Springfield Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania

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Springfield Township is a township in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 4,963 at the 2000 census.

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Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 30.8 square miles (79.7 km²), all of it land. It is located in the Delaware watershed and, while most of the township is drained directly eastward into the Delaware River by Tohickon Creek and Cooks Creek (both of which start in Springfield,) a very small area in the extreme west is drained by the Unami Creek into the Perkiomen Creek and Schuylkill River. Springfield Township's villages include Hilltop, Passer, Pleasant Valley, Springtown, and Zionhill. Many longtime residents share ties with the Saucon Valley (the nearby Coopersburg and Hellertown areas of the Lehigh Valley.)

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Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 4,963 people, 1,900 households, and 1,470 families residing in the township. The population density was 161.2 people per square mile (62.3/km²). There were 1,972 housing units at an average density of 64.1/sq mi (24.7/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.61% White, 0.60% African American, 0.10% Native American, 0.10% Asian, 0.18% from other races, and 0.40% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.87% of the population.

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