New Alexandria, Pennsylvania

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New Alexandria, Pennsylvania
Borough
Main Street in New Alexandria
Main Street in New Alexandria
New Alexandria, Pennsylvania is located in Pennsylvania
New Alexandria, Pennsylvania
New Alexandria, Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 40°23′50″N 79°25′25″W / 40.39722°N 79.42361°W / 40.39722; -79.42361Coordinates: 40°23′50″N 79°25′25″W / 40.39722°N 79.42361°W / 40.39722; -79.42361
CountryUnited States
StatePennsylvania
CountyWestmoreland
Settled1800 (stagecoach stop)
IncorporatedApril 10, 1834
Government
 • TypeBorough Council
Area
 • Total0.8 sq mi (2 km2)
Elevation1,096 ft (334 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total595
 • Density704.2/sq mi (271.9/km2)
Time zoneEastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST)EDT (UTC-4)
Zip code15670
 
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New Alexandria, Pennsylvania
Borough
Main Street in New Alexandria
Main Street in New Alexandria
New Alexandria, Pennsylvania is located in Pennsylvania
New Alexandria, Pennsylvania
New Alexandria, Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 40°23′50″N 79°25′25″W / 40.39722°N 79.42361°W / 40.39722; -79.42361Coordinates: 40°23′50″N 79°25′25″W / 40.39722°N 79.42361°W / 40.39722; -79.42361
CountryUnited States
StatePennsylvania
CountyWestmoreland
Settled1800 (stagecoach stop)
IncorporatedApril 10, 1834
Government
 • TypeBorough Council
Area
 • Total0.8 sq mi (2 km2)
Elevation1,096 ft (334 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total595
 • Density704.2/sq mi (271.9/km2)
Time zoneEastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST)EDT (UTC-4)
Zip code15670

New Alexandria is a borough in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 560 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

New Alexandria is located at 40°23′50″N 79°25′25″W / 40.39722°N 79.42361°W / 40.39722; -79.42361 (40.397254, -79.423591),[1] along U.S. Route 22 approximately midway between Pittsburgh and Johnstown.

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[edit]

Historical population
CensusPop.
1850300
1860295−1.7%
18703053.4%
18803359.8%
18903380.9%
19003647.7%
191050538.7%
192058716.2%
19306154.8%
19406393.9%
1950523−18.2%
196068531.0%
19706900.7%
19806971.0%
1990571−18.1%
20005954.2%
2010560−5.9%
Est. 2012557−0.5%
Sources:[2][3][4]

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 595 people, 254 households, and 186 families residing in the borough. The population density was 704.2 people per square mile (273.5/km²). There were 271 housing units at an average density of 320.7 per square mile (124.6/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 99.50% White, 0.17% Asian, and 0.34% from two or more races.

There were 254 households out of which 28.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.2% were married couples living together, 9.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.4% were non-families. 24.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.34 and the average family size was 2.76.

In the borough the population was spread out with 19.2% under the age of 18, 7.1% from 18 to 24, 27.6% from 25 to 44, 26.7% from 45 to 64, and 19.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 97.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.7 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $37,656, and the median income for a family was $41,477. Males had a median income of $35,625 versus $26,250 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $17,893. About 2.8% of families and 4.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.0% of those under age 18 and 1.8% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  2. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 11 December 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  4. ^ "Incorporated Places and Minor Civil Divisions Datasets: Subcounty Resident Population Estimates: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2012". Population Estimates. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 11 December 2013. 

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