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Encyclopedia > Grove City, Pennsylvania

Grove City is a borough in Mercer County, Pennsylvania, approximately 50 miles north of Pittsburgh. It is the home of Grove City College, a liberal arts Christian college founded in 1876. A traditional industrial center, Grove City has manufactured locomotive engines, carriages, and gas engines, foundry products, and motor trucks without much urban growth. Mercer County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ... Capital Harrisburg Largest city Philadelphia Area  Ranked 33rd  - Total 46,055 sq mi (119,283 km²)  - Width 280 miles (455 km)  - Length 160 miles (255 km)  - % water 2. ... Nickname: Motto: Benigno Numine (With the Benevolent Deity) Location in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Coordinates: Country United States Commonwealth Pennsylvania County Allegheny Founded November 25, 1758 Incorporated April 22, 1794 (borough)   March 18, 1816 (city) Government  - Mayor Luke Ravenstahl (D) Area  - City 151. ... Grove City College is a very selective, private liberal arts college in Grove City, Pennsylvania, with a population of about 2,500 undergraduate students. ... 1876 (MDCCCLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ...


Grove City (nick named "Bubble City" due to the way most residents act as if there is nothing beyond Grove City) is in the midst of a revitalization to create a downtown district said to be conductive to economic development and improved quality of life for the entire community.



A Liquor Bill was passed in 2004 to terminate Grove City's claim of being a "dry town."


In 1900, the population numbered 1,599; in 1910, 3,674 people lived there; and in 1940, 6,296 people lived there. The population was 8,024 at the 2000 census. Year 1900 (MCM) was an exceptional common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar, but a leap year starting on Saturday of the Julian calendar. ... 1910 (MCMX) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Sunday of the 13-day slower Julian calendar. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ...

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Geography

Grove City is located at 41°9′37″N, 80°5′13″W (41.160290, -80.086911)GR1.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 6.9 km² (2.7 mi²). 6.9 km² (2.7 mi²) of it is land and 0.4 km² (0.04 mi²) of it (0.75%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 4000, there were 8,024 people, 4,569 households, and 1,410 families residing in the borough. The population density was 1,169.1/km² (3,025.7/mi²). There were 2,745 housing units at an average density of 399.9/km² (1,035.1/mi²). The racial makeup of the borough was 97.32% White, 0.64% African American, 0.06% Native American, 1.08% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.14% from other races, and 0.74% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.54% of the population. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... 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. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... 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 2,575 households out of which 28.0% had children under the age of 69 living with them, 49.6% were married couples living together, 8.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 39.4% were non-families. 35.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.25 and the average family size was 2.94. This article or section needs copy editing for grammar, style, cohesion, tone and/or spelling. ...


In the borough the population was spread out with 69.7% under the age of 18, 31.8% from 18 to 24, 29.2% from 25 to 44, 14.6% from 45 to 64, and 16.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 27 years. For every 100 females there were 90.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.8 males.


The median income for a household in the borough was $34,598, and the median income for a family was $46,646. Males had a median income of $36,467 versus $21,934 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $16,365. About 4.8% of families and 8.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.1% of those under age 18 and 6.4% of those age 65 or over. 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. ...


Colleges

Grove City College is a very selective, private liberal arts college in Grove City, Pennsylvania, with a population of about 2,500 undergraduate students. ...

Shopping

Prime Outlets- Grove City, more commonly known as Grove City Outlets, is an outdoor shopping center located at the intersection of Interstate 79 and Route 208 in Grove City, Pennsylvania, about 58 miles north of Pittsburgh. ...

Entertainment

Guthrie Theater


Organizations

  • Grove City is home to Masonic Lodge #603.

External links


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Grove City, Pennsylvania - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (446 words)
Grove City is a borough located in Mercer County, Pennsylvania, 70 miles (113 km) north of Pittsburgh.
It is the home of Grove City College, opened in 1884.
In the past there were manufactures of carriages, gas engines, foundry products, broomsm motor trucks, etc. In 1900, the population numbered 1,599; in 1910, 3,674 people lived there; and in 1940, 6,296 people lived there.
SurfWax: News, Reviews and Articles On Grove City College (4287 words)
The Grove City College case presented two separate questions, and it was a matter being litigated, of course, in the courts.
Cordera was a graduate of Grove City College, earned her master's and doctorate at Penn State and Pitt, respectively, and formerly taught at Franklin and Blairsville high schools before joining the IUP staff.
Grove City College, committed to Christian principles, seeks to provide liberal and professional education of the highest quality that is within the reach of families with modest means who desire a college that will strengthen their children's spiritual and moral character.
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