Southwest Township, Pennsylvania

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Southwest Township is a township in Warren County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 561 at the 2000 census.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 34.0 square miles (88.0 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 561 people, 220 households, and 159 families residing in the township. The population density was 16.5 people per square mile (6.4/km²). There were 332 housing units at an average density of 9.8/sq mi (3.8/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.11% White, 0.36% African American, 0.18% Asian, and 0.36% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.18% of the population.

There were 220 households out of which 30.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.1% were married couples living together, 6.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.7% were non-families. 23.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.8% 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 2.96.

In the township the population was spread out with 26.0% under the age of 18, 7.1% from 18 to 24, 28.0% from 25 to 44, 26.7% from 45 to 64, and 12.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 109.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.5 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $27,237, and the median income for a family was $29,063. Males had a median income of $27,054 versus $17,639 for females. The per capita income for the township was $15,281. About 13.6% of families and 18.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 33.6% of those under age 18 and 6.8% of those age 65 or over.



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