Industry, Pennsylvania

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Industry is a borough in Beaver County, Pennsylvania, along the Ohio River. As of the 2000 census, the borough population was 1,921.



Industry is located at 40°39′22″N 80°24′34″W / 40.65611°N 80.40944°W / 40.65611; -80.40944 (40.656017, -80.409538)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 10.6 square miles (27.4 km²), of which, 9.8 square miles (25.5 km²) of it is land and 0.7 square miles (1.9 km²) of it (6.82%) is water.

The community of Merrill was located in the southeastern part of the borough , along the Ohio River.[2] No one has lived in Merrill since the 1960's at the latest (probably much earlier).


As of the census[3] of 2000, there are 1,921 people, 772 households, and 581 families residing in the borough. The population density is 195.2 people per square mile (75.4/km²). There are 816 housing units at an average density of 82.9/sq mi (32.0/km²). The racial makeup of the borough is 96.88% White, 1.93% African American, 0.05% Native American, 0.16% Asian, 0.57% from other races, and 0.42% from two or more races. 1.41% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 772 households out of which 28.9% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.0% are married couples living together, 9.5% have a female householder with no husband present, and 24.7% are non-families. 22.0% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.0% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.47 and the average family size is 2.85.

In the borough the population is spread out with 21.3% under the age of 18, 6.9% from 18 to 24, 26.1% from 25 to 44, 27.7% from 45 to 64, and 18.0% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 43 years. For every 100 females there are 98.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 94.2 males.

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