New Washington, Pennsylvania

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New Washington, Pennsylvania
Borough
Location of New Washington in Clearfield County, Pennsylvania.
Location of New Washington in Clearfield County, Pennsylvania.
Location of Clearfield County in Pennsylvania
Location of Clearfield County in Pennsylvania
New Washington is located in Pennsylvania
New Washington
New Washington
Location in Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 40°49′22″N 78°42′04″W / 40.82278°N 78.70111°W / 40.82278; -78.70111Coordinates: 40°49′22″N 78°42′04″W / 40.82278°N 78.70111°W / 40.82278; -78.70111
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Clearfield
Incorporated 1859
Government
 • Type Borough Council
Area[1]
 • Total 2.30 sq mi (5.95 km2)
 • Land 2.29 sq mi (5.94 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.01 km2)
Elevation 1,669 ft (509 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 59
 • Estimate (2016)[2] 58
 • Density 25.31/sq mi (9.77/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 16048
Area code(s) 814
FIPS code 42-54344

New Washington is a borough in Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 59 at the 2010 census.[3]

Geography[edit]

New Washington is located in southwestern Clearfield County at 40°49′22″N 78°42′4″W / 40.82278°N 78.70111°W / 40.82278; -78.70111 (40.822783, -78.701112),[4] on hills to the west of Chest Creek, a tributary of the West Branch Susquehanna River. It is bordered on the northeast by the borough of Newburg.

According to the United States Census Bureau, New Washington has a total area of 2.30 square miles (5.95 km2), of which 0.004 square miles (0.01 km2), or 0.19%, is water.[3]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1860 144
1870 211 46.5%
1880 280 32.7%
1890 178 −36.4%
1900 213 19.7%
1910 174 −18.3%
1920 122 −29.9%
1930 57 −53.3%
1940 60 5.3%
1950 65 8.3%
1960 55 −15.4%
1970 58 5.5%
1980 103 77.6%
1990 78 −24.3%
2000 89 14.1%
2010 59 −33.7%
Est. 2016 58 [2] −1.7%
Sources:[5][6][7]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 89 people, 30 households, and 26 families residing in the borough. The population density was 41.2 people per square mile (15.9/km²). There were 43 housing units at an average density of 19.9 per square mile (7.7/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 97.75% White and 2.25% Asian.

There were 30 households, out of which 46.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 76.7% were married couples living together, 6.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 13.3% were non-families. 13.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 10.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.97 and the average family size was 3.27.

In the borough the population was spread out, with 31.5% under the age of 18, 4.5% from 18 to 24, 30.3% from 25 to 44, 19.1% from 45 to 64, and 14.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 117.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 103.3 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $22,500, and the median income for a family was $26,250. Males had a median income of $26,563 versus $13,750 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $9,121. There were no families and 3.2% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 22.2% of those over 64.

Notable residents[edit]

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. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): New Washington borough, Pennsylvania". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved May 4, 2015. 
  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.