Grindstone-Rowes Run, Pennsylvania

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Grindstone-Rowes Run
Former CDP
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Fayette
Coordinates 40°0′44″N 79°49′15″W / 40.01222°N 79.82083°W / 40.01222; -79.82083Coordinates: 40°0′44″N 79°49′15″W / 40.01222°N 79.82083°W / 40.01222; -79.82083
Area 2.2 sq mi (6 km2)
Population 1,141 (2000)
Density 531.7/sq mi (205/km2)
Timezone EST (UTC-4)
 - summer (DST) EDT (UTC-5)
Area code 724
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Location of Grindstone-Rowes Run in Fayette County
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Location of Fayette County in Pennsylvania
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Location of Pennsylvania in the United States

Grindstone-Rowes Run was a census-designated place (CDP) in Fayette County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 1,141 at the 2000 census. For the 2010 census the area was split into two CDPs, Grindstone and Rowes Run. The village of Grindstone is located in Jefferson Township, while Rowes Run is located in Redstone Township.


Grindstone-Rowes Run was located at 40°0′44″N 79°49′15″W / 40.01222°N 79.82083°W / 40.01222; -79.82083 (40.012106, -79.820708).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP had a total area of 2.2 square miles (5.7 km2), all of it land.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 1,141 people, 484 households, and 323 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 531.7 people per square mile (204.9/km²). There were 530 housing units at an average density of 247.0/sq mi (95.2/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 95.35% White, 3.07% African American, 0.09% Native American, 0.09% Pacific Islander, 0.79% from other races, and 0.61% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.53% of the population.

There were 484 households, out of which 24.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.3% were married couples living together, 14.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.1% were non-families. 30.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 18.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.36 and the average family size was 2.92.

In the CDP, the population was spread out, with 20.9% under the age of 18, 7.5% from 18 to 24, 27.1% from 25 to 44, 24.2% from 45 to 64, and 20.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 92.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.4 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $23,810, and the median income for a family was $30,625. Males had a median income of $27,045 versus $17,500 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $12,486. About 15.8% of families and 21.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 39.1% of those under age 18 and 11.1% of those age 65 or over.


  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.