Liverpool, Pennsylvania

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Liverpool, Pennsylvania
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
Location of Liverpool in Perry County, Pennsylvania.
Liverpool is located in the US
Liverpool
Liverpool
Liverpool (the US)
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
CountryUnited States
StatePennsylvania
CountyPerry
Settled1808
Incorporated1832
Government
 • TypeBorough Council
 • MayorJohn Mark
Area
 • Total0.88 sq mi (2.28 km2)
 • Land0.88 sq mi (2.28 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Population
 • Total955
 • Estimate 
(2016)[2]
960
 • Density1,089.67/sq mi (420.95/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Zip code
17045
Area code(s)717
FIPS code42-43968
WebsiteHistoric 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.
1840451
185060634.4%
18606629.2%
187082324.3%
18808381.8%
1890821−2.0%
1900653−20.5%
1910596−8.7%
1920586−1.7%
19305860.0%
19406073.6%
19506547.7%
196089436.7%
1970847−5.3%
1980809−4.5%
199093415.5%
2000876−6.2%
20109559.0%
Est. 2016960[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.