Oswayo, Pennsylvania

Oswayo is a borough in Potter County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 159 at the 2000 census.

Oswayo, Pennsylvania
Location of Oswayo in Potter County, Pennsylvania.
Location of Oswayo in Potter County, Pennsylvania.
Oswayo is located in Pennsylvania
Oswayo
Oswayo
Location within the U.S. state of Pennsylvania
Oswayo is located in the United States
Oswayo
Oswayo
Oswayo (the United States)
Coordinates: 41°55′16″N 78°01′05″W / 41.92111°N 78.01806°W / 41.92111; -78.01806Coordinates: 41°55′16″N 78°01′05″W / 41.92111°N 78.01806°W / 41.92111; -78.01806
CountryUnited States
StatePennsylvania
CountyPotter
Settled1820
Incorporated (borough)1901
Area
 • Total1.38 sq mi (3.57 km2)
 • Land1.38 sq mi (3.57 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
[2] (borough benchmark)
1,704 ft (519 m)
Highest elevation
[2] (northwestern boundary of borough)
2,300 ft (700 m)
Lowest elevation
[2] (Oswayo Creek)
1,680 ft (510 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total139
 • Estimate 
(2017)[3]
133
 • Density96.38/sq mi (37.22/km2)
Time zoneEastern (EST)
 • Summer (DST)EDT
Zip code
16915
Area code(s)814
FIPS code42-57280

GeographyEdit

Oswayo is located at 41°55′16″N 78°1′5″W / 41.92111°N 78.01806°W / 41.92111; -78.01806 (41.921171, -78.018160).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 1.1 square miles (2.8 km2), all of it land.

DemographicsEdit

Census Pop.
1880321
1910382
1920209−45.3%
1930133−36.4%
194017531.6%
1950167−4.6%
1960162−3.0%
197019520.4%
1980183−6.2%
1990156−14.8%
20001591.9%
2010139−12.6%
Est. 2017133[3]−4.3%
Sources:[5][6][7]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 159 people, 52 households, and 42 families residing in the borough. The population density was 144.0 people per square mile (55.8/km²). There were 71 housing units at an average density of 64.3 per square mile (24.9/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 99.37% White and 0.63% Native American.

There were 52 households, out of which 44.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 71.2% were married couples living together, 7.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.2% were non-families. 17.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 9.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.06 and the average family size was 3.48.

In the borough the population was spread out, with 33.3% under the age of 18, 8.2% from 18 to 24, 27.7% from 25 to 44, 15.1% from 45 to 64, and 15.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 30 years. For every 100 females there were 93.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.3 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $30,625, and the median income for a family was $30,625. Males had a median income of $35,625 versus $24,375 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $12,018. About 14.3% of families and 16.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 24.6% of those under the age of eighteen and 20.5% of those sixty five or over.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2017 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Mar 24, 2019.
  2. ^ a b c "Oswayo Topo Map, Potter County PA (Oswayo Area)". TopoZone. Locality, LLC. Retrieved 28 November 2019.
  3. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved March 24, 2018.
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  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. Archived from the original on 11 June 2013. Retrieved 11 December 2013.