Greenfield Township, Blair County, Pennsylvania

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Greenfield Township is a township in Blair County, Pennsylvania, United States. It is part of the Altoona, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 3,904 at the 2000 census.

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General information

  • ZIP Code: 16625
  • Area Code: 814
  • Local Phone Exchange: 239

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 35.9 square miles (93.0 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 3,904 people, 1,549 households, and 1,115 families residing in the township. The population density was 108.7 people per square mile (42.0/km²). There were 1,697 housing units at an average density of 47.3/sq mi (18.2/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.95% White, 0.15% African American, 0.08% Native American, 0.03% Asian, 0.18% from other races, and 0.61% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.36% of the population.

There were 1,549 households out of which 32.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.9% were married couples living together, 13.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.0% were non-families. 24.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.51 and the average family size was 2.96.

In the township the population was spread out with 24.6% under the age of 18, 9.3% from 18 to 24, 27.7% from 25 to 44, 24.5% from 45 to 64, and 13.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 91.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.9 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $27,790, and the median income for a family was $31,902. Males had a median income of $30,156 versus $17,449 for females. The per capita income for the township was $14,168. About 14.1% of families and 16.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 20.6% of those under age 18 and 17.0% of those age 65 or over.

References

Altoona

Bellwood | Duncansville | Hollidaysburg | Martinsburg | Newry | Roaring Spring | Tunnelhill‡ | Tyrone | Williamsburg

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