East Wheatfield Township, Pennsylvania

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East Wheatfield Township is a township in Indiana County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 2,607 at the 2000 census.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 27.2 square miles (70.5 km2), of which, 26.9 square miles (69.6 km2) of it is land and 0.4 square miles (0.9 km2) of it (1.32%) is water.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 2,607 people, 1,026 households, and 774 families residing in the township. The population density was 97.0 people per square mile (37.5/km2). There were 1,115 housing units at an average density of 41.5/sq mi (16.0/km2). The racial makeup of the township was 99.08% White, 0.04% African American, 0.12% Native American, 0.08% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.08% from other races, and 0.58% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.35% of the population.

There were 1,026 households out of which 29.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.1% were married couples living together, 7.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.5% were non-families. 21.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.54 and the average family size was 2.95.

In the township the population was spread out with 23.1% under the age of 18, 8.2% from 18 to 24, 26.5% from 25 to 44, 27.8% from 45 to 64, and 14.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 99.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.5 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $29,647, and the median income for a family was $33,631. Males had a median income of $31,531 versus $20,822 for females. The per capita income for the township was $14,514. About 9.1% of families and 12.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.2% of those under age 18 and 4.6% of those age 65 or over.

References

Coordinates: 40°27′12″N 78°59′44″W / 40.45333°N 78.99556°W / 40.45333; -78.99556

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