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Daisytown, Pennsylvania
Borough
Fire station on Vogel Street
Fire station on Vogel Street
Location of Daisytown in Cambria County, Pennsylvania.
Location of Daisytown in Cambria County, Pennsylvania.
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Cambria
Settled 1776
Incorporated 1893
Government
 • Type Borough council
Area
 • Total 0.23 sq mi (0.61 km2)
 • Land 0.23 sq mi (0.61 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,801 ft (549 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 326
 • Estimate 
(2019)
294
 • Density 1,251.06/sq mi (482.23/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
15902
Area code(s) 814
FIPS code 42-17976

Daisytown is a borough in Cambria County, Pennsylvania, United States. It is part of the Johnstown, Pennsylvania Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 326 at the 2010 census.

Geography

Daisytown is located in southwestern Cambria County at 40°19′11″N 78°54′1″W / 40.31972°N 78.90028°W / 40.31972; -78.90028 (40.319674, -78.900211). It is bordered to the south and west by the city of Johnstown. Daisytown sits on a hill 600 feet (180 m) above the downtown area of Johnstown.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.23 square miles (0.6 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 435
1910 382 −12.2%
1920 414 8.4%
1930 389 −6.0%
1940 386 −0.8%
1950 442 14.5%
1960 388 −12.2%
1970 371 −4.4%
1980 421 13.5%
1990 367 −12.8%
2000 356 −3.0%
2010 326 −8.4%
2019 (est.) 294 −9.8%
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At the 2000 census there were 356 people, 139 households, and 104 families living in the borough. The population density was 1,280.6 people per square mile (490.9/km²). There were 145 housing units at an average density of 521.6 per square mile (199.9/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 98.88% White, 0.28% African American, 0.28% Native American, and 0.56% from two or more races. There were 139 households, 30.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.0% were married couples living together, 7.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.5% were non-families. 20.9% of households were made up of individuals, and 10.1% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.56 and the average family size was 2.99.

The age distribution was 22.8% under the age of 18, 5.3% from 18 to 24, 27.5% from 25 to 44, 28.9% from 45 to 64, and 15.4% 65 or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 85.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.7 males.

The median household income was $36,667 and the median family income was $38,229. Males had a median income of $26,000 versus $20,000 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $14,736. About 7.5% of families and 7.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.1% of those under age 18 and 6.2% of those age 65 or over.

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