Little Beaver Township, Pennsylvania

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Little Beaver Township is a township in Lawrence County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 1,310 at the 2000 census.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 20.5 square miles (53.2 km²), of which, 20.4 square miles (52.9 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.3 km²) of it (0.63%) is water.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,310 people, 451 households, and 362 families residing in the township. The population density was 64.1 people per square mile (24.8/km²). There were 502 housing units at an average density of 24.6/sq mi (9.5/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.39% White, 0.23% African American, and 0.38% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.61% of the population.

There were 451 households out of which 38.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.5% were married couples living together, 8.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.7% were non-families. 16.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.90 and the average family size was 3.28.

In the township the population was spread out with 30.3% under the age of 18, 6.4% from 18 to 24, 30.5% from 25 to 44, 23.0% from 45 to 64, and 9.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 95.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.8 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $35,368, and the median income for a family was $40,795. Males had a median income of $33,929 versus $21,023 for females. The per capita income for the township was $14,689. About 13.8% of families and 15.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 24.7% of those under age 18 and 4.5% of those age 65 or over.

References

New Castle

Bessemer | Ellport | Ellwood City‡ | Enon Valley | New Beaver | New Wilmington | S.N.P.J. | South New Castle | Volant | Wampum

Hickory | Little Beaver | Mahoning | Neshannock | North Beaver | Perry | Plain Grove | Pulaski | Scott | Shenango | Slippery Rock | Taylor | Union | Washington | Wayne | Wilmington

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