Millersburg, Pennsylvania

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Millersburg is a borough in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 2,562 at the 2000 census. It is part of the HarrisburgCarlisle Metropolitan Statistical Area.

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Geography

Millersburg is located on the east bank of the Susquehanna River at 40°32′30″N 76°57′26″W / 40.54167°N 76.95722°W / 40.54167; -76.95722 (40.541676, -76.957283).[1] According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough of Millersburg has a total area of 0.8 square miles (2.0 km²), all of it land.

History

Millersburg was founded in 1807 by Daniel Miller, for whom the town was named.

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 2,562 people, 1,213 households, and 695 families residing in the borough. The population density was 3,290.2 people per square mile (1,268.2/km²). There were 1,315 housing units at an average density of 1,688.7/sq mi (650.9/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 98.52% White, 0.23% African American, 0.12% Native American, 0.51% Asian, 0.31% from other races, and 0.31% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.09% of the population.

There were 1,213 households out of which 24.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.0% were married couples living together, 9.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 42.7% were non-families. 37.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 20.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.11 and the average family size was 2.78.

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