Liverpool, Pennsylvania

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Liverpool, Pennsylvania
Borough
Liverpool on a summer morning
Liverpool on a summer morning
Location of Liverpool in Perry County, Pennsylvania.
Location of Liverpool in Perry County, Pennsylvania.
Liverpool is located in Pennsylvania
Liverpool
Liverpool
Liverpool is located in the US
Liverpool
Liverpool
Location of Liverpool in Perry County, Pennsylvania.
Coordinates: 40°34′25″N 76°59′28″W / 40.57361°N 76.99111°W / 40.57361; -76.99111Coordinates: 40°34′25″N 76°59′28″W / 40.57361°N 76.99111°W / 40.57361; -76.99111
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Perry
Settled 1808
Incorporated 1832
Government
 • Type Borough Council
 • Mayor John Mark
Area[1]
 • Total 0.88 sq mi (2.28 km2)
 • Land 0.88 sq mi (2.28 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 955
 • Estimate (2016)[2] 960
 • Density 1,089.67/sq mi (420.95/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Zip code 17045
Area code(s) 717
FIPS code 42-43968
Website Historic Liverpool

Liverpool is a borough located in the northeast corner of Perry County, Pennsylvania. It is part of the Harrisburg-Carlisle Metropolitan Statistical Area. The borough's population was 955 at the 2010 census.

Location[edit]

Liverpool is located along the Susquehanna River and U.S. Routes 11 and 15 at the eastern terminus of Pennsylvania Route 17.

The borough is approximately 20 miles (32 km) northwest of Harrisburg in Dauphin County and 16 miles (26 km) southwest of Selinsgrove in Snyder County.

History[edit]

Liverpool was settled in 1808 by the Stailey family, who emigrated from Liverpool, England. Liverpool was incorporated in 1832.[3]

School District[edit]

Liverpool is part of the Greenwood School District, the campus of which is located in nearby Millerstown.

Emergency services[edit]

Liverpool's fire and emergency medical services are provided by the Liverpool Volunteer Fire Company.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1840 451
1850 606 34.4%
1860 662 9.2%
1870 823 24.3%
1880 838 1.8%
1890 821 −2.0%
1900 653 −20.5%
1910 596 −8.7%
1920 586 −1.7%
1930 586 0.0%
1940 607 3.6%
1950 654 7.7%
1960 894 36.7%
1970 847 −5.3%
1980 809 −4.5%
1990 934 15.5%
2000 876 −6.2%
2010 955 9.0%
Est. 2016 960 [2] 0.5%
Sources:[4][5][6]

According to the 2010 Census, Liverpool was home to 955 people at the time. The population consisted of 47.2% males and 52.8% females. 96.1% of residents were White, 1% were Asian, 0.6% were Hispanic, 0.5% were Black, 0.2% were Native Americans/Pacific Islanders, and 0.2% were of other races or two or more races.

In 2010, the median household income was $35,517.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Aug 14, 2017. 
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  3. ^ Jordan, John Woolf (1913). A History of the Juniata Valley and Its People. Lewis Historical Publishing Company. p. 223. 
  4. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 11 December 2013. 
  5. ^ "American FactFinder". 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 17 June 2013. Retrieved 11 December 2013. 
  7. ^ "Liverpool, Pennsylvania". 2012. Retrieved 22 October 2012.