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Borough of Atglen
Borough
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Chester
Elevation 489 ft (149 m)
Coordinates 39°56′53″N 75°58′26″W / 39.94806°N 75.97389°W / 39.94806; -75.97389
Area 0.9 sq mi (2.3 km2)
 - land 0.9 sq mi (2 km2)
 - water 0.0 sq mi (0 km2), 0%
Population 1,217 (2000)
Density 1,377.2 /sq mi (531.7 /km2)
Timezone EST (UTC-5)
 - summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code 610
Location of Atglen in Pennsylvania
Location of Pennsylvania in the United States
Website: http://www.atglen.org

Atglen is a borough in Chester County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 1,217 at the 2000 census.

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Geography

Atglen is located at 39°56′53″N 75°58′26″W / 39.94806°N 75.97389°W / 39.94806; -75.97389 (39.948106, -75.973887).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.9 square miles (2.3 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1930 620
1940 588 −5.2%
1950 668 13.6%
1960 721 7.9%
1970 740 2.6%
1980 669 −9.6%
1990 825 23.3%
2000 1,217 47.5%
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As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 1,217 people, 413 households, and 317 families residing in the borough. The population density was 1,377.2 people per square mile (534.0/km²). There were 429 housing units at an average density of 485.5/sq mi (188.2/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 88.17% White, 8.38% African American, 0.16% Asian, 2.30% from other races, and 0.99% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.93% of the population.

There were 413 households out of which 46.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.9% were married couples living together, 16.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.2% were non-families. 17.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.95 and the average family size was 3.33.

In the borough the population was spread out with 34.2% under the age of 18, 9.0% from 18 to 24, 32.4% from 25 to 44, 16.6% from 45 to 64, and 7.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 30 years. For every 100 females there were 94.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.8 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $48,393, and the median income for a family was $52,500. Males had a median income of $38,553 versus $25,125 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $17,732. About 11.9% of families and 16.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 27.5% of those under age 18 and 6.1% of those age 65 or over.

References

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2000 and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2005-05-03. http://www.census.gov/geo/www/gazetteer/gazette.html. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

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