Ramey, Pennsylvania

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Ramey, Pennsylvania
Borough
Ramey, Pennsylvania
Ramey, Pennsylvania
Location of Ramey in Clearfield County
Location of Ramey in Clearfield County
Location of Clearfield County in Pennsylvania
Location of Clearfield County in Pennsylvania
Ramey is located in Pennsylvania
Ramey
Ramey
Location in Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 40°48′01″N 78°24′05″W / 40.80028°N 78.40139°W / 40.80028; -78.40139Coordinates: 40°48′01″N 78°24′05″W / 40.80028°N 78.40139°W / 40.80028; -78.40139
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Clearfield
Incorporated 1878
Government
 • Type Borough Council
Area
 • Total 0.93 sq mi (2.41 km2)
 • Land 0.93 sq mi (2.40 km2)
 • Water 0.004 sq mi (0.01 km2)
Elevation 1,613 ft (492 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 451
 • Density 486/sq mi (187.7/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 16671
Area code(s) 814

Ramey is a borough in Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 451 at the 2010 census.[1]

Geography[edit]

Ramey is located in southeastern Clearfield County at 40°48′1″N 78°24′5″W / 40.80028°N 78.40139°W / 40.80028; -78.40139 (40.800186, -78.401307),[2] at the intersection of Pennsylvania Routes 253 and 453. PA 253 leads northeast 3.5 miles (5.6 km) to Houtzdale, and PA 453 leads northwest 4 miles (6 km) to Madera. The two highways together lead southwest 3 miles (5 km) to Janesville.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough of Ramey has a total area of 0.93 square miles (2.4 km2), of which 0.004 square miles (0.01 km2), or 0.41%, is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 166
1900 806
1910 1,045 29.7%
1920 1,093 4.6%
1930 803 −26.5%
1940 753 −6.2%
1950 696 −7.6%
1960 558 −19.8%
1970 542 −2.9%
1980 568 4.8%
1990 536 −5.6%
2000 525 −2.1%
2010 451 −14.1%
Est. 2015 444 [3] −1.6%
Sources:[4][5][6]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 525 people, 207 households, and 156 families residing in the borough. The population density was 584.8 people per square mile (225.2/km²). There were 222 housing units at an average density of 247.3 per square mile (95.2/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 99.24% White, 0.38% Native American, and 0.38% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.95% of the population.

There were 207 households, out of which 32.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.9% were married couples living together, 11.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.6% were non-families. 22.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 14.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.54 and the average family size was 2.95.

In the borough the population was spread out, with 24.6% under the age of 18, 7.8% from 18 to 24, 27.6% from 25 to 44, 20.6% from 45 to 64, and 19.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 92.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.2 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $29,167, and the median income for a family was $36,563. Males had a median income of $30,000 versus $20,000 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $14,101. About 7.5% of families and 10.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.1% of those under age 18 and 3.3% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Ramey borough, Pennsylvania". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved May 5, 2015. 
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  3. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  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. Retrieved 11 December 2013.