Wellersburg, Pennsylvania

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Wellersburg, Pennsylvania
Borough
Entering Wellersburg from Maryland
Entering Wellersburg from Maryland
Location of Wellersburg in Somerset County, Pennsylvania.
Location of Wellersburg in Somerset County, Pennsylvania.
Wellersburg is located in Pennsylvania
Wellersburg
Wellersburg
Location of Wellersburg in Somerset County, Pennsylvania.
Coordinates: 39°43′51″N 78°51′05″W / 39.73083°N 78.85139°W / 39.73083; -78.85139Coordinates: 39°43′51″N 78°51′05″W / 39.73083°N 78.85139°W / 39.73083; -78.85139
CountryUnited States
StatePennsylvania
CountySomerset
Settled1830
Incorporated1857
Government
 • TypeBorough Council
Area
 • Total0.81 sq mi (2.10 km2)
 • Land0.81 sq mi (2.10 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Population
 • Total181
 • Estimate 
(2016)[2]
178
 • Density219.75/sq mi (84.83/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Zip code
15564
Area code(s)814
FIPS code42-82128

Wellersburg is a borough in Somerset County, Pennsylvania, United States. It is part of the Johnstown, Pennsylvania Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 181 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Wellersburg is located at 39°43′51″N 78°51′05″W / 39.730947°N 78.851465°W / 39.730947; -78.851465.[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.8 square miles (2.1 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1860465
1870290−37.6%
1880226−22.1%
1890183−19.0%
1900158−13.7%
191019322.2%
192024728.0%
193031527.5%
194035713.3%
19503693.4%
1960303−17.9%
1970266−12.2%
1980265−0.4%
1990213−19.6%
2000176−17.4%
20101812.8%
Est. 2016178[2]−1.7%
Sources:[4][5][6]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 176 people, 84 households, and 51 families residing in the borough. The population density was 223.4 people per square mile (86.0/km2). There were 90 housing units at an average density of 114.2 per square mile (44.0/km2). The racial makeup of the borough was 98.86% White, and 1.14% from two or more races.

There were 84 households out of which 15.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.2% were married couples living together, 10.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.1% were non-families. 36.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.10 and the average family size was 2.63.

In the borough the population was spread out with 15.9% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 28.4% from 25 to 44, 27.3% from 45 to 64, and 21.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 83.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.3 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $21,111, and the median income for a family was $23,750. Males had a median income of $24,688 versus $18,750 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $14,495. About 4.3% of families and 5.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under the age of eighteen or sixty five 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. Retrieved 11 December 2013.