Dorrance Township, Pennsylvania

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Dorrance Township is a township in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 2,109 at the 2000 census.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 24.3 square miles (63.0 km²), of which, 24.1 square miles (62.5 km²) of it is land and 0.2 square miles (0.5 km²) of it (0.74%) is water.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 2,109 people, 775 households, and 626 families residing in the township. The population density was 87.4 people per square mile (33.7/km²). There were 816 housing units at an average density of 33.8/sq mi (13.1/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.24% White, 0.05% African American, 0.09% Asian, and 0.62% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.28% of the population.

There were 775 households out of which 37.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.5% were married couples living together, 8.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.1% were non-families. 17.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.72 and the average family size was 3.05.

In the township the population was spread out with 25.9% under the age of 18, 6.3% from 18 to 24, 29.8% from 25 to 44, 26.0% from 45 to 64, and 12.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 101.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.2 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $44,545, and the median income for a family was $49,583. Males had a median income of $34,194 versus $26,364 for females. The per capita income for the township was $19,519. About 2.4% of families and 3.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.0% of those under age 18 and 4.4% of those age 65 or over.

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