Penn, Pennsylvania

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Penn, Pennsylvania
Borough
Locust Street
Locust Street
Location of Penn in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania.
Location of Penn in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania.
Penn, Pennsylvania is located in Pennsylvania
Penn, Pennsylvania
Penn, Pennsylvania
Location of Penn in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania.
Coordinates: 40°19′44″N 79°38′25″W / 40.32889°N 79.64028°W / 40.32889; -79.64028Coordinates: 40°19′44″N 79°38′25″W / 40.32889°N 79.64028°W / 40.32889; -79.64028
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Westmoreland
Settled 1859
Incorporated 1859
Government
 • Type Borough Council
Area[1]
 • Total 0.16 sq mi (0.41 km2)
 • Land 0.16 sq mi (0.41 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation 984 ft (300 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 475
 • Estimate (2016)[2] 472
 • Density 3,006.37/sq mi (1,162.71/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
Zip code 15675
FIPS code 42-58872

Penn is a borough in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 460 at the 2000 census. The borough was named for Pennsylvania founder William Penn.[3]

Geography[edit]

Penn is located at 40°19′44″N 79°38′25″W / 40.32889°N 79.64028°W / 40.32889; -79.64028 (40.329018, -79.640141).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1870820
1880604−26.3%
189093154.1%
1900763−18.0%
19101,04837.4%
19201,019−2.8%
1930926−9.1%
19401,08116.7%
1950987−8.7%
1960858−13.1%
1970735−14.3%
1980619−15.8%
1990511−17.4%
2000460−10.0%
20104753.3%
Est. 2016472[2]−0.6%
Sources:[5][6][7]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 460 people, 182 households, and 133 families residing in the borough. The population density was 2,974.7 people per square mile (1,184.0/km²). There were 187 housing units at an average density of 1,209.3 per square mile (481.3/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 96.52% White, 1.52% African American, 1.09% from other races, and 0.87% from two or more races.

There were 182 households out of which 37.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.1% were married couples living together, 18.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.4% were non-families. 25.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 2.99.

In the borough the population was spread out with 27.6% under the age of 18, 6.1% from 18 to 24, 32.2% from 25 to 44, 18.0% from 45 to 64, and 16.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females, there were 81.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 77.1 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $35,962, and the median income for a family was $40,481. Males had a median income of $32,031 versus $22,875 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $14,312. About 4.4% of families and 7.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.1% of those under age 18 and 7.0% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Aug 14, 2017. 
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  3. ^ Linder, Lee (Jul 9, 1970). "Happenings in Pennsylvania". Observer-Reporter. pp. B3. Retrieved 23 May 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.