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Mexico, Juniata County, Pennsylvania
Mexico is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Walker Township, Juniata County in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. The CDP is defined for statistical purposes and has no status as a legal municipality. As of the 2000 census, the CDP had a total population of 279.
Mexico is located at 40°32'36" North, 77°21'17" West (40.543341, -77.354771)1.
As of the census of 2000, there are 279 people, 112 households, and 89 families residing in the CDP. The population density is 145.6/km² (375.7/mi²). There are 116 housing units at an average density of 60.5/km² (156.2/mi²). The racial makeup of the CDP is 98.57% White, 1.08% African American, 0.00% Native American, 0.00% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.00% from other races, and 0.36% from two or more races. 0.00% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 112 households out of which 25.9% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.4% are married couples living together, 10.7% have a female householder with no husband present, and 20.5% are non-families. 18.8% of all households are made up of individuals and 9.8% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.49 and the average family size is 2.79.
In the CDP the population is spread out with 20.1% under the age of 18, 8.2% from 18 to 24, 26.5% from 25 to 44, 31.5% from 45 to 64, and 13.6% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 41 years. For every 100 females there are 96.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 93.9 males.
The median income for a household in the CDP is $35,417, and the median income for a family is $35,833. Males have a median income of $21,908 versus $19,063 for females. The per capita income for the CDP is $16,620. 10.0% of the population and 7.1% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 20.3% are under the age of 18 and 0.0% are 65 or older.
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