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Twilight
Borough
Sign at the northeast side of town on State St
Sign at the northeast side of town on State St
Location of Twilight in Washington County
Location of Twilight in Washington County
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Washington
Established February 12, 1894
Area
 • Total 1.6 sq mi (4 km2)
Population (2000)
 • Total 241
 • Density 151/sq mi (58.2/km2)
Time zone EST (UTC-4)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 724

Twilight is a borough in Washington County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 241 at the 2000 census.

Geography

Twilight is located at 47°6′52″N 79°53′25″W / 47.11444°N 79.89028°W / 47.11444; -79.89028 (40.114307, -79.890369).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 1.6 square miles (4.1 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Twilight Borough, Pennsylvania horses
Horses near the intersection of State St and Cherry Ln
Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 136
1910 468 244.1%
1920 266 −43.2%
1930 294 10.5%
1940 312 6.1%
1950 318 1.9%
1960 301 −5.3%
1970 272 −9.6%
1980 298 9.6%
1990 252 −15.4%
2000 241 −4.4%
2010 233 −3.3%
Est. 2015 231 −0.9%
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As of the census of 2000, there were 241 people, 96 households, and 74 families residing in the borough. The population density was 149.9 people per square mile (57.8/km²). There were 103 housing units at an average density of 64.1 per square mile (24.7/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 99.17% White and 0.83% African American.

There were 96 households out of which 29.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.7% were married couples living together, 8.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.9% were non-families. 19.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.51 and the average family size was 2.89.

In the borough the population was spread out with 19.9% under the age of 18, 4.6% from 18 to 24, 27.8% from 25 to 44, 28.6% from 45 to 64, and 19.1% 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 99.0 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $40,833, and the median income for a family was $44,688. Males had a median income of $41,071 versus $22,813 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $22,236. About 7.5% of families and 10.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.1% of those under the age of eighteen and none of those sixty five or over.


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