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Bendersville, Pennsylvania
Borough
Bendersville, Pennsylvania
Bendersville, Pennsylvania
Official logo of Bendersville, Pennsylvania
Keystone Marker
Location in Adams County and the state of Pennsylvania.
Location in Adams County and the state of Pennsylvania.
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Adams
Settled 1811
Incorporated 1866
Area
 • Total 0.4 sq mi (1 km2)
Elevation 705 ft (215 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 641
 • Density 1,391.9/sq mi (537.4/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Zip code 17306
Area code(s) 717

Bendersville is a borough in Adams County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 641 at the 2010 census.

Geography

Bendersville is located at 39°58′57″N 77°14′59″W / 39.9825°N 77.24972°W / 39.9825; -77.24972 (39.982466, -77.249608).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.4 square miles (1.0 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 331
1890 370 11.8%
1900 342 −7.6%
1910 355 3.8%
1920 356 0.3%
1930 384 7.9%
1940 414 7.8%
1950 409 −1.2%
1960 484 18.3%
1970 528 9.1%
1980 533 0.9%
1990 560 5.1%
2000 576 2.9%
2010 641 11.3%
Est. 2015 644 0.5%
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As of the census of 2000, there were 576 people, 202 households, and 156 families residing in the borough. The population density was 1,391.9 people per square mile (542.4/km²). There were 222 housing units at an average density of 536.5 per square mile (209.1/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 90.62% White, 2.26% African American, 0.17% Native American, 0.17% Asian, 5.90% from other races, and 0.87% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 12.67% of the population.

There were 202 households, out of which 38.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.9% were married couples living together, 9.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.3% were non-families. 17.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 10.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.85 and the average family size was 3.21.

In the borough the population was spread out, with 27.8% under the age of 18, 11.3% from 18 to 24, 28.3% from 25 to 44, 19.6% from 45 to 64, and 13.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 92.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.2 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $39,688, and the median income for a family was $41,250. Males had a median income of $30,000 versus $20,417 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $15,066. About 7.5% of families and 9.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.4% of those under age 18 and 5.2% of those age 65 or over.

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