New Stanton, Pennsylvania

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New Stanton, Pennsylvania
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New Stanton
New Stanton (the United States)
Coordinates: 40°13′12″N79°36′13″W / 40.22000°N 79.60361°W / 40.22000; -79.60361
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Westmoreland
Government
  TypeBorough Council
Area
[1]
  Total4.03 sq mi (10.44 km2)
  Land4.01 sq mi (10.38 km2)
  Water0.02 sq mi (0.06 km2)
Elevation
968 ft (295 m)
Population
 (2010)
  Total2,173
  Estimate 
(2019) [2]
2,060
  Density514.23/sq mi (198.53/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
  Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
Zip code
15672
FIPS code 42-54104
Website www.newstanton.org

New Stanton is a borough in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 2,173 at the 2010 census. New Stanton is often used as a control city in western parts of Pennsylvania, as I-70 joins the Pennsylvania Turnpike (I-76) eastbound towards Breezewood, Pennsylvania in New Stanton, and is a free highway westbound.

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Geography

New Stanton is located at 40°13′12″N79°36′13″W / 40.22000°N 79.60361°W / 40.22000; -79.60361 Coordinates: 40°13′12″N79°36′13″W / 40.22000°N 79.60361°W / 40.22000; -79.60361 (40.219990, -79.603719). [3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 4.0 square miles (10 km2), of which, 3.9 square miles (10 km2) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2) of it (1.26%) is water.

Surrounding neighborhoods

Most of New Stanton is surrounded by Hempfield Township and has two other borders with Youngwood to the northeast and Hunker to the south-southwest.

Demographics

Historical population
CensusPop.
1970 1,781
1980 2,60046.0%
1990 2,081−20.0%
2000 1,906−8.4%
2010 2,17314.0%
2019 (est.)2,060 [2] −5.2%
Sources: [4] [5] [6]

As of the census [5] of 2000, there were 1,906 people, 870 households, and 508 families residing in the borough. The population density was 484.5 people per square mile (187.3/km2). There were 957 housing units at an average density of 243.3 per square mile (94.0/km2). The racial makeup of the borough was 96.22% White, 1.89% African American, 0.05% Native American, 0.73% Asian, 0.42% from other races, and 0.68% from two or more races. 1.52% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 870 households, out of which 22.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.5% were married couples living together, 10.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 41.5% were non-families. 34.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 11.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.10 and the average family size was 2.72.

In the borough the population was spread out, with 16.9% under the age of 18, 8.4% from 18 to 24, 32.3% from 25 to 44, 27.2% from 45 to 64, and 15.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females, there were 96.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.3 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $32,206, and the median income for a family was $38,981. Males had a median income of $33,487 versus $24,276 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $19,358. 12.7% of the population and 10.8% of families were below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 18.4% of those under the age of 18 and 3.3% of those 65 and older were living below the poverty line.

Economy

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