McKean, Pennsylvania

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Not to be confused with McKean County, Pennsylvania.
McKean, Pennsylvania
Borough
Location in Erie County and the state of Pennsylvania
Location in Erie County and the state of Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 41°59′56″N 80°8′44″W / 41.99889°N 80.14556°W / 41.99889; -80.14556Coordinates: 41°59′56″N 80°8′44″W / 41.99889°N 80.14556°W / 41.99889; -80.14556
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Erie
Government
 • Mayor Weslee A. Clapper
Area
 • Total 0.58 sq mi (1.51 km2)
 • Land 0.57 sq mi (1.48 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Elevation 1,022 ft (312 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 388
 • Density 679/sq mi (262.0/km2)
Time zone EST (UTC-4)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 16426
Area code(s) 814

McKean is a borough in Erie County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 388 at the 2010 census.[1] It is part of the Erie Metropolitan Statistical Area. McKean was known as "Middleboro" until it officially changed its name in 1970.[2]

Geography[edit]

McKean is located in central Erie County at 41°59′56″N 80°8′44″W / 41.99889°N 80.14556°W / 41.99889; -80.14556 (41.998941, -80.145475).[3] It is surrounded by McKean Township. Pennsylvania Route 99 passes through the borough, leading north 5 miles (8 km) to U.S. Route 19 in the outskirts of Erie and south 8 miles (13 km) to Edinboro. Interstate 79 passes one mile (1.6 km) west of McKean, with access from Exit 174. I-79 leads north 12 miles (19 km) to downtown Erie and south 27 miles (43 km) to the Meadville area.

According to the United States Census Bureau, McKean borough has a total area of 0.58 square miles (1.5 km2), of which 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2), or 1.82%, is water.[1] The borough is located along Elk Creek, which flows west to Lake Erie.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1870 126
1880 210 66.7%
1890 195 −7.1%
1900 207 6.2%
1910 207 0.0%
1920 239 15.5%
1930 291 21.8%
1940 320 10.0%
1950 379 18.4%
1960 442 16.6%
1970 462 4.5%
1980 465 0.6%
1990 418 −10.1%
2000 389 −6.9%
2010 388 −0.3%
Est. 2015 383 [4] −1.3%
Sources:[5][6][7]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 389 people, 150 households, and 100 families residing in the borough. The population density was 673.6 people per square mile (259.0/km²). There were 161 housing units at an average density of 278.8 per square mile (107.2/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 99.49% White, 0.26% African American, and 0.26% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.51% of the population.

There were 150 households, out of which 38.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.3% were married couples living together, 12.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.3% were non-families. 26.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 12.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.57 and the average family size was 3.17.

In the borough the population was spread out, with 28.0% under the age of 18, 10.3% from 18 to 24, 25.7% from 25 to 44, 23.7% from 45 to 64, and 12.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 95.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.5 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $39,063, and the median income for a family was $46,250. Males had a median income of $31,875 versus $24,844 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $16,403. About 6.9% of families and 5.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.8% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): McKean borough, Pennsylvania". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved March 15, 2016. 
  2. ^ "McKean Borough". TourErie.com. Archived from the original on 2007-03-06. Retrieved 2007-07-23. 
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  4. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  5. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". U.S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on May 11, 2015. Retrieved 11 December 2013. 
  6. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  7. ^ "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 June 17, 2013. Retrieved 11 December 2013.