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Chester Hill, Pennsylvania
Borough
Map showing Chester Hill in Clearfield County
Map showing Chester Hill in Clearfield County
Map showing Clearfield County in Pennsylvania
Map showing Clearfield County in Pennsylvania
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Clearfield
Settled 1849
Incorporated 1883
Area
 • Total 0.47 sq mi (1.23 km2)
 • Land 0.44 sq mi (1.14 km2)
 • Water 0.03 sq mi (0.09 km2)
Elevation 1,450 ft (440 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 883
 • Density 2,012/sq mi (776.8/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 814

Chester Hill is a borough in Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 883 at the 2010 census.

Geography

Chester Hill is located in eastern Clearfield County at 40°53′30″N 78°13′44″W / 40.89167°N 78.22889°W / 40.89167; -78.22889 (40.891595, -78.228778), on the west side of Moshannon Creek, across from the borough of Philipsburg in Centre County. Pennsylvania Route 53 passes through the borough, leading northeast into Philipsburg and southwest 3.7 miles (6.0 km) to Osceola Mills.

According to the United States Census Bureau, Chester Hill has a total area of 0.47 square miles (1.23 km2), of which 0.44 square miles (1.14 km2) is land and 0.03 square miles (0.09 km2), or 7.30%, is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 563
1900 710 26.1%
1910 648 −8.7%
1920 823 27.0%
1930 786 −4.5%
1940 885 12.6%
1950 954 7.8%
1960 919 −3.7%
1970 868 −5.5%
1980 1,054 21.4%
1990 945 −10.3%
2000 918 −2.9%
2010 883 −3.8%
Est. 2015 859 −2.7%
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As of the census of 2010, there were 883 people, 382 households, and 250 families residing in the borough. The population density was 1,782.0 people per square mile (688.1/km²). There were 410 housing units at an average density of 827.4 per square mile (319.5/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 96.9% White, 0.6% Black or African American, 0.9% Asian, 0.2% other, and 1.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.6% of the population.

There were 382 households, out of which 33.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.4% were married couples living together, 4.2% had a male householder with no wife present, 19.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.5% were non-families. 30.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 12.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.31 and the average family size was 2.80.

In the borough the population was spread out, with 26.6% under the age of 18, 8.6% from 18 to 24, 25.3% from 25 to 44, 24.1% from 45 to 64, and 15.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 93.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.1 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $26,500, and the median income for a family was $49,375. The per capita income for the borough was $17,320. About 23.9% of families and 33.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 52.9% of those under age 18 and 13.0% of those age 65 or over.

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