Chest Springs, Pennsylvania

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Chest Springs, Pennsylvania
Borough
Houses on Columbia Street
Houses on Columbia Street
Location of Chest Springs in Cambria County, Pennsylvania.
Location of Chest Springs in Cambria County, Pennsylvania.
Chest Springs is located in Pennsylvania
Chest Springs
Chest Springs
Location of Chest Springs in Cambria County, Pennsylvania.
Coordinates: 40°34′44″N 78°36′35″W / 40.57889°N 78.60972°W / 40.57889; -78.60972Coordinates: 40°34′44″N 78°36′35″W / 40.57889°N 78.60972°W / 40.57889; -78.60972
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Cambria
Incorporated 1858
Government
 • Type Borough Council
 • Mayor Eugene Eckenrode
Area[1]
 • Total 0.19 sq mi (0.50 km2)
 • Land 0.19 sq mi (0.50 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation 1,990 ft (610 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 149
 • Estimate (2016)[2] 142
 • Density 735.75/sq mi (284.42/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Zip code 16624
Area code(s) 814
FIPS code 42-13384

Chest Springs is a borough in Cambria County, Pennsylvania, United States. It is part of the Johnstown, Pennsylvania Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 149 at the 2010 census.[3]

Geography[edit]

Chest Springs is located in northeastern Cambria County at 40°34′44″N 78°36′35″W / 40.57889°N 78.60972°W / 40.57889; -78.60972 (40.578804, -78.609807).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.19 square miles (0.5 km2), all of it land.[3]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1860 183
1870 269 47.0%
1880 305 13.4%
1890 255 −16.4%
1900 202 −20.8%
1910 174 −13.9%
1920 126 −27.6%
1930 161 27.8%
1940 183 13.7%
1950 232 26.8%
1960 215 −7.3%
1970 178 −17.2%
1980 198 11.2%
1990 166 −16.2%
2000 110 −33.7%
2010 149 35.5%
Est. 2016 142 [2] −4.7%
Sources:[5][6][7]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 110 people, 50 households, and 30 families residing in the borough. The population density was 476.9 people per square mile (184.7/km²). There were 50 housing units at an average density of 216.8 per square mile (83.9/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 100.00% White.

There were 50 households, out of which 30.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.0% were married couples living together, 8.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 40.0% were non-families. 36.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 18.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.20 and the average family size was 2.93.

In the borough the population was spread out, with 23.6% under the age of 18, 8.2% from 18 to 24, 28.2% from 25 to 44, 20.9% from 45 to 64, and 19.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 100.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 104.9 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $23,750, and the median income for a family was $38,750. Males had a median income of $35,000 versus $26,250 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $14,357. There were no families and 3.7% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 8.7% of those over 64.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Aug 13, 2017. 
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  3. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Chest Springs borough, Pennsylvania". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved March 11, 2015. 
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  5. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". U.S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 12 May 2015. Retrieved 11 December 2013. 
  6. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  7. ^ "Incorporated Places and Minor Civil Divisions Datasets: Subcounty Resident Population Estimates: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2012". Population Estimates. U.S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 17 June 2013. Retrieved 11 December 2013.