Ursina, Pennsylvania

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Ursina, Pennsylvania
Borough
Houses on Park Street
Houses on Park Street
Ursina, Pennsylvania is located in Pennsylvania
Ursina, Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 39°49′0″N 79°19′52″W / 39.81667°N 79.33111°W / 39.81667; -79.33111Coordinates: 39°49′0″N 79°19′52″W / 39.81667°N 79.33111°W / 39.81667; -79.33111
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Somerset
Settled 1868
Incorporated 1872
Government
 • Type Borough Council
Area
 • Total 0.7 sq mi (2 km2)
Population (2000)
 • Total 254
 • Density 344.3/sq mi (132.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Zip code 15485
Area code(s) 814

Ursina is a borough in Somerset County, Pennsylvania, United States. It is part of the Johnstown, Pennsylvania Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 254 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Ursina is located at 39°49′0″N 79°19′52″W / 39.81667°N 79.33111°W / 39.81667; -79.33111 (39.816562, -79.331002).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.7 square miles (1.8 km2), all of it land.

Climate[edit]

The climate in this area has mild differences between highs and lows, and there is adequate rainfall year round. 2. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Ursina has a marine west coast climate, abbreviated "Cfb" on climate maps.[2]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 445
1890 405 −9.0%
1900 423 4.4%
1910 338 −20.1%
1920 286 −15.4%
1930 255 −10.8%
1940 301 18.0%
1950 334 11.0%
1960 313 −6.3%
1970 284 −9.3%
1980 311 9.5%
1990 327 5.1%
2000 254 −22.3%
2010 225 −11.4%
Est. 2012 219 −2.7%
Sources:[3][4][5]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 254 people, 112 households, and 74 families residing in the borough. The population density was 344.3 people per square mile (132.5/km²). There were 130 housing units at an average density of 176.2 per square mile (67.8/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 98.82% White, 0.39% Asian, and 0.79% from two or more races.

There were 112 households out of which 25.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.4% were married couples living together, 8.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.9% were non-families. 28.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.27 and the average family size was 2.73.

In the borough the population was spread out with 17.7% under the age of 18, 6.7% from 18 to 24, 28.0% from 25 to 44, 30.3% from 45 to 64, and 17.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 100.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.2 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $20,625, and the median income for a family was $31,071. Males had a median income of $21,023 versus $15,208 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $11,814. About 15.2% of families and 27.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 50.0% of those under the age of eighteen and 13.5% of those sixty five or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  2. ^ Climate Summary for Ursina, Pennsylvania
  3. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 11 December 2013. 
  4. ^ a b "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.