Pennsburg, Pennsylvania

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Pennsburg is a borough in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 2,732 at the 2000 census.

It is part of the Upper Perkiomen School District.

It is also part of the strip of small towns that run together along Route 29; Red Hill, Pennsburg and East Greenville, colloquially known as 'Red Pennsville'.


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Geography

Pennsburg is located at 40°23′44″N 75°29′50″W / 40.39556°N 75.49722°W / 40.39556; -75.49722 (40.395595, −75.497361)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.8 square miles (2.0 km²), all of it land.

Pennsburg is located 40 miles (64 km) northwest of Philadelphia and 5 miles (8.0 km) southwest of Quakertown.

Pennsburg's elevation is at 350 feet (110 m) above sea level.

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 2,732 people, 1,009 households, and 705 families residing in the borough. The population density was 3,567.8 people per square mile (1,369.9/km²). There were 1,078 housing units at an average density of 1,407.8/sq mi (540.5/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 97.36% White, 0.81% African American, 0.07% Native American, 0.48% Asian, 0.55% from other races, and 0.73% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.61% of the population.

There were 1,009 households out of which 38.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.2% were married couples living together, 9.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.1% were non-families. 24.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.59 and the average family size was 3.08.

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