Mill Creek, Pennsylvania

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Mill Creek, Pennsylvania
Borough
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Location of Mill Creek in Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania.
Location of Mill Creek in Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania.
MillCreek is located in Pennsylvania
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Location of Mill Creek in Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania.
MillCreek is located in the US
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Creek (the US)
Coordinates: 40°26′12″N 77°55′52″W / 40.43667°N 77.93111°W / 40.43667; -77.93111Coordinates: 40°26′12″N 77°55′52″W / 40.43667°N 77.93111°W / 40.43667; -77.93111
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Huntingdon
Settled 1848
Incorporated 1905
Government
 • Type Borough Council
 • Mayor Jason R. Chilcote (R)
Area[1]
 • Total 0.33 sq mi (0.84 km2)
 • Land 0.30 sq mi (0.78 km2)
 • Water 0.03 sq mi (0.06 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 328
 • Estimate (2016)[2] 328
 • Density 1,089.70/sq mi (420.38/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 17060
Area code(s) 814
FIPS code 42-49552
Local phone exchanges: 641, 643, 644

Mill Creek is a borough in Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 328 at the 2010 census.[3]

History[edit]

Mill Creek was named for the creek on which it is located. The creek was the main source of power for many of the mills in the settlement years of 1700s and much of 1800s.

Post office

Geography[edit]

The borough of Mill Creek is located in east-central Huntingdon County at 40°26′12″N 77°55′52″W / 40.43667°N 77.93111°W / 40.43667; -77.93111 (40.436666, -77.931033).[4] It sits on the northeast side of the Juniata River where it is joined by Mill Creek. U.S. Route 22 passes through the borough, leading northwest 5 miles (8 km) to Huntingdon, the county seat, and southeast 6 miles (10 km) to Mount Union. Pennsylvania Route 655 (Big Valley Pike) leads northeast from Mill Creek 16 miles (26 km) to Belleville in the Kishacoquillas Valley.

Mill Creek borough is bordered to the northwest by Henderson Township, to the southwest (across the Juniata) by Union Township, and to the east by Brady Township. All three of the neighboring townships are in Huntingdon County.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.32 square miles (0.84 km2), of which 0.30 square miles (0.78 km2) are land and 0.02 square miles (0.06 km2), or 7.65%, are water.[3]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880288
1910308
1920286−7.1%
193033416.8%
19403628.4%
195041715.2%
1960400−4.1%
19704215.3%
1980367−12.8%
19903926.8%
2000351−10.5%
2010328−6.6%
Est. 2016328[2]0.0%
Sources:[5][6][7]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 351 people, 126 households, and 98 families residing in the borough. The population density was 945.6 people per square mile (366.3/km²). There were 139 housing units at an average density of 374.5 per square mile (145.0/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 99.15% White, 0.28% African American, and 0.57% from two or more races.

There were 126 households, out of which 38.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.1% were married couples living together, 11.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.2% were non-families. 17.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 11.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.79 and the average family size was 3.09.

In the borough the population was spread out, with 30.2% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 27.9% from 25 to 44, 19.1% from 45 to 64, and 16.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 96.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.4 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $28,571, and the median income for a family was $30,833. Males had a median income of $26,250 versus $18,750 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $11,177. About 17.7% of families and 19.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 32.4% of those under age 18 and 3.4% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

Vocational/technical education[edit]

Public education[edit]

  • Brady Henderson-Mill Creek Elementary School (closed 2012; formerly at 12045 Technology Drive)

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. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Mill Creek borough, Pennsylvania". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved January 22, 2018. 
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  5. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 11 December 2013. 
  6. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. 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 17 June 2013. Retrieved 11 December 2013. 

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