Courtdale, Pennsylvania

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Courtdale, Pennsylvania
Borough
Location of Courtdale in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania.
Location of Courtdale in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania.
Courtdale is located in Pennsylvania
Courtdale
Courtdale
Location of Courtdale in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania.
Courtdale is located in the US
Courtdale
Courtdale
Courtdale (the US)
Coordinates: 41°17′05″N 75°54′17″W / 41.28472°N 75.90472°W / 41.28472; -75.90472Coordinates: 41°17′05″N 75°54′17″W / 41.28472°N 75.90472°W / 41.28472; -75.90472
CountryUnited States
StatePennsylvania
CountyLuzerne
Incorporated1897
Government
 • TypeBorough Council
 • MayorDorothy Duesler
Area
 • Total1.01 sq mi (2.61 km2)
 • Land1.01 sq mi (2.61 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
640 ft (200 m)
Population
 • Total732
 • Estimate 
(2016)[2]
723
 • Density718.69/sq mi (277.47/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Zip code
18704
Area code(s)570
FIPS code42-16568

Courtdale is a borough in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 732 at the 2010 census.[3]

History[edit]

Courtdale was incorporated as a borough in 1897. During the 19th and 20th centuries, coal mining and manufacturing were the major industries in the area.

Geography[edit]

A map of Luzerne County school districts. Wyoming Valley West can be seen in orange (near central Luzerne County).

Courtdale is located at 41°17′5″N 75°54′17″W / 41.28472°N 75.90472°W / 41.28472; -75.90472 (41.284730, -75.904612).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 1.0 square mile (2.6 km2), all of it land. It is part of the Wyoming Valley West School District.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900420
191054830.5%
19206009.5%
19301,00767.8%
19401,0393.2%
1950982−5.5%
1960845−14.0%
19701,02721.5%
1980844−17.8%
1990784−7.1%
20007910.9%
2010732−7.5%
Est. 2016723[2]−1.2%
Sources:[5][6][7]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 791 people, 315 households, and 230 families residing in the borough. The population density was 771.5 people per square mile (296.5/km2). There were 328 housing units at an average density of 319.9 per square mile (123.0/km2). The racial makeup of the borough was 99.75% White and 0.25% Asian.

There were 315 households, out of which 27.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.7% were married couples living together, 9.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.7% were non-families. 24.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 12.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.51 and the average family size was 2.97.

In the borough the population was spread out, with 20.9% under the age of 18, 6.3% from 18 to 24, 25.7% from 25 to 44, 28.1% from 45 to 64, and 19.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 92.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.0 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $38,150, and the median income for a family was $44,500. Males had a median income of $34,219 versus $25,234 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $17,765. About 7.5% of families and 8.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.0% of those under age 18 and 19.2% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Aug 14, 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  3. ^ "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Courtdale borough, Pennsylvania". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved April 11, 2012.
  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.