East McKeesport, Pennsylvania

East McKeesport is a borough in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States, and is part of the Pittsburgh Metro Area. The population was 2,126 at the 2010 census.[3]

East McKeesport, Pennsylvania
Scene along U.S. Route 30
Scene along U.S. Route 30
Location in Allegheny County and the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.
Location in Allegheny County and the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.
Location of Pennsylvania in the United States
Location of Pennsylvania in the United States
Coordinates: 40°23′3″N 79°48′29″W / 40.38417°N 79.80806°W / 40.38417; -79.80806Coordinates: 40°23′3″N 79°48′29″W / 40.38417°N 79.80806°W / 40.38417; -79.80806
CountryUnited States
StatePennsylvania
CountyAllegheny County
Area
 • Total0.41 sq mi (1.07 km2)
 • Land0.41 sq mi (1.07 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total2,126
 • Estimate 
(2019)[2]
2,042
 • Density4,920.48/sq mi (1,901.62/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code42-21444
Websiteeastmckeesportboro.com

GeographyEdit

East McKeesport is located at 40°23′3″N 79°48′29″W / 40.38417°N 79.80806°W / 40.38417; -79.80806 (40.384223, -79.807924).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.4 square miles (1.0 km2), all of it land.

Government and PoliticsEdit

Presidential Elections Results[5][6]
Year Republican Democratic Third Parties
2016 46% 462 51% 519 3% 27
2012 42% 403 56% 533 1% 13

Surrounding neighborhoodsEdit

East McKeesport is mostly surrounded by North Versailles Township; the only other border is with Wilmerding to the northwest.

DemographicsEdit

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900873
19102,118142.6%
19202,43014.7%
19302,92220.2%
19403,0263.6%
19503,1714.8%
19603,4709.4%
19703,233−6.8%
19802,940−9.1%
19902,678−8.9%
20002,343−12.5%
20102,126−9.3%
2019 (est.)2,042[2]−4.0%
Sources:[7][8][9][10][11][12]

As of the census[11] of 2000, there were 2,343 people, 1,078 households, and 636 families living in the borough. The population density was 5,947.9 people per square mile (2,319.6/km2). There were 1,154 housing units at an average density of 2,929.5 per square mile (1,142.5/km2). The racial makeup of the borough was 95.65% White, 2.86% African American, 0.13% Native American, 0.13% Asian, 0.17% from other races, and 1.07% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.68% of the population.

There were 1,078 households, out of which 22.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.4% were married couples living together, 12.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 41.0% were non-families. 37.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 17.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.17 and the average family size was 2.87.

In the borough the population was spread out, with 19.6% under the age of 18, 7.2% from 18 to 24, 29.2% from 25 to 44, 22.2% from 45 to 64, and 21.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 91.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.2 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $28,431, and the median income for a family was $38,000. Males had a median income of $31,700 versus $23,182 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $16,695. About 4.8% of families and 8.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.8% of those under age 18 and 7.9% of those age 65 or over.

Police/Fire DepartmentEdit

East McKeesport is served by the East McKeesport Police Department, which also serves the borough of Wall.

United Volunteer Fire/Rescue, formerly Wall VFD and East McKeesport VFD #2, provides fire services for East McKeesport and Wall.

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. ^ "Race, Hispanic or Latino, Age, and Housing Occupancy: 2010 Census Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File (QT-PL), East McKeesport borough, Pennsylvania". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved September 19, 2011.
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  5. ^ EL. "2012 Allegheny County election". Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. Retrieved 15 October 2017.
  6. ^ EL. "2016 Pennsylvani general election..." Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Retrieved 15 October 2017.
  7. ^ "Population-Pennsylvania" (PDF). U.S. Census 1910. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 22 November 2013.
  8. ^ "Number and Distribution of Inhabitants:Pennsylvania-Tennessee" (PDF). Fifteenth Census. U.S. Census Bureau.
  9. ^ "Number of Inhabitants: Pennsylvania" (PDF). 18th Census of the United States. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 22 November 2013.
  10. ^ "Pennsylvania: Population and Housing Unit Counts" (PDF). U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 22 November 2013.
  11. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  12. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population". U.S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 19 October 2013. Retrieved 22 November 2013.

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