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Rankin, Pennsylvania

Rankin is a borough located in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. As of the 2000 census, the borough had a total population of 2,315.


\nRankin is located at 40°24'40" North, 79°52'44" West (40.411069, -79.878884)
1. According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 1.3 km² (0.5 mi²). 1.1 km² (0.4 mi²) of it is land and 0.2 km² (0.1 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 12.00% water.


\nAs of the
census of 2000, there are 2,315 people, 1,002 households, and 603 families residing in the borough. The population density is 2,031.4/km² (5,299.5/mi²). There are 1,126 housing units at an average density of 988.1/km² (2,577.6/mi²). The racial makeup of the borough is 27.99% White, 69.33% African American, 0.13% Native American, 0.17% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.39% from other races, and 1.99% from two or more races. 0.35% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. There are 1,002 households out of which 33.6% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 20.5% are married couples living together, 34.5% have a female householder with no husband present, and 39.8% are non-families. 37.3% of all households are made up of individuals and 16.9% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.30 and the average family size is 3.02. In the borough the population is spread out with 32.7% under the age of 18, 8.5% from 18 to 24, 23.2% from 25 to 44, 18.3% from 45 to 64, and 17.2% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 32 years. For every 100 females there are 68.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 59.7 males. The median income for a household in the borough is $13,832, and the median income for a family is $18,625. Males have a median income of $30,000 versus $21,302 for females. The per capita income for the borough is $9,946. 45.0% of the population and 40.2% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 66.8% are under the age of 18 and 27.5% are 65 or older.