Ellwood City, Pennsylvania


Ellwood City, Pennsylvania

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Ellwood City is a borough in both Beaver and Lawrence Counties in Pennsylvania, in the United States. Ellwood City is 30 miles (48 km) northwest of Pittsburgh and some 8 miles (13 km) south by southeast of New Castle. In the past, Ellwood City sustained many light industries such as steel-tube mills, steel-car works, building-stone and limestone quarries, foundries and machine shops, coal-mining, etc. In 1910, 2,243 people lived in Ellwood City, 3,902 lived there in 1910, and 12,329 lived there in 1940. The population was 8,688 at the 2000 census.

Despite its name, it is not actually a city at all, but a borough.

Geography

Ellwood City is located at coor dms|40|51|40|N|80|17|5|W|city (40.860983, -80.284849)GR|1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 2.4 square miles (6.2 km²), of which, 2.3 square miles (6.1 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (2.09%) is water.

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 8,688 people, 3,716 households, and 2,393 families residing in the borough. The population density was 3,716.6 people per square mile (1,433.5/km²). There were 4,006 housing units at an average density of 1,713.7/sq mi (661.0/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 98.22% White, 0.81% African American, 0.09% Native American, 0.23% Asian, 0.18% from other races, and 0.47% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.60% of the population.

There were 3,716 households out of which 26.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.3% were married couples living together, 12.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.6% were non-families. 32.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.32 and the average family size was 2.94.

In the borough the population was spread out with 22.5% under the age of 18, 7.7% from 18 to 24, 26.5% from 25 to 44, 21.2% from 45 to 64, and 22.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 86.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 83.4 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $28,926, and the median income for a family was $40,758. Males had a median income of $31,703 versus $21,285 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $15,784. About 8.6% of families and 12.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.9% of those under age 18 and 11.1% of those age 65 or over.

Notable natives and residents

*Donnie Iris - Rock musician
*Jim Gerlach - U.S. Representative
*Frank LaGrotta - Former Pennsylvania state representative
*Matt Osborne - American professional wrestler, best known as the original Doink the Clown in the World Wrestling Federation.
*Hack Wilson - Baseball Hall of Famer
*George Zeber - Former player for the New York Yankees
*Tom Erickson or Tom Nagel - Talk radio host for WNIR in Akron, Ohio

References

External links

* [http://www.ellwoodcity.org Unofficial site]


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