New Britain, Pennsylvania

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Borough of New Britain
Borough
Pine Valley Covered Bridge
Pine Valley Covered Bridge
Motto(s): "A Friendly Place to Live"
Location of New Britain in Bucks County, Pennsylvania.
Location of New Britain in Bucks County, Pennsylvania.
New Britain is located in Pennsylvania
New Britain
New Britain
Location of New Britain in Pennsylvania
New Britain is located in the US
New Britain
New Britain
New Britain (the US)
Coordinates: 40°17′57″N 75°10′42″W / 40.29917°N 75.17833°W / 40.29917; -75.17833Coordinates: 40°17′57″N 75°10′42″W / 40.29917°N 75.17833°W / 40.29917; -75.17833
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Bucks
Government
 • Mayor David Holewinski
Area[1]
 • Total 1.21 sq mi (3.13 km2)
 • Land 1.21 sq mi (3.13 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.01 km2)
Elevation 276 ft (84 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 3,152
 • Estimate (2016)[2] 3,016
 • Density 2,498.76/sq mi (964.68/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP Code 18901
Area code(s) 215 and 267
FIPS code 42-53296

New Britain is a borough in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 3,152 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

New Britain is located at 40°17′57″N 75°10′42″W / 40.29917°N 75.17833°W / 40.29917; -75.17833 (40.299256, -75.178224).[3]

Natural features include Cooks Run and Neshaminy Creek.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 1.3 square miles (3.4 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 119
1930 417
1940 476 14.1%
1950 581 22.1%
1960 1,109 90.9%
1970 2,428 118.9%
1980 2,519 3.7%
1990 2,174 −13.7%
2000 3,125 43.7%
2010 3,152 0.9%
Est. 2016 3,016 [2] −4.3%
Sources:[4][5][6]

As of the 2010 census, the borough was 92.7% White, 1.6% Black or African American, 0.2% Native American, 1.3% Asian, 0.2% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, and 1.1% were two or more races. 2.7% of the population were of Hispanic or Latino ancestry.[7]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 3,125 people, 912 households, and 670 families residing in the borough. The population density was 2,454.1 people per square mile (950.1/km²). There were 930 housing units at an average density of 730.3 per square mile (282.7/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 95.87% White, 2.05% African American, 0.06% Native American, 0.80% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.26% from other races, and 0.93% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.63% of the population.

There were 912 households, out of which 32.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.9% were married couples living together, 10.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.5% were non-families. 22.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 7.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.58 and the average family size was 3.01.

In the borough the population was spread out, with 18.6% under the age of 18, 29.0% from 18 to 24, 23.3% from 25 to 44, 20.1% from 45 to 64, and 9.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 28 years. For every 100 females there were 89.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.0 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $60,029, and the median income for a family was $67,500. Males had a median income of $45,875 versus $28,942 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $20,877. About 1.6% of families and 2.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.6% of those under age 18 and 4.7% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Aug 13, 2017. 
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  4. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 11 December 2013. 
  5. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ "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. 
  7. ^ "Census 2010: Pennsylvania". Usatoday.Com. Retrieved 2013-07-22.