Perry Township, Clarion County, Pennsylvania

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Perry Township is a township in Clarion County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 1,064 at the 2000 census.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 30.3 square miles (78.4 km²), of which, 29.0 square miles (75.0 km²) of it is land and 1.3 square miles (3.4 km²) of it (4.29%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,064 people, 409 households, and 314 families residing in the township. The population density was 36.7 people per square mile (14.2/km²). There were 539 housing units at an average density of 18.6/sq mi (7.2/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.15% White, 0.09% Native American, 0.09% Asian, and 0.66% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.28% of the population.

There were 409 households out of which 31.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.5% were married couples living together, 7.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.2% were non-families. 18.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.60 and the average family size was 2.98.

In the township the population was spread out with 24.3% under the age of 18, 6.9% from 18 to 24, 27.0% from 25 to 44, 23.9% from 45 to 64, and 18.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 101.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.3 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $31,563, and the median income for a family was $36,985. Males had a median income of $26,771 versus $18,875 for females. The per capita income for the township was $13,795. About 9.3% of families and 9.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.2% of those under age 18 and 9.0% of those age 65 or over.


Callensburg | Clarion | East Brady | Emlenton‡ | Foxburg | Hawthorn | Knox | New Bethlehem | Rimersburg | Shippenville | Sligo | St. Petersburg | Strattanville

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