Montour Township, Pennsylvania

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Montour Township is a township in Columbia County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 1,437 at the 2000 census.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 9.6 square miles (24.9 km²), of which, 9.2 square miles (23.9 km²) of it is land and 0.4 square miles (1.1 km²) of it (4.36%) is water.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,437 people, 592 households, and 425 families residing in the township. The population density was 155.9 people per square mile (60.2/km²). There were 612 housing units at an average density of 66.4/sq mi (25.6/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 97.91% White, 0.42% African American, 0.14% Native American, 0.21% Asian, 0.21% from other races, and 1.11% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.84% of the population.

There were 592 households out of which 29.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.8% were married couples living together, 8.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.2% were non-families. 23.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.43 and the average family size was 2.84.

In the township the population was spread out with 22.3% under the age of 18, 7.0% from 18 to 24, 26.9% from 25 to 44, 27.1% from 45 to 64, and 16.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 96.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.3 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $38,125, and the median income for a family was $42,583. Males had a median income of $31,250 versus $22,868 for females. The per capita income for the township was $18,670. About 7.8% of families and 10.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.3% of those under age 18 and 6.0% of those age 65 or over.

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Beaver | Benton | Briar Creek | Catawissa | Cleveland | Conyngham | Fishing Creek | Franklin | Greenwood | Hemlock | Jackson | Locust | Madison | Main | Mifflin | Montour | Mount Pleasant | North Centre | Orange | Pine | Roaring Creek | Scott | South Centre | Sugarloaf

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