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Spring City, Pennsylvania
Borough
Spring City Borough Hall
Spring City Borough Hall
Location in Chester County and the U.S. state of Pennsylvania
Location in Chester County and the U.S. state of Pennsylvania
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Coordinates: 40°10′40″N 75°32′59″W / 40.17778°N 75.54972°W / 40.17778; -75.54972Coordinates: 40°10′40″N 75°32′59″W / 40.17778°N 75.54972°W / 40.17778; -75.54972
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Chester
Area
 • Total 0.82 sq mi (2.13 km2)
 • Land 0.77 sq mi (1.99 km2)
 • Water 0.05 sq mi (0.14 km2)
Elevation
184 ft (56 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 3,323
 • Estimate 
(2019)
3,303
 • Density 4,300.78/sq mi (1,661.32/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP Code
19475
Area code(s) 610 and 484

Spring City is a borough in Chester County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 3,323 at the 2010 census. Spring City is a member of the Spring-Ford Area School District.

It is situated along the Schuylkill River, which divides Chester and Montgomery counties. Directly across the river is the borough of Royersford.

Geography

Spring City is located at 40°10′40″N 75°32′59″W / 40.17778°N 75.54972°W / 40.17778; -75.54972 (40.177866, -75.549828).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.8 square miles (2.1 km2), of which 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2), or 7.32%, is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 1,112
1890 1,797 61.6%
1900 2,566 42.8%
1910 2,880 12.2%
1920 2,944 2.2%
1930 2,903 −1.4%
1940 3,022 4.1%
1950 3,258 7.8%
1960 3,162 −2.9%
1970 3,578 13.2%
1980 3,389 −5.3%
1990 3,433 1.3%
2000 3,305 −3.7%
2010 3,323 0.5%
2020 3,494 5.1%

At the 2010 census, the borough was 89.6% non-Hispanic White, 3.6% Black or African American, 0.1% Native American, 1.4% Asian, and 2.6% were two or more races. 3.4% of the population were of Hispanic or Latino ancestry [1].

At the 2000 census there were 3,305 people, 1,412 households, and 835 families in the borough. The population density was 4,321.9 people per square mile (1,679.0/km²). There were 1,508 housing units at an average density of 1,972.0 per square mile (766.1/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 95.25% White, 1.94% African American, 0.51% Native American, 1.03% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 0.27% from other races, and 0.94% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.18%.

There were 1,412 households, 28.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.8% were married couples living together, 11.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 40.8% were non-families. 33.9% of households were made up of individuals, and 8.9% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.33 and the average family size was 3.03.

The age distribution was 23.8% under the age of 18, 8.3% from 18 to 24, 34.9% from 25 to 44, 21.7% from 45 to 64, and 11.3% 65 or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 102.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.0 males.

The median household income was $40,601 and the median family income was $52,292. Males had a median income of $36,866 versus $27,054 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $20,931. About 4.1% of families and 6.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.4% of those under age 18 and 4.1% of those age 65 or over.

Notable people

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