Napier Township, Pennsylvania

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Napier Township is a township in Bedford County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 2,145 at the 2000 census.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 58.6 square miles (151.7 km²), of which, 57.9 square miles (150.0 km²) of it is land and 0.7 square miles (1.8 km²) of it (1.19%) is water.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 2,145 people, 843 households, and 648 families residing in the township. The population density was 37.0 people per square mile (14.3/km²). There were 1,156 housing units at an average density of 20.0/sq mi (7.7/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.74% White, 0.61% African American, 0.09% Native American, 0.23% Asian, 0.23% from other races, and 0.09% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.65% of the population.

There were 843 households out of which 29.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.0% were married couples living together, 5.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.1% were non-families. 20.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 2.92.

In the township the population was spread out with 22.0% under the age of 18, 5.8% from 18 to 24, 28.9% from 25 to 44, 27.8% from 45 to 64, and 15.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 104.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.4 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $33,261, and the median income for a family was $38,674. Males had a median income of $30,964 versus $21,319 for females. The per capita income for the township was $16,036. About 6.3% of families and 10.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.3% of those under age 18 and 13.7% of those age 65 or over.

References

Bedford | Coaldale | Everett | Hopewell | Hyndman | Manns Choice | New Paris | Pleasantville | Rainsburg | St. Clairsville | Saxton | Schellsburg | Woodbury

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