Chestnuthill Township, Pennsylvania

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Chestnuthill Township is a township in Monroe County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 14,418 at the 2000 census. Chestnuthill Township is served by the Pleasant Valley School District.



According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 37.6 square miles (97.3 km²).37.5 square miles (97.0 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.3 km²) of it (0.35%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 14,418 people, 4,906 households, and 3,905 families residing in the township. The population density was 384.9 people per square mile (148.6/km²). There were 5,593 housing units at an average density of 149.3/sq mi (57.7/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 92.34% White, 4.06% African American, 0.13% Native American, 1.00% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 1.03% from other races, and 1.41% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.88% of the population.

There were 4,906 households out of which 42.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.9% were married couples living together, 7.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.4% were non-families. 16.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.91 and the average family size was 3.26.

In the township the population was spread out with 29.8% under the age of 18, 6.6% from 18 to 24, 29.7% from 25 to 44, 22.7% from 45 to 64, and 11.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 99.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.6 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $50,210, and the median income for a family was $55,058. Males had a median income of $41,988 versus $25,363 for females. The per capita income for the township was $20,017. About 5.9% of families and 7.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.2% of those under age 18 and 6.6% of those age 65 or over.


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