Cross Roads, Pennsylvania

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Cross Roads, Pennsylvania
Borough
Sign at intersection in Cross Roads
Sign at intersection in Cross Roads
Location in York County and the state of Pennsylvania.
Location in York County and the state of Pennsylvania.
Coordinates: 39°48′53″N 76°34′23″W / 39.81472°N 76.57306°W / 39.81472; -76.57306Coordinates: 39°48′53″N 76°34′23″W / 39.81472°N 76.57306°W / 39.81472; -76.57306
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County York
Settled 1844
Incorporated 1899
Government
 • Type Borough Council
Area
 • Total 1.9 sq mi (5 km2)
Elevation 764 ft (233 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 512
 • Density 270/sq mi (100/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 17322
Area code(s) 717

Cross Roads is a borough in York County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 512 at the 2010 census.[1] The cross roads in the borough is where Church Road (SR 2050) intersects Cross Roads Avenue (SR 2079) and are joined by Century Farms Road. East of the intersection Century Farms Road is numbered SR 2050 and Church Road is unnumbered.

Geography[edit]

Cross Roads is located at 39°48′53″N 76°34′23″W / 39.81472°N 76.57306°W / 39.81472; -76.57306 (39.814737, -76.573146).[2]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 1.9 square miles (4.9 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 47
1900 167
1910 158 −5.4%
1920 144 −8.9%
1930 153 6.3%
1940 175 14.4%
1950 178 1.7%
1960 166 −6.7%
1970 163 −1.8%
1980 267 63.8%
1990 322 20.6%
2000 518 60.9%
2010 512 −1.2%
Est. 2015 514 [3] 0.4%
Sources:[4][5][6]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 518 people, 175 households, and 149 families residing in the borough. The population density was 275.5 people per square mile (106.4/km²). There were 185 housing units at an average density of 98.4 per square mile (38.0/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 96.14% White, 2.90% African American, 0.19% Asian, and 0.77% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.39% of the population.

There were 175 households out of which 44.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 77.7% were married couples living together, 5.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 14.3% were non-families. 10.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.96 and the average family size was 3.19.

In the borough the population was spread out with 31.1% under the age of 18, 6.4% from 18 to 24, 33.6% from 25 to 44, 23.0% from 45 to 64, and 6.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 97.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.2 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $57,750, and the median income for a family was $60,556. Males had a median income of $40,000 versus $31,875 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $20,063. About 2.5% of families and 3.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.4% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

Cross Roads Borough is served by the South Eastern School District which provides public education.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Race, Hispanic or Latino, Age, and Housing Occupancy: 2010 Census Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File (QT-PL), Cross Roads borough, Pennsylvania". U.S. Census Bureau, American FactFinder 2. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved October 4, 2011. 
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  3. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  4. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". U.S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on May 11, 2015. Retrieved 11 December 2013. 
  5. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ "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 June 17, 2013. Retrieved 11 December 2013.