York Haven, Pennsylvania

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York Haven, Pennsylvania
Borough
Official logo of York Haven, Pennsylvania
Keystone Marker
York Haven, Pennsylvania is located in Pennsylvania
York Haven, Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 40°06′34″N 76°42′53″W / 40.10944°N 76.71472°W / 40.10944; -76.71472Coordinates: 40°06′34″N 76°42′53″W / 40.10944°N 76.71472°W / 40.10944; -76.71472
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County York
Settled 1814
Incorporated 1892
Government
 • Type Borough Council
Area
 • Total 0.3 sq mi (0.8 km2)
Elevation 269 ft (82 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 709
 • Density 2,400/sq mi (910/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Zip code 17370
Area code(s) 717

York Haven is a borough in York County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 709 at the 2010 census.[1] The borough is the home of the Brunner Island coal-fired electrical generation plant, located on the Susquehanna River on Wago Road and operated by PPL.

Geography[edit]

York Haven is located at 40°6′34″N 76°42′53″W / 40.10944°N 76.71472°W / 40.10944; -76.71472 (40.109502, -76.714819).[2]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.3 square miles (0.78 km2), of which 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) of it, or 5.88%, is water.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 824
1910 793 −3.8%
1920 779 −1.8%
1930 770 −1.2%
1940 730 −5.2%
1950 743 1.8%
1960 736 −0.9%
1970 671 −8.8%
1980 746 11.2%
1990 758 1.6%
2000 809 6.7%
2010 709 −12.4%
Est. 2012 705 −0.6%
Sources:[3][4][5]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 809 people, 278 households, and 197 families residing in the borough. The population density was 2,531.8 people per square mile (976.1/km²). There were 305 housing units at an average density of 954.5 per square mile (368.0/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 96.04% White, 0.74% African American, 0.37% Native American, 0.62% Asian, 0.12% from other races, and 2.10% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.24% of the population.

There were 278 households out of which 48.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.6% were married couples living together, 14.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.8% were non-families. 23.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.91 and the average family size was 3.40.

In the borough the population was spread out with 36.7% under the age of 18, 8.8% from 18 to 24, 32.8% from 25 to 44, 15.8% from 45 to 64, and 5.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 29 years. For every 100 females there were 99.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.9 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $35,000, and the median income for a family was $32,917. Males had a median income of $29,375 versus $22,031 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $11,676. About 14.7% of families and 15.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.0% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

York Haven is served by the Northeastern York School District (one of 500 public school districts in Pennsylvania). Students may also attend one of the Commonwealth's public cyber charter schools at no additional cost to the family or student. The local school district pays the Pennsylvania Department of Education set tuition fee to the cyber charter school that the resident student chooses to attend. By law, Pennsylvania cyber charter school students have access to all extracurriculars and sports programs at the local public school district. Alternatively, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania permits parents to home school their children or they may attend a private school.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Race, Hispanic or Latino, Age, and Housing Occupancy: 2010 Census Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File (QT-PL), York Haven borough, Pennsylvania". U.S. Census Bureau, American FactFinder 2. Retrieved October 7, 2011. 
  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. 
  6. ^ Pennsylvania Department of Education, Charter Schools, 2013