Smicksburg, Pennsylvania

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Smicksburg is a borough in Indiana County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 49 at the 2000 census, and is one of the smallest incorporated boroughs in Pennsylvania. It was founded by Reverend J. George Schmick. Most of the citizens are Amish.



Smicksburg is located at 40°52′7″N 79°10′13″W / 40.86861°N 79.17028°W / 40.86861; -79.17028 (40.868715, -79.170415)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.1 square miles (0.4 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 49 people, 25 households, and 14 families residing in the borough. The population density was 362.5 people per square mile (135.1/km²). There were 28 housing units at an average density of 207.1/sq mi (77.2/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 100% White.

There were 25 households out of which 16% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 40% were married couples living together, 8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 44% were non-families. 40% of all households were made up of individuals and 24% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.96 and the average family size was 2.50.

In the borough the population was spread out with 16.3% under the age of 18, 6.1% from 18 to 24, 28.6% from 25 to 44, 22.4% from 45 to 64, and 26.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 96 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.2 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $26,875, and the median income for a family was $37,500. Males had a median income of $26,750 versus $25,625 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $14,502. There were 20.0% of families and 20.7% of the population living below the poverty line, including 45.5% of under eighteens and 20.0% of those over 64.


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