New Beaver, Pennsylvania

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New Beaver
Borough
Municipal building
Municipal building
Location of New Beaver in Lawrence County
Location of New Beaver in Lawrence County
New Beaver is located in Pennsylvania
New Beaver
New Beaver
Location of New Beaver in Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 40°52′46″N 80°22′21″W / 40.87944°N 80.37250°W / 40.87944; -80.37250Coordinates: 40°52′46″N 80°22′21″W / 40.87944°N 80.37250°W / 40.87944; -80.37250
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Lawrence
Established 1797
Government
 • Mayor Michael Swanik
Area
 • Total 14.5 sq mi (38 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,502
 • Density 100/sq mi (40/km2)
Time zone EST (UTC-4)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 724

New Beaver is a borough in Lawrence County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 1,502 at the 2010 census.[1]

Geography[edit]

New Beaver is located at 40°52′46″N 80°22′21″W / 40.87944°N 80.37250°W / 40.87944; -80.37250 (40.879553, -80.372525).[2]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 14.5 square miles (38 km2), of which 14.5 square miles (38 km2) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2), or 0.28%, is water.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1970 1,426
1980 1,885 32.2%
1990 1,736 −7.9%
2000 1,677 −3.4%
2010 1,502 −10.4%
Est. 2015 1,450 [3] −3.5%
Sources:[4][5][6]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 1,677 people, 652 households, and 477 families residing in the borough. The population density was 115.9 people per square mile (44.7/km²). There were 696 housing units at an average density of 48.1 per square mile (18.6/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 98.21% White, 1.43% African American, 0.12% Native American, 0.06% from other races, and 0.18% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.89% of the population.

There were 652 households, out of which 31.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.6% were married couples living together, 10.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.7% were non-families. 23.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 9.7% 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 3.04.

In the borough the population was spread out, with 23.8% under the age of 18, 8.7% from 18 to 24, 28.3% from 25 to 44, 26.1% from 45 to 64, and 13.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 100.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.4 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $36,333, and the median income for a family was $39,492. Males had a median income of $31,509 versus $21,838 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $15,893. About 8.5% of families and 10.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.9% of those under age 18 and 9.3% of those age 65 or over.

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