Yatesville, Pennsylvania

Yatesville is a borough in the Greater Pittston area of Luzerne County, Pennsylvania. The population was 607 as of the 2010 census.[3]

Yatesville, Pennsylvania
Borough
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Location of Yatesville in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania.
Location of Yatesville in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania.
Yatesville is located in Pennsylvania
Yatesville
Yatesville
Location of Yatesville in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania.
Yatesville is located in the United States
Yatesville
Yatesville
Yatesville (the United States)
Coordinates: 41°18′11″N 75°46′54″W / 41.30306°N 75.78167°W / 41.30306; -75.78167Coordinates: 41°18′11″N 75°46′54″W / 41.30306°N 75.78167°W / 41.30306; -75.78167
CountryUnited States
StatePennsylvania
CountyLuzerne
RegionGreater Pittston
Settled1809
Incorporated1878
Government
 • TypeBorough Council
Area
 • Total0.63 sq mi (1.62 km2)
 • Land0.63 sq mi (1.62 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total607
 • Estimate 
(2019)[2]
611
 • Density974.48/sq mi (376.29/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s)570
FIPS code42-86952

HistoryEdit

In 1809, Joel Hale built the first frame house in what is now known as Yatesville. Mr. Hale owned most of the borough site. On May 20, 1878, Yatesville broke away from Jenkins Township and became a borough. The first election for the new community was held in June. The first burgess was T. T. Hale.[4][5]

GeographyEdit

 
Yatesville is near I-81 (blue), I-476 (green), US 11 (yellow), and PA 315 (red).

Yatesville is located at 41°18′11″N 75°46′54″W / 41.30306°N 75.78167°W / 41.30306; -75.78167 (41.302947, -75.781651).[6] According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.62 square miles (1.6 km2), all of it land. The borough is served by the Pittston Area School District.

DemographicsEdit

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880415
1890414−0.2%
19004334.6%
191057332.3%
192070923.7%
19307688.3%
1940700−8.9%
1950565−19.3%
1960472−16.5%
1970407−13.8%
198055536.4%
1990506−8.8%
200064928.3%
2010607−6.5%
2019 (est.)611[2]0.7%
Sources:[7][8][9]

At the 2000 census there were 649 people, 233 households, and 188 families in the borough. The population density was 1,171.1 people per square mile (455.6/km2). There were 241 housing units at an average density of 434.9 per square mile (169.2/km2). The racial makeup of the borough was 99.69% White, 0.15% African American, and 0.15% from two or more races.[8] There were 233 households, 31.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.5% were married couples living together, 12.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.9% were non-families. 16.3% of households were made up of individuals, and 7.3% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.79 and the average family size was 3.11.

The age distribution was 22.8% under the age of 18, 6.0% from 18 to 24, 31.7% from 25 to 44, 25.4% from 45 to 64, and 14.0% 65 or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 80.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 82.8 males.

The median household income was $46,429 and the median family income was $57,813. Males had a median income of $41,176 versus $23,333 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $24,551. About 1.5% of families and 2.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.6% of those under age 18 and 5.6% of those age 65 or over.

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. ^ "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Yatesville borough, Pennsylvania". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved April 13, 2012.
  4. ^ "Yatesville Borough".
  5. ^ "Luzerne County, Pa. Town Histories".
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  7. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 11 December 2013.
  8. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  9. ^ "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.