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Delano Union Church.
Delano Union Church.
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Schuylkill
Township Delano
 • Total 0.6 sq mi (1.6 km2)
 • Land 0.6 sq mi (1.6 km2)
 • Total 377
 • Density 610/sq mi (236/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)

Delano is a census-designated place (CDP) in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 377 at the 2000 census.


Delano is located at 40°50′23″N 76°4′16″W / 40.83972°N 76.07111°W / 40.83972; -76.07111 (40.839633, -76.071032).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 0.6 square miles (1.6 km2), all of it land.


As of the census of 2000, there were 377 people, 163 households, and 118 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 609.2 people per square mile (234.8/km²). There were 172 housing units at an average density of 277.9/sq mi (107.1/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 98.94% White and 1.06% Asian.

There were 163 households out of which 25.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.0% were married couples living together, 12.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.0% were non-families. 24.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.3% 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 2.74.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 17.2% under the age of 18, 9.5% from 18 to 24, 26.0% from 25 to 44, 26.8% from 45 to 64, and 20.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 111.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 108.0 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $32,344, and the median income for a family was $39,583. Males had a median income of $27,031 versus $17,417 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $15,460. About 5.0% of families and 3.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under age 18 and 15.7% of those age 65 or over.

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