Kulpmont, Pennsylvania

Coordinates: 40°47′35″N 76°28′24″W / 40.79306°N 76.47333°W / 40.79306; -76.47333
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Kulpmont, Pennsylvania
West Chestnut Street in Kulpmont
West Chestnut Street in Kulpmont
Location of Kulpmont in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania.
Location of Kulpmont in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania.
Kulpmont is located in Pennsylvania
Location on Kulpmont in Pennsylvania
Kulpmont is located in the United States
Kulpmont (the United States)
Coordinates: 40°47′35″N 76°28′24″W / 40.79306°N 76.47333°W / 40.79306; -76.47333
CountryUnited States
 • TypeBorough Council
 • MayorRobert Slaby
 • Total0.96 sq mi (2.48 km2)
 • Land0.96 sq mi (2.48 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
[2] (center of borough)
1,100 ft (300 m)
Highest elevation
[2] (northern boundary of borough)
1,280 ft (390 m)
Lowest elevation
[2] (southern boundary at Quaker Run)
1,060 ft (320 m)
 • Total2,758
 • Density2,875.91/sq mi (1,110.48/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Zip code
Area code(s)570 and 272
FIPS code42-40584

Kulpmont is a borough in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 2,758 at the 2020 census.


Kulpmont was incorporated on August 24, 1915. Its development was aided by Monroe Henry Kulp.


Kulpmont is located at 40°47′35″N 76°28′24″W / 40.79306°N 76.47333°W / 40.79306; -76.47333 (40.793177, -76.473440).[4]

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.9 square miles (2.3 km2), all land.


Historical population

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 2,985 people, 1,338 households, and 837 families residing in the borough. The population density was 3,189.6 inhabitants per square mile (1,231.5/km2). There were 1,532 housing units at an average density of 1,637.0 per square mile (632.0/km2). The racial makeup of the borough was 98.89% White, 0.47% African American, 0.03% Asian, 0.23% from other races, and 0.37% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.54% of the population.

There were 1,338 households, out of which 22.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.5% were married couples living together, 9.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.4% were non-families. 34.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 20.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.22 and the average family size was 2.85.

In the borough the population was spread out, with 19.6% under the age of 18, 5.7% from 18 to 24, 25.3% from 25 to 44, 24.1% from 45 to 64, and 25.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45 years. For every 100 females, there were 92.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.1 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $29,263, and the median income for a family was $34,674. Males had a median income of $26,679 versus $22,075 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $16,033. About 6.7% of families and 9.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.0% of those under age 18 and 10.1% of those age 65 or over.


Kulpmont is served by a Mayor and 7 borough council members.

  • Robert Slaby, Mayor
  • Stephen Bielskie, Council President
  • Joseph J. Dowkus, II, Council Vice President
  • Stephen Motyka
  • William M. Bradley
  • Robert Chesney, Sr.
  • Bernard P. Novakoski
  • Marlin Hodge


Since 1963, Kulpmont is served by the Mount Carmel Area School District. Prior to 1963, borough residents attended Kulpmont High School, home of the Wildcats.

Kulpmont 100[edit]

The Kulpmont 100 is a 501 C Charitable organization recognized by the IRS and State of Pennsylvania. The organization was formed at the request of Borough Councilman Nick Bozza to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the borough's 2015 incorporation.[8] (since incorporation). Since then, the Kulpmont 100 has continued to serve the community through civic events, borough beautification, erecting playgrounds, a dog park,[9] improvements to the sports fields, purchasing holiday decorations,[10] the purchase of memorial day banners, fundraising for Camp Dost[11] (a pediatric oncology camp), and distributing scholarships for borough students attending college.

Notable people[edit]


  1. ^ "ArcGIS REST Services Directory". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved October 12, 2022.
  2. ^ a b c "Marion Heights Topo Map, Northumberland County PA (Mount Carmel Area)". TopoZone. Locality, LLC. Retrieved 28 November 2019.
  3. ^ a b "Census Population API". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Oct 12, 2022.
  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. Retrieved 11 December 2013.
  6. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. 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 11 June 2013. Retrieved 11 December 2013.
  8. ^ Tim Zyla (May 30, 2022). "From party organizers to volunteer workforce, K100 continues mission of improving borough". The News-Item.
  9. ^ Mackenzie Witt (April 13, 2023). "Kulpmont dog park officially open". The News-Item.
  10. ^ Chris J. Grego (November 19, 2018). "Kulpmont 100 committee members display Believe decorations". The News-Item.
  11. ^ "Thank you to our friends at Kulpmont 100 for your support! Each year a wine fest..." March 31, 2023.

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