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Blooming Valley, Pennsylvania
Borough
Location of Blooming Valley in Crawford County
Location of Blooming Valley in Crawford County
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Crawford County
Founded 1845
Area
 • Total 1.97 sq mi (5.09 km2)
 • Land 1.94 sq mi (5.03 km2)
 • Water 0.02 sq mi (0.06 km2)
Elevation 1,285 ft (392 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 337
 • Density 171.5/sq mi (66.21/km2)
Time zone EST (UTC-4)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 814

Blooming Valley is a borough in Crawford County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 337 at the 2010 census.

Geography

Blooming Valley is located near the geographic center of Crawford County at 41°40′49″N 80°2′32″W / 41.68028°N 80.04222°W / 41.68028; -80.04222 (41.680217, -80.042107). It is bordered to the north and west by Woodcock Township, to the east by Richmond and Randolph townships, and to the south by East Mead Township.

Pennsylvania Routes 77 and 198 intersect in the center of town. PA 77 leads southwest 6 miles (10 km) to Meadville, the county seat, and northeast 30 miles (48 km) to Corry. PA 198 leads northwest 7 miles (11 km) to Saegertown and southeast 6 miles (10 km) to Guys Mills.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 1.97 square miles (5.09 km2), of which 1.94 square miles (5.03 km2) is land and 0.02 square miles (0.06 km2), or 1.13%, is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1870 209
1880 232 11.0%
1890 206 −11.2%
1900 177 −14.1%
1910 150 −15.3%
1920 141 −6.0%
1930 195 38.3%
1940 218 11.8%
1950 256 17.4%
1960 296 15.6%
1970 358 20.9%
1980 374 4.5%
1990 391 4.5%
2000 378 −3.3%
2010 337 −10.8%
Est. 2015 331 −1.8%
Sources:

As of the census of 2000, there were 378 people, 144 households, and 109 families residing in the borough. The population density was 194.5 people per square mile (75.2/km²). There were 156 housing units at an average density of 80.3 per square mile (31.0/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 98.94% White, 0.79% African American, and 0.26% from two or more races.

There were 144 households, out of which 35.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.3% were married couples living together, 9.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.3% were non-families. 20.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 9.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.63 and the average family size was 3.05.

In the borough the population was spread out, with 27.5% under the age of 18, 3.7% from 18 to 24, 28.3% from 25 to 44, 24.6% from 45 to 64, and 15.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 108.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.5 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $46,944, and the median income for a family was $48,750. Males had a median income of $40,139 versus $21,458 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $17,334. About 1.8% of families and 3.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.4% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.


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