Beavertown, Snyder County, Pennsylvania

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Beavertown is a borough in Snyder County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 870 at the 2000 census.

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Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.8 square miles (2.1 km2), all of it land.

Beavertown is surrounded by Beaver Township.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 870 people, 364 households, and 256 families residing in the borough. The population density was 1,132.9 people per square mile (436.2/km²). There were 394 housing units at an average density of 513.0/sq mi (197.6/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 98.62% White, 0.11% from other races, and 1.26% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.57% of the population.

There were 364 households out of which 30.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.9% were married couples living together, 7.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.4% were non-families. 26.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.39 and the average family size was 2.88.

In the borough the population was spread out with 23.7% under the age of 18, 5.6% from 18 to 24, 30.2% from 25 to 44, 23.7% from 45 to 64, and 16.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 86.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.0 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $36,146, and the median income for a family was $43,088. Males had a median income of $30,515 versus $20,952 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $16,792. About 3.1% of families and 6.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.2% of those under age 18 and 4.3% of those age 65 or over.

Government

Beavertown is governed by a council of seven elected officials. The Borough Council meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m., except August, when it will be held the first Tuesday, at the Borough Office, Beavertown Borough Building, 111 West Walnut Street Beavertown, Pa. 17813 570-658-2482

The Beavertown Polling place is the Beavertown Borough Building. The Snyder County Election Calendar follows the state's calendar. Nomination Petitions can be obtained at the Commissioners Office in the Snyder County Courthouse.

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