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Adamsburg, Pennsylvania
Borough
Main Street
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Location of Adamsburg in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania.
Location of Adamsburg in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania.
Adamsburg, Pennsylvania is located in Pennsylvania
Adamsburg, Pennsylvania
Adamsburg, Pennsylvania
Location in Pennsylvania
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Westmoreland
Incorporated March 5, 1841
Government
 • Type Borough Council
Area
 • Total 0.28 sq mi (0.73 km2)
 • Land 0.28 sq mi (0.73 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,155 ft (352 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 172
 • Estimate 
(2019)
162
 • Density 578.57/sq mi (223.06/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
Zip code
15611
FIPS code 42-00332

Adamsburg is a borough in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 172 at the 2010 census. The borough was named for John Quincy Adams, 6th President of the United States.

Geography

Adamsburg is located at 40°18′38″N 79°39′16″W / 40.31056°N 79.65444°W / 40.31056; -79.65444 (40.310501, -79.654423).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.3 square miles (0.8 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1850 253
1860 236 −6.7%
1870 229 −3.0%
1880 199 −13.1%
1890 223 12.1%
1900 184 −17.5%
1910 300 63.0%
1920 246 −18.0%
1930 227 −7.7%
1940 210 −7.5%
1950 238 13.3%
1960 191 −19.7%
1970 251 31.4%
1980 236 −6.0%
1990 257 8.9%
2000 221 −14.0%
2010 172 −22.2%
2019 (est.) 162 −5.8%
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At the 2000 census there were 221 people, 84 households, and 63 families living in the borough. The population density was 838.3 people per square mile (328.2/km²). There were 92 housing units at an average density of 349.0 per square mile (136.6/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 100.00% White. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.90%.

Of the 84 households 33.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.8% were married couples living together, 15.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.0% were non-families. 21.4% of households were one person and 7.1% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.40 and the average family size was 2.75.

The age distribution was 18.6% under the age of 18, 11.3% from 18 to 24, 25.3% from 25 to 44, 24.0% from 45 to 64, and 20.8% 65 or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females, there were 90.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 81.8 males.

The median household income was $38,750 and the median family income was $45,000. Males had a median income of $29,000 versus $18,958 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $17,172. About 9.4% of families and 10.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.1% of those under the age of eighteen and none of those sixty five or over.

Surrounding Communities


Notable people

  • Bill Bishop, baseball player
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