East Hanover Township, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania

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East Hanover Township is a township in Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 2,858 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Lebanon, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 32.8 square miles (84.9 km²), of which, 32.6 square miles (84.5 km²) of it is land and 0.2 square miles (0.4 km²) of it (0.49%) is water.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 2,858 people, 1,034 households, and 771 families residing in the township. The population density was 87.6 people per square mile (33.8/km²). There were 1,091 housing units at an average density of 33.4/sq mi (12.9/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 96.82% White, 0.63% African American, 0.24% Native American, 0.52% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.84% from other races, and 0.91% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.24% of the population.

There were 1,034 households out of which 30.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.2% were married couples living together, 5.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.4% were non-families. 20.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.63 and the average family size was 3.03.

In the township the population was spread out with 22.2% under the age of 18, 10.8% from 18 to 24, 28.8% from 25 to 44, 26.5% from 45 to 64, and 11.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 103.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 103.9 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $50,579, and the median income for a family was $55,091. Males had a median income of $35,547 versus $24,327 for females. The per capita income for the township was $22,108. About 3.1% of families and 5.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.2% of those under age 18 and 7.3% of those age 65 or over.

References

Lebanon

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