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Arona, Pennsylvania
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Location of Arona in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania.
Location of Arona in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania.
Arona, Pennsylvania is located in Pennsylvania
Arona, Pennsylvania
Arona, Pennsylvania
Location in Pennsylvania
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Westmoreland
Incorporated November 11, 1895
Government
 • Type Borough Council
Area
 • Total 0.53 sq mi (1.36 km2)
 • Land 0.52 sq mi (1.35 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.01 km2)
Elevation
1,017 ft (310 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 370
 • Estimate 
(2019)
346
 • Density 662.84/sq mi (255.74/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
Zip code
15617
FIPS code 42-03120

Arona is a borough in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 370 at the 2010 census.

Geography

Arona is located at 40°16′11″N 79°39′38″W / 40.26972°N 79.66056°W / 40.26972; -79.66056 (40.269740, -79.660429).

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.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 382
1910 683 78.8%
1920 549 −19.6%
1930 457 −16.8%
1940 503 10.1%
1950 482 −4.2%
1960 467 −3.1%
1970 453 −3.0%
1980 446 −1.5%
1990 397 −11.0%
2000 407 2.5%
2010 370 −9.1%
2019 (est.) 346 −6.5%
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At the 2010 census there were 370 people, 153 households, and 108 families in the borough. The population density was 664.8 people per square mile (256.5/km²). There were 165 housing units at an average density of 311.3 per square mile (120.2/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 100.0% White. Of the 153 households 25.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.2% were married couples living together, 10.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.4% were non-families. 24.8% of households were one person and 11.8% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.42 and the average family size was 2.85.

The age distribution was 21.1% under the age of 18, 6.0% from 18 to 24, 26.5% from 25 to 44, 31.4% from 45 to 64, and 14.7% 65 or older. The median age was 42.4 years. For every 100 females, there were 97.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.0 males.

The median household income was $40,417 and the median family income was $61,875. Males had a median income of $38,876 versus $23,185 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $18,494. About 4.4% of families and 8.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.1% of those under age 18 and 8.7% of those age 65 or over.

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