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Long Branch
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Howe United Methodist Church on Dally Rd
Howe United Methodist Church on Dally Rd
Location of Long Branch in Washington County, Pennsylvania.
Location of Long Branch in Washington County, Pennsylvania.
Long Branch is located in Pennsylvania
Long Branch
Long Branch
Location in Pennsylvania
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Washington
Established 1893
Area
 • Total 3.19 sq mi (8.26 km2)
 • Land 3.19 sq mi (8.26 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 447
 • Estimate 
(2019)
432
 • Density 135.42/sq mi (52.28/km2)
Time zone UTC-4 (EST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (EDT)
Area code(s) 724

Long Branch is a borough in Washington County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 447 at the 2010 census.

Geography

Long Branch is located at 40°5′30″N 79°52′59″W / 40.09167°N 79.88306°W / 40.09167; -79.88306 (40.091561, -79.882983).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 3.3 square miles (8.5 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 273
1910 273 0.0%
1920 345 26.4%
1930 329 −4.6%
1940 386 17.3%
1950 450 16.6%
1960 517 14.9%
1970 582 12.6%
1980 610 4.8%
1990 482 −21.0%
2000 539 11.8%
2010 447 −17.1%
2019 (est.) 432 −3.4%
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At the 2000 census there were 539 people, 204 households, and 159 families living in the borough. The population density was 162.9 people per square mile (62.9/km2). There were 216 housing units at an average density of 65.3 per square mile (25.2/km2). The racial makeup of the borough was 97.59% White, 1.67% African American, 0.19% Native American, 0.19% from other races, and 0.37% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.37%.

Of the 204 households 26.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.1% were married couples living together, 6.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.6% were non-families. 19.6% of households were one person and 6.4% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.64 and the average family size was 3.03.

The age distribution was 22.3% under the age of 18, 6.1% from 18 to 24, 27.5% from 25 to 44, 27.5% from 45 to 64, and 16.7% 65 or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females, there were 104.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.4 males.

The median household income was $35,972 and the median family income was $40,208. Males had a median income of $40,208 versus $21,250 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $20,936. About 7.7% of families and 10.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.5% of those under age 18 and 6.2% of those age 65 or over.

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