Sandycreek Township, Pennsylvania

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Sandycreek Township is a township in Venango County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 2,406 at the 2000 census.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 19.0 square miles (49.3 km²), of which, 17.8 square miles (46.1 km²) of it is land and 1.2 square miles (3.2 km²) of it (6.46%) is water.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 2,406 people, 832 households, and 648 families residing in the township. The population density was 135.1 people per square mile (52.2/km²). There were 914 housing units at an average density of 51.3/sq mi (19.8/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 90.15% White, 6.86% African American, 0.25% Native American, 0.17% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 1.04% from other races, and 1.50% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.16% of the population.

There were 832 households out of which 32.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.4% were married couples living together, 6.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.1% were non-families. 19.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.51 and the average family size was 2.84.

In the township the population was spread out with 30.7% under the age of 18, 7.8% from 18 to 24, 21.7% from 25 to 44, 26.0% from 45 to 64, and 13.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 119.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 107.5 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $46,723, and the median income for a family was $51,574. Males had a median income of $35,743 versus $27,500 for females. The per capita income for the township was $22,165. About 3.9% of families and 5.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.0% of those under age 18 and 3.8% of those age 65 or over.

References

Franklin | Oil City

Barkeyville | Clintonville | Cooperstown | Emlenton‡ | Pleasantville | Polk | Rouseville | Sugarcreek | Utica

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