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Biglerville, Pennsylvania
Borough
Official logo of Biglerville, 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 1817
Incorporated 1903
Area
 • Total 0.6 sq mi (2 km2)
Elevation 640 ft (200 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,200
 • Density 1,725.3/sq mi (666.1/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Zip code 17307
Area code(s) 717

Biglerville is a borough in Adams County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 1,200 at the 2010 census. The National Apple Museum is located on West Hanover St. in Biglerville. The borough is home to Biglerville High School.

History

The Thomas Brothers Store was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2008.

Geography

Biglerville is located at (39.930238, -77.246932).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.6 square miles (1.6 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 386
1920 539 39.6%
1930 659 22.3%
1940 723 9.7%
1950 870 20.3%
1960 923 6.1%
1970 977 5.9%
1980 991 1.4%
1990 993 0.2%
2000 1,101 10.9%
2010 1,200 9.0%
Est. 2015 1,209 0.8%
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As of the census of 2000, there were 1,101 people, 443 households, and 299 families residing in the borough. The population density was 1,725.3 people per square mile (664.2/km²). There were 460 housing units at an average density of 720.8 per square mile (277.5/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 93.55% White, 0.82% African American, 0.18% Asian, 3.91% from other races, and 1.54% from two or more races.

There were 443 households, out of which 31.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.0% were married couples living together, 9.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.3% were non-families. 25.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 13.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 3.00.

In the borough the population was spread out, with 24.7% under the age of 18, 7.6% from 18 to 24, 28.2% from 25 to 44, 22.7% from 45 to 64, and 16.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 103.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.6 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $39,861, and the median income for a family was $43,750. Males had a median income of $30,813 versus $22,938 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $18,142. About 7.9% of families and 9.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.1% of those under age 18 and 20.6% of those age 65 or over.

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