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Borough of New Britain
Borough
none Pine Valley Covered Bridge
Pine Valley Covered Bridge
Motto: "A Friendly Place to Live"
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Bucks
Elevation 276 ft (84.1 m)
Coordinates 40°17′57″N 75°10′42″W / 40.29917, -75.17833
Area 1.3 sq mi (3.4 km²)
 - land 1.3 sq mi (3 km²)
 - water 0.0 sq mi (0 km²), 0%
Population 3,152 (2010)
Density 2,454.1 / sq mi (947.5 / km²)
Timezone EST (UTC-5)
 - summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP Code 18901
Area code 215
Location of New Britain in Bucks County
Location of New Britain in Bucks County


Location of New Britain in Pennsylvania
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Location of New Britain in Pennsylvania


Location of Pennsylvania in the United States
Location of Pennsylvania in the United States

New Britain is a borough in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 3,152 at the 2010 census.

Geography[]

New Britain is located at 40°17′57″N 75°10′42″W / 40.29917, -75.17833 (40.299256, -75.178224)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 1.3 square miles (3.4 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[]

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 3,125 people, 912 households, and 670 families residing in the borough. The population density was 2,454.1 people per square mile (950.1/km²). There were 930 housing units at an average density of 730.3 per square mile (282.7/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 95.87% White, 2.05% African American, 0.06% Native American, 0.80% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.26% from other races, and 0.93% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.63% of the population.

There were 912 households out of which 32.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.9% were married couples living together, 10.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.5% were non-families. 22.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.58 and the average family size was 3.01.

In the borough the population was spread out with 18.6% under the age of 18, 29.0% from 18 to 24, 23.3% from 25 to 44, 20.1% from 45 to 64, and 9.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 28 years. For every 100 females there were 89.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.0 males.

Historical populations
Census Pop.
1930 417
1940 476 14.1%
1950 581 22.1%
1960 1,109 90.9%
1970 2,428 118.9%
1980 2,519 3.7%
1990 2,174 −13.7%
2000 3,125 43.7%
2010 3,152 0.9%
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The median income for a household in the borough was $60,029, and the median income for a family was $67,500. Males had a median income of $45,875 versus $28,942 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $20,877. About 1.6% of families and 2.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.6% of those under age 18 and 4.7% of those age 65 or over.

References[]

This page uses content from the English language Wikipedia. The original content was at New Britain, Pennsylvania. The list of authors can be seen in the page history. As with this Familypedia wiki, the content of Wikipedia is available under the Creative Commons License.
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