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Brookville, Pennsylvania

Brookville is a borough located in Jefferson County, Pennsylvania. As of the 2000 census, the borough had a total population of 4,230. It is the county seat of Jefferson County6.


\nBrookville is located at 41°9'35" North, 79°4'49" West (41.159654, -79.080276)
1. According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 8.4 km² (3.2 mi²). 8.3 km² (3.2 mi²) of it is land and none of the area is covered with water.


\nAs of the
census of 2000, there are 4,230 people, 1,849 households, and 1,140 families residing in the borough. The population density is 507.2/km² (1,312.6/mi²). There are 1,976 housing units at an average density of 236.9/km² (613.2/mi²). The racial makeup of the borough is 98.35% White, 0.26% African American, 0.09% Native American, 0.71% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.09% from other races, and 0.50% from two or more races. 0.47% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. There are 1,849 households out of which 28.0% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.0% are married couples living together, 11.5% have a female householder with no husband present, and 38.3% are non-families. 33.9% of all households are made up of individuals and 18.3% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.23 and the average family size is 2.85. In the borough the population is spread out with 22.0% under the age of 18, 8.1% from 18 to 24, 26.1% from 25 to 44, 23.4% from 45 to 64, and 20.5% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 41 years. For every 100 females there are 83.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 81.2 males. The median income for a household in the borough is $30,843, and the median income for a family is $38,438. Males have a median income of $29,940 versus $20,395 for females. The per capita income for the borough is $18,437. 13.2% of the population and 9.1% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 25.1% are under the age of 18 and 8.4% are 65 or older.