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Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania

Slippery Rock is a borough located in Butler County, Pennsylvania. As of the 2000 census, the borough had a total population of 3,068.

Geography Slippery Rock is located at 41°3'49" North, 80°3'18" West (41.063746, -80.055007)1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 4.4 km² (1.7 mi²). 4.4 km² (1.7 mi²) of it is land and none of the area is covered with water.

Demographics As of the census of 2000, there are 3,068 people, 977 households, and 387 families residing in the borough. The population density is 700.9/km² (1,820.4/mi²). There are 1,039 housing units at an average density of 237.4/km² (616.5/mi²). The racial makeup of the borough is 91.30% White, 3.26% African American, 0.20% Native American, 3.29% Asian, 0.07% Pacific Islander, 0.68% from other races, and 1.21% from two or more races. 1.11% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 977 households out of which 15.3% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 30.8% are married couples living together, 6.4% have a female householder with no husband present, and 60.3% are non-families. 27.7% of all households are made up of individuals and 12.8% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.38 and the average family size is 2.71.

In the borough the population is spread out with 8.5% under the age of 18, 55.9% from 18 to 24, 15.0% from 25 to 44, 10.1% from 45 to 64, and 10.4% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 23 years. For every 100 females there are 77.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 74.8 males.

The median income for a household in the borough is $24,554, and the median income for a family is $42,450. Males have a median income of $37,188 versus $30,104 for females. The per capita income for the borough is $13,538. 42.6% of the population and 10.1% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 11.0% are under the age of 18 and 8.0% are 65 or older.

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