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Westover, Pennsylvania

 

Westover, Pennsylvania

Westover, Pennsylvania
Borough
The Bridge in Westover Borough, listed on the National Register of Historic Places
Location of Westover in Clearfield County
Location of Westover in Clearfield County
Location of Clearfield County in Pennsylvania
Location of Clearfield County in Pennsylvania
Coordinates:
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Clearfield
Settled 1840
Incorporated 1895
Government
 • Type Borough Council
Area
 • Total 2.7 sq mi (7.1 km2)
 • Land 2.7 sq mi (7.0 km2)
 • Water 0.04 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation 1,380 ft (420 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 390
 • Density 145/sq mi (55.8/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 16692
Area code(s) 814

Westover is a borough in Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 390 at the 2010 census.[1]

Geography

Westover is located in southern Clearfield County at (40.751017, -78.672239),[2] in the valley of Chest Creek, a north-flowing tributary of the West Branch Susquehanna River. The borough's southern border is the northern boundary of Cambria County. Pennsylvania Route 36 passes through the borough, leading north 7 miles (11 km) to Newburg and south 10 miles (16 km) to Patton.

According to the United States Census Bureau, Westover has a total area of 2.7 square miles (7.1 km2), of which 2.7 square miles (7.0 km2) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km2), or 1.95%, is water.[1]

Demographics

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 458 people, 169 households, and 123 families residing in the borough. The population density was 166.7 people per square mile (64.3/km²). There were 182 housing units at an average density of 66.3 per square mile (25.6/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 98.91% White, 0.44% Asian, and 0.66% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.31% of the population.

There were 169 households out of which 37.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.6% were married couples living together, 10.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.2% were non-families. 24.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.71 and the average family size was 3.21.

In the borough the population was spread out with 29.3% under the age of 18, 6.6% from 18 to 24, 29.0% from 25 to 44, 21.0% from 45 to 64, and 14.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 111.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.2 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $21,691, and the median income for a family was $26,786. Males had a median income of $27,917 versus $17,750 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $10,866. About 15.5% of families and 20.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 22.6% of those under age 18 and 10.0% of those age 65 or over.

References

  1. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Westover borough, Pennsylvania". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved May 5, 2015. 
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990".  
  3. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2014". Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  4. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 11 December 2013. 
  5. ^ a b "American FactFinder".  
  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. Retrieved 11 December 2013. 
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