South Creek Township, Pennsylvania

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South Creek Township is a township in Bradford County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 1,261 at the 2000 census.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 28.1 square miles (72.7 km²), of which, 28.0 square miles (72.6 km²) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (0.07%) is water.

South Creek Township is bordered by New York to the north, Ridgebury Township to the east, Springfield and Columbia Townships to the south and Wells Township to the west.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,261 people, 484 households, and 363 families residing in the township. The population density was 45.0 people per square mile (17.4/km²). There were 559 housing units at an average density of 19.9/sq mi (7.7/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.89% White, 0.56% African American, 0.16% Native American, 0.08% from other races, and 0.32% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.43% of the population.

There were 484 households out of which 33.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.1% were married couples living together, 9.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.8% were non-families. 21.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.58 and the average family size was 2.95.

In the township the population was spread out with 26.5% under the age of 18, 5.8% from 18 to 24, 28.5% from 25 to 44, 25.1% from 45 to 64, and 14.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 95.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.2 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $31,793, and the median income for a family was $36,071. Males had a median income of $30,952 versus $18,750 for females. The per capita income for the township was $15,015. About 10.0% of families and 12.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.3% of those under age 18 and 8.2% of those age 65 or over.

References

Alba | Athens | Burlington | Canton | Le Raysville | Monroe | New Albany | Rome | Sayre | South Waverly | Sylvania | Towanda | Troy | Wyalusing

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