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Broad Top City, Pennsylvania
Borough
Church of Christ on Railroad Avenue
Church of Christ on Railroad Avenue
Location of Broad Top City in Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania.
Location of Broad Top City in Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania.
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Huntingdon
Government
 • Type Borough Council
Area
 • Total 0.68 sq mi (1.75 km2)
 • Land 0.68 sq mi (1.75 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,975 ft (602 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 452
 • Estimate 
(2019)
447
 • Density 660.27/sq mi (255.02/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
16621
Area code(s) 814
FIPS code 42-08896
Local phone exchanges: 635

Broad Top City is a borough in Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 452 at the 2010 census, up from 384 at the 2000 census.

Geography

Broad Top City is located at 40°12′6″N 78°8′23″W / 40.20167°N 78.13972°W / 40.20167; -78.13972 (40.201593, -78.139631).

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.
1870 327
1880 298 −8.9%
1890 240 −19.5%
1900 258 7.5%
1910 478 85.3%
1920 519 8.6%
1930 511 −1.5%
1940 610 19.4%
1950 483 −20.8%
1960 334 −30.8%
1970 283 −15.3%
1980 340 20.1%
1990 331 −2.6%
2000 384 16.0%
2010 452 17.7%
2019 (est.) 447 −1.1%
Sources:

As of the census of 2000, there were 384 people, 162 households, and 117 families residing in the borough. The population density was 600.8 people per square mile (231.7/km²). There were 178 housing units at an average density of 278.5 per square mile (107.4/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 100.00% White.

There were 162 households, out of which 30.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.0% were married couples living together, 8.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.2% were non-families. 24.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 14.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.37 and the average family size was 2.80.

In the borough the population was spread out, with 20.6% under the age of 18, 7.8% from 18 to 24, 24.2% from 25 to 44, 30.7% from 45 to 64, and 16.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 106.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.7 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $27,500, and the median income for a family was $33,056. Males had a median income of $28,438 versus $21,250 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $12,788. About 21.2% of families and 19.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.8% of those under age 18 and 3.6% of those age 65 or over.

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