Plymouth Township, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania

related topics
{township, household, population}
{household, population, female}
{build, building, house}

Plymouth Township is located in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 2,097 at the 2000 census.



On September 6, 1869, a mine fire killed 110 people in Avondale, an unincorporated community in Plymouth Township.[1]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 16.0 square miles (41.4 km²), of which, 15.5 square miles (40.2 km²) of it is land and 0.5 square miles (1.2 km²) of it (3.00%) is water.

Current Officers in Plymouth Twp.

Supervisor: Joe Yudichak, Gale Conrad and Chris Kurchrak


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 2,097 people, 821 households, and 590 families residing in the township. The population density was 135.2 people per square mile (52.2/km²). There were 899 housing units at an average density of 58.0/sq mi (22.4/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.19% White, 0.10% African American, 0.10% Asian, 0.14% from other races, and 0.48% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.33% of the population.

There were 821 households out of which 27.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.2% were married couples living together, 8.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.1% were non-families. 25.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 3.06.

In the township the population was spread out with 21.7% under the age of 18, 7.6% from 18 to 24, 29.9% from 25 to 44, 24.0% from 45 to 64, and 16.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 101.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.7 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $36,324, and the median income for a family was $39,922. Males had a median income of $28,718 versus $21,188 for females. The per capita income for the township was $17,285. About 6.9% of families and 9.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.3% of those under age 18 and 16.6% of those age 65 or over.


Hazleton | Nanticoke | Pittston | Wilkes-Barre

Full article ▸

related documents
Cuba Township, Becker County, Minnesota
Lake Township, Roseau County, Minnesota
Lake Marshall Township, Lyon County, Minnesota
Jenkins Township, Crow Wing County, Minnesota
Harvey Township, Meeker County, Minnesota
Oak Park Township, Marshall County, Minnesota
Sand Creek Township, Scott County, Minnesota
Mazeppa Township, Wabasha County, Minnesota
Danforth Township, Pine County, Minnesota
Cedar Township, Martin County, Minnesota
Garrison Township, Crow Wing County, Minnesota
Kandiyohi Township, Kandiyohi County, Minnesota
Rockford Township, Wright County, Minnesota
Chatham Township, Pennsylvania
Fairfield Township, Crow Wing County, Minnesota
Long Prairie Township, Todd County, Minnesota
Milford Township, Brown County, Minnesota
St. James Township, Watonwan County, Minnesota
Richardson Township, Morrison County, Minnesota
French Lake Township, Wright County, Minnesota
Kilkenny Township, Le Sueur County, Minnesota
Plainfield Township, Iosco County, Michigan
Spalding Township, Aitkin County, Minnesota
Round Lake Township, Jackson County, Minnesota
Moose Creek Township, Clearwater County, Minnesota
Hawley Township, Clay County, Minnesota
Wolford Township, Crow Wing County, Minnesota
Pine City Township, Pine County, Minnesota
Elysian Township, Le Sueur County, Minnesota
Lake Elizabeth Township, Kandiyohi County, Minnesota