New Columbus, Pennsylvania

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New Columbus is a borough in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 215 at the 2000 census.


New Columbus is located at 41°10′8″N 76°17′10″W / 41.16889°N 76.28611°W / 41.16889; -76.28611 (41.168951, -76.286223)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 3.2 square miles (8.2 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 215 people, 86 households, and 63 families residing in the borough. The population density was 68.1 people per square mile (26.3/km²). There were 96 housing units at an average density of 30.4/sq mi (11.7/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 100.00% White. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.40% of the population.

There were 86 households out of which 31.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.5% were married couples living together, 9.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.6% were non-families. 22.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 2.94.

In the borough the population was spread out with 25.1% under the age of 18, 5.1% from 18 to 24, 31.2% from 25 to 44, 18.6% from 45 to 64, and 20.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 87.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.3 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $38,594, and the median income for a family was $39,844. Males had a median income of $31,250 versus $21,071 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $15,981. None of the families and 2.7% of the population were living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 8.7% of those over 64.


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