Forest Lake Township, Pennsylvania

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Forest Lake Township is a township in Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 1,194 as of the 2000 census.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 29.9 square miles (77.4 km²), of which, 29.8 square miles (77.1 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.3 km²) of it (0.40%) is water.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,194 people, 445 households, and 347 families residing in the township. The population density was 40.1 people per square mile (15.5/km²). There were 592 housing units at an average density of 19.9/sq mi (7.7/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.08% White, 0.08% Pacific Islander, 0.17% from other races, and 0.67% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.84% of the population.

There were 445 households out of which 36.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.6% were married couples living together, 6.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.0% were non-families. 19.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.68 and the average family size was 3.06.

In the township the population was spread out with 27.6% under the age of 18, 6.4% from 18 to 24, 27.5% from 25 to 44, 26.4% from 45 to 64, and 12.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 104.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.0 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $38,947, and the median income for a family was $42,250. Males had a median income of $30,450 versus $23,167 for females. The per capita income for the township was $16,550. About 7.6% of families and 11.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.0% of those under age 18 and 4.9% of those age 65 or over.

References

Forest City | Friendsville | Great Bend | Hallstead | Hop Bottom | Lanesboro | Little Meadows | Montrose | New Milford | Oakland | Susquehanna Depot | Thompson | Union Dale

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