Daisytown, Pennsylvania

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Daisytown, Pennsylvania
Borough
Fire station on Vogel Street
Fire station on Vogel Street
Location of Daisytown in Cambria County, Pennsylvania.
Location of Daisytown in Cambria County, Pennsylvania.
Coordinates: 40°19′11″N 78°54′01″W / 40.31972°N 78.90028°W / 40.31972; -78.90028Coordinates: 40°19′11″N 78°54′01″W / 40.31972°N 78.90028°W / 40.31972; -78.90028
CountryUnited States
StatePennsylvania
CountyCambria
Settled1776
Incorporated1893
Government
 • TypeBorough council
Area
 • Total0.23 sq mi (0.61 km2)
 • Land0.23 sq mi (0.61 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,801 ft (549 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total326
 • Estimate 
(2017)[2]
304
 • Density1,293.62/sq mi (498.64/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
15902
Area code(s)814
FIPS code42-17976

Daisytown is a borough in Cambria County, Pennsylvania, United States. It is part of the Johnstown, Pennsylvania Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 326 at the 2010 census.[3]

Geography[edit]

Daisytown is located in southwestern Cambria County at 40°19′11″N 78°54′1″W / 40.31972°N 78.90028°W / 40.31972; -78.90028 (40.319674, -78.900211).[4] It is bordered to the south and west by the city of Johnstown. Daisytown sits on a hill 600 feet (180 m) above the downtown area of Johnstown.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.23 square miles (0.6 km2), all of it land.[3]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900435
1910382−12.2%
19204148.4%
1930389−6.0%
1940386−0.8%
195044214.5%
1960388−12.2%
1970371−4.4%
198042113.5%
1990367−12.8%
2000356−3.0%
2010326−8.4%
Est. 2017304[2]−6.7%
Sources:[5][6][7]

At the 2000 census there were 356 people, 139 households, and 104 families living in the borough. The population density was 1,280.6 people per square mile (490.9/km²). There were 145 housing units at an average density of 521.6 per square mile (199.9/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 98.88% White, 0.28% African American, 0.28% Native American, and 0.56% from two or more races.[6] There were 139 households, 30.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.0% were married couples living together, 7.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.5% were non-families. 20.9% of households were made up of individuals, and 10.1% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.56 and the average family size was 2.99.

The age distribution was 22.8% under the age of 18, 5.3% from 18 to 24, 27.5% from 25 to 44, 28.9% from 45 to 64, and 15.4% 65 or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 85.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.7 males.

The median household income was $36,667 and the median family income was $38,229. Males had a median income of $26,000 versus $20,000 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $14,736. About 7.5% of families and 7.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.1% of those under age 18 and 6.2% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2017 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Mar 24, 2019.
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved March 24, 2018.
  3. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Daisytown borough, Pennsylvania". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Archived from the original on March 11, 2015. Retrieved March 11, 2015.
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  5. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 11 December 2013.
  6. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  7. ^ "Incorporated Places and Minor Civil Divisions Datasets: Subcounty Resident Population Estimates: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2012". Population Estimates. U.S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on June 11, 2013. Retrieved 11 December 2013.