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Encyclopedia > Burgettstown, Pennsylvania

Burgettstown is a borough located in Washington County, Pennsylvania. As of the 2000 census, the borough had a total population of 1,576. Washington County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ...


Robert Linn was born in Burgettstown. Robert Linn Robert P. Linn (died August 22, 2004) was the longest-serving mayor in the United States. ...


Geography

Burgettstown is located at 40°22'51" North, 80°23'28" West (40.380844, -80.391047)GR1. The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ...


According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 1.6 km² (0.6 mi²). 1.6 km² (0.6 mi²) of it is land and none of the area is covered with water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is an Imperial unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (5,280 feet, 1,760 yards, 1,609. ...


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 1,576 people, 656 households, and 429 families residing in the borough. The population density was 981.4/km² (2,531.8/mi²). There were 703 housing units at an average density of 437.8/km² (1,129.3/mi²). The racial makeup of the borough was 96.26% White, 1.46% African American, 0.06% Native American, 0.06% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.51% from other races, and 1.65% from two or more races. 2.47% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 656 households out of which 25.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.6% were married couples living together, 14.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.6% were non-families. 31.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.34 and the average family size was 2.93. The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view. ...


In the borough the population was spread out with 21.6% under the age of 18, 5.2% from 18 to 24, 28.0% from 25 to 44, 23.0% from 45 to 64, and 22.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 86.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 79.4 males.


The median income for a household in the borough was $33,350, and the median income for a family was $39,271. Males had a median income of $32,885 versus $23,375 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $16,097. 10.3% of the population and 7.6% of families were below the poverty line. 12.8% of those under the age of 18 and 6.9% of those 65 and older were living below the poverty line. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


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Coordinates: 40.380844° N -80.391047° E Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically); large version (pdf) The geographic (earth-mapping) coordinate system expresses every horizontal position on Earth by two of the three coordinates of a spherical coordinate system which is aligned with the spin axis of the Earth. ...

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