Carmichaels, Pennsylvania

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Carmichaels, Pennsylvania
Carmichaels Covered Bridge (1889)National Register of Historic Places
Carmichaels Covered Bridge (1889)
National Register of Historic Places
Location of Carmichaels in Greene County, Pennsylvania.
Location of Carmichaels in Greene County, Pennsylvania.
Carmichaels is located in Pennsylvania
Location of Carmichaels in Greene County, Pennsylvania.
Carmichaels is located in the US
Carmichaels (the US)
Coordinates: 39°53′52″N 79°58′30″W / 39.89778°N 79.97500°W / 39.89778; -79.97500Coordinates: 39°53′52″N 79°58′30″W / 39.89778°N 79.97500°W / 39.89778; -79.97500
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Greene
Established 1768
 • Mayor David Jack
 • Total 0.17 sq mi (0.44 km2)
 • Land 0.17 sq mi (0.43 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.01 km2)
Elevation 1,004 ft (306 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 483
 • Estimate (2016)[2] 461
 • Density 2,793.94/sq mi (1,079.37/km2)
Time zone EST (UTC-4)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 724
FIPS code 42-11328

Carmichaels is a borough in Greene County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 483 at the 2010 census,[3] down from 556 at the 2000 census.


The Carmichaels Covered Bridge and Greene Academy are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Carmichaels, Pennsylvania is quite famous in its area for the Coal Queen Pageant, an annual beauty pageant where girls from all over Greene County compete to be crowned Coal Queen. .[4]


Carmichaels is home to the school district of Carmichaels Area. There is an Elementary Center and a Jr/Sr High School on the same grounds, home of the Mighty Mikes.


Carmichaels is located in eastern Greene County at 39°53′52″N 79°58′30″W / 39.89778°N 79.97500°W / 39.89778; -79.97500 (39.897755, -79.975022).[5] It is surrounded by Cumberland Township but is a separate municipality.

Pennsylvania Route 88 passes through the borough, leading north 9 miles (14 km) to Fredericktown and south 14 miles (23 km) to Point Marion.

According to the United States Census Bureau, Carmichaels has a total area of 0.17 square miles (0.44 km2), of which 0.004 square miles (0.01 km2), or 2.86%, is water.[3] Muddy Creek, a tributary of the Monongahela River, flows to the northeast through the northern corner of the borough, where it passes under the Carmichaels Covered Bridge on Old Town Road.


Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 2016461[2]−4.6%

As of the census[7] of 2000, there were 556 people, 232 households, and 141 families residing in the borough. The population density was 3,021.2 people per square mile (1,192.6/km²). There were 255 housing units at an average density of 1,385.6 per square mile (547.0/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 98.20% White, and 1.80% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.18% of the population.

There were 232 households, out of which 26.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.7% were married couples living together, 14.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.8% were non-families. 34.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 19.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.36 and the average family size was 3.03.

In the borough the population was spread out, with 23.4% under the age of 18, 8.1% from 18 to 24, 27.3% from 25 to 44, 24.8% from 45 to 64, and 16.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 93.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.4 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $33,462, and the median income for a family was $36,719. Males had a median income of $29,286 versus $20,125 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $14,979. About 8.3% of families and 10.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.4% of those under age 18 and 8.3% of those age 65 or over.

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  1. ^ "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Aug 14, 2017. 
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  3. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Carmichaels borough, Pennsylvania". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved January 27, 2017. 
  4. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". U.S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 12 May 2015. Retrieved 11 December 2013. 
  7. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  8. ^ "Incorporated Places and Minor Civil Divisions Datasets: Subcounty Resident Population Estimates: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2012". Population Estimates. U.S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 17 June 2013. Retrieved 11 December 2013. 

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