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Ford Cliff, Pennsylvania
Borough
Houses on Dewey Street
Houses on Dewey Street
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Armstrong
Incorporated 1922
Area
 • Total 0.08 sq mi (0.2 km2)
 • Land 0.08 sq mi (0.2 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 960 ft (290 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 371
 • Density 4,882/sq mi (1,884.8/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Zip code 16228

Ford Cliff is a borough in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 371 at the 2010 census.

Geography

Ford Cliff is located at 40°45′36″N 79°32′11″W / 40.759936°N 79.536379°W / 40.759936; -79.536379, on a bluff overlooking the borough of Ford City. It is in the Allegheny River valley, about 40 miles (64 km) northeast of Pittsburgh.Both Ford Cliff and Ford City were founded by John B. Ford.

According to the United States Census Bureau, Ford Cliff has a total area of 0.077 square miles (0.2 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1930 607
1940 585 −3.6%
1950 597 2.1%
1960 590 −1.2%
1970 526 −10.8%
1980 516 −1.9%
1990 450 −12.8%
2000 412 −8.4%
2010 371 −10.0%
Est. 2015 361 −2.7%
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As of the census of 2000, there were 412 people, 181 households, and 129 families residing in the borough. The population density was 5,967.3 people per square mile (2,272.5/km2). There were 184 housing units at an average density of 2,665.0 per square mile (1,014.9/km2). The racial makeup of the borough was 99.76% White and 0.24% African American. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.73% of the population.

There were 181 households, out of which 23.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.7% were married couples living together, 11.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.7% were non-families. 27.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 17.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.28 and the average family size was 2.74.

In the borough the population was spread out, with 19.4% under the age of 18, 7.3% from 18 to 24, 28.2% from 25 to 44, 22.6% from 45 to 64, and 22.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 83.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 81.4 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $31,250, and the median income for a family was $34,375. Males had a median income of $31,250 versus $22,500 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $17,568. About 9.0% of families and 8.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.1% of those under age 18 and 11.9% of those age 65 or over.


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