Lemoyne, Pennsylvania

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Lemoyne is a borough in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States. Lemoyne was incorporated as a borough on May 23, 1905. As of the 2000 census, the borough population was 3,995. It was formerly named Bridgeport. Lemoyne lies across the Susquehanna River from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania's capital. It is also part of the Harrisburg–Carlisle Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Lemoyne is served by Interstate 83 and U.S. Route 11/15. Lemoyne is served by the West Shore School District.


Lemoyne is located at 40°14′36″N 76°53′48″W / 40.24333°N 76.89667°W / 40.24333; -76.89667 (40.243389, -76.896532)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 1.6 square miles (4.0 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there are 3,995 people, 1,926 households, and 999 families residing in the borough. The population density is 2,565.8 people per square mile (988.8/km²). There are 2,027 housing units at an average density of 1,301.9/sq mi (501.7/km²). The racial makeup of the borough is 96.52% White, 0.58% African American, 0.08% Native American, 1.30% Asian, 0.55% from other races, and 0.98% from two or more races. 1.08% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 1,926 households out of which 23.2% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 39.7% are married couples living together, 9.4% have a female householder with no husband present, and 48.1% are non-families. 40.7% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.1% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.07 and the average family size is 2.84.

In the borough the population is spread out with 20.6% under the age of 18, 8.1% from 18 to 24, 33.5% from 25 to 44, 23.1% from 45 to 64, and 14.6% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 37 years. For every 100 females there are 90.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 88.3 males.

The median income for a household in the borough is $39,803, and the median income for a family is $47,438. Males have a median income of $32,284 versus $26,719 for females. The per capita income for the borough is $28,705. 5.7% of the population and 4.4% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 4.0% of those under the age of 18 and 7.9% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

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