East Brunswick Township, Pennsylvania

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East Brunswick Township is a township in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, United States. Brunswick Township was formed in 1801 as one of the original townships of Schuylkill County, being named for Brunswick (Braunschweig), Germany. In 1834, Brunswick Township was divided into East and West Brunswick Townships.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 30.5 square miles (79.0 km²) of which 30.5 square miles (78.9 km²) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km²) (0.07%) is water.

Demographics

At the 2000 census[1], there were 1,601 people, 616 households and 473 families residing in the township. The population density was 52.5 per square mile (20.3/km²). There were 679 housing units at an average density of 22.3/sq mi (8.6/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.50% White, 0.06% Native American, 0.44% Asian, and 1.00% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.50% of the population.

There were 616 households of which 32.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.7% were married couples living together, 6.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.1% were non-families. 20.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.60 and the average family size was 2.99.

Age distribution was 23.3% under the age of 18, 6.1% from 18 to 24, 31.0% from 25 to 44, 25.4% from 45 to 64, and 14.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 102.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.6 males.

The median household income was $39,821, and the median family income was $45,893. Males had a median income of $33,194 versus $22,679 for females. The per capita income for the township was $19,737. About 4.1% of families and 5.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.1% of those under age 18 and 9.5% of those age 65 or over.

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