Tilden Township, Pennsylvania

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Tilden Township is a township in Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 3,553 at the 2000 census.

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Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 19.0 square miles (49.2 km²), of which, 18.9 square miles (49.0 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.2 km²) of it (0.37%) is water.

Adjacent townships

The boroughs of Hamburg and Port Clinton are both located across the Schuylkill River, while Port Clinton is in Schuylkill County.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 3,553 people, 1,246 households, and 990 families residing in the township. The population density was 187.7 people per square mile (72.5/km²). There were 1,357 housing units at an average density of 71.7/sq mi (27.7/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 97.95% White, 0.28% African American, 0.11% Native American, 0.11% Asian, 1.04% from other races, and 0.51% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.35% of the population.

There were 1,246 households out of which 37.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.5% were married couples living together, 6.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.5% were non-families. 15.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.73 and the average family size was 3.02.

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