Saxonburg Boro Real Estate

Saxonburg is a borough in Butler County, Pennsylvania, United States. It is part of the Pittsburgh metropolitan area in the western part of the state. It was founded in 1832 by F. Carl Roebling and his younger brother John as a German farming colony. The population of Saxonburg was 1,525 as of the 2010 census. The city was first named "Germania" and "Sachsenburg" before its name was Anglicized to the present one. After Roebling returned to his engineering career, he developed his innovation of wire rope in a workshop here. He became known for his design of suspension bridges, including the most famous one, the Brooklyn Bridge in New York.


Saxonburg is located in southeastern Butler County at 40°45′15″N 79°48′56″W (40.754040, -79.815619).[9] Butler, the county seat, is 9 miles (14 km) to the northwest, and Freeport, on the Allegheny River, is 10 miles (16 km) to the southeast. According to the United States Census Bureau, Saxonburg has a total area of 0.89 square miles (2.3 km2), all land.


As of the census of 2000, there were 1,629 people, 655 households, and 391 families residing in the borough. The population density was 1,852.8 people per square mile (714.7/km²). There were 713 housing units at an average density of 811.0 per square mile (312.8/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 99.32% White, 0.25% African American, 0.31% from other races, and 0.12% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.53% of the population.
There were 655 households, out of which 22.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.8% were married couples living together, 10.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 40.2% were non-families. 35.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 17.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.13 and the average family size was 2.75.
In the borough the population was spread out, with 16.8% under the age of 18, 5.9% from 18 to 24, 21.9% from 25 to 44, 21.0% from 45 to 64, and 34.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 50 years. For every 100 females, there were 72.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 69.0 males.
The median income for a household in the borough was $32,159, and the median income for a family was $41,875. Males had a median income of $37,500 versus $24,135 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $21,931. About 7.8% of families and 9.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.6% of those under age 18 and 8.1% of those age 65 or over.

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Saxonburg Boro - Town vs. County Stats

Avg Price in Saxonburg Boro: $441,300 / County Avg $494,800


Avg Taxes in Saxonburg Boro: $4,200 / County Avg $3,700


Avg Sq. Ft. in Saxonburg Boro: 2,818 / County Avg 2,321


Avg Price per/sqft in Saxonburg Boro:$157 / County Avg $213


Avg Walkscore in Saxonburg Boro: 34 / County Avg 28


Avg Year Built in Saxonburg Boro: 1935 / County Avg 1981


Avg Days on Website in Saxonburg Boro: 36 / County Avg 66


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