Fairview Township, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania

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Fairview Township is a township in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 3,995 at the 2000 census.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 9.8 square miles (25.3 km²), of which, 9.7 square miles (25.2 km²) of it is land and 0.10% is water.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 3,995 people, 1,450 households, and 1,161 families residing in the township. The population density was 410.2 people per square mile (158.4/km²). There were 1,502 housing units at an average density of 154.2/sq mi (59.5/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 96.17% White, 0.83% African American, 0.05% Native American, 2.10% Asian, 0.20% from other races, and 0.65% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.05% of the population.

There were 1,450 households out of which 40.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.2% were married couples living together, 9.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.9% were non-families. 17.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.76 and the average family size was 3.13.

In the township the population was spread out with 28.8% under the age of 18, 5.6% from 18 to 24, 28.9% from 25 to 44, 23.7% from 45 to 64, and 13.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 92.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.7 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $55,500, and the median income for a family was $62,500. Males had a median income of $47,400 versus $26,614 for females. The per capita income for the township was $23,333. About 3.4% of families and 3.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.1% of those under age 18 and 1.5% of those age 65 or over.

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