Railroad, Pennsylvania

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Railroad is a borough in York County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 300 at the 2000 census.


Railroad is located at 39°45′24″N 76°41′58″W / 39.75667°N 76.69944°W / 39.75667; -76.69944 (39.756761, -76.699396)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.6 square miles (1.6 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 300 people, 112 households, and 79 families residing in the borough. The population density was 478.7 people per square mile (183.9/km²). There were 116 housing units at an average density of 185.1/sq mi (71.1/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 96.33% White, 1.67% African American and 2.00% Native American. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.67% of the population.

There were 112 households out of which 41.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.1% were married couples living together, 12.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.6% were non-families. 24.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.68 and the average family size was 3.16.

In the borough the population was spread out with 29.0% under the age of 18, 8.3% from 18 to 24, 33.7% from 25 to 44, 20.7% from 45 to 64, and 8.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 98.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.8 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $37,917, and the median income for a family was $47,813. Males had a median income of $29,286 versus $25,417 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $16,709. About 1.3% of families and 4.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under the age of eighteen and 16.7% of those sixty five or over.



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