Rimersburg, Pennsylvania

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Rimersburg, Pennsylvania
Borough
View of Rimersburg from the north end of the borough
View of Rimersburg from the north end of the borough
Rimersburg, Pennsylvania is located in Pennsylvania
Rimersburg, Pennsylvania
Rimersburg, Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 41°02′30″N 79°30′09″W / 41.04167°N 79.50250°W / 41.04167; -79.50250Coordinates: 41°02′30″N 79°30′09″W / 41.04167°N 79.50250°W / 41.04167; -79.50250
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Clarion
Settled 1829
Incorporated 1853
Government
 • Type Borough council
Area
 • Total 0.3 sq mi (0.9 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 951
 • Density 2,961.0/sq mi (1,159.4/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Zip code 16248

Rimersburg is a borough in Clarion County in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. The population was 951 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Rimersburg is located at 41°02′30″N 79°30′09″W / 41.041643°N 79.502583°W / 41.041643; -79.502583.[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.3 square miles (0.78 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1860 346
1870 324 −6.4%
1880 334 3.1%
1890 360 7.8%
1900 487 35.3%
1910 855 75.6%
1920 1,060 24.0%
1930 1,319 24.4%
1940 1,393 5.6%
1950 1,398 0.4%
1960 1,323 −5.4%
1970 1,146 −13.4%
1980 1,096 −4.4%
1990 1,053 −3.9%
2000 1,051 −0.2%
2010 951 −9.5%
Est. 2012 936 −1.6%
Sources:[2][3][4]

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 1,051 people, 447 households, and 292 families residing in the borough. The population density was 2,961.0 people per square mile (1,159.4/km2). There were 472 housing units at an average density of 1,329.8 per square mile (520.7/km2). The racial makeup of the borough was 99.43% White, 0.10% African American, 0.19% Native American, and 0.29% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.10% of the population.

There were 447 households out of which 30.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.4% were married couples living together, 15.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.5% were non-families. 32.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.35 and the average family size was 2.95.

In the borough the population was spread out with 24.4% under the age of 18, 9.4% from 18 to 24, 26.1% from 25 to 44, 21.4% from 45 to 64, and 18.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 82.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 77.5 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $23,155, and the median income for a family was $31,417. Males had a median income of $27,500 versus $17,083 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $12,549. About 15.9% of families and 18.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 25.3% of those under age 18 and 15.3% 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.