Seward, Pennsylvania

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Seward, Pennsylvania
Borough
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Location of Seward in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania.
Location of Seward in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania.
Seward, Pennsylvania is located in Pennsylvania
Seward, Pennsylvania
Seward, Pennsylvania
Location of Seward in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania.
Coordinates: 40°24′53″N 79°01′22″W / 40.41472°N 79.02278°W / 40.41472; -79.02278Coordinates: 40°24′53″N 79°01′22″W / 40.41472°N 79.02278°W / 40.41472; -79.02278
CountryUnited States
StatePennsylvania
CountyWestmoreland
IncorporatedJanuary 23, 1904
Government
 • TypeBorough Council
Area
 • Total0.20 sq mi (0.52 km2)
 • Land0.20 sq mi (0.52 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,135 ft (346 m)
Population
 • Total495
 • Estimate 
(2016)[2]
472
 • Density2,336.63/sq mi (901.89/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Zip code
15954
FIPS code42-69368

Seward is a borough in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 495 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Seward is located at 40°24′53″N 79°1′22″W / 40.41472°N 79.02278°W / 40.41472; -79.02278 (40.414759, -79.022856).[3]

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.

Surrounding neighborhoods[edit]

Seward is entirely surrounded by St. Clair Township

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910548
192065719.9%
193074212.9%
194084513.9%
19508520.8%
1960754−11.5%
1970746−1.1%
1980675−9.5%
1990522−22.7%
2000484−7.3%
20104952.3%
Est. 2016472[2]−4.6%
Sources:[4][5][6]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 484 people, 199 households, and 129 families residing in the borough. The population density was 2,255.1 people per square mile (889.9/km²). There were 226 housing units at an average density of 1,053.0 per square mile (415.5/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 99.17% White, 0.21% African American, and 0.62% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.21% of the population.

There were 199 households out of which 22.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.8% were married couples living together, 7.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.7% were non-families. 30.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.36 and the average family size was 2.91.

In the borough the population was spread out with 20.5% under the age of 18, 5.8% from 18 to 24, 26.7% from 25 to 44, 25.8% from 45 to 64, and 21.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females, there were 94.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.4 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $29,583, and the median income for a family was $38,500. Males had a median income of $32,083 versus $18,333 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $14,585. About 4.9% of families and 12.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.7% of those under age 18 and 21.6% 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. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  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. Archived from the original on 17 June 2013. Retrieved 11 December 2013.