Pringle, Pennsylvania

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Pringle, Pennsylvania
Borough
Pringle, Pennsylvania is located in Pennsylvania
Pringle, Pennsylvania
Pringle, Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 41°16′34″N 75°53′58″W / 41.27611°N 75.89944°W / 41.27611; -75.89944Coordinates: 41°16′34″N 75°53′58″W / 41.27611°N 75.89944°W / 41.27611; -75.89944
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Luzerne
Incorporated 1914
Government
 • Type Borough Council
Area
 • Total 0.5 sq mi (1.2 km2)
 • Land 0.5 sq mi (1.2 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 979
 • Density 2,100/sq mi (820/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 570

Pringle is a borough in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, in the United States. As of the 2010 census, the borough population was 979.[1]

Geography[edit]

Pringle is located at 41°16′34″N 75°53′58″W / 41.27611°N 75.89944°W / 41.27611; -75.89944 (41.276081, -75.899530).[2]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.46 square miles (1.2 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 1,875
1920 1,960 4.5%
1930 2,372 21.0%
1940 2,000 −15.7%
1950 1,727 −13.6%
1960 1,418 −17.9%
1970 1,155 −18.5%
1980 1,221 5.7%
1990 1,161 −4.9%
2000 991 −14.6%
2010 979 −1.2%
Est. 2012 977 −0.2%
Sources:[3][4][5]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 991 people, 432 households, and 280 families residing in the borough. The population density was 2,130.5 people per square mile (814.1/km²). There were 459 housing units at an average density of 986.8 per square mile (377.1/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 99.90% White, and 0.10% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.01% of the population.

There were 432 households out of which 23.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.8% were married couples living together, 13.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.0% were non-families. 32.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.29 and the average family size was 2.89.

In the borough the population was spread out with 19.7% under the age of 18, 6.7% from 18 to 24, 25.9% from 25 to 44, 26.8% from 45 to 64, and 20.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 93.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.3 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $31,793, and the median income for a family was $43,750. Males had a median income of $26,801 versus $23,500 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $19,108. About 8.0% of families and 9.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.8% of those under age 18 and 10.8% of those age 65 or over.

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