East Pennsboro Township, Pennsylvania

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East Pennsboro Township is a township in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 18,254 at the 2000 census. In 1990 the township had a population of 16,588. East Pennsboro is the second largest municipality in Cumberland County. The township is located along the western banks of the Susquehanna River, near Harrisburg. There are many large corporations based in East Pennsboro Township that use the Camp Hill postal address, including the Rite Aid Corporation, and Gannett Fleming Inc.

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Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 10.9 square miles (28.3 km²), all of it land.

Unincorporated communities and census designated places in East Pennsboro Township.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 18,254 people, 7,475 households, and 4,970 families residing in the township. The population density was 1,673.9 people per square mile (646.0/km²). There were 7,804 housing units at an average density of 715.6/sq mi (276.2/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 93.74% White, 1.47% African American, 0.14% Native American, 2.53% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.64% from other races, and 1.46% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.54% of the population.

There were 7,475 households out of which 29.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.7% were married couples living together, 9.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.5% were non-families. 27.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.38 and the average family size was 2.91.

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