Quincy Township, Pennsylvania

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Quincy Township is a township in Franklin County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 5,846 at the 2000 census.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 44.7 square miles (115.7 km²), of which, 44.7 square miles (115.6 km²) of it is land and 0.02% is water.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 5,846 people, 1,816 households, and 1,416 families residing in the township. The population density was 130.9 people per square mile (50.6/km²). There were 1,917 housing units at an average density of 42.9/sq mi (16.6/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 95.84% White, 2.22% African American, 0.12% Native American, 0.48% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.68% from other races, and 0.63% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.18% of the population.

There were 1,816 households out of which 30.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.7% were married couples living together, 6.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.0% were non-families. 18.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.67 and the average family size was 3.02.

In the township the population was spread out with 23.3% under the age of 18, 13.9% from 18 to 24, 22.9% from 25 to 44, 20.4% from 45 to 64, and 19.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 100.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.9 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $41,214, and the median income for a family was $47,350. Males had a median income of $30,451 versus $23,663 for females. The per capita income for the township was $16,816. About 4.2% of families and 8.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.1% of those under age 18 and 10.3% of those age 65 or over.

References

Chambersburg | Greencastle | Mercersburg | Mont Alto | Orrstown | Shippensburg‡ | Waynesboro

Antrim | Fannett | Greene | Guilford | Hamilton | Letterkenny | Lurgan | Metal | Montgomery | Peters | Quincy | Southampton | St. Thomas | Warren | Washington

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