Albany Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania

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Albany Township is a township in Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 1,662 at the 2000 census. A 2005 census estimate put the township's population at 1,712. The township hall is located in Kempton.

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Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 40.2 square miles (104.1 km²), all of it land. It is in the Schuylkill watershed and the northern and western portions are on Blue Mountain. Its villages include Albany, Eckville, Greenawald, Kempton, Stony Run, and Trexler. Its numbered routes are 143 and 737, which ends on 143 in Kempton. East-west roads of note are Hawk Mountain Road/Stony Run Valley Road and Kistler Valley Road.

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Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,662 people, 618 households, and 465 families residing in the township. The population density was 41.3 people per square mile (16.0/km²). There were 686 housing units at an average density of 17.1/sq mi (6.6/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.80% White, 0.18% African American, 0.42% Asian, 0.18% from other races, and 0.42% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.48% of the population.

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