Georges Township, Pennsylvania

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Georges Township is a township in Fayette County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 6,752 at the 2000 census. It is served by the Albert Gallatin Area School District.

Newcomer, Oliphant Furnace, Haydentown, Ruble Mill, York Run, Shoaf, Amend, and Highhouse are villages within the township.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 48.0 square miles (124.2 km²), of which, 47.9 square miles (124.1 km²) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (0.06%) is water.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 6,752 people, 2,588 households, and 1,925 families residing in the township. The population density was 140.9 people per square mile (54.4/km²). There were 2,749 housing units at an average density of 57.4/sq mi (22.1/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 97.94% White, 1.01% African American, 0.15% Native American, 0.04% Asian, 0.03% from other races, and 0.83% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.28% of the population.

There were 2,588 households out of which 31.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.6% were married couples living together, 11.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.6% were non-families. 22.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.9% 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 3.02.

In the township the population was spread out with 23.0% under the age of 18, 8.7% from 18 to 24, 29.6% from 25 to 44, 24.2% from 45 to 64, and 14.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 95.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.0 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $26,647, and the median income for a family was $31,964. Males had a median income of $27,217 versus $18,805 for females. The per capita income for the township was $14,482. About 16.3% of families and 18.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 25.0% of those under age 18 and 16.1% of those age 65 or over.

References

Connellsville | Uniontown

Belle Vernon | Brownsville | Dawson | Dunbar | Everson | Fairchance | Fayette City | Markleysburg | Masontown | Newell | Ohiopyle | Perryopolis | Point Marion | Seven Springs‡ | Smithfield | South Connellsville | Vanderbilt

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