Saegertown, Pennsylvania

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Coordinates: 41°43′10″N 80°8′44″W / 41.71944°N 80.14556°W / 41.71944; -80.14556
Saegertown
Borough
Saegertown, Pennsylvania.jpg
A street in Saegertown
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Crawford County
Coordinates 41°43′10″N 80°8′44″W / 41.71944°N 80.14556°W / 41.71944; -80.14556
Area 1.4 sq mi (4 km2)
Population 1,071 (2000)
Density 743.5 / sq mi (287 / km2)
Founded 1824
Mayor Dave Myers[1]
Timezone EST (UTC-4)
 - summer (DST) EDT (UTC-5)
Area code 814
Location of Saegertown in Crawford County
Location of Saegertown in Pennsylvania
Location of Pennsylvania in the United States

Saegertown is a borough in Crawford County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 1,071 at the 2000 census. It was established in 1824.

History[edit]

The Edward Saeger House was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.[2]

Geography[edit]

Saegertown is located at 41°43′10″N 80°8′44″W / 41.71944°N 80.14556°W / 41.71944; -80.14556 (41.719482, -80.145660)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 1.4 square miles (3.6 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1860 352
1870 441 25.3%
1880 678 53.7%
1890 745 9.9%
1900 607 −18.5%
1910 712 17.3%
1920 659 −7.4%
1930 645 −2.1%
1940 753 16.7%
1950 836 11.0%
1960 1,131 35.3%
1970 1,348 19.2%
1980 942 −30.1%
1990 1,066 13.2%
2000 1,071 0.5%
2010 997 −6.9%
Est. 2012 985 −1.2%
Sources:[4][5][6]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 1,071 people, 361 households, and 251 families residing in the borough. The population density was 743.5 people per square mile (287.2/km²). There were 378 housing units at an average density of 262.4 per square mile (101.4/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 95.05% White, 2.52% African American, 0.37% Native American, 0.19% Asian, 0.65% from other races, and 1.21% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.65% of the population.

There were 361 households out of which 32.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.0% were married couples living together, 10.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.2% were non-families. 25.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 2.94.

In the borough the population was spread out with 20.5% under the age of 18, 11.3% from 18 to 24, 33.3% from 25 to 44, 20.7% from 45 to 64, and 14.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 122.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 125.1 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $32,500, and the median income for a family was $39,688. Males had a median income of $28,281 versus $22,500 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $16,163. About 4.0% of families and 5.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.4% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://saegertownpa.com/index.php/borough-government/administration-personnel
  2. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  4. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 11 December 2013. 
  5. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ "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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