Green Lane, Pennsylvania facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsBorough of Green Lane
William and Caroline Schall House on Main Street
|Elevation||239 ft (72.8 m)|
|Area||0.3 sq mi (0.8 km²)|
|- land||0.3 sq mi (1 km²)|
|- water||0.0 sq mi (0 km²), 0%|
|Density||1,797.3 /sq mi (693.9 /km²)|
|Incorporated||December 10, 1875|
|- summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|Area code||215 & 267|
It is part of the Upper Perkiomen School District and Boyertown Area School District.
The William and Caroline Schall House was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2007.
Green Lane is located at(40.337224, -75.469300).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.3 square miles (0.78 km2), all of it land.
As of the 2010 census, the borough was 97.4% White, 2.0% Black or African American, 0.4% Native American, and 0.2% Asian. 1.0% of the population were of Hispanic or Latino ancestry.
As of the census of 2000, there were 584 people, 231 households, and 164 families residing in the borough. The population density was 1,797.3 people per square mile (704.6/km2). There were 235 housing units at an average density of 723.2 per square mile (283.5/km2). The racial makeup of the borough was 97.43% White, 1.03% African American, 0.17% Native American, and 1.37% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.03% of the population.
There were 231 households, out of which 32.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.0% were married couples living together, 9.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.6% were non-families. 23.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 9.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 2.97.
In the borough the population was spread out, with 24.8% under the age of 18, 9.1% from 18 to 24, 32.7% from 25 to 44, 20.7% from 45 to 64, and 12.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 103.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 106.1 males.
The median income for a household in the borough was $49,167, and the median income for a family was $55,714. Males had a median income of $40,000 versus $30,500 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $21,123. About 4.9% of families and 7.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.9% of those under age 18 and 8.9% of those age 69 or over.
The eponymous Green Lane Park in northwestern Montgomery County offers 3,400 acres (14 km2) where visitors can enjoy the natural beauty of Montgomery County, PA. The park contains 25 miles (40 km) of paved and dirt trails that are used year-round by equestrians, walkers, and bikers. In addition to the trails, visitors may fish, boat, or enjoy an educational lesson at the nature center.
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