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Daisytown, Pennsylvania
—  Borough  —
Daisytown, Pennsylvania is located in Pennsylvania
Daisytown, Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 40°19′11″N 78°54′01″W / 40.31972°N 78.90028°W / 40.31972; -78.90028Coordinates: 40°19′11″N 78°54′01″W / 40.31972°N 78.90028°W / 40.31972; -78.90028
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Cambria
Settled 1776
Incorporated 1893
Government
 - Type Borough Council
 - Mayor
Area
 - Total 0.3 sq mi (0.8 km2)
Elevation 1,801 ft (549 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 356
 Density 1,280.6/sq mi (494.4/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 - Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Zip code 15427
Area code(s) 814

Daisytown is a borough in Cambria County, Pennsylvania, United States. It is part of the Johnstown, Pennsylvania Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 356 at the 2000 census.

Geography

Daisytown is located at 40°19′11″N 78°54′1″W / 40.31972°N 78.90028°W / 40.31972; -78.90028 (40.319674, -78.900211)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.3 square miles (0.7 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 356 people, 139 households, and 104 families residing in the borough. The population density was 1,280.6 people per square mile (490.9/km²). There were 145 housing units at an average density of 521.6/sq mi (199.9/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 98.88% White, 0.28% African American, 0.28% Native American, and 0.56% from two or more races.

There were 139 households out of which 30.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.0% were married couples living together, 7.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.5% were non-families. 20.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.56 and the average family size was 2.99.

In the borough the population was spread out with 22.8% under the age of 18, 5.3% from 18 to 24, 27.5% from 25 to 44, 28.9% from 45 to 64, and 15.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 85.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.7 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $36,667, and the median income for a family was $38,229. Males had a median income of $26,000 versus $20,000 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $14,736. About 7.5% of families and 7.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.1% of those under age 18 and 6.2% 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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