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Emsworth
Borough
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Location in Allegheny County and the state of Pennsylvania
Location in Allegheny County and the state of Pennsylvania
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Allegheny
Area
 • Total 0.7 sq mi (2 km2)
 • Land 0.6 sq mi (2 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,449
 • Density 3,500/sq mi (1,350/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Website Borough of Emsworth

Emsworth is a borough in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, along the Ohio River. The population was 2,449 at the 2010 census.

Geography

Emsworth is located at 40°30′44″N 80°5′44″W / 40.51222°N 80.09556°W / 40.51222; -80.09556 (40.512318, -80.095577).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.7 square miles (1.8 km2), of which 0.6 square miles (1.6 km2) is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2), or 16.18%, is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 335
1900 958
1910 1,510 57.6%
1920 2,165 43.4%
1930 2,709 25.1%
1940 2,765 2.1%
1950 3,128 13.1%
1960 3,341 6.8%
1970 3,345 0.1%
1980 3,074 −8.1%
1990 2,892 −5.9%
2000 2,598 −10.2%
2010 2,449 −5.7%
Est. 2015 2,419 −1.2%
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As of the census of 2000, there were 2,598 people, 1,153 households, and 642 families residing in the borough. The population density was 4,519.1 people per square mile (1,759.8/km²). There were 1,228 housing units at an average density of 2,136.0 per square mile (831.8/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 94.42% White, 3.58% African American, 0.04% Native American, 1.15% Asian, 0.04% from other races, and 0.77% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.42% of the population.

There were 1,153 households, out of which 24.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.5% were married couples living together, 10.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 44.3% were non-families. 38.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 10.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.17 and the average family size was 2.94.

In the borough the population was spread out, with 23.7% under the age of 18, 6.6% from 18 to 24, 35.3% from 25 to 44, 21.0% from 45 to 64, and 13.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 101.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.9 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $39,028, and the median income for a family was $50,333. Males had a median income of $39,702 versus $24,224 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $19,471. About 2.9% of families and 5.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.5% of those under age 18 and 6.4% of those age 65 or over.


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