Starrucca, Pennsylvania

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Coordinates: 41°53′58″N 75°27′40″W / 41.89944°N 75.46111°W / 41.89944; -75.46111
Borough of Starrucca
Borough
StarruccaPostOffice2007.JPG
The Starrucca post office
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Wayne
Elevation 1,378 ft (420 m)
Coordinates 41°53′58″N 75°27′40″W / 41.89944°N 75.46111°W / 41.89944; -75.46111
Area 8.8 sq mi (22.8 km2)
 - land 8.7 sq mi (23 km2)
 - water 0.04 sq mi (0 km2), 0.45%
Population 173 (2010)
Density 19.9 / sq mi (7.7 / km2)
Timezone EST (UTC-5)
 - summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 18462
Area code 570 Exchange: 727
Location of Starrucca in Pennsylvania
Location of Pennsylvania in the United States

Starrucca is a borough in Wayne County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 173 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

The former Stone Arch Bridge was listed on the National Register of Historic Places from 1979 to 1986.[1]

Geography[edit]

Starrucca is located at 41°53′58″N 75°27′40″W / 41.89944°N 75.46111°W / 41.89944; -75.46111 (41.899334, -75.461135)[2].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 8.8 square miles (23 km2), of which, 8.7 square miles (23 km2) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) of it (0.23%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1860 400
1870 476 19.0%
1880 535 12.4%
1890 431 −19.4%
1900 404 −6.3%
1910 381 −5.7%
1920 397 4.2%
1930 351 −11.6%
1940 340 −3.1%
1950 326 −4.1%
1960 330 1.2%
1970 292 −11.5%
1980 216 −26.0%
1990 199 −7.9%
2000 216 8.5%
2010 173 −19.9%
Est. 2012 169 −2.3%
Sources:[3][4][5]

As of the census[6] of 2010, there were 173 people, 75 households, and 52 families residing in the borough. The population density was 19.9 people per square mile (7.7/km²). There were 127 housing units at an average density of 14.6 per square mile. The racial makeup of the borough was 96% White, 1.7% African American, 0.6% Asian, 0.6% from other races, and 1.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4% of the population.

There were 75 households out of which 20% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56% were married couples living together, 6.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.7% were non-families. 28% of all households were made up of individuals and 12% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.31 and the average family size was 2.69.

In the borough the population was spread out with 16.8% under the age of 18, 64.7% from 18 to 64, and 18.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 49.3 years.

The median income for a household in the borough was $34,500, and the median income for a family was $37,750. Males had a median income of $33,333 versus $20,000 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $23,071. About 12.0% of families and 18.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 36.1% of those under the age of eighteen and 21.2% of those sixty five or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  3. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 11 December 2013. 
  4. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "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. 
  6. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-05-14.