Lawrenceville, Pennsylvania

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Lawrenceville, Pennsylvania
Looking north on Main Street in Lawrenceville
Looking north on Main Street in Lawrenceville
Location of Lawrenceville in Tioga County, Pennsylvania.
Location of Lawrenceville in Tioga County, Pennsylvania.
Lawrenceville is located in Pennsylvania
Lawrenceville
Lawrenceville
Location within the U.S. state of Pennsylvania
Lawrenceville is located in the United States
Lawrenceville
Lawrenceville
Lawrenceville (the United States)
Coordinates: 41°59′45″N 77°07′45″W / 41.99583°N 77.12917°W / 41.99583; -77.12917Coordinates: 41°59′45″N 77°07′45″W / 41.99583°N 77.12917°W / 41.99583; -77.12917
CountryUnited States
StatePennsylvania
CountyTioga
Settled1793
Incorporated (borough)1831
Area
 • Total0.61 sq mi (1.59 km2)
 • Land0.61 sq mi (1.59 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
997 ft (304 m)
Population
 • Total690 Increase
 • Estimate 
(2021)[2]
689
 • Density995.12/sq mi (384.50/km2)
Time zoneEastern (EST)
 • Summer (DST)EDT
ZIP code
16929
Area code(s)570
FIPS code42-42016

Lawrenceville is a borough in Tioga County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 690 at the 2020 census.[2]

Geography[edit]

Lawrenceville is located at 41°59′48″N 77°7′31″W / 41.99667°N 77.12528°W / 41.99667; -77.12528 (41.996564, -77.125159).[3] It is at the intersection of Pennsylvania Route 287 and Pennsylvania Route 49. The only traffic light in town can be found at this intersection. Lawrenceville is on the banks of the Tioga and Cowanesque rivers. The confluence of these streams is just outside downtown Lawrenceville. Cowanesque Lake, a US Army Corps of Engineers flood prevention lake is just to the west of town on Pennsylvania Route 49.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.6 square miles (1.6 km2), all land.

The community is at the New York state line, and part of its development continues into the town of Lindley in Steuben County, New York.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1850494
18605123.6%
1870478−6.6%
1880426−10.9%
18904413.5%
190048610.2%
191054913.0%
1920508−7.5%
1930457−10.0%
1940450−1.5%
19504796.4%
196054814.4%
197060510.4%
1980327−46.0%
199048147.1%
200062730.4%
2010581−7.3%
202069018.8%
2021 (est.)689[2]−0.1%
Sources:[4][5][6]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 627 people, 262 households, and 175 families residing in the borough. The population density was 1,143.2 people per square mile (440.2/km2). There were 280 housing units at an average density of 510.5 per square mile (196.6/km2). The racial makeup of the borough was 99.20% White, 0.32% African American, 0.16% Native American and 0.32% Asian. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.48% of the population.

There were 262 households, out of which 30.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.9% were married couples living together, 13.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.2% were non-families. Of all households 27.9% were made up of individuals, and 13.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.34 and the average family size was 2.81.

In the borough the population was spread out, with 24.6% under the age of 18, 9.7% from 18 to 24, 27.0% from 25 to 44, 19.6% from 45 to 64, and 19.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 95.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.2 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $29,896, and the median income for a family was $36,250. Males had a median income of $32,171 versus $25,833 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $16,127. About 14.5% of families and 15.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 27.0% of those under age 18 and 3.3% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 28, 2020.
  2. ^ a b c d Bureau, US Census. "City and Town Population Totals: 2020-2021". Census.gov. US Census Bureau. Retrieved 16 July 2022.
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  4. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 11 December 2013.
  5. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  6. ^ "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.

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