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East Vandergrift is a borough in Westmoreland County in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. The population was 742 at the 2000 census.

East Vandergrift, Pennsylvania
Borough
Houses on McKinley Avenue
Houses on McKinley Avenue
Location of East Vandergrift in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania.
Location of East Vandergrift in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania.
East Vandergrift, Pennsylvania is located in Pennsylvania
East Vandergrift, Pennsylvania
East Vandergrift, Pennsylvania
Location of East Vandergrift in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania.
Coordinates: 40°35′54″N 79°33′43″W / 40.59833°N 79.56194°W / 40.59833; -79.56194Coordinates: 40°35′54″N 79°33′43″W / 40.59833°N 79.56194°W / 40.59833; -79.56194
CountryUnited States
StatePennsylvania
CountyWestmoreland
IncorporatedDecember 18, 1901
Government
 • TypeBorough council
 • MayorBarbara Sharp
Area
 • Total0.14 sq mi (0.38 km2)
 • Land0.13 sq mi (0.33 km2)
 • Water0.02 sq mi (0.05 km2)
Elevation
814 ft (248 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total674
 • Estimate 
(2017)[2]
641
 • Density5,087.30/sq mi (1,961.82/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Zip code
15629
FIPS code42-21976
WebsiteOfficial borough website

GeographyEdit

East Vandergrift is located at 40°35′54″N 79°33′43″W / 40.59833°N 79.56194°W / 40.59833; -79.56194 (40.598412, -79.561964).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2), of which, 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) of it (14.29%) is water.

DemographicsEdit

Census Pop.
19101,852
19201,9897.4%
19302,44122.7%
19402,005−17.9%
19501,665−17.0%
19601,388−16.6%
19701,151−17.1%
1980955−17.0%
1990787−17.6%
2000742−5.7%
2010674−9.2%
Est. 2017641[2]−4.9%
Sources:[4][5][6]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 742 people, 333 households, and 204 families residing in the borough. The population density was 6,091.4 people per square mile (2,387.4/km²). There were 375 housing units at an average density of 3,078.6 per square mile (1,206.6/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 99.60% White, 0.13% African American, 0.13% Native American, and 0.13% from two or more races.

There were 333 households out of which 30.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.3% were married couples living together, 13.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.7% were non-families. 35.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 21.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.23 and the average family size was 2.88.

In the borough the population was spread out with 23.6% under the age of 18, 6.2% from 18 to 24, 29.0% from 25 to 44, 19.1% from 45 to 64, and 22.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 86.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.7 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $25,817, and the median income for a family was $30,000. Males had a median income of $27,361 versus $22,500 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $14,611. About 14.4% of families and 16.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 24.4% of those under age 18 and 14.6% of those age 65 or over.

Notable peopleEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2017 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Mar 24, 2019.
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved March 24, 2018.
  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. Archived from the original on 12 May 2015. Retrieved 11 December 2013.
  5. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. 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 17 June 2013. Retrieved 11 December 2013.