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Country  United States
State  Pennsylvania
County Blair County
Coordinates 40°25′30″N 78°25′57″W / 40.425°N 78.4325°W / 40.425; -78.4325
Area 0.5 sq mi (1 km2)
Population 1,238 (2000)
Density 2,312.5 /sq mi (893 /km2)
Founded 1831
 - Incorporated 1891
Government Mayor–council
Mayor Edgar C. Magill, Jr.
Timezone EST (UTC-4)
 - summer (DST) EDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 16635
Area code 814
Local phone exchange 693, 695, 696
Location of Duncansville in Blair County
Location of Duncansville in Pennsylvania
Location of Pennsylvania in the United States

Duncansville is a borough in Blair County, Pennsylvania, United States. It is part of the Altoona, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area. Duncansville is one of the communities that comprises the Altoona Urban Area. The population was 1,238 at the 2000 census.


Duncansville is located at 40°25′30″N 78°25′57″W / 40.425°N 78.4325°W / 40.425; -78.4325 (40.425072, -78.432435)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.5 square miles (1.3 km2), all of it land.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 1,238 people, 580 households, and 338 families residing in the borough. The population density was 2,312.5 people per square mile (885.2/km²). There were 610 housing units at an average density of 1,139.4/sq mi (436.2/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 98.47% White, 0.48% African American, 0.08% Asian, 0.08% from other races, and 0.89% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.48% of the population.

There were 580 households out of which 19.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.0% were married couples living together, 10.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 41.7% were non-families. 38.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 21.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.13 and the average family size was 2.84.

In the borough the population was spread out with 17.7% under the age of 18, 8.1% from 18 to 24, 26.3% from 25 to 44, 24.9% from 45 to 64, and 23.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 77.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 75.4 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $31,532, and the median income for a family was $40,655. Males had a median income of $27,298 versus $22,356 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $16,344. About 6.6% of families and 10.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.6% of those under age 18 and 16.8% of those age 65 or over.




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