Chester Hill, Pennsylvania

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Chester Hill is a borough in Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 918 at the 2000 census.


Chester Hill is located at 40°53′30″N 78°13′44″W / 40.89167°N 78.22889°W / 40.89167; -78.22889 (40.891595, -78.228778)[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.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 918 people, 399 households, and 264 families residing in the borough. The population density was 1,852.6 people per square mile (708.9/km²). There were 434 housing units at an average density of 875.9/sq mi (335.1/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 99.24% White, 0.11% Native American, 0.11% Asian, and 0.54% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.22% of the population.

There were 399 households out of which 29.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.4% were married couples living together, 16.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.8% were non-families. 29.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.3% 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 2.74.

In the borough the population was spread out with 24.0% under the age of 18, 9.7% from 18 to 24, 28.9% from 25 to 44, 21.8% from 45 to 64, and 15.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 84.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 82.2 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $24,271, and the median income for a family was $28,500. Males had a median income of $24,464 versus $20,735 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $14,256. About 24.0% of families and 26.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 40.9% of those under age 18 and 15.2% of those age 65 or over.



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