Port Vue, Pennsylvania

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Port Vue is a borough in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 4,228 at the 2000 census.


Geography

Port Vue is located along the Youghiogheny River near its confluence with the more navigable Monongahela River. It is bounded by McKeesport to the north and east, Liberty to the south and Glassport to the west.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 1.1 square miles (2.9 km²), of which, 1.1 square miles (2.8 km²) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (3.54%) is water.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 4,228 people, 1,826 households, and 1,194 families residing in the borough. The population density was 3,858.4 people per square mile (1,484.0/km²). There were 1,940 housing units at an average density of 1,770.4/sq mi (680.9/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 98.75% White, 0.69% African American, 0.02% Native American, 0.02% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.12% from other races, and 0.38% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.76% of the population.

There were 1,826 households out of which 24.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.4% were married couples living together, 12.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.6% were non-families. 31.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.9% 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 2.87.

In the borough the population was spread out with 20.9% under the age of 18, 7.0% from 18 to 24, 25.7% from 25 to 44, 22.4% from 45 to 64, and 24.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 92.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.4 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $31,509, and the median income for a family was $37,318. Males had a median income of $31,680 versus $23,203 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $16,065. About 7.7% of families and 10.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 22.2% of those under age 18 and 5.1% of those age 65 or over.

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