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Mount Pocono, Pennsylvania

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Mount Pocono is a borough in Monroe County, Pennsylvania, in the United States. It is located in the Poconos region of the state.

As of the 2010 census, the borough population was 3,170 residents.

Geography

Mount Pocono is located at 41°7′23″N 75°21′34″W (41.123012, −75.359574).[2]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 3.5 square miles (9.0 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1930 466
1940 648 39.1%
1950 619 −4.5%
1960 935 51.1%
1970 1,019 9.0%
1980 1,237 21.4%
1990 1,795 45.1%
2000 2,742 52.8%
2010 3,170 15.6%
Est. 2014 3,077 [3] −2.9%
Sources:[4][5][6]

As of the census[5] of 2010, there were 3,170 people, 1,225 households, and 793 families residing in the borough. The population density was 792.2 people per square mile (306.0/km2). There were 1,417 housing units at an average density of 358.0 per square mile (138.3/km2). The racial makeup of the borough was 66.7% White, 19.9% Black or African American, 0.07% Native American, 2.5% Asian, 6.4% from other races, and 3.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 17.7% of the population.

There were 1,225 households, out of which 32.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.8% were married couples living together, 16.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.3% were non-families. 20.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 29.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.58 and the average family size was 3.22.

In the borough the population was spread out, with 25.5% under the age of 18, and 14.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39.0 years.

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