Hydetown, Pennsylvania

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Hydetown, Pennsylvania
Borough
Location of Hydetown in Crawford County
Location of Hydetown in Crawford County
Hydetown is located in Pennsylvania
Hydetown
Hydetown
Location of Hydetown in Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 41°39′8″N 79°43′33″W / 41.65222°N 79.72583°W / 41.65222; -79.72583Coordinates: 41°39′8″N 79°43′33″W / 41.65222°N 79.72583°W / 41.65222; -79.72583
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Crawford County
Founded 1862
Government
 • Mayor Marc Bavas (D)
Area
 • Total 2.2 sq mi (5.8 km2)
 • Land 2.2 sq mi (5.8 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 526
 • Density 233/sq mi (90.1/km2)
Time zone EST (UTC-4)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 814

Hydetown is a borough in Crawford County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 526 at the 2010 census,[1] down from 605 at the 2000 census. It was established in 1862.

Geography[edit]

Hydetown is located in eastern Crawford County at 41°39′8″N 79°43′33″W / 41.65222°N 79.72583°W / 41.65222; -79.72583 (41.652312, -79.725872).[2] It is surrounded by Oil Creek Township, a separate municipality. Pennsylvania Route 8 passes through the borough, leading southeast 3 miles (5 km) to Titusville and north 6 miles (10 km) to Centerville. Pennsylvania Route 408 leads west 8 miles (13 km) to Townville.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 2.2 square miles (5.8 km2), all of it land.[1] Oil Creek passes through the southwest side of the borough, flowing south past Titusville to the Allegheny River at Oil City.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1870 428
1880 405 −5.4%
1890 247 −39.0%
1900 337 36.4%
1910 413 22.6%
1920 336 −18.6%
1930 420 25.0%
1940 446 6.2%
1950 530 18.8%
1960 679 28.1%
1970 725 6.8%
1980 760 4.8%
1990 681 −10.4%
2000 605 −11.2%
2010 526 −13.1%
Est. 2015 517 [3] −1.7%
Sources:[4][5][6]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 605 people, 251 households, and 157 families residing in the borough. The population density was 279.0 people per square mile (107.6/km²). There were 264 housing units at an average density of 121.7 per square mile (47.0/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 99.17% White and 0.83% Asian. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.66% of the population.

There were 251 households, out of which 24.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.8% were married couples living together, 4.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.1% were non-families. 30.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 14.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.41 and the average family size was 3.04.

In the borough the population was spread out, with 23.1% under the age of 18, 8.4% from 18 to 24, 23.6% from 25 to 44, 26.4% from 45 to 64, and 18.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 106.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.4 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $34,563, and the median income for a family was $42,188. Males had a median income of $26,389 versus $17,417 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $14,891. About 5.0% of families and 12.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.1% of those under age 18 and 15.1% of those age 65 or over.

Hydetown is part of the Titusville Area School District.

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