Lathrop Township, Pennsylvania

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Lathrop Township is a township in Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 835 at the 2000 census.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 20.8 square miles (53.8 km²), of which, 20.6 square miles (53.4 km²) of it is land and 0.2 square miles (0.4 km²) of it (0.72%) is water.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 835 people, 333 households, and 244 families residing in the township. The population density was 40.5 people per square mile (15.6/km²). There were 411 housing units at an average density of 19.9/sq mi (7.7/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.16% White, 0.12% African American, 0.12% Asian, 0.48% from other races, and 0.12% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.24% of the population.

There were 333 households out of which 29.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.3% were married couples living together, 6.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.7% were non-families. 22.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.1% 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 2.91.

In the township the population was spread out with 23.5% under the age of 18, 7.9% from 18 to 24, 25.9% from 25 to 44, 29.9% from 45 to 64, and 12.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 108.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 109.5 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $32,788, and the median income for a family was $35,938. Males had a median income of $29,722 versus $20,313 for females. The per capita income for the township was $15,941. About 11.2% of families and 15.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 22.2% of those under age 18 and 17.0% 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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