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Yorkana, Pennsylvania
Borough
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Location in York County and the state of Pennsylvania.
Location in York County and the state of Pennsylvania.
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County York
Settled 1800
Incorporated 1913
Area
 • Total 0.2 sq mi (1 km2)
Elevation 656 ft (200 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 229
 • Density 1,150/sq mi (440/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Zip code 17402
Area code(s) 717

Yorkana is a borough in York County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 229 at the 2010 census. It is a linear town, spread along Mt. Pisgah Road which is called Main Street in town. The borough includes several dozen houses, two churches, and a few businesses.

Geography

Yorkana is located at 39°58′28″N 76°35′06″W / 39.974333°N 76.584946°W / 39.974333; -76.584946.

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.
1920 179
1930 219 22.3%
1940 242 10.5%
1950 229 −5.4%
1960 251 9.6%
1970 262 4.4%
1980 296 13.0%
1990 285 −3.7%
2000 239 −16.1%
2010 229 −4.2%
Est. 2015 230 0.4%
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As of the census of 2000, there were 239 people, 95 households, and 66 families residing in the borough. The population density was 1,306.9 people per square mile (512.7/km2). There were 100 housing units at an average density of 546.8 per square mile (214.5/km2). The racial makeup of the borough was 100.00% White. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.26% of the population.

There were 95 households out of which 33.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.2% were married couples living together, 5.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.5% were non-families. 27.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 3.01.

In the borough, the population was spread out with 25.5% under the age of 18, 7.9% from 18 to 24, 30.5% from 25 to 44, 25.5% from 45 to 64, and 10.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females, there were 100.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.6 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $45,278, and the median income for a family was $43,125. Males had a median income of $38,333 versus $19,688 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $16,599. About 2.9% of families and 2.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under the age of eighteen or sixty five or over.

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