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Encyclopedia > Wormleysburg

Wormleysburg is a borough located in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania. As of the 2000 census, the borough had a total population of 2,607.


Wormleysburg is located at 40°15'31" North, 76°54'21" West (40.258689, -76.905954)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.


As of the census2 of 2000, there are 2,607 people, 1,295 households, and 663 families residing in the borough. The population density is 1,082.3/km˛ (2,794.1/mi˛). There are 1,399 housing units at an average density of 580.8/km˛ (1,499.4/mi˛). The racial makeup of the borough is 92.14% White, 1.30% African American, 0.15% Native American, 4.22% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.31% from other races, and 1.84% from two or more races. 1.34% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 1,295 households out of which 19.4% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 40.2% are married couples living together, 8.7% have a female householder with no husband present, and 48.8% are non-families. 39.9% of all households are made up of individuals and 10.4% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.01 and the average family size is 2.71.

In the borough the population is spread out with 17.7% under the age of 18, 8.7% from 18 to 24, 32.6% from 25 to 44, 25.1% from 45 to 64, and 16.0% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 38 years. For every 100 females there are 96.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 95.1 males.

The median income for a household in the borough is $40,536, and the median income for a family is $49,342. Males have a median income of $36,250 versus $27,902 for females. The per capita income for the borough is $28,504. 5.2% of the population and 3.6% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 8.2% of those under the age of 18 and 1.5% 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=40.258689&longitude=-76.905954&zoom=6) or Google (http://maps.google.com/maps?ll=40.258689,-76.905954)
    • Topographic map from Topozone (http://www.topozone.com/map.asp?lat=40.258689&lon=-76.905954&s=200&size=m&layer=DRG100)
    • Aerial photograph from Microsoft Terraserver (http://terraserver.microsoft.com/map.aspx?t=1&s=14&lon=-76.905954&lat=40.258689&w=750&h=500)

  Results from FactBites:
Wormleysburg PA Guide with Wormleysburg PA Hotels, Resorts and Inns (332 words)
Wormleysburg's heritage begins in 1772 when John Wormley settled on the West Shore and was deeded land beside neighbor John Kreitzer.
The Town of Wormleysburg was incorporated into a Borough on May 13, 1908 after a citizens' group, started in the 1890's, pursued this action.
In 1928 the portion of the borough north of Ferry Street was annexed from East Pennsboro Township.
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