South Coatesville, Pennsylvania

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South Coatesville is a borough in Chester County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 997 at the 2000 census.


South Coatesville is located at 39°58′17″N 75°48′43″W / 39.97139°N 75.81194°W / 39.97139; -75.81194 (39.971306, -75.812023).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 1.7 square miles (4.4 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 997 people, 376 households, and 263 families residing in the borough. The population density was 586.2 people per square mile (226.4/km²). There were 419 housing units at an average density of 246.3/sq mi (95.2/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 34.80% White, 56.07% African American, 0.20% Native American, 0.30% Pacific Islander, 4.11% from other races, and 4.51% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 8.93% of the population.

There were 376 households out of which 27.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.0% were married couples living together, 22.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.8% were non-families. 25.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.64 and the average family size was 3.13.

In the borough the population was spread out with 27.7% under the age of 18, 7.2% from 18 to 24, 25.3% from 25 to 44, 22.7% from 45 to 64, and 17.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 87.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 83.9 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $37,596, and the median income for a family was $41,528. Males had a median income of $31,813 versus $29,028 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $14,321. About 11.9% of families and 12.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.3% of those under age 18 and 16.0% of those age 65 or over.


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