Conemaugh Township, Cambria County, Pennsylvania

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Conemaugh Township is a township in Cambria County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 2,145 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Johnstown, Pennsylvania Metropolitan Statistical Area.



Conemaugh Township contains East Conemaugh Borough and is about 24 miles WSW of Altoona, Pennsylvania and 2.5 miles north of Johnstown-Cambria County Airport. According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 11.4 square miles (29.6 km²), of which, 11.3 square miles (29.3 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.3 km²) of it (1.05%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 2,145 people, 856 households, and 632 families residing in the township. The population density was 189.8 people per square mile (73.3/km²). There were 889 housing units at an average density of 78.7/sq mi (30.4/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.69% White, 0.89% African American, 0.19% Asian, and 0.23% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.70% of the population.

There were 856 households out of which 26.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.2% were married couples living together, 5.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.1% were non-families. 23.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.51 and the average family size was 2.94.

In the township the population was spread out with 21.0% under the age of 18, 5.7% from 18 to 24, 26.7% from 25 to 44, 26.7% from 45 to 64, and 19.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 95.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.5 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $29,805, and the median income for a family was $38,867. Males had a median income of $26,473 versus $19,563 for females. The per capita income for the township was $14,157. About 8.2% of families and 8.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.1% of those under age 18 and 5.2% of those age 65 or over.

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