Grampian, Pennsylvania

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Grampian, Pennsylvania
The post office in Grampian
The post office in Grampian
Location of Grampian in Clearfield County, Pennsylvania.
Location of Grampian in Clearfield County, Pennsylvania.
Map showing Clearfield County in Pennsylvania
Map showing Clearfield County in Pennsylvania
Grampian is located in Pennsylvania
Grampian
Grampian
Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 40°57′55″N 78°36′41″W / 40.96528°N 78.61139°W / 40.96528; -78.61139Coordinates: 40°57′55″N 78°36′41″W / 40.96528°N 78.61139°W / 40.96528; -78.61139
CountryUnited States
StatePennsylvania
CountyClearfield
Settled1805
Incorporated1885
Government
 • TypeBorough Council
Area
 • Total0.28 sq mi (0.73 km2)
 • Land0.28 sq mi (0.73 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,580 ft (480 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total356
 • Estimate 
(2017)[2]
332
 • Density1,177.30/sq mi (455.07/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
16838
Area code(s)814
FIPS code42-30280

Grampian is a borough in Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 356 as of the 2010 census.[3]

The community was named after the Grampian Mountains, in Scotland, the ancestral home of an early settler.[4]

Geography[edit]

Grampian is located in western Clearfield County at 40°57′55″N 78°36′41″W / 40.96528°N 78.61139°W / 40.96528; -78.61139 (40.965240, -78.611294).[5] U.S. Route 219 passes through the borough, leading northwest 15 miles (24 km) to DuBois and southwest 11 miles (18 km) to Mahaffey. Pennsylvania Route 879 leads east 5 miles (8 km) to Curwensville and 12 miles (19 km) to Clearfield, the county seat.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.28 square miles (0.73 km2), all of it land.[3]

Water supply[edit]

The town of Grampian is the remnants of a booming coal industry. The town had reached such sustainable population that a municipal water supply was incorporated. The water supply is piped from Curwensville and then dispersed into several water tanks for community use. The water authority board handles budgets, grants and hiring of licensed technicians. Grampian/Penn Township Water Authority employs one full-time licensed technician to run day-to-day operations.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890219
1900600174.0%
191066611.0%
19206771.7%
1930533−21.3%
194063218.6%
1950589−6.8%
1960529−10.2%
197073739.3%
1980424−42.5%
1990415−2.1%
20004416.3%
2010356−19.3%
Est. 2017332[2]−6.7%
Sources:[6][7][8]

As of the census[7] of 2000, there were 441 people, 166 households, and 119 families residing in the borough. The population density was 1,486.0 people per square mile (567.6/km²). There were 177 housing units at an average density of 596.4 per square mile (227.8/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 99.77% White, 0.23% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.68% of the population.

There were 166 households, out of which 42.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.6% were married couples living together, 10.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.3% were non-families. 24.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 10.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.66 and the average family size was 3.14.

In the borough the population was spread out, with 31.3% under the age of 18, 7.5% from 18 to 24, 29.5% from 25 to 44, 17.5% from 45 to 64, and 14.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females there were 94.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.2 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $29,271, and the median income for a family was $34,219. Males had a median income of $26,528 versus $20,179 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $12,127. About 6.2% of families and 8.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.8% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.

Notable people[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2017 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Mar 24, 2019.
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved March 24, 2018.
  3. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Grampian borough, Pennsylvania". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved May 1, 2015.
  4. ^ Espenshade, A. Howry (1925). Pennsylvania place names. State College, PA: The Pennsylvania State College. p. 245.
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". U.S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 26 April 2015. Retrieved 11 December 2013.
  7. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  8. ^ "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 11 June 2013. Retrieved 11 December 2013.