Bethany, Pennsylvania

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Bethany is a borough in Wayne County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 292 at the 2000 census.

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Geography

Bethany is located at 41°36′52″N 75°17′19″W / 41.61444°N 75.28861°W / 41.61444; -75.28861 (41.614321, -75.288537)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.5 square miles (1.3 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 292 people, 117 households, and 80 families residing in the borough. The population density was 567.2 people per square mile (221.1/km²). There were 128 housing units at an average density of 248.6/sq mi (96.9/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 99.32% White, 0.34% African American, and 0.34% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.34% of the population.

There were 117 households out of which 29.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.7% were married couples living together, 5.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.6% were non-families. 25.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.29 and the average family size was 2.75.

In the borough the population was spread out with 20.5% under the age of 18, 5.8% from 18 to 24, 23.6% from 25 to 44, 26.4% from 45 to 64, and 23.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45 years. For every 100 females there were 105.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.0 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $39,167, and the median income for a family was $41,161. Males had a median income of $29,167 versus $26,042 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $21,683. About 3.2% of families and 6.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.3% of those under the age of eighteen and 3.6% of those sixty five or over.

Notable people

References

Bethany | Hawley | Honesdale | Prompton | Starucca | Waymart

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