Port Clinton, Pennsylvania

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Port Clinton, Pennsylvania
Borough
Reading and Northern Railroad depot in Port Clinton
Reading and Northern Railroad depot in Port Clinton
Port Clinton, Pennsylvania is located in Pennsylvania
Port Clinton, Pennsylvania
Port Clinton, Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 40°34′57″N 76°01′35″W / 40.58250°N 76.02639°W / 40.58250; -76.02639Coordinates: 40°34′57″N 76°01′35″W / 40.58250°N 76.02639°W / 40.58250; -76.02639
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Schuylkill
Settled 1829
Incorporated 1850
Government
 • Type Borough Council
Area
 • Total 0.5 sq mi (1 km2)
Population (2000)
 • Total 288
 • Density 577.4/sq mi (222.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Zip code 19549
Area code(s) 610 Exchange: 562

Port Clinton is a borough in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 288 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Port Clinton is located at 40°34′57″N 76°1′35″W / 40.58250°N 76.02639°W / 40.58250; -76.02639 (40.582467, -76.026381)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.5 square miles (1.3 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1860 586
1870 578 −1.4%
1880 686 18.7%
1890 606 −11.7%
1900 478 −21.1%
1910 491 2.7%
1920 474 −3.5%
1930 406 −14.3%
1940 407 0.2%
1950 451 10.8%
1960 739 63.9%
1970 363 −50.9%
1980 337 −7.2%
1990 328 −2.7%
2000 288 −12.2%
2010 326 13.2%
Est. 2012 324 −0.6%
Sources:[2][3][4]

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 288 people, 132 households, and 81 families residing in the borough. The population density was 577.4 people per square mile (222.4/km²). There were 139 housing units at an average density of 278.7 per square mile (107.3/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 98.26% White, 0.35% Native American, 0.35% from other races, and 1.04% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.78% of the population.

There were 132 households out of which 19.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.0% were married couples living together, 6.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.6% were non-families. 32.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.18 and the average family size was 2.80.

In the borough the population was spread out with 16.7% under the age of 18, 4.9% from 18 to 24, 30.6% from 25 to 44, 30.9% from 45 to 64, and 17.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 110.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.7 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $28,333, and the median income for a family was $36,071. Males had a median income of $30,795 versus $20,000 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $15,395. About 3.7% of families and 7.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.0% of those under the age of eighteen and 2.0% 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. 

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