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Encyclopedia > Republic, Pennsylvania

Republic is a census-designated place (CDP) in Fayette County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 1,396 at the 2000 census. A census-designated place (CDP) is an area identified by the United States Census Bureau for statistical reporting. ... Location in the state of Pennsylvania Formed September 26, 1783 Seat Uniontown Area  - Total  - Water 2,067 km² (798 mi²) 20 km² (8 mi²) 0. ... Official language(s) None Capital Harrisburg Largest city Philadelphia Area  Ranked 33rd  - Total 46,055 sq mi (119,283 km²)  - Width 160 miles (255 km)  - Length 280 miles (455 km)  - % water 2. ...


Geography

Republic is located at 39°57′56″N, 79°52′41″W (39.965531, -79.878064)GR1.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 1.9 km² (0.7 mi²), all land. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) 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 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 1,396 people, 614 households, and 359 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 728.4/km² (1,887.4/mi²). There were 714 housing units at an average density of 372.5/km² (965.3/mi²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 90.47% White, 7.02% African American, 0.29% Native American, 0.36% from other races, and 1.86% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.43% 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. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 614 households out of which 24.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 38.9% were married couples living together, 15.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 41.5% were non-families. 37.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 22.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.27 and the average family size was 3.03. A marriage is a relationship between or among individuals, usually recognized by civil authority and/or bound by the religious beliefs of the participants. ...


In the CDP the population was spread out with 23.4% under the age of 18, 7.8% from 18 to 24, 25.6% from 25 to 44, 21.7% from 45 to 64, and 21.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 82.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 83.0 males.


The median income for a household in the CDP was $20,598, and the median income for a family was $26,411. Males had a median income of $37,813 versus $19,653 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $14,201. About 20.4% of families and 22.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 28.4% of those under age 18 and 14.2% 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. ...


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Municipalities and Communities of Fayette County, Pennsylvania
(County Seat: Uniontown)
Cities Connellsville | Uniontown
Boroughs Belle Vernon | Brownsville | Dawson | Dunbar | Everson | Fairchance | Fayette City | Markleysburg | Masontown | Newell | Ohiopyle | Perryopolis | Point Marion | Seven Springs | Smithfield | South Connellsville | Vanderbilt
Townships Brownsville | Bullskin | Connellsville | Dunbar | Franklin | Georges | German | Henry Clay | Jefferson | Lower Tyrone | Luzerne | Menallen | Nicholson | North Union | Perry | Redstone | Saltlick | South Union | Springfield | Springhill | Stewart | Upper Tyrone | Washington | Wharton
Communities and CDPs East Uniontown | Grindstone-Rowes Run | Hiller | Hopwood | Leith-Hatfield | Lynnwood-Pricedale | New Salem-Buffington | Oliver | Republic

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