West Liberty, Pennsylvania

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West Liberty, Pennsylvania
Borough
West Liberty is located in Pennsylvania
West Liberty
West Liberty
Coordinates: 41°00′34″N 80°03′33″W / 41.00944°N 80.05917°W / 41.00944; -80.05917Coordinates: 41°00′34″N 80°03′33″W / 41.00944°N 80.05917°W / 41.00944; -80.05917
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Butler
Settled 1829[1]
Incorporated 1903[1]
Government
 • Type Borough Council
Area
 • Total 3.88 sq mi (10.04 km2)
 • Land 3.85 sq mi (9.97 km2)
 • Water 0.03 sq mi (0.08 km2)
Elevation 1,210 ft (370 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 343
 • Density 89/sq mi (34.4/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)

West Liberty is a borough in Butler County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 343 at the 2010 census.[2]

Geography[edit]

West Liberty is located in northwestern Butler County at 41°0′34″N 80°3′33″W / 41.00944°N 80.05917°W / 41.00944; -80.05917 (41.009509, -80.059073).[3] It is bordered to the east and south by Brady Township, to the west by Worth Township, and to the north by Slippery Rock Township. The borough includes the main settlement of West Liberty in the valley of Hogue Run but extends north as far as Slippery Rock Creek.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 3.9 square miles (10.0 km2), of which 0.031 square miles (0.08 km2), or 0.77%, is water.[2]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 199
1920 193 −3.0%
1930 191 −1.0%
1940 220 15.2%
1950 245 11.4%
1960 201 −18.0%
1970 224 11.4%
1980 301 34.4%
1990 282 −6.3%
2000 325 15.2%
2010 343 5.5%
Est. 2012 344 0.3%
Sources:[4][5][6]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 325 people, 118 households, and 92 families residing in the borough. The population density was 83.1 people per square mile (32.1/km²). There were 123 housing units at an average density of 31.4 per square mile (12.1/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 99.38% White, 0.31% Asian, and 0.31% from two or more races.

There were 118 households out of which 31.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.9% were married couples living together, 5.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.0% were non-families. 16.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.75 and the average family size was 3.07.

In the borough the population was spread out with 24.3% under the age of 18, 9.2% from 18 to 24, 28.6% from 25 to 44, 26.5% from 45 to 64, and 11.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 115.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 117.7 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $45,446, and the median income for a family was $46,354. Males had a median income of $32,813 versus $19,167 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $17,133. About 2.9% of families and 6.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.5% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Butler County, 5th class" (pdf). Pennsylvania Historic and Museum Commission. Retrieved January 15, 2010. 
  2. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): West Liberty borough, Pennsylvania". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved March 27, 2014. 
  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.