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Paint, Pennsylvania
Borough
Bedford St. in the historic district
Bedford St. in the historic district
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Somerset
Incorporated 1900
Area
 • Total 0.3 sq mi (1 km2)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,103
 • Density 3,152.5/sq mi (1,217.2/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 814

Paint is a borough in Somerset County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 1,103 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Johnstown, Pennsylvania Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History

The origin of the name "Paint" is obscure.

The Windber Historic District was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1991.

Geography

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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.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 999
1920 1,283 28.4%
1930 1,336 4.1%
1940 1,700 27.2%
1950 1,547 −9.0%
1960 1,275 −17.6%
1970 1,233 −3.3%
1980 1,177 −4.5%
1990 1,091 −7.3%
2000 1,103 1.1%
2010 1,023 −7.3%
Est. 2015 968 −5.4%
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As of the census of 2000, there were 1,103 people, 397 households, and 273 families residing in the borough. The population density was 3,152.5 people per square mile (1,216.8/km²). There were 432 housing units at an average density of 1,234.7 per square mile (476.6/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 98.37% White, 0.54% African American, 0.18% Asian, and 0.91% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.18% of the population.

There were 397 households out of which 25.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.4% were married couples living together, 11.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.0% were non-families. 29.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.31 and the average family size was 2.83.

In the borough the population was spread out with 17.9% under the age of 18, 4.7% from 18 to 24, 21.4% from 25 to 44, 17.6% from 45 to 64, and 38.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 51 years. For every 100 females there were 77.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 71.9 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $28,571, and the median income for a family was $35,833. Males had a median income of $25,179 versus $18,611 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $14,351. About 7.0% of families and 9.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.6% of those under age 18 and 8.6% of those age 65 or over.


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