Locustdale, Pennsylvania

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Locustdale, Pennsylvania
Census-designated place
Locustdale is located in Pennsylvania
Location within the state of Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 40°46′43″N 76°22′37″W / 40.77861°N 76.37694°W / 40.77861; -76.37694Coordinates: 40°46′43″N 76°22′37″W / 40.77861°N 76.37694°W / 40.77861; -76.37694
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
Counties Columbia, Schuylkill
Townships Conyngham, Butler
 • Total 0.08 sq mi (0.22 km2)
 • Land 0.08 sq mi (0.22 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,040 ft (320 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 177
 • Density 2,080/sq mi (803.0/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 17945
Area code(s) 570 Exchange: 875
FIPS code 42-44224
GNIS feature ID 1179797

Locustdale is a census-designated place (CDP) in Columbia and Schuylkill counties, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 177 at the 2010 census.[2] It is part of the BloomsburgBerwick Micropolitan Statistical Area.


Locustdale is located on the border of Columbia and Schuylkill counties at 40°46′43″N 76°22′37″W / 40.77861°N 76.37694°W / 40.77861; -76.37694 (40.778664, -76.376913).[3] It is 1 mile (1.6 km) west of the borough of Ashland.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 0.085 square miles (0.22 km2), all of it land.[2]


As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 70 people, 28 households, and 19 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 7,463.3 people per square mile (2,702.7/km²). There were 32 housing units at an average density of 3,411.8/sq mi (1,235.5/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 100.00% White.

There were 28 households, out of which 28.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.7% were married couples living together, 3.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.1% were non-families. 25.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 10.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 3.05.

In the CDP, the population was spread out, with 20.0% under the age of 18, 14.3% from 18 to 24, 34.3% from 25 to 44, 15.7% from 45 to 64, and 15.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 105.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.1 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $27,500, and the median income for a family was $28,750. Males had a median income of $28,750 versus $12,083 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $9,945. There were 18.2% of families and 16.0% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 15.4% of those over 64.


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  2. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Locustdale CDP, Pennsylvania". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved June 1, 2015. 
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  4. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.