Clymer, Pennsylvania

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Clymer is a borough in Indiana County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 1,547 at the 2000 census. The community was named after George Clymer, one of the signers of the United States Declaration of Independence.



Clymer is located at 40°40′8″N 79°0′43″W / 40.66889°N 79.01194°W / 40.66889; -79.01194 (40.668977, -79.011925)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.6 square miles (1.5 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 1,547 people, 679 households, and 418 families residing in the borough. The population density was 2,606.6 people per square mile (1,012.4/km²). There were 734 housing units at an average density of 1,236.8/sq mi (480.3/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 99.55% White, 0.19% Native American, 0.06% Asian, 0.06% from other races, and 0.13% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.19% of the population.

There were 679 households out of which 27.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.9% were married couples living together, 12.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.3% were non-families. 35.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 21.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.28 and the average family size was 2.97.

In the borough the population was spread out with 22.9% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 27.1% from 25 to 44, 21.6% from 45 to 64, and 20.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 81.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 76.3 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $24,688, and the median income for a family was $36,688. Males had a median income of $29,375 versus $25,000 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $14,250. About 14.5% of families and 16.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 21.6% of those under age 18 and 15.9% of those age 65 or over.

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