Hookstown, Pennsylvania

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Hookstown is a borough in Beaver County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 152 at the 2000 census.



Hookstown was the birthplace of Robert Justice. The town was named after Mathias Hook & family, early pioneer and Revolutionary War soldier.


Hookstown is located at 40°35′56″N 80°28′27″W / 40.59889°N 80.47417°W / 40.59889; -80.47417 (40.598869, -80.474150)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.1 square miles (0.3 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 152 people, 66 households, and 48 families residing in the borough. The population density was 1,279.5 people per square mile (489.1/km²). There were 72 housing units at an average density of 606.1/sq mi (231.7/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 97.37% White, 0.66% Native American, 0.66% Asian, and 1.32% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.66% of the population.

There were 66 households out of which 21.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.1% were married couples living together, 10.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.8% were non-families. 24.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.30 and the average family size was 2.65.

In the borough the population was spread out with 16.4% under the age of 18, 4.6% from 18 to 24, 21.7% from 25 to 44, 32.2% from 45 to 64, and 25.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 50 years. For every 100 females there were 81.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.1 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $27,500, and the median income for a family was $40,208. Males had a median income of $47,969 versus $25,000 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $16,499. About 4.3% of families and 6.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.3% of those under the age of eighteen and 7.9% of those sixty five or over.


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