Callery, Pennsylvania

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Callery is a borough in Butler County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 444 at the 2000 census.

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Geography

Callery is located at 40°44′23″N 80°2′14″W / 40.73972°N 80.03722°W / 40.73972; -80.03722 (40.739587, -80.037211)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.5 square miles (1.3 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 444 people, 157 households, and 121 families residing in the borough. The population density was 838.1 people per square mile (323.5/km²). There were 164 housing units at an average density of 309.6/sq mi (119.5/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 99.10% White, and 0.90% from two or more races.

There were 157 households out of which 43.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.4% were married couples living together, 11.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.3% were non-families. 18.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.83 and the average family size was 3.25.

In the borough the population was spread out with 30.4% under the age of 18, 8.1% from 18 to 24, 32.7% from 25 to 44, 20.3% from 45 to 64, and 8.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 96.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.1 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $42,308, and the median income for a family was $44,091. Males had a median income of $35,000 versus $22,679 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $16,049. About 2.3% of families and 2.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 0.9% of those under age 18 and 5.7% of those age 65 or over.

History

Callery is located in the northwestern corner of Adams Township, Pennsylvania. It was established in 1880, with the post office opening in 1884. The original village suffered a disaster in 1892 when most of the community was lost to a fire;[3] however, with the area being a major rail hub, many of the structures were rebuilt. The community was incorporated into a borough in 1905.

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