Northampton Township, Somerset County, Pennsylvania

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For the borough located in Northampton County, PA, see Northampton, Pennsylvania. For the township located in Bucks County, PA, see Northampton Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

Northampton Township is a township in Somerset County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 366 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 35.0 square miles (90.6 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 366 people, 151 households, and 112 families residing in the township. The population density was 10.5 people per square mile (4.0/km²). There were 247 housing units at an average density of 7.1/sq mi (2.7/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.91% White, 0.27% African American, 0.27% Native American, 0.55% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.55% of the population.

There were 151 households out of which 25.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.5% were married couples living together, 4.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.2% were non-families. 23.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.42 and the average family size was 2.85.

In the township the population was spread out with 20.8% under the age of 18, 4.1% from 18 to 24, 26.0% from 25 to 44, 29.0% from 45 to 64, and 20.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 105.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 108.6 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $29,519, and the median income for a family was $34,000. Males had a median income of $28,833 versus $21,250 for females. The per capita income for the township was $15,021. About 7.7% of families and 10.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.7% of those under age 18 and 9.0% of those age 65 or over.


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