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Centerville, Crawford County,
Pennsylvania
Borough
Centerville United Methodist Church
Centerville United Methodist Church
Location of Centerville in Crawford County
Location of Centerville in Crawford County
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Crawford County
Founded 1812
Area
 • Total 1.8 sq mi (4.6 km2)
 • Land 1.8 sq mi (4.6 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 1,308 ft (399 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 218
 • Density 123/sq mi (47.5/km2)
Time zone EST (UTC-4)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 814

Centerville is a borough in Crawford County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 218 at the 2010 census. It was established in 1812.

Geography

Centerville is located in eastern Crawford County at 41°44′11″N 79°45′39″W / 41.73639°N 79.76083°W / 41.73639; -79.76083 (41.736376, -79.760965). It is bordered by Rome Township to the north, east, and south; by Steuben Township to the southwest; and by Athens Township to the west.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 1.8 square miles (4.6 km2), all of it land. Oil Creek, a south-flowing tributary of the Allegheny River, runs through the west side of town; the East Branch enters the borough from the northeast and joins the main creek west of the borough center, which is situated on a ridge that rises between the two creeks.

Pennsylvania Route 8 passes through Centerville, leading north 12 miles (19 km) to Union City and south 9 miles (14 km) to Titusville.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1870 322
1880 307 −4.7%
1890 274 −10.7%
1900 260 −5.1%
1910 264 1.5%
1920 218 −17.4%
1930 229 5.0%
1940 273 19.2%
1950 245 −10.3%
1960 238 −2.9%
1970 246 3.4%
1980 245 −0.4%
1990 249 1.6%
2000 247 −0.8%
2010 218 −11.7%
Est. 2014 215 −1.4%
Sources:

As of the census of 2000, there were 247 people, 99 households, and 67 families residing in the borough. The population density was 138.3 people per square mile (53.3/km²). There were 109 housing units at an average density of 61.0/sq mi (23.5/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 98.79% White, 0.40% Asian, and 0.81% from two or more races.

There were 99 households, out of which 25.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.6% were married couples living together, 1.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.3% were non-families. 24.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 10.1% 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 3.06.

In the borough the population was spread out, with 21.9% under the age of 18, 7.7% from 18 to 24, 29.1% from 25 to 44, 24.7% from 45 to 64, and 16.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 109.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 105.3 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $29,318, and the median income for a family was $32,778. Males had a median income of $30,417 versus $22,083 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $12,860. About 13.4% of families and 17.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 34.8% of those under the age of eighteen and none of those sixty-five or over.


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