Tipton, Pennsylvania

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Tipton, Pennsylvania
Census-designated place
Location within Blair County
Location within Blair County
Tipton is located in Pennsylvania
Tipton
Tipton
Location within the state of Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 40°38′8″N 78°17′53″W / 40.63556°N 78.29806°W / 40.63556; -78.29806Coordinates: 40°38′8″N 78°17′53″W / 40.63556°N 78.29806°W / 40.63556; -78.29806
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Blair
Area
 • Total 1.9 sq mi (5 km2)
 • Land 1.9 sq mi (5 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,083
 • Density 570/sq mi (220/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)

Tipton is a census-designated place (CDP) in Blair County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 1,083 at the 2010 census. It is well known for its amusement park, DelGrosso's, formerly known as Bland's Park. It was a stop on the former Pennsylvania Railroad Main Line between Tyrone and Altoona.

General information[edit]

  • ZIP Code: 16684
  • Area Code: 814
  • Local Phone Exchanges: 684, 686
  • DelGrosso's Amusement Park: (814) 684-3538

Geography[edit]

Tipton is located at 40°38′8″N 78°17′53″W / 40.63556°N 78.29806°W / 40.63556; -78.29806 (40.635659, -78.298034).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 1.9 square miles (4.9 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 1,225 people, 463 households, and 356 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 663.9 people per square mile (255.7/km²). There were 478 housing units at an average density of 259.1/sq mi (99.8/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 99.10% White, 0.16% African American, 0.41% Native American, and 0.33% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.33% of the population.

There were 463 households out of which 33.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.4% were married couples living together, 5.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.1% were non-families. 19.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.65 and the average family size was 3.03.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 23.8% under the age of 18, 7.3% from 18 to 24, 28.7% from 25 to 44, 25.0% from 45 to 64, and 15.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 100.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.9 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $51,250, and the median income for a family was $59,100. Males had a median income of $37,596 versus $28,359 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $21,320. About 6.0% of families and 12.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.9% of those under age 18 and 13.5% of those age 65 or over.

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