Laureldale, Pennsylvania

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Laureldale is a borough in Berks County, Pennsylvania. The population was 3,759 at the 2000 census.

Geography

Laureldale is at 40°23′21″N 75°54′51″W / 40.38917°N 75.91417°W / 40.38917; -75.91417 (40.389293, -75.914150).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.8 square miles (2.1 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 3,759 people, 1,636 households, and 1,073 families residing in the borough. The population density was 4,618.7 people per square mile (1,791.8/km²). There were 1,685 housing units at an average density of 2,070.4/sq mi (803.2/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 95.90% White, 0.74% African American, 0.05% Native American, 0.37% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 2.02% from other races, and 0.88% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.43% of the population.

There were 1,636 households out of which 24.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.3% were married couples living together, 8.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.4% were non-families. 29.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.2% 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 2.80.

In the borough the population was spread out with 20.2% under the age of 18, 5.5% from 18 to 24, 27.0% from 25 to 44, 24.8% from 45 to 64, and 22.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 89.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.6 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $42,951, and the median income for a family was $48,846. Males had a median income of $37,650 versus $24,924 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $20,522. About 0.9% of families and 4.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.8% of those under age 18 and 5.8% of those age 65 or over.

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