Wellersburg, Pennsylvania

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Wellersburg, Pennsylvania
Borough
Wellersburg, Pennsylvania is located in Pennsylvania
Wellersburg, Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 39°43′51″N 78°51′05″W / 39.73083°N 78.85139°W / 39.73083; -78.85139Coordinates: 39°43′51″N 78°51′05″W / 39.73083°N 78.85139°W / 39.73083; -78.85139
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Somerset
Settled 1830
Incorporated 1857
Government
 • Type Borough Council
Area
 • Total 0.8 sq mi (2 km2)
Population (2000)
 • Total 176
 • Density 223.4/sq mi (86.3/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Zip code 15564
Area code(s) 814

Wellersburg is a borough in Somerset County, Pennsylvania, United States. It is part of the Johnstown, Pennsylvania Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 176 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Wellersburg is located at 39°43′51″N 78°51′05″W / 39.730947°N 78.851465°W / 39.730947; -78.851465.[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.8 square miles (2.1 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1860 465
1870 290 −37.6%
1880 226 −22.1%
1890 183 −19.0%
1900 158 −13.7%
1910 193 22.2%
1920 247 28.0%
1930 315 27.5%
1940 357 13.3%
1950 369 3.4%
1960 303 −17.9%
1970 266 −12.2%
1980 265 −0.4%
1990 213 −19.6%
2000 176 −17.4%
2010 181 2.8%
Est. 2012 179 −1.1%
Sources:[2][3][4]

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 176 people, 84 households, and 51 families residing in the borough. The population density was 223.4 people per square mile (86.0/km2). There were 90 housing units at an average density of 114.2 per square mile (44.0/km2). The racial makeup of the borough was 98.86% White, and 1.14% from two or more races.

There were 84 households out of which 15.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.2% were married couples living together, 10.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.1% were non-families. 36.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.10 and the average family size was 2.63.

In the borough the population was spread out with 15.9% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 28.4% from 25 to 44, 27.3% from 45 to 64, and 21.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 83.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.3 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $21,111, and the median income for a family was $23,750. Males had a median income of $24,688 versus $18,750 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $14,495. About 4.3% of families and 5.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under the age of eighteen or 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. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 11 December 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  4. ^ "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.