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Cecil-Bishop, Pennsylvania
Location of Cecil-Bishop in Washington County
Location of Cecil-Bishop in Washington County
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Washington
 • Total 2.5 sq mi (6 km2)
Elevation 1,138 ft (347 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,476
 • Density 1,016.8/sq mi (393/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP Code 15321, 15350, 15361
Area code(s) 724
GNIS feature ID 2389290

Cecil-Bishop (sometimes refereed to by simply its inner communities, Cecil or Bishop) is a census-designated place (CDP) in Washington County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 2,476 at the 2010 census. The CDP is a merger of two unincorporated communities: larger Cecil in the east and smaller Bishop in the west.


Cecil-Bishop is located at 40°19′20″N 80°11′29″W / 40.32222°N 80.19139°W / 40.32222; -80.19139 (40.322303, -80.191384).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 2.5 square miles (6.5 km2), all of it land.


As of the census of 2000, there were 2,585 people, 958 households, and 750 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,016.8 people per square mile (392.9/km²). There were 992 housing units at an average density of 390.2/sq mi (150.8/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 98.84% White, 0.31% African American, 0.04% Native American, 0.23% Asian, 0.12% from other races, and 0.46% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.74% of the population.

There were 958 households out of which 36.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.9% were married couples living together, 8.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.7% were non-families. 18.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.70 and the average family size was 3.10.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 25.7% under the age of 18, 7.0% from 18 to 24, 29.6% from 25 to 44, 26.7% from 45 to 64, and 11.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 99.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.3 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $50,607, and the median income for a family was $55,900. Males had a median income of $45,865 versus $26,685 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $19,639. About 6.8% of families and 7.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.2% of those under age 18 and 8.6% of those age 65 or over.

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