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Stockdale
Borough
Bow St and Mulberry Way looking northeast
Bow St and Mulberry Way looking northeast
Location of Stockdale in Washington County
Location of Stockdale in Washington County
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Washington
Established 1891
Area
 • Total 0.3 sq mi (1 km2)
Population (2000)
 • Total 555
 • Density 1,850/sq mi (710/km2)
Time zone EST (UTC-4)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 724

Stockdale is a borough in Washington County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 555 at the 2000 census.

Geography

Stockdale is located at 40°5′0″N 79°51′2″W / 40.083333°N 79.85056°W / 40.083333; -79.85056 (40.083348, -79.850456).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.3 square miles (0.78 km2), of which, 0.3 square miles (0.78 km2) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) of it (12.90%) is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 731
1910 761 4.1%
1920 830 9.1%
1930 772 −7.0%
1940 907 17.5%
1950 870 −4.1%
1960 815 −6.3%
1970 720 −11.7%
1980 641 −11.0%
1990 630 −1.7%
2000 555 −11.9%
2010 502 −9.5%
Est. 2015 505 0.6%
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As of the census of 2000, there were 555 people, 251 households, and 167 families residing in the borough. The population density was 2,091.2 people per square mile (793.7/km²). There were 267 housing units at an average density of 1,006.0 per square mile (381.8/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 98.74% White, 0.72% African American, 0.18% Asian, and 0.36% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.18% of the population.

There were 251 households out of which 22.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.4% were married couples living together, 9.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.1% were non-families. 29.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.21 and the average family size was 2.72.

In the borough the population was spread out with 16.9% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 27.4% from 25 to 44, 26.7% from 45 to 64, and 21.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 94.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.2 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $30,000, and the median income for a family was $33,750. Males had a median income of $30,781 versus $25,000 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $19,470. About 13.6% of families and 14.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.7% of those under age 18 and 12.5% of those age 65 or over.


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