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West Mayfield, Pennsylvania
—  Borough  —
Former school in central West Mayfield
Location in Beaver County
Location in the state of Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 40°46′43″N 80°20′12″W / 40.77861°N 80.33667°W / 40.77861; -80.33667
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Beaver
Incorporated 1923
 - Type Borough Council
 - Mayor
 - Total 0.8 sq mi (2.1 km2)
Elevation 1,017 ft (310 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 1,187
 - Density 1,514.8/sq mi (584.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 - Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Zip code
Area code(s) 724

West Mayfield is a borough in Beaver County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 1,187 at the 2000 census.



West Mayfield is located at 40°46′43″N 80°20′12″W / 40.77861°N 80.33667°W / 40.77861; -80.33667 (40.778664, -80.336796)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.8 square miles (2.0 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 1,187 people, 469 households, and 334 families residing in the borough. The population density was 1,514.8 people per square mile (587.6/km²). There were 499 housing units at an average density of 636.8/sq mi (247.0/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 97.14% White, 2.02% African American, 0.08% Native American, 0.08% Asian, 0.42% from other races, and 0.25% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.42% of the population.

There were 469 households out of which 30.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.9% were married couples living together, 10.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.6% were non-families. 24.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.51 and the average family size was 2.96.

In the borough the population was spread out with 24.7% under the age of 18, 6.4% from 18 to 24, 27.7% from 25 to 44, 21.9% from 45 to 64, and 19.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 87.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 83.6 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $36,324, and the median income for a family was $41,645. Males had a median income of $32,292 versus $23,125 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $17,609. About 5.8% of families and 10.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.0% of those under age 18 and 2.9% of those age 65 or over.


  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2000 and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2005-05-03. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

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