Manchester Township, Wayne County, Pennsylvania

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Manchester Township is a township in Wayne County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 888 at the 2000 census.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 45.0 square miles (116.4 km²), of which, 44.2 square miles (114.4 km²) of it is land and 0.8 square miles (2.0 km²) of it (1.73%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 888 people, 345 households, and 251 families residing in the township. The population density was 20.1 people per square mile (7.8/km²). There were 754 housing units at an average density of 17.1/sq mi (6.6/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.99% White, 0.23% African American, 0.23% from other races, and 0.56% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.23% of the population.

There were 345 households out of which 30.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.2% were married couples living together, 6.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.0% were non-families. 24.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.57 and the average family size was 3.00.

In the township the population was spread out with 25.7% under the age of 18, 7.8% from 18 to 24, 24.8% from 25 to 44, 23.5% from 45 to 64, and 18.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 109.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 112.9 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $35,476, and the median income for a family was $38,125. Males had a median income of $27,813 versus $16,125 for females. The per capita income for the township was $15,786. About 10.3% of families and 12.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.5% of those under age 18 and 10.6% of those age 65 or over.


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