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Encyclopedia > Picture Rocks, Pennsylvania

Picture Rocks is a borough located in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania. As of the 2000 census, the borough had a total population of 693.


Geography

Picture Rocks is located at 41°16'48" North, 76°42'42" West (41.280066, -76.711731)1.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 2.4 km˛ (0.9 mi˛). 2.4 km˛ (0.9 mi˛) of it is land and none of the area is covered with water.


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 693 people, 274 households, and 198 families residing in the borough. The population density is 284.6/km˛ (740.3/mi˛). There are 288 housing units at an average density of 118.3/km˛ (307.7/mi˛). The racial makeup of the borough is 98.41% White, 0.00% African American, 0.29% Native American, 0.43% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.00% from other races, and 0.87% from two or more races. 0.00% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.


There are 274 households out of which 35.4% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.2% are married couples living together, 9.5% have a female householder with no husband present, and 27.4% are non-families. 24.1% of all households are made up of individuals and 13.9% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.53 and the average family size is 2.99.


In the borough the population is spread out with 25.4% under the age of 18, 6.3% from 18 to 24, 31.5% from 25 to 44, 23.7% from 45 to 64, and 13.1% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 37 years. For every 100 females there are 94.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 88.7 males.


The median income for a household in the borough is $36,375, and the median income for a family is $45,568. Males have a median income of $31,103 versus $21,667 for females. The per capita income for the borough is $15,402. 11.4% of the population and 8.5% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 16.7% of those under the age of 18 and 12.0% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.


External links

  • Maps and aerial photos
    • Street map from Mapquest (http://www.mapquest.com/maps/map.adp?latlongtype=decimal&latitude=41.280066&longitude=-76.711731&zoom=6)
    • Topographic map from Topozone (http://www.topozone.com/map.asp?lat=41.280066&lon=-76.711731&s=200&size=m&layer=DRG100)
    • Aerial photograph from Microsoft Terraserver (http://terraserver.microsoft.com/map.aspx?t=1&s=14&lon=-76.711731&lat=41.280066&w=750&h=500)

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