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Grier City-Park Crest, Pennsylvania

Grier City-Park Crest is a town located in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 954.


\nGrier City-Park Crest is located at 40°49'9" North, 76°3'29" West (40.819153, -76.057917)
1. According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 4.5 km² (1.7 mi²). 4.5 km² (1.7 mi²) of it is land and 0.1 km² (0.04 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 1.16% water.


\nAs of the
census of 2000, there are 954 people, 381 households, and 283 families residing in the town. The population density is 214.2/km² (555.9/mi²). There are 413 housing units at an average density of 92.7/km² (240.6/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 99.79% White, 0.00% African American, 0.00% Native American, 0.00% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.00% from other races, and 0.21% from two or more races. 0.31% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. There are 381 households out of which 27.3% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.6% are married couples living together, 10.5% have a female householder with no husband present, and 25.7% are non-families. 21.5% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.0% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.50 and the average family size is 2.93. In the town the population is spread out with 20.8% under the age of 18, 6.2% from 18 to 24, 25.4% from 25 to 44, 31.1% from 45 to 64, and 16.6% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 44 years. For every 100 females there are 91.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 92.9 males. The median income for a household in the town is $42,574, and the median income for a family is $47,045. Males have a median income of $35,435 versus $21,944 for females. The per capita income for the town is $17,443. 9.7% of the population and 9.9% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 15.4% are under the age of 18 and 15.7% are 65 or older.