Chester Hill, Pennsylvania

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Chester Hill, Pennsylvania
Borough
Location of Chester Hill in Clearfield County, Pennsylvania.
Location of Chester Hill in Clearfield County, Pennsylvania.
Map showing Clearfield County in Pennsylvania
Map showing Clearfield County in Pennsylvania
ChesterHill is located in Pennsylvania
ChesterHill
Chester
Hill
Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 40°53′30″N 78°13′44″W / 40.89167°N 78.22889°W / 40.89167; -78.22889Coordinates: 40°53′30″N 78°13′44″W / 40.89167°N 78.22889°W / 40.89167; -78.22889
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Clearfield
Settled 1849
Incorporated 1883
Government
 • Type Borough Council
Area[1]
 • Total 0.48 sq mi (1.24 km2)
 • Land 0.44 sq mi (1.15 km2)
 • Water 0.04 sq mi (0.09 km2)
Elevation 1,450 ft (440 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 883
 • Estimate (2016)[2] 853
 • Density 1,921.17/sq mi (741.84/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 814
FIPS code 42-13240

Chester Hill is a borough in Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 883 at the 2010 census.[3]

Geography[edit]

Chester Hill is located in eastern Clearfield County at 40°53′30″N 78°13′44″W / 40.89167°N 78.22889°W / 40.89167; -78.22889 (40.891595, -78.228778),[4] on the west side of Moshannon Creek, across from the borough of Philipsburg in Centre County. Pennsylvania Route 53 passes through the borough, leading northeast into Philipsburg and southwest 3.7 miles (6.0 km) to Osceola Mills.

According to the United States Census Bureau, Chester Hill has a total area of 0.47 square miles (1.23 km2), of which 0.44 square miles (1.14 km2) is land and 0.03 square miles (0.09 km2), or 7.30%, is water.[3]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 563
1900 710 26.1%
1910 648 −8.7%
1920 823 27.0%
1930 786 −4.5%
1940 885 12.6%
1950 954 7.8%
1960 919 −3.7%
1970 868 −5.5%
1980 1,054 21.4%
1990 945 −10.3%
2000 918 −2.9%
2010 883 −3.8%
Est. 2016 853 [2] −3.4%
Sources:[5][6][7]

As of the census[6] of 2010, there were 883 people, 382 households, and 250 families residing in the borough. The population density was 1,782.0 people per square mile (688.1/km²). There were 410 housing units at an average density of 827.4 per square mile (319.5/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 96.9% White, 0.6% Black or African American, 0.9% Asian, 0.2% other, and 1.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.6% of the population.

There were 382 households, out of which 33.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.4% were married couples living together, 4.2% had a male householder with no wife present, 19.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.5% were non-families. 30.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 12.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.31 and the average family size was 2.80.

In the borough the population was spread out, with 26.6% under the age of 18, 8.6% from 18 to 24, 25.3% from 25 to 44, 24.1% from 45 to 64, and 15.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 93.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.1 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $26,500, and the median income for a family was $49,375. The per capita income for the borough was $17,320. About 23.9% of families and 33.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 52.9% of those under age 18 and 13.0% of those age 65 or over.

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 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Chester Hill borough, Pennsylvania". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved April 30, 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.