Manheim Township, York County, Pennsylvania

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Manheim Township is a township in York County, Pennsylvania, United States. As of the 2000 census, the township population was 3,119.

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Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 22.5 square miles (58.1 km²), of which, 21.5 square miles (55.8 km²) of it is land and 0.9 square miles (2.4 km²) of it (4.10%) is water.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 3,119 people, 1,084 households, and 924 families residing in the township. The population density was 144.8 people per square mile (55.9/km²). There were 1,119 housing units at an average density of 52.0/sq mi (20.1/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.62% White, 0.26% Native American, 0.29% Asian, 0.06% from other races, and 0.77% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.26% of the population.

There were 1,084 households out of which 39.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 76.8% were married couples living together, 5.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 14.7% were non-families. 11.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.88 and the average family size was 3.11.

In the township the population was spread out with 27.7% under the age of 18, 5.5% from 18 to 24, 30.0% from 25 to 44, 27.5% from 45 to 64, and 9.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 104.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.9 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $57,407, and the median income for a family was $60,912. Males had a median income of $39,899 versus $24,408 for females. The per capita income for the township was $22,652. About 3.3% of families and 4.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.7% of those under age 18 and 6.6% of those age 65 or over.

Fire Protection

Manheim Township is protected primarily by the Lineboro Volunteer Fire Department (Station 7), with some areas falling under Pleasant Hill's (Station 52) and Jefferson's (Station 47) first due area.

Emergency Medical Services

The Lineboro Volunteer Fire Department provides ALS or Advanced Life Support ambulance services to Manheim Township and Station 52 provides BLS or Basic Life Support ambulance services. Medic 46 from Hanover Hospital provides ALS care in 52 box areas or in the event that Station 7's ambulance is unavailable. Service 47, out of Jefferson Volunteer Fire Company, also provides BLS assistance services on Class 1 calls in parts of the township. STAT Medevac provides air ambulance services in the event of severe illness or injury.

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