Shade Gap, Pennsylvania

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Shade Gap, Pennsylvania
Borough
Shade Gap Presbyterian Church
Shade Gap Presbyterian Church
Shade Gap, Pennsylvania is located in Pennsylvania
Shade Gap, Pennsylvania
Shade Gap, Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 40°10′48″N 77°51′56″W / 40.18000°N 77.86556°W / 40.18000; -77.86556Coordinates: 40°10′48″N 77°51′56″W / 40.18000°N 77.86556°W / 40.18000; -77.86556
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Huntingdon
Government
 • Type Borough Council
Area
 • Total 0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)
Population (2000)
 • Total 97
 • Density 2,103.7/sq mi (812.2/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Zip code 17255
Area code(s) 814
School District: Southern Huntingdon County School District
Local phone exchanges: 259

Shade Gap is a borough in Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 97 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Shade Gap is located at 40°10′48″N 77°51′56″W / 40.18000°N 77.86556°W / 40.18000; -77.86556 (40.180107, -77.865434).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 170
1890 209 22.9%
1900 138 −34.0%
1910 143 3.6%
1920 136 −4.9%
1930 130 −4.4%
1940 156 20.0%
1950 157 0.6%
1960 140 −10.8%
1970 186 32.9%
1980 141 −24.2%
1990 113 −19.9%
2000 97 −14.2%
2010 105 8.2%
Est. 2016 104 [2] −1.0%
Sources:[3][4][5]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 97 people, 38 households, and 25 families residing in the borough. The population density was 2,103.7 people per square mile (749.0/km²). There were 43 housing units at an average density of 932.6 per square mile (332.0/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 97.94% White and 2.06% African American.

There were 38 households, out of which 31.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.6% were married couples living together, 10.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.2% were non-families. 28.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 18.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 3.08.

In the borough the population was spread out, with 25.8% under the age of 18, 5.2% from 18 to 24, 30.9% from 25 to 44, 19.6% from 45 to 64, and 18.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 86.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.6 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $18,125, and the median income for a family was $23,438. Males had a median income of $23,125 versus $15,000 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $9,557. There were 13.0% of families and 19.5% of the population living below the poverty line, including 20.0% of under eighteens and 10.7% of those over 64.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  2. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  3. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 11 December 2013. 
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "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.