According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 1.3 square miles (3.5 km²), of which, 1.1 square miles (2.7 km²) of it is land and 0.3 square miles (0.7 km²) of it (20.90%) is water.
There were 712 households out of which 32.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.7% were married couples living together, 17.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.2% were non-families. 27.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.67 and the average family size was 3.23.
In the borough the population was spread out with 27.7% under the age of 18, 7.8% from 18 to 24, 29.3% from 25 to 44, 21.3% from 45 to 64, and 13.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 95.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.2 males.
The median income for a household in the borough was $34,250, and the median income for a family was $45,625. Males had a median income of $39,293 versus $26,719 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $15,753. About 14.9% of families and 16.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.2% of those under age 18 and 13.1% of those age 65 or over.