Bethel Township, Armstrong County, Pennsylvania

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Bethel Township is a township in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 1,290 at the 2000 census.



According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 15.9 square miles (41.1 km²), of which, 15.3 square miles (39.6 km²) of it is land and 0.6 square miles (1.5 km²) of it (3.60%) is water.


The Crooked Creek flows through Bethel Township.[1]


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 1,290 people, 501 households, and 378 families residing in the township. The population density was 84.4 people per square mile (32.6/km²). There were 656 housing units at an average density of 42.9/sq mi (16.6/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.53% White, 0.23% African American, 0.16% Asian, and 0.08% from two or more races.

There were 501 households out of which 31.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.5% were married couples living together, 7.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.4% were non-families. 21.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.57 and the average family size was 2.99.

In the township the population was spread out with 23.3% under the age of 18, 5.4% from 18 to 24, 28.7% from 25 to 44, 27.4% from 45 to 64, and 15.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 111.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 106.7 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $36,087, and the median income for a family was $41,591. Males had a median income of $30,980 versus $22,446 for females. The per capita income for the township was $18,122. About 5.0% of families and 7.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.5% of those under age 18 and 6.4% of those age 65 or over.



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