Cooperstown, Pennsylvania

Cooperstown is a borough in Venango County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 460 at the 2010 census.

Cooperstown, Pennsylvania
The Cooperstown Public Library
The Cooperstown Public Library
Location of Cooperstown in Venango County, Pennsylvania.
Location of Cooperstown in Venango County, Pennsylvania.
Cooperstown, Pennsylvania is located in Pennsylvania
Cooperstown, Pennsylvania
Cooperstown, Pennsylvania
Location of Cooperstown in Venango County, Pennsylvania.
Coordinates: 41°29′59″N 79°52′26″W / 41.49972°N 79.87389°W / 41.49972; -79.87389Coordinates: 41°29′59″N 79°52′26″W / 41.49972°N 79.87389°W / 41.49972; -79.87389
CountryUnited States
StatePennsylvania
CountyVenango
Settled1797
Incorporated1858
Government
 • TypeBorough Council
Area
 • Total0.55 sq mi (1.43 km2)
 • Land0.55 sq mi (1.43 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total460
 • Estimate 
(2019)[2]
420
 • Density758.12/sq mi (292.91/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Zip code
16317
Area code(s)814
FIPS code42-16080

GeographyEdit

Cooperstown is located at 41°29′59″N 79°52′26″W / 41.49972°N 79.87389°W / 41.49972; -79.87389 (41.499640, -79.873823).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.6 square miles (1.6 km2), all of it land.

DemographicsEdit

Historical population
Census Pop.
1870264
188029712.5%
1890290−2.4%
1900243−16.2%
1910181−25.5%
19201947.2%
19302024.1%
19402051.5%
195027132.2%
1960267−1.5%
197047879.0%
198064434.7%
1990506−21.4%
2000460−9.1%
20104600.0%
2019 (est.)420[2]−8.7%
Sources:[4][5][6]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 460 people, 187 households, and 146 families residing in the borough. The population density was 786.0 people per square mile (301.0/km2). There were 198 housing units at an average density of 338.3 per square mile (129.6/km2). The racial makeup of the borough was 99.78% White and 0.22% Asian. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.30% of the population.

There were 187 households, out of which 26.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.9% were married couples living together, 6.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.9% were non-families. 18.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 10.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.46 and the average family size was 2.77.

In the borough the population was spread out, with 21.3% under the age of 18, 7.6% from 18 to 24, 25.0% from 25 to 44, 31.1% from 45 to 64, and 15.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 92.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.6 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $37,143, and the median income for a family was $41,875. Males had a median income of $34,375 versus $20,455 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $16,314. About 8.8% of families and 8.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.3% of those under age 18 and 10.7% of those age 65 or over.

EducationEdit

Cooperstown is home to Evangelical Wesleyan Bible College (EWBC), a four-year academic institution affiliated with the Evangelical Wesleyan Church.[7]

ReferencesEdit

  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. ^ Melton, J. Gordon (2003). Encyclopedia of American Religions. Gale. p. 429. ISBN 9780787663841.