Prompton, Pennsylvania

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Borough of Prompton
Post office, ZIP code 18456-9998
Post office, ZIP code 18456-9998
Location in Wayne County and the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.
Location in Wayne County and the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.
Prompton is located in Pennsylvania
Prompton
Prompton
Location of Prompton in Pennsylvania
Prompton is located in the United States
Prompton
Prompton
Prompton (the United States)
Coordinates: 41°34′56″N 75°19′48″W / 41.58222°N 75.33000°W / 41.58222; -75.33000Coordinates: 41°34′56″N 75°19′48″W / 41.58222°N 75.33000°W / 41.58222; -75.33000
CountryUnited States
StatePennsylvania
CountyWayne
Area
 • Total1.67 sq mi (4.32 km2)
 • Land1.53 sq mi (3.97 km2)
 • Water0.13 sq mi (0.35 km2)
Elevation
1,234 ft (376 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total250
 • Estimate 
(2019)[2]
234
 • Density152.64/sq mi (58.95/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s)570
FIPS code42-62744
Website Prompton Borough

Prompton is a borough in Wayne County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 250 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Prompton is located at 41°34′56″N 75°19′48″W / 41.58222°N 75.33000°W / 41.58222; -75.33000 (41.582133, -75.329922).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 1.7 square miles (4.4 km2), of which, 1.6 square miles (4.1 km2) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2) of it (7.51%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1850306
1860296−3.3%
187039433.1%
1880310−21.3%
1890289−6.8%
1900258−10.7%
19102631.9%
1920220−16.3%
1930186−15.5%
19402028.6%
1950197−2.5%
19602043.6%
19702249.8%
198024911.2%
1990238−4.4%
20002432.1%
20102502.9%
2019 (est.)234[2]−6.4%
Sources:[4][5][6]

As of the census[7] of 2010, there were 250 people, 104 households, and 68 families living in the borough. The population density was 156.25 people per square mile (60.3/km2). There were 111 housing units at an average density of 69.4 per square mile. The racial makeup of the borough was 96.8% White and 3.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.2% of the population.

Of the 104 households 29.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.2% were married couples living together, 12.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.6% were non-families. 28.8% of households were one person and 16.3% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.40 and the average family size was 2.96.

The age distribution was 24% under the age of 18, 59.6% from 18 to 64, and 16.4% 65 or older. The median age was 39.7 years.

The median household income was $24,375 and the median family income was $31,250. Males had a median income of $31,071 versus $19,167 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $15,601. About 12.2% of families and 10.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 22.6% of those under the age of eighteen and 9.5% of those sixty five or over.

2000 census[edit]

At the 2000 census there were 243 people, 103 households, and 71 families living in the borough. The population density was 152.4 people per square mile (59.0/km2). There were 112 housing units at an average density of 70.2 per square mile (27.2/km2). The racial makeup of the borough was 98.77% White, 0.82% Asian, and 0.41% from two or more races.[5] Of the 103 households 31.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.3% were married couples living together, 9.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.1% were non-families. 28.2% of households were one person and 16.5% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.36 and the average family size was 2.88.

The age distribution was 24.7% under the age of 18, 3.3% from 18 to 24, 28.0% from 25 to 44, 25.5% from 45 to 64, and 18.5% 65 or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 94.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.8 males.

The median household income was $24,375 and the median family income was $31,250. Males had a median income of $31,071 versus $19,167 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $15,601. About 12.2% of families and 10.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 22.6% of those under the age of eighteen and 9.5% of those sixty five or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 28, 2020.
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". United States Census Bureau. May 24, 2020. Retrieved May 27, 2020.
  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 "U.S. Census website". 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. Archived from the original on 11 June 2013. Retrieved 11 December 2013.
  7. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-05-14.

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