Newry, Pennsylvania

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Newry is a borough in Blair County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 245 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Altoona, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area and one of the communities comprising the Altoona Urban Area.

It was named after the town of Newry in Northern Ireland.


General information

  • ZIP Code: 16665
  • Area Code: 814
  • Local Phone Exchanges: 693, 695, 696


Newry is located at 40°23′36″N 78°26′6″W / 40.39333°N 78.435°W / 40.39333; -78.435 (40.393223, -78.435085)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.1 square miles (0.3 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 245 people, 107 households, and 61 families residing in the borough. The population density was 2,550.2 people per square mile (946.0/km²). There were 116 housing units at an average density of 1,207.4/sq mi (447.9/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 97.14% White, 0.82% African American, 0.82% from other races, and 1.22% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.22% of the population.

There were 107 households out of which 29.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.9% were married couples living together, 10.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 42.1% were non-families. 38.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.26 and the average family size was 3.08.

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