West Middletown, Pennsylvania

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Coordinates: 40°14′25″N 80°25′27″W / 40.24028°N 80.42417°W / 40.24028; -80.42417
West Middletown
Borough
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Washington
Coordinates 40°14′25″N 80°25′27″W / 40.24028°N 80.42417°W / 40.24028; -80.42417
Area 0.4 sq mi (1 km2)
Population 144 (2000)
Density 353.9 / sq mi (137 / km2)
Established 1795
Mayor John Temple
Timezone EST (UTC-4)
 - summer (DST) EDT (UTC-5)
Area code 724
Location of West Middletown in Washington County
Location of West Middletown in Pennsylvania
Location of Pennsylvania in the United States

West Middletown is a borough in Washington County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 144 at the 2000 census.

History[edit]

The West Middletown Historic District was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1985.[1]

Geography[edit]

West Middletown is located at 40°14′25″N 80°25′27″W / 40.24028°N 80.42417°W / 40.24028; -80.42417 (40.240402, -80.424140).[2]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.4 square miles (1.0 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1850 326
1860 332 1.8%
1870 346 4.2%
1880 312 −9.8%
1890 235 −24.7%
1900 241 2.6%
1910 274 13.7%
1920 226 −17.5%
1930 244 8.0%
1940 264 8.2%
1950 268 1.5%
1960 199 −25.7%
1970 195 −2.0%
1980 215 10.3%
1990 166 −22.8%
2000 144 −13.3%
2010 139 −3.5%
Est. 2012 139 0.0%
Sources:[3][4][5]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 144 people, 61 households, and 43 families residing in the borough. The population density was 353.9 people per square mile (135.6/km²). There were 69 housing units at an average density of 169.6 per square mile (65.0/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 90.28% White, 4.17% African American, 1.39% Pacific Islander, and 4.17% from two or more races.

There were 61 households out of which 26.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.7% were married couples living together, 6.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.5% were non-families. 23.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.36 and the average family size was 2.84.

In the borough the population was spread out with 17.4% under the age of 18, 7.6% from 18 to 24, 22.9% from 25 to 44, 30.6% from 45 to 64, and 21.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females there were 108.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 105.2 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $41,250, and the median income for a family was $41,875. Males had a median income of $25,000 versus $30,625 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $24,834. There were 5.3% of families and 6.9% of the population living below the poverty line, including 18.5% of under eighteens and 3.8% of those over 64.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  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.