Halfway House, Pennsylvania

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Halfway House is located in Pennsylvania
Halfway House
Halfway House
Location of Halfway House in Pennsylvania
Halfway House is located in the United States
Halfway House
Halfway House
Halfway House (the United States)
Coordinates: 40°16′28″N 75°38′21″W / 40.27444°N 75.63917°W / 40.27444; -75.63917Coordinates: 40°16′28″N 75°38′21″W / 40.27444°N 75.63917°W / 40.27444; -75.63917
CountryUnited States
TownshipUpper Pottsgrove
 • Total2.0 sq mi (5 km2)
 • Land2.0 sq mi (5 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0 km2)
384 ft (117 m)
 • Total2,881
 • Density1,400/sq mi (560/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s)610 & 484

Halfway House is a census-designated place (CDP) in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 2,881 at the 2010 census.


Halfway House is located at 40°16′28″N 75°38′21″W / 40.27444°N 75.63917°W / 40.27444; -75.63917 (40.274479, -75.639118).[1] According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 2.0 square miles (5.2 km2), all of it land.

It is located north of Pottstown on Route 100 and is served by the Pottsgrove School District and the Pottstown post office with the zip code of 19464.


Historical population
Census Pop.

As of the 2010 census, the CDP was 84.6% Non-Hispanic White, 8.1% Black or African American, 0.2% Native American and Alaskan Native, 2.8% Asian, 0.1% Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, 0.6% were Some Other Race, and 2.0% were two or more races. 2.8% of the population were of Hispanic or Latino ancestry.[2]

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 1,823 people, 637 households, and 503 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 913.2 people per square mile (351.9/km2). There were 662 housing units at an average density of 331.6/sq mi (127.8/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 94.24% White, 3.18% African American, 0.16% Native American, 1.37% Asian, 0.44% from other races, and 0.60% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.15% of the population.

There were 637 households, out of which 38.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.5% were married couples living together, 6.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.9% were non-families. 15.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 6.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.86 and the average family size was 3.24.

In the CDP, the population was spread out, with 28.3% under the age of 18, 6.5% from 18 to 24, 31.3% from 25 to 44, 22.7% from 45 to 64, and 11.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females, there were 95.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.8 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $56,369, and the median income for a family was $66,875. Males had a median income of $45,172 versus $31,402 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $24,023. About 1.1% of families and 1.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.4% of those under age 18 and none 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. ^ Census 2010: Pennsylvania. Usatoday.Com. Retrieved on 2013-07-21.
  3. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.