Christiana, Pennsylvania

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Christiana is a borough in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 1,124 at the 2000 census.



Christiana is located at 39°57′19″N 75°59′46″W / 39.95528°N 75.99611°W / 39.95528; -75.99611 (39.955262, -75.996208)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.5 square miles (1.4 km²), all of it land.


Christiana is the least populated borough in Lancaster County.[2]

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 1,124 people, 383 households, and 284 families residing in the borough. The population density was 2,121.6 people per square mile (818.8/km²). There were 391 housing units at an average density of 738.0/sq mi (284.8/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 96.09% White, 1.87% Black or African American, 0.18% Native American, 0.27% from other races, and 1.60% from two or more races. 4.00% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 383 households out of which 33.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.7% were married couples living together, 11.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.6% were non-families. 22.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 3.00.

In the borough the population was spread out with 22.8% under the age of 18, 7.3% from 18 to 24, 26.8% from 25 to 44, 20.3% from 45 to 64, and 22.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 85.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 78.2 males.

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