North Woodbury Township, Pennsylvania

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North Woodbury Township is a township in Blair County, Pennsylvania, United States. It is part of the Altoona, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 2,276 at the 2000 census.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 20.8 square miles (53.9 km²), all of it land.

North Woodbury Township is to the south of Woodbury Township, Blair County. This geographical quirk is because the Township was formerly part of Bedford County, and is indeed north of Woodbury Township, Bedford County.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 2,276 people, 886 households, and 649 families residing in the township. The population density was 109.4 people per square mile (42.2/km²). There were 919 housing units at an average density of 44.2/sq mi (17.1/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.38% White, 0.18% African American, 0.04% Asian, and 0.40% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.26% of the population.

There were 886 households out of which 31.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.8% were married couples living together, 5.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.7% were non-families. 24.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.2% 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 3.07.

In the township the population was spread out with 25.2% under the age of 18, 8.1% from 18 to 24, 25.7% from 25 to 44, 24.7% from 45 to 64, and 16.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 96.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.7 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $37,229, and the median income for a family was $44,153. Males had a median income of $30,142 versus $24,028 for females. The per capita income for the township was $17,386. About 5.3% of families and 8.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.5% of those under age 18 and 10.4% of those age 65 or over.

References

Altoona

Bellwood | Duncansville | Hollidaysburg | Martinsburg | Newry | Roaring Spring | Tunnelhill‡ | Tyrone | Williamsburg

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