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Seltzer
Main Street in Seltzer.
Main Street in Seltzer.
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Coordinates: 40°41′47″N 76°14′8″W / 40.69639°N 76.23556°W / 40.69639; -76.23556Coordinates: 40°41′47″N 76°14′8″W / 40.69639°N 76.23556°W / 40.69639; -76.23556
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Schuylkill
Area
 • Total 0.08 sq mi (0.2 km2)
 • Land 0.08 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Population
 (2000)
 • Total 307
 • Density 4,000/sq mi (1,500/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)

Seltzer is a census-designated place (CDP) in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 307 at the 2000 census. Seltzer is located in Norwegian Township.

Geography

Seltzer is located at 40°41′47″N 76°14′8″W / 40.69639°N 76.23556°W / 40.69639; -76.23556 (40.696252, -76.235543).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Seltzer Hose Co, Norwegian Twp, Schuylkill Co PA
Seltzer Hose Co.

The total population in 2010 was 296 according to the U.S. Census Bureau in this Census Designated Place (CDP). The racial makeup of the CDP was 100.00% White.

There were 86.2 males per 100 females (137 male, 159 female). The age breakdown shows 35 children under 15 years of age, 47 between ages 15–19, 7 aged 20–34, 124 aged 35–54, 83 aged 55 and older.

20.7% of the population aged 15 and older has never married. 55.6% are now married (in 2010). 9.2% are divorced or separated. 14.6% are widowed. 72.9% of the population 25 years of age or older in the CDP have graduated from high school or attended college, including 11.6% with a graduate or professional degree. The median income per capita (15 years of age and older) was $16,042. 14.9% of the population is living below the poverty line.

Data from the 2010 American Community Survey conducted by the Census Bureau indicates that there were 127 households in the CDP with 78 total families.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $48,681.

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