Royalton, Pennsylvania

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Royalton, Pennsylvania
Borough
Location in Dauphin County and state of Pennsylvania.
Location in Dauphin County and state of Pennsylvania.
Coordinates: 40°11′18″N 76°43′38″W / 40.18833°N 76.72722°W / 40.18833; -76.72722Coordinates: 40°11′18″N 76°43′38″W / 40.18833°N 76.72722°W / 40.18833; -76.72722
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Dauphin
Incorporated 1892
Government
 • Type Borough Council
 • Mayor Bob Stone
Area
 • Total 0.4 sq mi (1 km2)
 • Land 0.3 sq mi (0.8 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)
Elevation 305 ft (93 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 963
 • Density 2,774.8/sq mi (1,071.4/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Zip code 17057
Area code(s) 717

Royalton is a borough in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, United States. As of the 2003 census, the borough population was 963. It is part of the HarrisburgCarlisle Metropolitan Statistical Area. It shares it's ZIP code with neighboring Middletown.

Geography[edit]

Royalton is located at 40°11′18″N 76°43′38″W / 40.18833°N 76.72722°W / 40.18833; -76.72722 (40.188325, -76.727280).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.4 square miles (1.0 km2), of which, 0.3 square miles (0.78 km2) of it is land and 2.78% is water.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 1,106
1910 1,033 −6.6%
1920 1,156 11.9%
1930 1,117 −3.4%
1940 1,201 7.5%
1950 1,175 −2.2%
1960 1,128 −4.0%
1970 1,040 −7.8%
1980 981 −5.7%
1990 1,120 14.2%
2000 963 −14.0%
2010 907 −5.8%
Est. 2012 1,025 13.0%
Sources:[2][3][4]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 1083 people, 395 households, and 270 families residing in the borough. The population density was 2,774.8 people per square mile (1,062.3/km²). There were 415 housing units at an average density of 1,195.8 per square mile (457.8/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 95.43% White, 0.52% African American, 0.31% Native American, 1.35% Asian, 0.83% from other races, and 1.56% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.49% of the population.

There were 395 households out of which 29.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.6% were married couples living together, 13.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.4% were non-families. 26.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 2.90.

In the borough the population was spread out with 22.9% under the age of 18, 7.3% from 18 to 24, 30.7% from 25 to 44, 27.2% from 45 to 64, and 11.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 85.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.2 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $41,917, and the median income for a family was $44,821. Males had a median income of $34,688 versus $26,513 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $18,029. About 4.8% of families and 7.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.6% of those under age 18 and 3.6% 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. 

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