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Pine Creek Township, Jefferson County, Pennsylvania

For other Pennsylvania townships of the same name, see Pine Creek Township, Pennsylvania.
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Pine Creek Township,
Jefferson County,
Pennsylvania
Township
Interstate 80 as it passes through Pine Creek Township
Interstate 80 as it passes through Pine Creek Township
Map of Jefferson County, Pennsylvania Highlighting Pine Creek Township
Map of Jefferson County, Pennsylvania Highlighting Pine Creek Township
Map of Jefferson County, Pennsylvania
Map of Jefferson County, Pennsylvania
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Jefferson
Settled 1796
Incorporated 1806
Government
 • Type A Township of the Second Class, having a three member board of Supervisors
Area
 • Total 28.5 sq mi (Bad rounding hereLua error in Module:Math at line 495: attempt to index field 'ParserFunctions' (a nil value). km2)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,369
 • Density 48.0/sq mi (18.5/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)

Pine Creek Township is a township in Jefferson County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 1,369 at the 2000 census. It is believed it was named for Pine Creek in Lycoming county, former home of Joseph Barnett, Pioneer Settler of Jefferson County.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 28.5 square miles (73.9 km²), of which, 28.5 square miles (73.9 km²) of it is land and 0.04% is water.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,369 people, 424 households, and 323 families residing in the township. The population density was 48.0 people per square mile (18.5/km²). There were 477 housing units at an average density of 16.7/sq mi (6.5/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.25% White, 0.15% African American, 0.44% Asian, 0.51% from other races, and 0.66% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.22% of the population.

There were 424 households out of which 32.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.9% were married couples living together, 7.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.6% were non-families. 20.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 2.93.

In the township the population was spread out with 18.1% under the age of 18, 7.9% from 18 to 24, 23.2% from 25 to 44, 22.1% from 45 to 64, and 28.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females there were 97.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.6 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $32,574, and the median income for a family was $37,891. Males had a median income of $28,269 versus $21,169 for females. The per capita income for the township was $15,426. About 8.4% of families and 10.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.0% of those under age 18 and 9.6% of those age 65 or over.

References

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

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