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Mill Creek, Pennsylvania
Borough
Main Street
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Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Huntingdon
Settled 1848
Incorporated 1905
Population (2010)
 • Total 328
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Zip code 17060
Area code(s) 814
School District: Huntingdon Area School District
Local phone exchanges: 641, 643, 644

Mill Creek is a borough in Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 351 at the 2000 census.

History

Mill Creek was named for the creek or stream on which it is located. The creek, or the stream was the main source of power for many of mills in the settlement years of 1700s and much of 1800s.

Geography

Mill Creek is located at 40°26′12″N 77°55′52″W / 40.43667°N 77.93111°W / 40.43667; -77.93111 (40.436666, -77.931033).

Adjacent Municipalities

All listed municipalities are located in Huntingdon County unless otherwise noted.

  • Henderson Township
  • Union Township
  • Brady Township

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.4 square miles (1.0 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 288
1910 308
1920 286 −7.1%
1930 334 16.8%
1940 362 8.4%
1950 417 15.2%
1960 400 −4.1%
1970 421 5.3%
1980 367 −12.8%
1990 392 6.8%
2000 351 −10.5%
2010 328 −6.6%
Est. 2015 328 0.0%
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As of the census of 2000, there were 351 people, 126 households, and 98 families residing in the borough. The population density was 945.6 people per square mile (366.3/km²). There were 139 housing units at an average density of 374.5 per square mile (145.0/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 99.15% White, 0.28% African American, and 0.57% from two or more races.

There were 126 households, out of which 38.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.1% were married couples living together, 11.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.2% were non-families. 17.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 11.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.79 and the average family size was 3.09.

In the borough the population was spread out, with 30.2% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 27.9% from 25 to 44, 19.1% from 45 to 64, and 16.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 96.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.4 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $28,571, and the median income for a family was $30,833. Males had a median income of $26,250 versus $18,750 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $11,177. About 17.7% of families and 19.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 32.4% of those under age 18 and 3.4% of those age 65 or over.

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