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Pleasantville, Pennsylvania
Borough
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Bedford
Settled 1824
Incorporated 1871
Area
 • Total 0.07 sq mi (0.19 km2)
 • Land 0.07 sq mi (0.19 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 1,437 ft (438 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 198
 • Density 2,670/sq mi (1,030.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 814

Pleasantville, also known as Alum Bank, is a borough in Bedford County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 198 at the 2010 census.

Geography

Pleasantville is located in northwestern Bedford County at 40°10′46″N 78°36′48″W / 40.17944°N 78.61333°W / 40.17944; -78.61333 (40.179581, -78.613315). It lies at the north end of Chestnut Ridge.

Pennsylvania Route 56 passes through the borough, leading southeast 14 miles (23 km) to Bedford, the county seat, and northwest over the Allegheny Front 24 miles (39 km) to Johnstown. Pennsylvania Route 96 leads south from Pleasantville 10 miles (16 km) to Schellsburg.

According to the United States Census Bureau, Pleasantville has a total area of 0.073 square miles (0.19 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 227
1890 247 8.8%
1900 219 −11.3%
1910 191 −12.8%
1920 191 0.0%
1930 184 −3.7%
1940 232 26.1%
1950 242 4.3%
1960 300 24.0%
1970 303 1.0%
1980 275 −9.2%
1990 215 −21.8%
2000 211 −1.9%
2010 198 −6.2%
Est. 2014 194 −2.0%
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As of the census of 2000, there were 211 people, 83 households, and 59 families residing in the borough. The population density was 3,057.8 people per square mile (1,163.8/km²). There were 87 housing units at an average density of 1,260.8/sq mi (479.9/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 95.73% White, 2.37% African American, and 1.90% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.95% of the population.

There were 83 households, out of which 32.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.8% were married couples living together, 8.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.9% were non-families. 27.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 10.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.54 and the average family size was 3.15.

In the borough the population was spread out, with 27.5% under the age of 18, 6.2% from 18 to 24, 29.9% from 25 to 44, 18.0% from 45 to 64, and 18.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 85.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.3 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $22,917, and the median income for a family was $29,375. Males had a median income of $26,250 versus $23,125 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $11,312. About 15.7% of families and 17.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 20.4% of those under the age of eighteen and 30.0% of those sixty five or over.


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