Wesleyville, Pennsylvania

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Wesleyville, Pennsylvania
Borough
Wesleyville borough sign
Wesleyville borough sign
Location in Erie County and the state of Pennsylvania
Location in Erie County and the state of Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 42°8′13″N 80°0′45″W / 42.13694°N 80.01250°W / 42.13694; -80.01250Coordinates: 42°8′13″N 80°0′45″W / 42.13694°N 80.01250°W / 42.13694; -80.01250
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Erie
Government
 • Mayor Edward Rickrode
Area
 • Total 0.5 sq mi (1.4 km2)
 • Land 0.5 sq mi (1.4 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 723 ft (220 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 3,341
 • Density 6,318/sq mi (2,439.5/km2)
Time zone EST (UTC-4)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 16510
Area code(s) 814
Website wesleyvilleborough.com

Wesleyville is a borough in Erie County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 3,341 at the 2010 census,[1] down from 3,617 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Erie Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography[edit]

Wesleyville is located at 42°8′13″N 80°0′45″W / 42.13694°N 80.01250°W / 42.13694; -80.01250 (42.137056, -80.012392).[2] It is bordered to the west by the city of Erie, to the north by Lawrence Park Township, and to the east and south by Harborcreek Township.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.53 square miles (1.37 km2), all of it land.[1] Fourmile Creek, a tributary of Lake Erie, forms the eastern border of the borough.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920 1,457
1930 2,854 95.9%
1940 2,918 2.2%
1950 3,411 16.9%
1960 3,534 3.6%
1970 3,920 10.9%
1980 3,998 2.0%
1990 3,655 −8.6%
2000 3,617 −1.0%
2010 3,341 −7.6%
Est. 2015 3,226 [3] −3.4%
Sources:[4][5][6]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 3,617 people, 1,441 households, and 938 families residing in the borough. The population density was 6,765.4 people per square mile (2,635.0/km²). There were 1,512 housing units at an average density of 2,828.1 per square mile (1,101.5/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 96.71% White, 1.08% African American, 0.28% Native American, 0.22% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.50% from other races, and 1.19% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.69% of the population.

There were 1,441 households, out of which 31.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.3% were married couples living together, 12.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.9% were non-families. 27.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 9.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.51 and the average family size was 3.04.

In the borough the population was spread out, with 24.3% under the age of 18, 13.5% from 18 to 24, 28.2% from 25 to 44, 21.1% from 45 to 64, and 12.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 99.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.8 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $33,144, and the median income for a family was $42,694. Males had a median income of $32,000 versus $23,971 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $15,644. About 7.3% of families and 11.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.3% of those under age 18 and 12.7% of those age 65 or over.

Business district
Buffalo Road (US Route 20)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Wesleyville borough, Pennsylvania". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved March 17, 2016. 
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  3. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  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. 

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