Warriors Mark Township, Pennsylvania

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Warriors Mark Township is a township in Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 1,635 at the 2000 census. It has been named the fastest growing township in Huntingdon County.

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History

Warriors Mark Township is approximately 25 miles from Huntingdon. The village of Warriors Mark was founded in 1768 and Warriors Mark Township was formed from Franklin Township 1798. According to legend, the name Warriors Mark was derived from Indian Warriors of the Iroquois Federation ceremoniously marking trees in the forest midway between the current villages of Warriors Mark and Spring Mount and the Great Indian Warpath.[1]

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 29.5 square miles (76.4 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 1,635 people, 618 households, and 480 families residing in the township. The population density was 55.4 people per square mile (21.4/km²). There were 664 housing units at an average density of 22.5/sq mi (8.7/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.63% White, 0.18% African American, 0.06% Native American, 0.06% Asian, and 0.06% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.24% of the population.

There were 618 households out of which 35.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.9% were married couples living together, 5.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.2% were non-families. 18.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.65 and the average family size was 3.02.

In the township the population was spread out with 25.2% under the age of 18, 6.6% from 18 to 24, 31.7% from 25 to 44, 25.4% from 45 to 64, and 11.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 98.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.5 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $42,688, and the median income for a family was $49,125. Males had a median income of $31,818 versus $25,000 for females. The per capita income for the township was $18,362. About 4.5% of families and 7.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.2% of those under age 18 and 12.4% of those age 65 or over.

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