Springdale, Pennsylvania

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Springdale
Borough
Rachel Carson House
Rachel Carson House
Location within Allegheny County
Location within Allegheny County
Springdale is located in Pennsylvania
Springdale
Springdale
Location within the state of Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 40°32′29″N 79°46′56″W / 40.54139°N 79.78222°W / 40.54139; -79.78222Coordinates: 40°32′29″N 79°46′56″W / 40.54139°N 79.78222°W / 40.54139; -79.78222
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Allegheny
Area
 • Total 1.1 sq mi (3 km2)
 • Land 0.9 sq mi (2 km2)
 • Water 0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 3,405
 • Density 3,100/sq mi (1,200/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)

Springdale is a borough in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, 18 miles (29 km) northeast of Pittsburgh along the Allegheny River. The population was 3,405 at the 2010 census.[1]

Geography[edit]

Springdale is located at 40°32′29″N 79°46′56″W / 40.54139°N 79.78222°W / 40.54139; -79.78222 (40.541491, -79.782124).[2]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 1.1 square miles (2.8 km2), of which 0.9 square miles (2.3 km2) is land and 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2), or 13.76%, is water.

Streams[edit]

Riddle Run joins the Allegheny River at Springdale.[3]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 1,999
1920 2,929 46.5%
1930 4,781 63.2%
1940 4,989 4.4%
1950 4,939 −1.0%
1960 5,602 13.4%
1970 5,202 −7.1%
1980 4,418 −15.1%
1990 3,992 −9.6%
2000 3,828 −4.1%
2010 3,405 −11.1%
Est. 2012 3,404 0.0%
Sources:[4][5][6][7][8]

As of the census[7] of 2000, there were 3,828 people, 1,685 households, and 1,034 families residing in the borough. The population density was 4,104.2 people per square mile (1,589.2/km²). There were 1,802 housing units at an average density of 1,932.0 per square mile (748.1/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 99.03% White, 0.29% African American, 0.08% Native American, 0.13% Asian, 0.18% from other races, and 0.29% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.21% of the population.

There were 1,685 households out of which 25.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.2% were married couples living together, 11.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.6% were non-families. 34.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.26 and the average family size was 2.93.

In the borough the population was spread out with 21.9% under the age of 18, 6.0% from 18 to 24, 29.5% from 25 to 44, 22.2% from 45 to 64, and 20.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 89.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.7 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $35,440, and the median income for a family was $43,476. Males had a median income of $36,711 versus $25,920 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $19,798. About 3.5% of families and 7.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.2% of those under age 18 and 8.8% of those age 65 or over.

Museums and other points of interest[edit]

The Springdale Free Public Library serves the borough.[9]

The Rachel Carson Homestead is located in Springdale.

Education[edit]

The borough is within the Allegheny Valley School District.

Notable people[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Race, Hispanic or Latino, Age, and Housing Occupancy: 2010 Census Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File (QT-PL), Springdale borough, Pennsylvania". U.S. Census Bureau, American FactFinder 2. Retrieved September 23, 2011. 
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  3. ^ "Riddle Run". Geographic Names Information System. 1979-08-02. Retrieved 2009-12-02. 
  4. ^ "Number and Distribution of Inhabitants:Pennsylvania-Tennessee". Fifteenth Census. U.S. Census Bureau. 
  5. ^ "Number of Inhabitants: Pennsylvania". 18th Census of the United States. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 22 November 2013. 
  6. ^ "Pennsylvania: Population and Housing Unit Counts". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 22 November 2013. 
  7. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  8. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 22 November 2013. 
  9. ^ "Springdale Free Public Library". Retrieved 2010-08-11. 

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