Homewood, Pennsylvania

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Homewood is a borough in Beaver County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 147 at the 2000 census.

Geography

Homewood is located at 40°48′50″N 80°19′47″W / 40.81389°N 80.32972°W / 40.81389; -80.32972 (40.813995, -80.329852)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.2 square miles (0.4 km²), all of it land.

The borough has a waterfall within the community, which was named Buttermilk Falls in the year 1870. The waters fall into a cirque of solid sandstone.

The town lends its name to the Homewood Formation, the sandstone rock layer which is exposed at Buttermilk Falls. The Homewood Formation is the upper member of the Pottsville Group (Wanless, 1939).

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 147 people, 59 households, and 37 families residing in the borough. The population density was 855.1 people per square mile (333.9/km²). There were 62 housing units at an average density of 360.7/sq mi (140.8/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 94.56% White, 2.04% African American, and 3.40% Native American.

There were 59 households out of which 15.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.5% were married couples living together, 10.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.6% were non-families. 28.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 3.08.

In the borough the population was spread out with 15.0% under the age of 18, 13.6% from 18 to 24, 26.5% from 25 to 44, 27.9% from 45 to 64, and 17.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 96.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.6 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $33,333, and the median income for a family was $52,500. Males had a median income of $31,250 versus $20,357 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $34,486. There were 4.5% of families and 9.0% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 16.0% of those over 64.

References

Aliquippa | Beaver Falls

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