Prompton, Pennsylvania

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Coordinates: 41°34′56″N 75°19′48″W / 41.58222°N 75.33000°W / 41.58222; -75.33000
Borough of Prompton
Borough
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Wayne
Elevation 1,234 ft (376.1 m)
Coordinates 41°34′56″N 75°19′48″W / 41.58222°N 75.33000°W / 41.58222; -75.33000
Area 1.7 sq mi (4.4 km2)
 - land 1.6 sq mi (4 km2)
 - water 0.1 sq mi (0 km2), 5.88%
Population 250 (2010)
Density 156.25 / sq mi (60.3 / km2)
Timezone EST (UTC-5)
 - summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Postal code 18456
Area code 570
Location of Prompton in Pennsylvania
Location of Pennsylvania in the United States

Prompton is a borough in Wayne County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 250 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Prompton is located at 41°34′56″N 75°19′48″W / 41.58222°N 75.33000°W / 41.58222; -75.33000 (41.582133, -75.329922)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 1.7 square miles (4.4 km2), of which, 1.6 square miles (4.1 km2) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2) of it (7.51%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1850 306
1860 296 −3.3%
1870 394 33.1%
1880 310 −21.3%
1890 289 −6.8%
1900 258 −10.7%
1910 263 1.9%
1920 220 −16.3%
1930 186 −15.5%
1940 202 8.6%
1950 197 −2.5%
1960 204 3.6%
1970 224 9.8%
1980 249 11.2%
1990 238 −4.4%
2000 243 2.1%
2010 250 2.9%
Est. 2012 244 −2.4%
Sources:[2][3][4]

As of the census[5] of 2010, there were 250 people, 104 households, and 68 families residing in the borough. The population density was 156.25 people per square mile (60.3/km²). There were 111 housing units at an average density of 69.4 per square mile. The racial makeup of the borough was 96.8% White and 3.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.2% of the population.

There were 104 households out of which 29.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.2% were married couples living together, 12.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.6% were non-families. 28.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.40 and the average family size was 2.96.

In the borough the population was spread out with 24% under the age of 18, 59.6% from 18 to 64, and 16.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39.7 years.

The median income for a household in the borough was $24,375, and the median income for a family was $31,250. Males had a median income of $31,071 versus $19,167 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $15,601. About 12.2% of families and 10.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 22.6% of those under the age of eighteen and 9.5% 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. ^ "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. 
  5. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-05-14. 

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