Greenwood Township, Clearfield County, Pennsylvania

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Greenwood Township is a township in Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 424 at the 2000 census. Between Mahaffey and Grampian on U.S. Route 219, Greenwood contains the villages of Curry Run and Bells Landing. The West Branch of the Susquehanna River runs through it, along with several abandoned and presently used railroad grades.

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Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 20.1 square miles (52.0 km²), of which, 19.8 square miles (51.3 km²) of it is land and 0.3 square miles (0.7 km²) of it (1.30%) is water. The Bridge in Greenwood Township, which is on the National Register of Historic Places, is located in Bell Landing, and crosses the West Branch of the Susquehanna River.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 424 people, 161 households, and 128 families residing in the township. The population density was 21.4 people per square mile (8.3/km²). There were 214 housing units at an average density of 10.8/sq mi (4.2/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.29% White, and 0.71% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.71% of the population.

There were 161 households out of which 31.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.2% were married couples living together, 9.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.9% were non-families. 19.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.8% 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 3.01.

In the township the population was spread out with 24.3% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 28.8% from 25 to 44, 27.8% from 45 to 64, and 12.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 105.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.9 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $37,750, and the median income for a family was $40,694. Males had a median income of $28,281 versus $17,500 for females. The per capita income for the township was $15,945. About 3.9% of families and 6.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.4% of those under age 18 and 3.5% of those age 65 or over.

School District

Curwensville Area School District

References

DuBois

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