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Oswayo, Pennsylvania

Oswayo is a borough located in Potter County, Pennsylvania. As of the 2000 census, the borough had a total population of 159.


Oswayo is located at 41°55'16" North, 78°1'5" West (41.921171, -78.018160)1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 2.8 km² (1.1 mi²). 2.8 km² (1.1 mi²) of it is land and none of the area is covered with water.


As of the census of 2000, there are 159 people, 52 households, and 42 families residing in the borough. The population density is 55.8/km² (144.0/mi²). There are 71 housing units at an average density of 24.9/km² (64.3/mi²). The racial makeup of the borough is 99.37% White, 0.00% African American, 0.63% Native American, 0.00% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.00% from other races, and 0.00% from two or more races. 0.00% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 52 households out of which 44.2% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 71.2% are married couples living together, 7.7% have a female householder with no husband present, and 19.2% are non-families. 17.3% of all households are made up of individuals and 9.6% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 3.06 and the average family size is 3.48.

In the borough the population is spread out with 33.3% under the age of 18, 8.2% from 18 to 24, 27.7% from 25 to 44, 15.1% from 45 to 64, and 15.7% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 30 years. For every 100 females there are 93.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 89.3 males.

The median income for a household in the borough is $30,625, and the median income for a family is $30,625. Males have a median income of $35,625 versus $24,375 for females. The per capita income for the borough is $12,018. 16.7% of the population and 14.3% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 24.6% are under the age of 18 and 20.5% are 65 or older.