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Modena, Pennsylvania

Modena is a borough located in Chester County, Pennsylvania. As of the 2000 census, the borough had a total population of 610.

Geography Modena is located at 39°57'44" North, 75°48'8" West (39.962256, -75.802158)1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.9 km² (0.3 mi²). 0.9 km² (0.3 mi²) of it is land and none of the area is covered with water.

Demographics As of the census of 2000, there are 610 people, 200 households, and 160 families residing in the borough. The population density is 713.7/km² (1,847.4/mi²). There are 211 housing units at an average density of 246.9/km² (639.0/mi²). The racial makeup of the borough is 75.57% White, 18.03% African American, 0.49% Native American, 0.00% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 1.80% from other races, and 4.10% from two or more races. 11.64% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 200 households out of which 45.5% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.5% are married couples living together, 23.5% have a female householder with no husband present, and 20.0% are non-families. 14.5% of all households are made up of individuals and 3.5% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 3.05 and the average family size is 3.33.

In the borough the population is spread out with 36.4% under the age of 18, 8.4% from 18 to 24, 32.1% from 25 to 44, 15.9% from 45 to 64, and 7.2% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 29 years. For every 100 females there are 95.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 84.8 males.

The median income for a household in the borough is $36,125, and the median income for a family is $34,000. Males have a median income of $32,000 versus $24,375 for females. The per capita income for the borough is $12,269. 24.7% of the population and 23.4% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 29.4% are under the age of 18 and 40.4% are 65 or older.

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