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Seward, Pennsylvania
Borough
Indiana Street
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Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Westmoreland
Incorporated January 23, 1904
Area
 • Total 0.2 sq mi (1 km2)
Elevation 1,135 ft (346 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 484
 • Density 2,255.1/sq mi (870.7/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Zip code 15954

Seward is a borough of Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 495 at the 2010 census.

Geography

Seward is located at 40°24′53″N 79°1′22″W / 40.41472°N 79.02278°W / 40.41472; -79.02278 (40.414759, -79.022856).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 548
1920 657 19.9%
1930 742 12.9%
1940 845 13.9%
1950 852 0.8%
1960 754 −11.5%
1970 746 −1.1%
1980 675 −9.5%
1990 522 −22.7%
2000 484 −7.3%
2010 495 2.3%
Est. 2015 477 −3.6%
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As of the census of 2000, there were 484 people, 199 households, and 129 families residing in the borough. The population density was 2,255.1 people per square mile (889.9/km²). There were 226 housing units at an average density of 1,053.0 per square mile (415.5/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 99.17% White, 0.21% African American, and 0.62% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.21% of the population.

There were 199 households out of which 22.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.8% were married couples living together, 7.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.7% were non-families. 30.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.1% 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 2.91.

In the borough the population was spread out with 20.5% under the age of 18, 5.8% from 18 to 24, 26.7% from 25 to 44, 25.8% from 45 to 64, and 21.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 94.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.4 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $29,583, and the median income for a family was $38,500. Males had a median income of $32,083 versus $18,333 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $14,585. About 4.9% of families and 12.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.7% of those under age 18 and 21.6% of those age 65 or over.


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