Emlenton, Pennsylvania

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Emlenton, Pennsylvania
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Emlenton with the 208 bridge and I-80 bridge in the background. The Allegheny River runs through this eco-corridor and past the small hamlet situated on the river.
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Location of Emlenton in Clarion County, Pennsylvania.
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Emlenton
Location of Emlenton in Clarion County, Pennsylvania.
Coordinates: 41°10′42″N79°42′37″W / 41.17833°N 79.71028°W / 41.17833; -79.71028 Coordinates: 41°10′42″N79°42′37″W / 41.17833°N 79.71028°W / 41.17833; -79.71028
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
Counties Clarion and Venango
Settled1820
Incorporated1859
Government
  TypeBorough Council
   Mayor Jamie L. Hunt
Area
[1]
  Total0.59 sq mi (1.52 km2)
  Land0.58 sq mi (1.51 km2)
  Water0.01 sq mi (0.01 km2)
Elevation
920 ft (280 m)
Population
 (2010)
  Total625
  Estimate 
(2019) [2]
573
  Density984.54/sq mi (380.29/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
  Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
16373
Area code(s) 724 - Exchange: 867
FIPS code 42-23568
Website www.emlentonborough.com

Emlenton is a borough in Clarion and Venango counties in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. The population was 625 at the 2010 census. [3] Of this, 617 were in Venango County, and only 8 were in Clarion County. The borough is home to the Emlenton Bridge on I-80, which spans the Allegheny River.

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History

Emlenton is named for Emlen, the wife of John T. Sherer, one of its founders. [4]

The Emlenton Historic District was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1997. [5]

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.59 square miles (1.52 km2), of which 0.004 square miles (0.01 km2), or 0.77%, is water. [3]

Demographics

Historical population
CensusPop.
1870 488
1880 1,140133.6%
1890 1,126−1.2%
1900 1,1905.7%
1910 1,110−6.7%
1920 1,025−7.7%
1930 1,13710.9%
1940 986−13.3%
1950 945−4.2%
1960 844−10.7%
1970 8541.2%
1980 807−5.5%
1990 8343.3%
2000 784−6.0%
2010 625−20.3%
2019 (est.)573 [2] −8.3%
Sources: [6] [7] [8]

As of the census [7] of 2000, there were 784 people, 322 households, and 200 families residing in the borough. The population density was 947.1 people per square mile (364.7/km2). There were 360 housing units at an average density of 434.9 per square mile (167.5/km2). The racial makeup of the borough was 98.85% White, 0.26% Native American, 0.38% Asian, and 0.51% from two or more races.

There were 322 households, out of which 29.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.3% were married couples living together, 12.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.6% were non-families. 35.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 17.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.30 and the average family size was 2.94.

In the borough the population was spread out, with 23.5% under the age of 18, 7.0% from 18 to 24, 23.3% from 25 to 44, 22.7% from 45 to 64, and 23.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 77.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 77.5 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $30,227, and the median income for a family was $40,893. Males had a median income of $33,125 versus $21,875 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $16,952. About 10.7% of families and 15.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.0% of those under age 18 and 11.4% of those age 65 or over.

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Emlenton Presbyterian Church

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References

  1. "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 28, 2020.
  2. 1 2 "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". United States Census Bureau. May 24, 2020. Retrieved May 27, 2020.
  3. 1 2 "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Emlenton borough, Pennsylvania". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Archived from the original on April 23, 2015. Retrieved April 23, 2015.
  4. Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. pp.  119.
  5. "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places . National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  6. "Census of Population and Housing". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 11 December 2013.
  7. 1 2 "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau . Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  8. "Incorporated Places and Minor Civil Divisions Datasets: Subcounty Resident Population Estimates: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2012". Population Estimates. U.S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 11 June 2013. Retrieved 11 December 2013.