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White Oak, Pennsylvania

White Oak is a borough located in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. As of the 2000 census, the borough had a total population of 8,437.


\nWhite Oak is located at 40°20'42" North, 79°48'48" West (40.344869, -79.813202)
1. According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 17.4 km² (6.7 mi²). 17.3 km² (6.7 mi²) of it is land and 0.1 km² (0.04 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.45% water.


\nAs of the
census of 2000, there are 8,437 people, 3,678 households, and 2,390 families residing in the borough. The population density is 488.4/km² (1,265.4/mi²). There are 3,821 housing units at an average density of 221.2/km² (573.1/mi²). The racial makeup of the borough is 97.20% White, 1.86% African American, 0.01% Native American, 0.36% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.12% from other races, and 0.44% from two or more races. 0.40% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. There are 3,678 households out of which 22.4% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.9% are married couples living together, 9.5% have a female householder with no husband present, and 35.0% are non-families. 31.6% of all households are made up of individuals and 17.3% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.25 and the average family size is 2.84. In the borough the population is spread out with 17.8% under the age of 18, 7.7% from 18 to 24, 24.5% from 25 to 44, 26.1% from 45 to 64, and 23.9% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 45 years. For every 100 females there are 89.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 87.1 males. The median income for a household in the borough is $38,046, and the median income for a family is $47,019. Males have a median income of $37,761 versus $27,378 for females. The per capita income for the borough is $20,775. 5.3% of the population and 4.0% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 8.1% are under the age of 18 and 3.4% are 65 or older.