Milford Township, Somerset County, Pennsylvania

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Milford Township is a township in Somerset County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 1,561 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Johnstown, Pennsylvania Metropolitan Statistical Area.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 29.2 square miles (75.8 km²), of which, 29.2 square miles (75.8 km²) of it is land and 0.03% is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,561 people, 602 households, and 473 families residing in the township. The population density was 53.4 people per square mile (20.6/km²). There were 658 housing units at an average density of 22.5/sq mi (8.7/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.81% White, 0.06% African American, 0.06% Asian, and 0.06% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.19% of the population.

There were 602 households out of which 30.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.6% were married couples living together, 5.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.4% were non-families. 18.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.58 and the average family size was 2.93.

In the township the population was spread out with 22.4% under the age of 18, 6.3% from 18 to 24, 28.6% from 25 to 44, 26.8% from 45 to 64, and 15.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 98.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.8 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $34,458, and the median income for a family was $38,750. Males had a median income of $29,038 versus $21,000 for females. The per capita income for the township was $14,836. About 11.4% of families and 14.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.5% of those under age 18 and 25.0% of those age 65 or over.


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