Paradise Township, Monroe County, Pennsylvania

related topics
{township, household, population}
{household, population, female}

Paradise Township is a township in Monroe County, Pennsylvania in the Pocono Mountains. The population was 2,671 at the 2000 census.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 21.5 square miles (55.8 km²), of which, 21.4 square miles (55.5 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.2 km²) of it (0.42%) is water.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 2,671 people, 996 households, and 724 families residing in the township. The population density was 124.6 people per square mile (48.1/km²). There were 1,306 housing units at an average density of 60.9/sq mi (23.5/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 92.40% White, 3.59% African American, 0.49% Native American, 1.05% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 1.05% from other races, and 1.39% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.18% of the population.

There were 996 households out of which 30.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.9% were married couples living together, 9.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.3% were non-families. 22.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.9% 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 3.00.

In the township the population was spread out with 22.7% under the age of 18, 7.2% from 18 to 24, 27.3% from 25 to 44, 27.9% from 45 to 64, and 14.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 94.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.7 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $48,320, and the median income for a family was $57,353. Males had a median income of $35,950 versus $27,422 for females. The per capita income for the township was $21,408. About 4.9% of families and 11.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.9% of those under age 18 and 15.8% of those age 65 or over.

References

Delaware Water Gap | East Stroudsburg | Mount Pocono | Stroudsburg

Barrett | Chestnuthill | Coolbaugh | Eldred | Hamilton | Jackson | Middle Smithfield | Paradise | Pocono | Polk | Price | Ross | Smithfield | Stroud | Tobyhanna | Tunkhannock

Full article ▸

related documents
Walker Township, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania
Dreher Township, Pennsylvania
Davidson Township, Pennsylvania
Clinton Township, Wayne County, Pennsylvania
Dimock Township, Pennsylvania
Howe Township, Perry County, Pennsylvania
Derry Township, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania
Robinson Township, Washington County, Pennsylvania
Lehigh Township, Wayne County, Pennsylvania
Spring Creek Township, Warren County, Pennsylvania
Franklin Township, York County, Pennsylvania
West Pottsgrove Township, Pennsylvania
Manchester Township, Wayne County, Pennsylvania
Liberty Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania
Monroe Township, Wyoming County, Pennsylvania
Ararat Township, Pennsylvania
Manchester Township, York County, Pennsylvania
Blooming Grove Township, Pennsylvania
Palmyra Township, Pike County, Pennsylvania
Canaan Township, Pennsylvania
Amwell Township, Pennsylvania
Tunkhannock Township, Wyoming County, Pennsylvania
Sullivan Township, Pennsylvania
Northmoreland Township, Pennsylvania
Milford Township, Pike County, Pennsylvania
Summit Township, Potter County, Pennsylvania
West Pike Run Township, Pennsylvania
Oswayo Township, Pennsylvania
Washington Township, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania
Eulalia Township, Pennsylvania