Loganton, Pennsylvania

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Loganton, Pennsylvania
Loganton Country Store
Loganton Country Store
Location in Clinton County and the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.
Location in Clinton County and the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.
Coordinates: 41°02′03″N 77°18′23″W / 41.03417°N 77.30639°W / 41.03417; -77.30639Coordinates: 41°02′03″N 77°18′23″W / 41.03417°N 77.30639°W / 41.03417; -77.30639
CountryUnited States
StatePennsylvania
CountyClinton
Settled1840
Incorporated (borough)1864
Government
 • TypeBorough Council
Area
 • Total1.06 sq mi (2.73 km2)
 • Land1.05 sq mi (2.73 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.01 km2)
Elevation
1,297 ft (395 m)
Population
 (2021)
 • Total476
 • Estimate 
(2021)[2]
476
 • Density453.94/sq mi (175.33/km2)
Time zoneEastern (EST)
 • Summer (DST)EDT
ZIP code
17747
Area code(s)570 Exchange: 725
FIPS code42-44400

Loganton is a borough in Clinton County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 476 at the 2021 census.[3]

Geography[edit]

Loganton is located in southern Clinton County at 41°02′15″N 77°18′30″W / 41.03750°N 77.30833°W / 41.03750; -77.30833 (41.034559, -77.305475).[4] It is in the Sugar Valley, part of the Ridge-and-Valley Appalachians, and is situated at the southern base of Sugar Valley Mountain. Pennsylvania Route 477 passes through the center of Loganton and leads north through a water gap in Sugar Valley Mountain 1.0 mile (1.6 km) to Exit 185 on Interstate 80. PA 477 leads south 6 miles (10 km) across Nittany Mountain to Livonia in the Brush Valley. Pennsylvania Route 880 crosses PA 477 in the center of Loganton and runs the length of Sugar Valley, leading east 6 miles (10 km) to Exit 192 on Interstate 80 and southwest 7 miles (11 km) to Tylersville.

According to the United States Census Bureau, Loganton has a total area of 1.0 square mile (2.7 km2), all of it land.[5]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1850243
1870414
18804232.2%
1890385−9.0%
190043212.2%
1910375−13.2%
1920254−32.3%
19302643.9%
194029712.5%
195034616.5%
196038511.3%
197043613.2%
19804748.7%
1990443−6.5%
2000435−1.8%
20104687.6%
2019 (est.)478[2]2.1%
Sources:[6][7][8]

As of the census[7] of 2000, there were 435 people, 170 households, and 123 families residing in the borough. The population density was 411.7 people per square mile (158.4/km2). There were 176 housing units at an average density of 166.6 per square mile (64.1/km2). The racial makeup of the borough was 98.85% White, 0.23% African American, 0.69% Asian, and 0.23% from two or more races.

There were 170 households, out of which 29.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.4% were married couples living together, 7.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.6% were non-families. 23.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 14.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.56 and the average family size was 2.98.

In the borough the population was spread out, with 23.0% under the age of 18, 6.4% from 18 to 24, 28.7% from 25 to 44, 24.8% from 45 to 64, and 17.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 104.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.2 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $38,250, and the median income for a family was $43,750. Males had a median income of $28,295 versus $19,688 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $16,773. About 3.6% of families and 4.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.1% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.

Local Business[edit]

The Loganton Country Store is a supermarket located at 21 E. Main Street.

Scenic Ridge Foods is an Amish-owned grocery store located at 98 E. South Street.

Nan's Donuts is an Amish-owned donut shop located at 98 E. South Street.

The Twilight Diner is a locally-owned diner at 603 N. Mill Street, lying just south of Interstate 80.

The Choke and Puke Diner is a locally-owned diner at 808 N. Mill Street, lying just north of Interstate 80.

The Pizza Mill is a locally-owned pizza shop at 250 S. Mill Street.

Main Street Scents and Candles is a locally-owned candle and gift shop located at 202 E. Main Street.

Nicholas Meat Packing Company is a meat product manufacturing plant.

Kavkaz Restaurant serves Russian, Middle Eastern, and Eastern European food.

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 28, 2020.
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". United States Census Bureau. May 24, 2020. Retrieved May 27, 2020.
  3. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Loganton borough, Pennsylvania". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Archived from the original on February 13, 2020. Retrieved May 11, 2015.
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  5. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Loganton borough, Pennsylvania". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Archived from the original on February 13, 2020. Retrieved May 11, 2015.
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 11 December 2013.
  7. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  8. ^ "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.