Worthville, Pennsylvania

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Worthville, Pennsylvania
Borough
Worthville, Pennsylvania is located in Pennsylvania
Worthville, Pennsylvania
Worthville, Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 41°01′39″N 79°08′21″W / 41.02750°N 79.13917°W / 41.02750; -79.13917Coordinates: 41°01′39″N 79°08′21″W / 41.02750°N 79.13917°W / 41.02750; -79.13917
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Jefferson
Government
 • Type Borough Council
Area
 • Total 0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)
Elevation 1,194 ft (364 m)
Population (2012)
 • Total 66
 • Density 463.6/sq mi (179.0/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Zip code 15784
Area code(s) 814

Worthville is a borough in Jefferson County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 85 at the 2000 census. The borough is named for General William Jenkins Worth.

History[edit]

Worthville was originally called Geistown, and under the latter name was laid out by Daniel Geist, and named for him.[1] The name was changed to Worthville in 1854.[1] A post office has been in operation under the name Worthville since 1854.[2] Jimmy Slagle, Major League Baseball player, was born in Worthville.

Geography[edit]

Worthville is located at 41°1′39″N 79°8′21″W / 41.02750°N 79.13917°W / 41.02750; -79.13917 (41.027404, -79.139289).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 174
1890 176 1.1%
1900 154 −12.5%
1910 121 −21.4%
1920 91 −24.8%
1930 102 12.1%
1940 105 2.9%
1950 73 −30.5%
1960 83 13.7%
1970 100 20.5%
1980 87 −13.0%
1990 65 −25.3%
2000 85 30.8%
2010 67 −21.2%
Est. 2015 66 [4] −1.5%
Sources:[5][6][7]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 85 people, 31 households, and 24 families residing in the borough. The population density was 463.6 people per square mile (182.3/km²). There were 35 housing units at an average density of 190.9 per square mile (75.1/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 95.29% White, and 4.71% from two or more races.

There were 31 households, out of which 35.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.7% were married couples living together, 12.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.4% were non-families. 12.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 6.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.74 and the average family size was 2.88.

In the borough the population was spread out, with 28.2% under the age of 18, 4.7% from 18 to 24, 28.2% from 25 to 44, 20.0% from 45 to 64, and 18.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 102.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.8 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $35,625, and the median income for a family was $28,750. Males had a median income of $23,958 versus $16,875 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $14,542. There were no families and 2.2% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and none of those over 64.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b McKnight, William James (1917). Historical. J.H. Beers. p. 493. 
  2. ^ "Jefferson County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 2 December 2015. 
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  4. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  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.