Milford Township, Juniata County, Pennsylvania

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Milford Township is a township in Juniata County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 1,758 at the 2000 census.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 40.4 square miles (104.7 km²), of which 40.0 square miles (103.6 km²) is land and 0.4 square mile (1.1 km²) (1.04%) is water.

Milford Township is bordered by Mifflin County to the north, Fermanagh Township to the north and east, Walker Township to the east, Port Royal to the south and east, Turbett and Spruce Hill Townships to the south, and Beale Township to the west and south.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,758 people, 687 households, and 504 families residing in the township. The population density was 43.9 people per square mile (17.0/km²). There were 747 housing units at an average density of 18.7/sq mi (7.2/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 95.34% White, 0.17% African American, 0.17% Native American, 0.68% Asian, 2.16% from other races, and 1.48% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.97% of the population.

There were 687 households, 27.2% of which had children under the age of 18 living with them; 64.2% were married couples living together; 5.8% had a female householder with no husband present; and 26.6% were nonfamilies. 22.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 9.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45, and the average family size was 2.85.

In the township, the population was spread out, with 20.4% under the age of 18, 7.7% from 18 to 24, 29.0% from 25 to 44, 25.0% from 45 to 64, and 17.8% who were 65 years of age or older; the median age was 41 years. For every 100 females, there were 95.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.9 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $36,536, and the median income for a family was $42,171. Males had a median income of $30,400 versus $20,804 for females. The per capita income for the township was $16,677. About 5.8% of families and 7.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.9% of those under age 18 and 6.5% of those age 65 or over.

References

Mifflin | Mifflintown | Port Royal | Thompsontown

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