Everson, Pennsylvania

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Everson, Pennsylvania
Borough
Brown Street
Brown Street
Etymology: Benjamin Mozart Everson
Location of Everson in Fayette County
Location of Everson in Fayette County
Everson is located in Pennsylvania
Everson
Everson
Everson is located in the US
Everson
Everson
Location in Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 40°5′26″N 79°35′13″W / 40.09056°N 79.58694°W / 40.09056; -79.58694Coordinates: 40°5′26″N 79°35′13″W / 40.09056°N 79.58694°W / 40.09056; -79.58694
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Fayette
Established 1903
Government
 • Mayor Tim Shoemaker
Area
 • Total 0.19 sq mi (0.5 km2)
 • Land 0.19 sq mi (0.5 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,070 ft (330 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 793
 • Density 4,105.0/sq mi (1,584.9/km2)
Time zone EST (UTC-4)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 724

Everson is a borough in Fayette County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 793 at the 2010 census.[1] It was incorporated in 1903.

Geography[edit]

Everson is located on the northern edge of Fayette County at 40°5′26″N 79°35′13″W / 40.09056°N 79.58694°W / 40.09056; -79.58694 (40.090582, -79.587043).[2] It is on the south side of Jacobs Creek, a tributary of the Youghiogheny River and which forms the border with Westmoreland County. The borough of Scottdale is to the north, directly across the creek from Everson. The city of Connellsville is 6 miles (10 km) to the south.

According to the United States Census Bureau, Everson has a total area of 0.19 square miles (0.50 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 905
1910 1,759
1920 1,988 13.0%
1930 1,900 −4.4%
1940 1,809 −4.8%
1950 1,520 −16.0%
1960 1,304 −14.2%
1970 1,143 −12.3%
1980 1,032 −9.7%
1990 939 −9.0%
2000 842 −10.3%
2010 793 −5.8%
Est. 2015 779 [3] −1.8%
Sources:[4][5][6]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 842 people, 351 households, and 233 families residing in the borough. The population density was 3,869.6 people per square mile (1,477.7/km²). There were 385 housing units at an average density of 1,769.4 per square mile (675.7/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 96.08% White, 3.44% African American, 0.12% Asian, and 0.36% from two or more races.

There were 351 households, out of which 29.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.0% were married couples living together, 10.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.6% were non-families. 29.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 16.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.40 and the average family size was 2.94.

In the borough the population was spread out, with 22.4% under the age of 18, 7.8% from 18 to 24, 29.6% from 25 to 44, 19.1% from 45 to 64, and 21.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 98.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.5 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $25,500, and the median income for a family was $30,769. Males had a median income of $25,972 versus $17,188 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $12,928. About 13.9% of families and 15.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 27.8% of those under age 18 and 12.5% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

Everson is served by the Southmoreland School District.

Notable natives[edit]

  • B. Smith (Barbara Smith), television personality and restaurant operator

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