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Yatesville, Pennsylvania
Borough
Park in Yatesville
Park in Yatesville
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Luzerne
Region Greater Pittston
Settled 1809
Incorporated 1878
Area
 • Total 0.6 sq mi (1.6 km2)
 • Land 0.6 sq mi (1.6 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 607
 • Density 983/sq mi (379/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 570

Yatesville is a borough within the Greater Pittston area of Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 607 at the 2010 census.

Geography

Yatesville is located at 41°18′11″N 75°46′54″W / 41.30306°N 75.78167°W / 41.30306; -75.78167 (41.302947, -75.781651).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.62 square miles (1.6 km2), all of it land. The borough is served by the Pittston Area School District.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 415
1890 414 −0.2%
1900 433 4.6%
1910 573 32.3%
1920 709 23.7%
1930 768 8.3%
1940 700 −8.9%
1950 565 −19.3%
1960 472 −16.5%
1970 407 −13.8%
1980 555 36.4%
1990 506 −8.8%
2000 649 28.3%
2010 607 −6.5%
Est. 2015 609 0.3%
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As of the census of 2000, there were 649 people, 233 households, and 188 families residing in the borough. The population density was 1,171.1 people per square mile (455.6/km2). There were 241 housing units at an average density of 434.9 per square mile (169.2/km2). The racial makeup of the borough was 99.69% White, 0.15% African American, and 0.15% from two or more races.

There were 233 households, out of which 31.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.5% were married couples living together, 12.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.9% were non-families. 16.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 7.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.79 and the average family size was 3.11.

In the borough the population was spread out, with 22.8% under the age of 18, 6.0% from 18 to 24, 31.7% from 25 to 44, 25.4% from 45 to 64, and 14.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 80.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 82.8 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $46,429, and the median income for a family was $57,813. Males had a median income of $41,176 versus $23,333 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $24,551. About 1.5% of families and 2.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.6% of those under age 18 and 5.6% of those age 65 or over.


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