Tidioute, Pennsylvania

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Tidioute
Borough
Tidioute Bridge
Etymology: tidioute, Iroquois for "protrusion of land"
Location of Tidioute in Warren County, Pennsylvania.
Location of Tidioute in Warren County, Pennsylvania.
Tidioute is located in Pennsylvania
Tidioute
Tidioute
Location of Tidioute in Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 41°41′4″N 79°24′14″W / 41.68444°N 79.40389°W / 41.68444; -79.40389Coordinates: 41°41′4″N 79°24′14″W / 41.68444°N 79.40389°W / 41.68444; -79.40389
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Warren
Established 1800
Area[1]
 • Total 1.21 sq mi (3.12 km2)
 • Land 1.07 sq mi (2.78 km2)
 • Water 0.13 sq mi (0.34 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 688
 • Estimate (2016)[2] 657
 • Density 612.30/sq mi (236.41/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s) 814

Tidioute is a borough in Warren County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 792 at the 2000 census. The name is an Iroquoian word meaning "protrusion of land", referring to a sharp bend in the Allegheny River.[3]

Geography[edit]

Tidioute is located at 41°41′4″N 79°24′14″W / 41.68444°N 79.40389°W / 41.68444; -79.40389 (41.684424, -79.403970).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 1.4 square miles (3.6 km²), of which, 1.1 square miles (2.9 km²) of it is land and 0.3 square miles (0.7 km²) of it (20.00%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
18701,638
18801,255−23.4%
18901,3285.8%
19001,237−6.9%
19101,3247.0%
19201,063−19.7%
1930970−8.7%
1940955−1.5%
19509984.5%
1960860−13.8%
19709399.2%
1980844−10.1%
1990791−6.3%
20007920.1%
2010688−13.1%
Est. 2016657[2]−4.5%
Sources:[5][6][7]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 792 people, 314 households, and 221 families residing in the borough. The population density was 707.2 people per square mile (273.0/km²). There were 366 housing units at an average density of 326.8 per square mile (126.2/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 98.99% White, 0.51% African American, 0.13% Asian, and 0.38% from two or more races.

There were 314 households out of which 28.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.7% were married couples living together, 9.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.3% were non-families. 26.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.7% 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 3.00.

In the borough the population was spread out with 24.0% under the age of 18, 6.6% from 18 to 24, 25.3% from 25 to 44, 27.3% from 45 to 64, and 16.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 92.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.1 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $31,058, and the median income for a family was $39,107. Males had a median income of $27,292 versus $18,409 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $15,272. About 7.4% of families and 10.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.9% of those under age 18 and 13.3% of those age 65 or over.

Recreation[edit]

Tidioute is home to the Pennsylvania State Championship Fishing Tournament, which is hosted during the last full weekend of September. The main events include the two-day main fishing tournament, a children's fishing derby, a carnival, and a parade.

Also, since 2009, Tidioute has been the home to the World War II Reenactment of The Bridge at Remagen, a battle that took place in 1945. This takes place using the Tidioute Bridge over the Allegheny River and through the borough itself. This event happens the first weekend in August. The battle draws in many tourists from all over. The Allegheny river is similar to the Rhine River and the town of Remagen.

Education[edit]

Tidioute is home to the Tidioute Community Charter School, a pre-K through 12th grade public school located on Main Street. Its current enrollment is 313 students.[8] During the 2013-2014 school year, the school was recognized by U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan as a National Blue Ribbon School. Their website can be found here.

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. ^ "Downtown Tidioute". Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development. Retrieved 2008-04-16.
  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.
  8. ^ PDE (2015). "Tidioute Community Charter School Fast Facts 2015,".