Prompton, Pennsylvania

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Prompton is a borough in Wayne County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 243 at the 2000 census.


Prompton is located at 41°34′56″N 75°19′48″W / 41.58222°N 75.33°W / 41.58222; -75.33 (41.582133, -75.329922)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 1.7 square miles (4.5 km²), of which, 1.6 square miles (4.1 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.3 km²) of it (7.51%) is water.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 243 people, 103 households, and 71 families residing in the borough. The population density was 152.4 people per square mile (59.0/km²). There were 112 housing units at an average density of 70.2/sq mi (27.2/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 98.77% White, 0.82% Asian, and 0.41% from two or more races.

There were 103 households out of which 31.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.3% were married couples living together, 9.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.1% were non-families. 28.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.36 and the average family size was 2.88.

In the borough the population was spread out with 24.7% under the age of 18, 3.3% from 18 to 24, 28.0% from 25 to 44, 25.5% from 45 to 64, and 18.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 94.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.8 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $24,375, and the median income for a family was $31,250. Males had a median income of $31,071 versus $19,167 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $15,601. About 12.2% of families and 10.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 22.6% of those under the age of eighteen and 9.5% of those sixty five or over.


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