Kane, Pennsylvania

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Kane is a borough in McKean County, Pennsylvania, 94 miles (151 km) east by south of Erie. It was founded in 1863 by Civil War general Thomas L. Kane at an elevated site 2210 feet (674 m) above sea level. In the early part of the twentieth century, Kane had large glassworks, bottle works, lumber mills, and manufactures of brush handles, saws, cutlery, screen doors and windows, etc. In 1900, 5,296 people lived here; in 1910, 6,626; and in 1940, 6,133 people made Kane their home. According to the 2000 census, the borough population was 4,126.

It is the home of the Kane Area School District, and they are known as the Kane Wolves.

Famous residents in the past include American Basketball coach Chuck Daly and Amy Rudolph, an Olympic runner

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Geography

Kane is located at 41°39′42″N 78°48′37″W / 41.66167°N 78.81028°W / 41.66167; -78.81028 (41.661712, -78.810328).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 1.6 square miles (4.0 km²), all of it land.

Aerial looking north

The above photo is an aerial view of Kane (looking north) taken on May 4, 2008. Below is an aerial shot of Kane looking northwest. Click photo for a larger view.

Aerial looking northwest

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 4,126 people, 1,766 households, and 1,091 families residing in the borough. The population density was 2,643.8 people per square mile (1,021.2/km²). There were 1,993 housing units at an average density of 1,277.0/sq mi (493.3/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 98.91% White, 0.12% African American, 0.10% Native American, 0.17% Asian, 0.24% from other races, and 0.46% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.82% of the population.

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