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Borough of Prompton
Borough
USPO Prompton PA 18456-9998.jpg
Post office, ZIP code 18456-9998
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Wayne
Elevation 1,234 ft (376.1 m)
Coordinates 41°34′56″N 75°19′48″W / 41.58222°N 75.33°W / 41.58222; -75.33
Area 1.7 sq mi (4.4 km²)
 - land 1.6 sq mi (4 km²)
 - water 0.1 sq mi (0 km²), 5.88%
Population 250 (2010)
Density 156.25 /sq mi (60.3 /km²)
Timezone EST (UTC-5)
 - summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Postal code 18456
Area code 570
Location in Wayne County and the state of Pennsylvania.
Location in Wayne County and the state of Pennsylvania.
Location of Pennsylvania in the United States
Location of Pennsylvania in the United States
Website: Prompton Borough

Prompton is a borough in Wayne County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 250 at the 2010 census.

Geography

Prompton is located at 41°34′56″N 75°19′48″W / 41.58222°N 75.33°W / 41.58222; -75.33 (41.582133, -75.329922).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 1.7 square miles (4.4 km2), of which, 1.6 square miles (4.1 km2) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2) of it (7.51%) is water.

Demographics

2010 census

Historical population
Census Pop.
1850 306
1860 296 −3.3%
1870 394 33.1%
1880 310 −21.3%
1890 289 −6.8%
1900 258 −10.7%
1910 263 1.9%
1920 220 −16.3%
1930 186 −15.5%
1940 202 8.6%
1950 197 −2.5%
1960 204 3.6%
1970 224 9.8%
1980 249 11.2%
1990 238 −4.4%
2000 243 2.1%
2010 250 2.9%
Est. 2015 240 −4.0%
Sources:

As of the census of 2010, there were 250 people, 104 households, and 68 families residing in the borough. The population density was 156.25 people per square mile (60.3/km²). There were 111 housing units at an average density of 69.4 per square mile. The racial makeup of the borough was 96.8% White and 3.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.2% of the population.

There were 104 households out of which 29.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.2% were married couples living together, 12.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.6% were non-families. 28.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.40 and the average family size was 2.96.

In the borough the population was spread out with 24% under the age of 18, 59.6% from 18 to 64, and 16.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39.7 years.

The median income for a household in the borough was $24,375, and the median income for a family was $31,250. Males had a median income of $31,071 versus $19,167 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $15,601. About 12.2% of families and 10.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 22.6% of those under the age of eighteen and 9.5% of those sixty five or over.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 243 people, 103 households, and 71 families residing in the borough. The population density was 152.4 people per square mile (59.0/km²). There were 112 housing units at an average density of 70.2 per square mile (27.2/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 98.77% White, 0.82% Asian, and 0.41% from two or more races.

There were 103 households out of which 31.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.3% were married couples living together, 9.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.1% were non-families. 28.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.36 and the average family size was 2.88.

In the borough the population was spread out with 24.7% under the age of 18, 3.3% from 18 to 24, 28.0% from 25 to 44, 25.5% from 45 to 64, and 18.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 94.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.8 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $24,375, and the median income for a family was $31,250. Males had a median income of $31,071 versus $19,167 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $15,601. About 12.2% of families and 10.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 22.6% of those under the age of eighteen and 9.5% of those sixty five or over.


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