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Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Schuylkill
 • Total 0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)
 • Land 0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)
Population (2000)
 • Total 325
 • Density 2,800/sq mi (1,080/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)

Donaldson is a census-designated place (CDP) in Frailey Township, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 325 at the 2000 census.


Donaldson is located at 40°38′9″N 76°24′20″W / 40.63583°N 76.40556°W / 40.63583; -76.40556 (40.635945, -76.405545).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2), all of it land.


As of the census of 2000, there were 325 people, 128 households, and 86 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 2,978.6 people per square mile (1,140.8/km²). There were 148 housing units at an average density of 1,356.4/sq mi (519.5/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 99.38% White, 0.31% Asian, and 0.31% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.31% of the population.

There were 128 households out of which 32.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.3% were married couples living together, 7.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.8% were non-families. 27.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.54 and the average family size was 3.10.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 27.1% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 24.6% from 25 to 44, 22.8% from 45 to 64, and 18.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 99.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.8 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $30,750, and the median income for a family was $33,750. Males had a median income of $29,750 versus $18,977 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $12,455. About 5.0% of families and 5.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.2% of those under age 18 and 1.9% of those age 65 or over.

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