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Eastvale, Pennsylvania
Borough
View of central Eastvale, taken from a building at Geneva College in Beaver Falls.
View of central Eastvale, taken from a building at Geneva College in Beaver Falls.
Location in Beaver County and state of Pennsylvania
Location in Beaver County and state of Pennsylvania
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Beaver
Incorporated 1892
Area
 • Total 0.1 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,063 ft (324 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 225
 • Density 3,424.8/sq mi (1,322.3/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 724
GNIS feature ID 1173930
Second Avenue Eastvale Pennsylvania
View along Second Avenue, Eastvale's main street.

Eastvale is a borough in Beaver County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 225 at the 2010 census.

History

Originally known as "Fetterman," Eastvale was incorporated from parts of North Sewickley and Pulaski townships on July 1, 1892. The population was 256 at the 1900 census, the first taken since incorporation. A post office was operated in the community from 1897 to 1901, since which time Eastvale addresses have been served by the Beaver Falls post office. The first bridge between Eastvale and Beaver Falls was completed in the 1880s and replaced by the current Eastvale Bridge in 1962. Eastvale's economy was long dependent on a brickworks at the borough's southern end, which closed by the mid-1970s.

Geography

Eastvale is located at 40°46′4″N 80°18′52″W / 40.76778°N 80.31444°W / 40.76778; -80.31444 (40.767765, -80.314579), across the Beaver River from the city of Beaver Falls.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2), of which, 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) of it (33.33%) is water. It consists primarily of a strip of land along the Beaver River, far longer than it is wide. By area, it is the smallest municipality in Beaver County.

Eastvale's main street is Pennsylvania Route 588, which connects the community to Beaver Falls via a bridge at Eastvale's southern end.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 256
1910 322 25.8%
1920 429 33.2%
1930 601 40.1%
1940 573 −4.7%
1950 533 −7.0%
1960 513 −3.8%
1970 453 −11.7%
1980 379 −16.3%
1990 328 −13.5%
2000 293 −10.7%
2010 225 −23.2%
Est. 2015 222 −1.3%
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As of the census of 2000, there were 293 people, 125 households, and 81 families residing in the borough. The population density was 3,424.8 people per square mile (1,257.0/km²). There were 133 housing units at an average density of 1,554.6 per square mile (570.6/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 96.93% White, 1.71% African American, and 1.37% from other races.

There were 125 households, out of which 24.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.8% were married couples living together, 15.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.4% were non-families. 31.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 10.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.34 and the average family size was 2.87.

In the borough the population was spread out, with 21.8% under the age of 18, 7.2% from 18 to 24, 34.8% from 25 to 44, 22.5% from 45 to 64, and 13.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 96.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.1 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $30,781, and the median income for a family was $31,667. Males had a median income of $27,708 versus $21,538 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $14,063. About 9.2% of families and 8.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.5% of those under the age of eighteen and none of those sixty-five or over.


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