Oswayo, Pennsylvania

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Oswayo, Pennsylvania
Borough
Oswayo is located in Pennsylvania
Oswayo
Oswayo
Oswayo is located in the US
Oswayo
Oswayo
Location within the state of Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 41°55′16″N 78°01′05″W / 41.92111°N 78.01806°W / 41.92111; -78.01806Coordinates: 41°55′16″N 78°01′05″W / 41.92111°N 78.01806°W / 41.92111; -78.01806
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Potter
Settled 1820
Incorporated (borough) 1901
Area
 • Total 1.1 sq mi (2.8 km2)
Population (2000)
 • Total 159
 • Density 144.0/sq mi (55.8/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC)
Zip code 16915
Area code(s) 814

Oswayo is a borough in Potter County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 159 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Oswayo is located at 41°55′16″N 78°1′5″W / 41.92111°N 78.01806°W / 41.92111; -78.01806 (41.921171, -78.018160).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 1.1 square miles (2.8 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 321
1910 382
1920 209 −45.3%
1930 133 −36.4%
1940 175 31.6%
1950 167 −4.6%
1960 162 −3.0%
1970 195 20.4%
1980 183 −6.2%
1990 156 −14.8%
2000 159 1.9%
2010 139 −12.6%
Est. 2015 137 [2] −1.4%
Sources:[3][4][5]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 159 people, 52 households, and 42 families residing in the borough. The population density was 144.0 people per square mile (55.8/km²). There were 71 housing units at an average density of 64.3 per square mile (24.9/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 99.37% White and 0.63% Native American.

There were 52 households, out of which 44.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 71.2% were married couples living together, 7.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.2% were non-families. 17.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 9.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.06 and the average family size was 3.48.

In the borough the population was spread out, with 33.3% under the age of 18, 8.2% from 18 to 24, 27.7% from 25 to 44, 15.1% from 45 to 64, and 15.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 30 years. For every 100 females there were 93.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.3 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $30,625, and the median income for a family was $30,625. Males had a median income of $35,625 versus $24,375 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $12,018. About 14.3% of families and 16.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 24.6% of those under the age of eighteen and 20.5% of those sixty five or over.

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