Blooming Grove Township, Pennsylvania

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Blooming Grove Township is a township in Pike County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 3,621 at the 2000 census.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 77.1 square miles (199.7 km²), of which, 75.3 square miles (195.0 km²) of it is land and 1.8 square miles (4.7 km²) of it (2.37%) is water.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 3,621 people, 1,382 households, and 1,076 families residing in the township. The population density was 48.1 people per square mile (18.6/km²). There were 3,273 housing units at an average density of 43.5/sq mi (16.8/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 92.38% White, 3.37% African American, 0.19% Native American, 0.72% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 2.32% from other races, and 0.99% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.17% of the population.

There were 1,382 households out of which 26.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.5% were married couples living together, 6.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.1% were non-families. 18.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 2.80.

In the township the population was spread out with 20.2% under the age of 18, 5.7% from 18 to 24, 23.4% from 25 to 44, 29.5% from 45 to 64, and 21.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females there were 109.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 110.0 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $42,386, and the median income for a family was $46,250. Males had a median income of $31,941 versus $28,333 for females. The per capita income for the township was $20,920. About 6.4% of families and 8.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.3% of those under age 18 and 4.6% of those age 65 or over.

References

Matamoras | Milford

Blooming Grove | Delaware | Dingman | Greene | Lackawaxen | Lehman | Milford | Palmyra | Porter | Shohola | Westfall

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