Allegheny Township, Cambria County, Pennsylvania

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Allegheny Township is a township in Cambria County, Pennsylvania, United States. It is part of the Johnstown, Pennsylvania Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 2,498 at the 2000 census.

Geography

Allegheny Township is located at 40.392581,-78.542633[1], 18 miles west of Altoona, Pennsylvania. According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 29.6 square miles (76.6 km²), of which, 29.5 square miles (76.5 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (0.17%) is water.

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 2,498 people, 533 households, and 420 families residing in the township. The population density was 84.6 people per square mile (32.7/km²). There were 574 housing units at an average density of 19.4/sq mi (7.5/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 81.83% White, 16.01% African American, 0.28% Native American, 1.08% Asian, 0.04% from other races, and 0.76% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 10.33% of the population.

There were 533 households out of which 37.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.9% were married couples living together, 7.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.2% were non-families. 19.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.92 and the average family size was 3.38.

In the township the population was spread out with 16.8% under the age of 18, 8.8% from 18 to 24, 45.8% from 25 to 44, 21.7% from 45 to 64, and 6.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 217.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 264.6 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $41,310, and the median income for a family was $49,271. Males had a median income of $22,961 versus $22,232 for females. The per capita income for the township was $12,911. About 7.1% of families and 10.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.6% of those under age 18 and 14.5% of those age 65 or over.

References

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