Centerport, Pennsylvania facts for kids
|Borough of Centerport|
Centerport. Main Street.
|Elevation||348 ft (106.1 m)|
|Area||0.2 sq mi (0.5 km²)|
|- land||0.2 sq mi (1 km²)|
|- water||0.0 sq mi (0 km²)|
|Density||1,935 /sq mi (747.1 /km²)|
|- summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|Area code||610 and 484|
It is in the Schuylkill Valley School District.
As of the census of 2000, there were 387 people, 149 households, and 107 families residing in the borough. The population density was 1,935 people per square mile (758.8/km²). There were 150 housing units at an average density of 750 per square mile (294.1/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 96.4% White, 0.5% African American, 0.5% Native American, and 2.6% from other races.. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.6% of the population.
There were 149 households, out of which 29.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.7% were married couples living together, 11.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.2% were non-families. 21.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 6.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.60 and the average family size was 2.93.
In the borough the population was spread out, with 24.0% under the age of 18, 9.6% from 18 to 24, 25.8% from 25 to 44, 24.6% from 45 to 64, and 16% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37.9 years. Males made up 49.1% of the population and females made up 50.9%.
The median income for a household in the borough was $47,115, and the median income for a family was $51,250. Males had a median income of $30,938 versus $23,750 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $20,927. About 2.3% of families and 4.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.3% of those under age 18 and 6.4% of those age 65 or over.
Centerport is known for having a literal nine foot tall "fork" in the road at the intersection of Main St. and Centerport Rd.
|Jalappa||Berne, Upper Berne||Shoemakersville|
|Centre Township||Shoemakersville, Mohrsville|
|Centre Township||Fairview Heights||Dauberville, Leesport|
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