Spartansburg, Pennsylvania

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Spartansburg, Pennsylvania
Borough
Methodist church on Main Street
Methodist church on Main Street
Location of Spartansburg in Crawford County
Location of Spartansburg in Crawford County
Spartansburg is located in Pennsylvania
Spartansburg
Spartansburg
Location of Spartansburg in Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 41°49′26″N 79°41′1″W / 41.82389°N 79.68361°W / 41.82389; -79.68361Coordinates: 41°49′26″N 79°41′1″W / 41.82389°N 79.68361°W / 41.82389; -79.68361
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Crawford County
Founded 1830
Government
 • Mayor Ann Louise Wagner
Area
 • Total 0.71 sq mi (1.83 km2)
 • Land 0.68 sq mi (1.76 km2)
 • Water 0.03 sq mi (0.08 km2)
Elevation 1,450 ft (440 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 305
 • Density 450/sq mi (173.6/km2)
Time zone EST (UTC-4)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 814

Spartansburg is a borough in Crawford County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 305 at the 2010 census.[1]

Geography[edit]

Spartansburg is located near the northeast corner of Crawford County at 41°49′19″N 79°41′9″W / 41.82194°N 79.68583°W / 41.82194; -79.68583 (41.821980, -79.685957).[2] It is surrounded by Sparta Township, a separate municipality.

Pennsylvania Route 77 passes through the center of the borough, leading northeast 8 miles (13 km) to Corry and southwest 28 miles (45 km) to Meadville, the Crawford County seat.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.71 square miles (1.83 km2), of which 0.68 square miles (1.76 km2) is land and 0.03 square miles (0.08 km2), or 4.23%, is water.[1] The town is situated on either side of the East Branch of Oil Creek, where it begins at the outlet of Clear Lake.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1860 235
1870 457 94.5%
1880 486 6.3%
1890 516 6.2%
1900 488 −5.4%
1910 460 −5.7%
1920 450 −2.2%
1930 374 −16.9%
1940 423 13.1%
1950 482 13.9%
1960 500 3.7%
1970 464 −7.2%
1980 403 −13.1%
1990 403 0.0%
2000 333 −17.4%
2010 305 −8.4%
Est. 2012 298 −2.3%
Sources:[3][4][5]
U.S. Marine Sgt. B.D. Boyant of Spartansburg (on the left), from the 4th Marine Division, sets up a post office on Iwo Jima in 1945.

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 333 people, 130 households, and 93 families residing in the borough. The population density was 499.1 people per square mile (191.9/km²). There were 140 housing units at an average density of 209.8 per square mile (80.7/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 100.00% White.

There were 130 households out of which 34.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.2% were married couples living together, 7.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.7% were non-families. 26.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.56 and the average family size was 3.06.

In the borough the population was spread out with 26.4% under the age of 18, 6.9% from 18 to 24, 26.1% from 25 to 44, 24.6% from 45 to 64, and 15.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 89.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.5 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $26,731, and the median income for a family was $34,063. Males had a median income of $33,750 versus $27,656 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $16,035. About 14.7% of families and 13.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.2% of those under age 18 and 26.0% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

Spartansburg is served by the Corry Area School District. Schools include Corry Area Middle & High School.

Notable people[edit]

In popular culture[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Spartansburg borough, Pennsylvania". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  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. 
  6. ^ "Dirty Jobs - Season 2, Episode 16: Viewer's Choice". Retrieved 31 July 2012. 

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