Eulalia Township, Pennsylvania

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Eulalia Township is a township in Potter County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 941 at the 2000 census.

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Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 31.1 square miles (80.5 km²), all of it land.

Eulalia Township surrounds Coudersport and is bordered to the north by Hebron Township, to the east by Sweden Township, to the south by Homer Township and to the west by Roulette Township.

History

Eulalia Township was the first township in Potter County. When the county was created on the 5 December 1810, the whole county was put in Eulalia Township.

It was named after the wife of one John Keating, a land agent who led the first people to settle in Potter County. His wife was named Eulalia Deschapelles, therefore the township was Eulalia Township.[1]

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 941 people, 305 households, and 233 families residing in the township. The population density was 30.3 people per square mile (11.7/km²). There were 418 housing units at an average density of 13.4/sq mi (5.2/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 97.77% White, 0.53% African American, 1.06% Asian, and 0.64% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.21% of the population.

There were 305 households out of which 34.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.5% were married couples living together, 5.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.3% were non-families. 21.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.58 and the average family size was 3.00.

In the township the population was spread out with 21.5% under the age of 18, 3.9% from 18 to 24, 22.2% from 25 to 44, 25.8% from 45 to 64, and 26.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females there were 87.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 80.7 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $40,469, and the median income for a family was $52,708. Males had a median income of $45,278 versus $27,188 for females. The per capita income for the township was $27,245. About 5.5% of families and 5.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.0% of those under age 18 and 4.3% of those age 65 or over.

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