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Addison, Pennsylvania
Borough
Location of Addison in Somerset County, Pennsylvania.
Location of Addison in Somerset County, Pennsylvania.
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Somerset County
Settled 1798
Incorporated February 28, 1912
Area
 • Total 0.54 sq mi (1.41 km2)
 • Land 0.54 sq mi (1.41 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 207
 • Estimate 
(2019)
206
 • Density 378.68/sq mi (146.32/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code 42-00396

Addison is a borough in Somerset County, Pennsylvania, United States. It is part of the Johnstown, Pennsylvania, Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 214 at the 2000 census.

Geography

Addison is located at 39°44′43″N 79°19′59″W / 39.74528°N 79.33306°W / 39.74528; -79.33306 (39.7472, -79.3331), about 30 miles (48 km) WNW of Cumberland, Maryland and about 30 miles (48 km) ENE of Morgantown, West Virginia. According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.6 square miles (1.6 km2), all land.

Petersburg Tollhouse
The Petersburg Tollhouse, on the National Road in Addison, Pennsylvania

Addison was served by the National Road (now US 40). The Petersburg Tollhouse, one of several toll houses on that road, is now listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920 190
1930 184 −3.2%
1940 199 8.2%
1950 237 19.1%
1960 222 −6.3%
1970 370 66.7%
1980 259 −30.0%
1990 212 −18.1%
2000 214 0.9%
2010 207 −3.3%
2019 (est.) 206 −0.5%
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At the 2000 census there were 214 people, 87 households, and 54 families residing in the borough. The population density was 380.4 people per square mile (147.5/km²). There were 96 housing units at an average density of 170.6 per square mile (66.2/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 100.00% White. Of the 87 households, 26.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.5% were married couples living together, 4.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.8% were non-families. 34.5% of households were one person, and 20.7% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.34 and the average family size was 3.04.

In the borough the population was spread out, with 19.2% under the age of 18, 11.7% from 18 to 24, 27.1% from 25 to 44, 21.5% from 45 to 64, and 20.6% 65 or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 96.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.1 males.

The median household income was $25,833 and the median family income was $34,250. Males had a median income of $28,750 versus $22,917 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $14,963. About 5.1% of families and 13.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.1% of those under the age of eighteen and 25.4% of those sixty five or over.

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