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Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Schuylkill
 • Total 0.3 sq mi (0.9 km2)
 • Land 0.3 sq mi (0.9 km2)
Population (2000)
 • Total 155
 • Density 446/sq mi (172/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 17960
Area code(s) 570 Exchange: 943

McKeansburg is a census-designated place (CDP) in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 155 at the 2000 census.


McKeansburg is located at 40°40′44″N 76°1′26″W / 40.67889°N 76.02389°W / 40.67889; -76.02389 (40.679011, -76.023958).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 0.3 square miles (0.78 km2), all of it land. It is located in East Brunswick Township at the junction of Routes 443 and 895 1 1/2 miles west of New Ringgold. It is west of the Little Schuylkill River, which drains it south to the Schuylkill River. It is served by the New Ringgold post office with the zip code of 17960. [1]


As of the census of 2000, there were 155 people, 64 households, and 44 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 455.4 people per square mile (176.0/km²). There were 70 housing units at an average density of 205.7/sq mi (79.5/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 99.35% White, and 0.65% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.65% of the population.

There were 64 households out of which 28.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.8% were married couples living together, 7.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.3% were non-families. 26.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.42 and the average family size was 2.93.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 21.3% under the age of 18, 9.0% from 18 to 24, 27.1% from 25 to 44, 25.8% from 45 to 64, and 16.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 70.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 74.3 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $31,250, and the median income for a family was $37,500. Males had a median income of $29,375 versus $20,625 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $16,541. None of the families and 5.2% of the population were living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 14.8% of those over 64.

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