Tyrone Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania

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Tyrone Township is a township in Adams County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 2,273 at the 2000 census.

It was named after County Tyrone in Ireland.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 21.5 square miles (55.6 km²), of which, 21.5 square miles (55.6 km²) of it is land and 0.05% is water.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 2,273 people, 785 households, and 616 families residing in the township. The population density was 105.9 people per square mile (40.9/km²). There were 835 housing units at an average density of 38.9/sq mi (15.0/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 94.81% White, 1.28% African American, 0.40% Native American, 0.35% Asian, 1.94% from other races, and 1.23% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.06% of the population.

There were 785 households out of which 37.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.9% were married couples living together, 6.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.5% were non-families. 15.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.88 and the average family size was 3.22.

In the township the population was spread out with 28.1% under the age of 18, 8.1% from 18 to 24, 31.5% from 25 to 44, 23.0% from 45 to 64, and 9.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 106.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 106.1 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $43,523, and the median income for a family was $45,962. Males had a median income of $30,102 versus $22,250 for females. The per capita income for the township was $16,456. About 5.9% of families and 7.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.7% of those under age 18 and 10.5% of those age 65 or over.

References

Abbottstown | Arendtsville | Bendersville | Biglerville | Bonneauville | Carroll Valley | East Berlin | Fairfield | Gettysburg | Littlestown | McSherrystown | New Oxford | York Springs

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