Unionville, Centre County, Pennsylvania

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Unionville,
Centre County,
Pennsylvania
Borough
Looking northeast into Unionville along ALT US 220
Looking northeast into Unionville along ALT US 220
Unionville,  Centre County,  Pennsylvania is located in Pennsylvania
Unionville,  Centre County,  Pennsylvania
Unionville,
Centre County,
Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 40°54′25″N 77°52′31″W / 40.90694°N 77.87528°W / 40.90694; -77.87528Coordinates: 40°54′25″N 77°52′31″W / 40.90694°N 77.87528°W / 40.90694; -77.87528
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Centre
Settled 1848
Incorporated (borough) 1859
Area
 • Total 0.3 sq mi (0.7 km2)
Elevation 787 ft (240 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 291
 • Density 1,099.3/sq mi (424.5/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC)
Area code(s) 814

Unionville is a borough in Centre County, Pennsylvania, United States. It is part of the State College, Pennsylvania Metropolitan Statistical Area. As of the 2010 census, the borough had a total population of 291.

History[edit]

A Late Woodland village, now known as the Fisher Farm Site, is located along Bald Eagle Creek on Unionville's western edge.[1]

In 1979, the Unionville Historic District was listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[2] The district, which includes virtually all of Unionville, was added to the Register for its high quality of preservation since before World War I. Nearly two hundred buildings in the borough qualified as contributing properties. The well known Ridge Soaring Gliderport is located nearby.

Geography[edit]

Unionville is located at 40°54′25.16″N 77°52′31.80″W / 40.9069889°N 77.8755000°W / 40.9069889; -77.8755000 (40.90698, -77.87550).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.3 square miles (0.7 km²), all land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1870 320
1880 399 24.7%
1890 348 −12.8%
1900 360 3.4%
1910 343 −4.7%
1920 311 −9.3%
1930 304 −2.3%
1940 321 5.6%
1950 341 6.2%
1960 371 8.8%
1970 375 1.1%
1980 361 −3.7%
1990 284 −21.3%
2000 313 10.2%
2010 291 −7.0%
Est. 2012 289 −0.7%
Sources:[4][5][6]

As of the census[5] of 2010, there were 291 people, 123 households, and 83 families residing in the borough. The population density was 1,099.3 people per square mile (424.5/km²). There were 130 housing units at an average density of 491.1 per square mile (189.6/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 97.6% White, 0.3% Black or African American, 0.7% Asian, 0.7% from other races, and 0.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.7% of the population.

There were 123 households out of which 26.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.7% were married couples living together, 2.4% had a male householder with no wife present, 11.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.5% were non-families. 26.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.37 and the average family size was 2.84.

In the borough the population was spread out with 19.2% under the age of 18, 8.7% from 18 to 24, 26.5% from 25 to 44, 31.2% from 45 to 64, and 14.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 87.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.0 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $34,792, and the median income for a family was $31,964. The per capita income for the borough was $21,735. About 21.7% of families and 22.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 44.4% of those under the age of 18 and 6.7% of those 65 and older.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Stevenson, Christopher M. and Conran Hay. National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Fisher Farm Site. National Park Service, 1980-06-05.
  2. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  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.