West Abington Township, Pennsylvania

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West Abington Township, The "WAC", is a township in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 311 at the 2000 census. Richard Schirg is the current West Abington Township Supervisor


Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 5.5 square miles (14.1 km²), of which, 5.4 square miles (14.1 km²) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (0.37%) is water.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 311 people, 119 households, and 87 families residing in the township. The population density was 57.2 people per square mile (22.1/km²). There were 122 housing units at an average density of 22.4/sq mi (8.7/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 100.00% White.

There were 119 households out of which 31.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.2% were married couples living together, 6.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.1% were non-families. 22.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.59 and the average family size was 3.09.

In the township the population was spread out with 20.6% under the age of 18, 6.4% from 18 to 24, 29.9% from 25 to 44, 30.9% from 45 to 64, and 12.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 96.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 111.1 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $41,250, and the median income for a family was $46,538. Males had a median income of $33,333 versus $17,222 for females. The per capita income for the township was $19,931. About 3.8% of families and 6.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.8% of those under age 18 and 29.0% of those age 65 or over.

References

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