Wallaceton, Pennsylvania

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Wallaceton, Pennsylvania
Borough
Location of Wallaceton in Clearfield County, Pennsylvania.
Location of Wallaceton in Clearfield County, Pennsylvania.
Location of Clearfield County in Pennsylvania
Location of Clearfield County in Pennsylvania
Wallaceton is located in Pennsylvania
Wallaceton
Wallaceton
Location in Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 40°57′36″N 78°17′20″W / 40.96000°N 78.28889°W / 40.96000; -78.28889Coordinates: 40°57′36″N 78°17′20″W / 40.96000°N 78.28889°W / 40.96000; -78.28889
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Clearfield
Settled 1813
Incorporated 1873
Government
 • Type Borough Council
Area[1]
 • Total 0.77 sq mi (1.98 km2)
 • Land 0.76 sq mi (1.98 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.01 km2)
Elevation 1,750 ft (530 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 313
 • Estimate (2016)[2] 316
 • Density 413.61/sq mi (159.71/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 16876
Area code(s) 814
FIPS code 42-80640

Wallaceton is a borough in Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 313 at the 2010 census.[3]

Geography[edit]

Wallaceton is located in eastern Clearfield County at 40°57′36″N 78°17′20″W / 40.96000°N 78.28889°W / 40.96000; -78.28889 (40.960106, -78.288861).[4] U.S. Route 322 passes through the southwest corner of the borough and leads northwest 11 miles (18 km) to Clearfield, the county seat, and southeast 6 miles (10 km) to Philipsburg.

According to the United States Census Bureau, Wallaceton has a total area of 0.77 square miles (2.0 km2), all of it land.[3]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 106
1890 250 135.8%
1900 289 15.6%
1910 324 12.1%
1920 331 2.2%
1930 345 4.2%
1940 386 11.9%
1950 440 14.0%
1960 429 −2.5%
1970 377 −12.1%
1980 393 4.2%
1990 319 −18.8%
2000 350 9.7%
2010 313 −10.6%
Est. 2016 316 [2] 1.0%
Sources:[5][6][7]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 350 people, 131 households, and 96 families residing in the borough. The population density was 500.1 people per square mile (193.1/km²). There were 134 housing units at an average density of 191.5 per square mile (73.9/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 98.86% White, 0.29% African American, 0.29% Native American, and 0.57% from two or more races.

There were 131 households, out of which 34.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.6% were married couples living together, 7.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.0% were non-families. 22.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 10.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.67 and the average family size was 3.14.

In the borough the population was spread out, with 26.0% under the age of 18, 8.9% from 18 to 24, 31.4% from 25 to 44, 22.6% from 45 to 64, and 11.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 100.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.2 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $28,000, and the median income for a family was $38,083. Males had a median income of $28,333 versus $16,875 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $11,571. About 8.4% of families and 17.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 29.2% of those under age 18 and 23.8% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Aug 13, 2017. 
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  3. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Wallaceton borough, Pennsylvania". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved May 5, 2015. 
  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. Retrieved 11 December 2013.