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East Berwick, Pennsylvania

East Berwick
Census-designated place
East Front Street in East Berwick
East Front Street in East Berwick
East Berwick is located in Pennsylvania
East Berwick
Location within the state of Pennsylvania
Coordinates:
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Luzerne
Township Salem Township
Area
 • Total 1.0 sq mi (2.6 km2)
 • Land 0.9 sq mi (2.3 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,007
 • Density 2,000/sq mi (770/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 18603
Area code(s) 570

East Berwick is a census-designated place (CDP) in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 2,007 at the 2010 census.[1]

Geography

East Berwick is located at (41.062789, -76.224529),[2] adjacent to Berwick in neighboring Columbia County in the West and opposite to Nescopeck on the other bank of the Susquehanna River in the South.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 1.0 square mile (2.6 km2), of which 0.9 square miles (2.3 km2) is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2), or 13.13%, is water.

Demographics

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 1,998 people, 846 households, and 611 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 2,308.0 people per square mile (886.7/km²). There were 878 housing units at an average density of 1,014.2/sq mi (389.7/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 98.25% White, 0.60% African American, 0.50% Asian, 0.20% from other races, and 0.45% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.85% of the population.

There were 846 households out of which 26.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.4% were married couples living together, 9.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.7% were non-families. 25.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.36 and the average family size was 2.79.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 20.4% under the age of 18, 6.1% from 18 to 24, 23.5% from 25 to 44, 25.8% from 45 to 64, and 24.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45 years. For every 100 females there were 91.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.3 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $40,489, and the median income for a family was $46,458. Males had a median income of $30,887 versus $27,813 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $19,531. About 4.3% of families and 5.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.8% of those under age 18 and 1.9% of those age 65 or over.

References

  1. ^ "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): East Berwick CDP, Pennsylvania". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved April 19, 2012. 
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990".  
  3. ^ "American FactFinder".  
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