|Former census-designated place|
Location within Butler County
|• Total||5.3 sq mi (14 km2)|
|• Land||5.3 sq mi (14 km2)|
|• Density||2,300/sq mi (890/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
Fernway is an unincorporated community in Butler County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 12,188 at the 2000 census. It was formerly a census-designated place (CDP), but the designation was removed after Cranberry Township officials objected, as users of Internet mapping websites had misinterpreted the CDP as a name for the township.
Fernway is located at (40.689901, -80.129035).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP had a total area of 5.3 square miles (14 km2), all of it land.
As of the census of 2000, there were 12,188 people, 4,224 households, and 3,451 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 2,286.9 people per square mile (882.9/km²). There were 4,338 housing units at an average density of 814.0/sq mi (314.2/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 97.05% White, 1.06% African American, 0.03% Native American, 1.07% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.18% from other races, and 0.60% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.63% of the population.
There were 4,224 households, out of which 47.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 71.2% were married couples living together, 8.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.3% were non-families. 15.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 3.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.88 and the average family size was 3.24.
In the CDP the population was spread out, with 31.6% under the age of 18, 5.9% from 18 to 24, 35.8% from 25 to 44, 21.6% from 45 to 64, and 5.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 96.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.8 males.
The median income for a household in the CDP was $62,971, and the median income for a family was $70,518. Males had a median income of $51,612 versus $31,290 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $25,759. About 2.8% of families and 3.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.9% of those under age 18 and 4.9% of those age 65 or over.
- Staff Works to Correct Maps of Cranberry, Cranberry Township, 2014-03-07. Accessed 2014-03-29.
- "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990".
- "American FactFinder".