Boyertown, Pennsylvania

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Borough of Boyertown
Borough
Boyertown viewed from atop Cannon Hill
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Berks
Elevation 407 ft (124.1 m)
Coordinates 40°19′53″N 75°38′10″W / 40.33139°N 75.63611°W / 40.33139; -75.63611
Area 0.8 sq mi (2.1 km2)
 - land 0.8 sq mi (2 km2)
 - water 0.0 sq mi (0 km2)
Population 3,940 (2000)
Density 4,941.7 / sq mi (1,908 / km2)
Timezone EST (UTC-5)
 - summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP Code 19512
Area code 610
Location of Boyertown in Pennsylvania
Location of Pennsylvania in the United States
 
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Coordinates: 40°19′53″N 75°38′10″W / 40.33139°N 75.63611°W / 40.33139; -75.63611
Borough of Boyertown
Borough
Boyertown viewed from atop Cannon Hill
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Berks
Elevation 407 ft (124.1 m)
Coordinates 40°19′53″N 75°38′10″W / 40.33139°N 75.63611°W / 40.33139; -75.63611
Area 0.8 sq mi (2.1 km2)
 - land 0.8 sq mi (2 km2)
 - water 0.0 sq mi (0 km2)
Population 3,940 (2000)
Density 4,941.7 / sq mi (1,908 / km2)
Timezone EST (UTC-5)
 - summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP Code 19512
Area code 610
Location of Boyertown in Pennsylvania
Location of Pennsylvania in the United States

Boyertown is a borough in Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 3,940 at the 2000 census.

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Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.8 square miles (2.1 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 3,940 people, 1,805 households, and 1,025 families residing in the borough. The population density was 4,941.7 people per square mile (1,901.6/km²). There were 1,885 housing units at an average density of 2,364.2 per square mile (909.8/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 98.83% White, 0.20% African American, 0.03% Native American, 0.36% Asian, 0.13% from other races, and 0.46% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.74% of the population.

There were 1,805 households out of which 24.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.4% were married couples living together, 8.5% had a female householder, and 43.2% were non-families. 37.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.17 and the average family size was 2.87.

In the borough the population was spread out with 21.1% under the age of 18, 7.5% from 18 to 24, 29.2% from 25 to 44, 21.0% from 45 to 64, and 21.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 92.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.7 males.

Historical populations
Census Pop.
19803,979
19903,759−5.5%
20003,9404.8%
Est. 20083,919

The median income for a household in the borough was $39,232, and the median income for a family was $52,943. Males had a median income of $33,783 versus $26,507 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $21,194. About 3.6% of families and 6.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.6% of those under age 18 and 7.5% of those age 65 or over.

Landmarks

Notable people

Sister cities

Boyertown has one sister city, as designated by Sister Cities International:

Public education

The borough is served by the Boyertown Area School District.

References

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

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