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Encyclopedia > West Middlesex, Pennsylvania

West Middlesex is a borough in Mercer County, Pennsylvania, along the Shenango River. The population was 929 at the 2000 census. Mercer County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. ... Official language(s) English, Pennsylvania Dutch 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. ... The Shenango River, flowing from the dam of Shenango River Lake in Mercer County, Pennsylvania The Shenango River is a principal tributary of the Beaver River, about 100 mi (160 km) long,[1] in western Pennsylvania in the United States. ...


Geography

West Middlesex is located at 41°10′25″N, 80°27′25″W (41.173630, -80.456874)GR1.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 2.5 km² (0.9 mi²), all land. 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 2000, there were 929 people, 372 households, and 274 families residing in the borough. The population density was 377.6/km² (981.8/mi²). There were 398 housing units at an average density of 161.8/km² (420.6/mi²). The racial makeup of the borough was 98.06% White, 0.32% African American, 0.11% Native American, 0.97% Asian, 0.32% from other races, and 0.22% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.32% 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. ... 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 372 households out of which 29.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.0% were married couples living together, 12.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.1% were non-families. 24.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 2.91. “Matrimony” redirects here. ...


In the borough the population was spread out with 23.1% under the age of 18, 7.3% from 18 to 24, 26.6% from 25 to 44, 25.1% from 45 to 64, and 17.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 85.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.5 males.


The median income for a household in the borough was $34,938, and the median income for a family was $38,906. Males had a median income of $32,857 versus $18,750 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $16,332. About 2.3% of families and 4.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.4% of those under age 18 and 7.6% 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. ...


West Middlesex is perhaps best known as the birthplace of one-time Republican presidential candidate Alfred Mossman Landon. The home in which he was born still stands on Main Street (State Route 318) in the borough. Alfred Mossman Alf Landon (September 9, 1887 - October 12, 1987) was an American Republican politician from Kansas, notable nationally for his 1936 nomination as the Republican opponent of Franklin Delano Roosevelt. ...


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