Falls Township, Wyoming County, Pennsylvania

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Falls Township is a township in Wyoming County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 1,997 at the 2000 census.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 21.2 square miles (54.9 km²), of which, 20.7 square miles (53.5 km²) of it is land and 0.6 square miles (1.4 km²) of it (2.59%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,997 people, 724 households, and 558 families residing in the township. The population density was 96.6 people per square mile (37.3/km²). There were 763 housing units at an average density of 36.9/sq mi (14.3/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 96.75% White, 2.05% African American, 0.05% Native American, 0.40% Asian, 0.20% from other races, and 0.55% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.25% of the population.

There were 724 households out of which 34.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.3% were married couples living together, 8.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.8% were non-families. 20.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.7% 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 3.05.

In the township the population was spread out with 28.2% under the age of 18, 6.3% from 18 to 24, 28.2% from 25 to 44, 24.8% from 45 to 64, and 12.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 110.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.7 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $35,571, and the median income for a family was $39,886. Males had a median income of $35,091 versus $20,650 for females. The per capita income for the township was $16,392. About 7.5% of families and 9.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.3% of those under age 18 and 10.4% of those age 65 or over.


Factoryville | Laceyville | Meshoppen | Nicholson | Tunkhannock

Braintrim | Clinton | Eaton | Exeter | Falls | Forkston | Lemon | Mehoopany | Meshoppen | Monroe | Nicholson | North Branch | Northmoreland | Noxen | Overfield | Tunkhannock | Washington | Windham

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