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Coalport, Pennsylvania
Borough
Main Street south of Spruce
Main Street south of Spruce
Map showing Coalport in Clearfield County
Map showing Coalport in Clearfield County
Map showing Clearfield County in Pennsylvania
Map showing Clearfield County in Pennsylvania
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Clearfield
Settled 1876
Incorporated 1883
Area
 • Total 0.38 sq mi (0.98 km2)
 • Land 0.37 sq mi (0.97 km2)
 • Water 0.004 sq mi (0.01 km2)
Elevation 1,382 ft (421 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 523
 • Density 1,398/sq mi (539.8/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 16627
Area code(s) 814

Coalport is a borough in Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 523 at the 2010 census.

Geography

Coalport is located in southern Clearfield County at 40°44′53″N 78°32′04″W / 40.748040°N 78.534322°W / 40.748040; -78.534322, on the east side of Clearfield Creek, a north-flowing tributary of the West Branch Susquehanna River. Pennsylvania Route 53 passes through the borough, leading north 2 miles (3 km) to Irvona and south 2 miles (3 km) to Flinton in Cambria County.

According to the United States Census Bureau, Coalport has a total area of 0.38 square miles (0.98 km2), of which 0.004 square miles (0.01 km2), or 1.45%, is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 855
1900 938 9.7%
1910 876 −6.6%
1920 1,079 23.2%
1930 1,222 13.3%
1940 1,121 −8.3%
1950 1,052 −6.2%
1960 821 −22.0%
1970 796 −3.0%
1980 739 −7.2%
1990 578 −21.8%
2000 490 −15.2%
2010 523 6.7%
Est. 2015 507 −3.1%
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As of the census of 2000, there were 490 people, 223 households, and 132 families residing in the borough. The population density was 1,273.9 people per square mile (497.9/km2). There were 260 housing units at an average density of 675.9 per square mile (264.2/km2). The racial makeup of the borough was 98.57% White, 1.02% Asian, 0.20% from other races, and 0.20% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.20% of the population.

There were 223 households, out of which 21.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.7% were married couples living together, 9.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 40.8% were non-families. 36.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 15.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.20 and the average family size was 2.89.

In the borough the population was spread out, with 19.0% under the age of 18, 9.4% from 18 to 24, 27.6% from 25 to 44, 25.3% from 45 to 64, and 18.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 92.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.7 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $26,528, and the median income for a family was $40,833. Males had a median income of $28,438 versus $20,313 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $16,232. About 12.1% of families and 15.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 24.6% of those under age 18 and 9.6% of those age 65 or over.

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