Wormleysburg, Pennsylvania

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Wormleysburg is a borough in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 2,607 at the 2000 census. It is part of the HarrisburgCarlisle Metropolitan Statistical Area. Wormleysburg is served by West Shore School District. Wormleysburg is home to Harsco Corporation.

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Geography

Wormleysburg is located at 40°15′31″N 76°54′21″W / 40.25861°N 76.90583°W / 40.25861; -76.90583 (40.258689, -76.905954)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.9 square miles (2.4 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 2,607 people, 1,295 households, and 663 families residing in the borough. The population density was 2,794.1 people per square mile (1,082.3/km²). There were 1,399 housing units at an average density of 1,499.4/sq mi (580.8/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 92.14% White, 1.30% African American, 0.15% Native American, 4.22% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.31% from other races, and 1.84% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.34% of the population.

There were 1,295 households out of which 19.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 40.2% were married couples living together, 8.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 48.8% were non-families. 39.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.01 and the average family size was 2.71.

In the borough the population was spread out with 17.7% under the age of 18, 8.7% from 18 to 24, 32.6% from 25 to 44, 25.1% from 45 to 64, and 16.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 96.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.1 males.

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