Biglerville, Pennsylvania

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Biglerville, Pennsylvania
Borough

Keystone Marker
Location in Pennsylvania
Map showing Adams County in Pennsylvania
Biglerville, Pennsylvania is located in Pennsylvania
Biglerville
Location in Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 39°55′49″N 77°14′49″W / 39.93028°N 77.24694°W / 39.93028; -77.24694Coordinates: 39°55′49″N 77°14′49″W / 39.93028°N 77.24694°W / 39.93028; -77.24694
CountryUnited States
StatePennsylvania
CountyAdams
Settled1817
Incorporated1903
Government
 • TypeBorough Council
 • MayorLori Biesecker
 • Borough PresidentNeil Ecker
 • Borough Vice PresidentJohn Angstadt
Area
 • Total0.6 sq mi (2 km2)
Elevation640 ft (200 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total1,200
 • Density1,725.3/sq mi (666.1/km2)
Time zoneEastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST)EDT (UTC-4)
Zip code17307
Area code(s)717
 
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Biglerville, Pennsylvania
Borough

Keystone Marker
Location in Pennsylvania
Map showing Adams County in Pennsylvania
Biglerville, Pennsylvania is located in Pennsylvania
Biglerville
Location in Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 39°55′49″N 77°14′49″W / 39.93028°N 77.24694°W / 39.93028; -77.24694Coordinates: 39°55′49″N 77°14′49″W / 39.93028°N 77.24694°W / 39.93028; -77.24694
CountryUnited States
StatePennsylvania
CountyAdams
Settled1817
Incorporated1903
Government
 • TypeBorough Council
 • MayorLori Biesecker
 • Borough PresidentNeil Ecker
 • Borough Vice PresidentJohn Angstadt
Area
 • Total0.6 sq mi (2 km2)
Elevation640 ft (200 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total1,200
 • Density1,725.3/sq mi (666.1/km2)
Time zoneEastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST)EDT (UTC-4)
Zip code17307
Area code(s)717

Biglerville is a borough in Adams County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 1,200 at the 2010 census. The National Apple Museum is located on West Hanover St. in Biglerville.[1] The borough is served by the Upper Adams School District and is home to Biglerville High School.

History[edit]

The Thomas Brothers Store was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2008.[2]

Geography[edit]

Biglerville is located at 39°55′49″N 77°14′49″W / 39.93028°N 77.24694°W / 39.93028; -77.24694 (39.930238, -77.246932).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.6 square miles (1.6 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 1,101 people, 443 households, and 299 families residing in the borough. The population density was 1,725.3 people per square mile (664.2/km²). There were 460 housing units at an average density of 720.8 per square mile (277.5/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 93.55% White, 0.82% African American, 0.18% Asian, 3.91% from other races, and 1.54% from two or more races.

There were 443 households out of which 31.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.0% were married couples living together, 9.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.3% were non-families. 25.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 3.00.

In the borough the population was spread out with 24.7% under the age of 18, 7.6% from 18 to 24, 28.2% from 25 to 44, 22.7% from 45 to 64, and 16.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 103.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.6 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $39,861, and the median income for a family was $43,750. Males had a median income of $30,813 versus $22,938 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $18,142. About 7.9% of families and 9.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.1% of those under age 18 and 20.6% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Apple Museum". National Apple Museum. Archived from the original on 12 May 2008. Retrieved 2008-05-13. 
  2. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  4. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

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