Glasgow, Pennsylvania

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Glasgow, Pennsylvania
Borough
Smiths Ferry United Methodist Church on Liberty Avenue
Smiths Ferry United Methodist Church on Liberty Avenue
Location in Beaver County and the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.
Location in Beaver County and the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.
Coordinates: 40°38′42″N 80°30′31″W / 40.64500°N 80.50861°W / 40.64500; -80.50861Coordinates: 40°38′42″N 80°30′31″W / 40.64500°N 80.50861°W / 40.64500; -80.50861
CountryUnited States
StatePennsylvania
CountyBeaver
Settled1836
Incorporated1854
Government
 • TypeBorough Council
Area
 • Total0.11 sq mi (0.28 km2)
 • Land0.06 sq mi (0.16 km2)
 • Water0.05 sq mi (0.13 km2)
Elevation
732 ft (223 m)
Population
 • Total60
 • Estimate 
(2016)[2]
59
 • Density983.33/sq mi (380.64/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s)724
FIPS code42-29392

Glasgow is a borough in Beaver County, Pennsylvania, United States, along the Ohio River. The population was 60 at the 2010 census.

The borough was named after Glasgow, in Scotland.[3]

Geography[edit]

Glasgow is located at 40°38′42″N 80°30′31″W / 40.64500°N 80.50861°W / 40.64500; -80.50861 (40.645093, -80.508614).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2), of which, 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2) of it (38.46%) is water. The town is referred to as Smith's Ferry by locals because a ferry used to connect the town with Georgetown on the other side of the Ohio River.

Surrounding and adjacent neighborhoods[edit]

Glasgow has only one land border with Ohioville to the north, east and west. Across the Ohio River to the south, Glasgow runs adjacent with Greene Township and Georgetown.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880573
1890218−62.0%
1900172−21.1%
191020318.0%
192023917.7%
193027113.4%
1940204−24.7%
19502144.9%
1960142−33.6%
1970112−21.1%
1980106−5.4%
199074−30.2%
200063−14.9%
201060−4.8%
Est. 201659[2]−1.7%
Sources:[5][6][7]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 63 people, 27 households, and 17 families residing in the borough. The population density was 778.4 people per square mile (304.1/km²). There were 28 housing units at an average density of 345.9 per square mile (135.1/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 98.41% White, and 1.59% from two or more races.

There were 27 households, out of which 18.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.4% were married couples living together, 7.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.0% were non-families. 25.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 18.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.33 and the average family size was 2.88.

In the borough the population was spread out, with 14.3% under the age of 18, 7.9% from 18 to 24, 33.3% from 25 to 44, 14.3% from 45 to 64, and 30.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females, there were 117.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 107.7 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $33,500, and the median income for a family was $36,250. Males had a median income of $26,563 versus $15,625 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $17,989. There were 12.5% of families and 12.7% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 7.7% of those over 64.

See also[edit]

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. ^ Espenshade, A. Howry (1925). Pennsylvania place names. State College, PA: The Pennsylvania State College. p. 245.
  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.