]

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 460 people, 182 households, and 133 families residing in the borough. The population density was 2,974.7 people per square mile (1,184.0/km²). There were 187 housing units at an average density of 1,209.3 per square mile (481.3/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 96.52% White, 1.52% African American, 1.09% from other races, and 0.87% from two or more races.

There were 182 households out of which 37.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.1% were married couples living together, 18.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.4% were non-families. 25.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 2.99.

In the borough the population was spread out with 27.6% under the age of 18, 6.1% from 18 to 24, 32.2% from 25 to 44, 18.0% from 45 to 64, and 16.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 81.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 77.1 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $35,962, and the median income for a family was $40,481. Males had a median income of $32,031 versus $22,875 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $14,312. About 4.4% of families and 7.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.1% of those under age 18 and 7.0% 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.