New Columbus, Pennsylvania

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New Columbus, Pennsylvania
Borough
Old Tioga Turnpike in New Columbus
Old Tioga Turnpike in New Columbus
New Columbus, Pennsylvania is located in Pennsylvania
New Columbus, Pennsylvania
New Columbus, Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 41°10′21″N 76°17′22″W / 41.17250°N 76.28944°W / 41.17250; -76.28944Coordinates: 41°10′21″N 76°17′22″W / 41.17250°N 76.28944°W / 41.17250; -76.28944
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Luzerne
Settled 1819
Incorporated 1859
Government
 • Type Borough Council
Area
 • Total 3.1 sq mi (7.9 km2)
 • Land 3.1 sq mi (7.9 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 227
 • Density 74/sq mi (29/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 570

New Columbus is a borough in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 227 at the 2010 census.[1]

Geography[edit]

Fields in New Columbus
Pine Creek in New Columbus

New Columbus is located at 41°10′21″N 76°17′22″W / 41.17250°N 76.28944°W / 41.17250; -76.28944 (41.1734, -76.2935).[2]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 3.1 square miles (7.9 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1860 240
1870 250 4.2%
1880 267 6.8%
1890 214 −19.9%
1900 202 −5.6%
1910 175 −13.4%
1920 136 −22.3%
1930 127 −6.6%
1940 182 43.3%
1950 152 −16.5%
1960 144 −5.3%
1970 149 3.5%
1980 214 43.6%
1990 228 6.5%
2000 215 −5.7%
2010 227 5.6%
Est. 2016 225 [3] −0.9%
Sources:[4][5][6]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 215 people, 86 households, and 63 families residing in the borough. The population density was 68.1 people per square mile (26.3/km2). There were 96 housing units at an average density of 30.4 per square mile (11.7/km2). The racial makeup of the borough was 100.00% White. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.40% of the population.

There were 86 households, out of which 31.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.5% were married couples living together, 9.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.6% were non-families. 22.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 11.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 2.94.

In the borough the population was spread out, with 25.1% under the age of 18, 5.1% from 18 to 24, 31.2% from 25 to 44, 18.6% from 45 to 64, and 20.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 87.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.3 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $38,594, and the median income for a family was $39,844. Males had a median income of $31,250 versus $21,071 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $15,981. None of the families and 2.7% of the population were living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 8.7% of those over 64.

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