Sugar Notch, Pennsylvania

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Sugar Notch, Pennsylvania
Borough
Sugar Notch, Pennsylvania is located in Pennsylvania
Sugar Notch, Pennsylvania
Sugar Notch, Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 41°11′46″N 75°55′50″W / 41.19611°N 75.93056°W / 41.19611; -75.93056Coordinates: 41°11′46″N 75°55′50″W / 41.19611°N 75.93056°W / 41.19611; -75.93056
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Luzerne
Incorporated 1867
Government
 • Type Borough Council
 • Mayor William Davis
Area
 • Total 1.1 sq mi (2.8 km2)
 • Land 1.1 sq mi (2.8 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 989
 • Density 910/sq mi (350/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Zip code 18706
Area code(s) 570

Sugar Notch is a borough in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 989 at the 2010 census.[1]

Geography[edit]

Sugar Notch is located at 41°11′46″N 75°55′50″W / 41.19611°N 75.93056°W / 41.19611; -75.93056 (41.196149, -75.930448)[2].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 1.1 square miles (2.8 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1870 724
1880 1,582 118.5%
1890 2,586 63.5%
1900 1,887 −27.0%
1910 2,439 29.3%
1920 2,612 7.1%
1930 2,768 6.0%
1940 2,505 −9.5%
1950 2,002 −20.1%
1960 1,524 −23.9%
1970 1,333 −12.5%
1980 1,191 −10.7%
1990 1,044 −12.3%
2000 1,023 −2.0%
2010 989 −3.3%
Est. 2012 983 −0.6%
Sources:[3][4][5]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 1,023 people, 417 households, and 288 families residing in the borough. The population density was 1,002.8 people per square mile (387.2/km²). There were 459 housing units at an average density of 449.9 per square mile (173.7/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 99.41% White, 0.10% Asian, 0.10% from other races, and 0.39% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.29% of the population.

There were 417 households out of which 25.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.9% were married couples living together, 16.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.9% were non-families. 27.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.8% 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 2.97.

In the borough the population was spread out with 19.5% under the age of 18, 7.9% from 18 to 24, 27.9% from 25 to 44, 23.1% from 45 to 64, and 21.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 92.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.2 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $33,125, and the median income for a family was $38,906. Males had a median income of $30,430 versus $21,563 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $15,902. About 8.0% of families and 9.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.5% of those under age 18 and 6.0% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]