Otter Creek Township, Pennsylvania

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Otter Creek Township is a township in Mercer County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 611 at the 2000 census. Otter Creek Township received its name due to the creek's substantive otter population.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 11.8 square miles (30.6 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 611 people, 229 households, and 172 families residing in the township. The population density was 51.8 people per square mile (20.0/km²). There were 246 housing units at an average density of 20.8/sq mi (8.0/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 97.87% White, 1.15% African American, 0.16% Asian, and 0.82% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.33% of the population.

There were 229 households out of which 33.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.1% were married couples living together, 6.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.5% were non-families. 18.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.67 and the average family size was 3.06.

In the township the population was spread out with 26.0% under the age of 18, 4.7% from 18 to 24, 32.4% from 25 to 44, 24.2% from 45 to 64, and 12.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 105.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.4 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $37,656, and the median income for a family was $41,625. Males had a median income of $36,477 versus $18,917 for females. The per capita income for the township was $16,203. About 3.5% of families and 5.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.4% of those under age 18 and 2.3% of those age 65 or over.

References

Farrell | Hermitage | Sharon

Clark | Fredonia | Greenville | Grove City | Jackson Center | Jamestown | Mercer | New Lebanon | Sandy Lake | Sharpsville | Sheakleyville | Stoneboro | West Middlesex | Wheatland

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