Union Township, Lawrence County, Pennsylvania

related topics
{township, household, population}
{household, population, female}
{area, community, home}
{utc_offset, utc_offset_dst, timezone}

Union Township is a township in Lawrence County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 5,103 at the 2000 census.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 9.7 square miles (25.0 km²), of which, 9.6 square miles (24.9 km²) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (0.41%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 5,103 people, 2,121 households, and 1,495 families residing in the township. The population density was 530.3 people per square mile (204.8/km²). There were 2,227 housing units at an average density of 231.4/sq mi (89.4/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 94.92% White, 4.06% African American, 0.02% Native American, 0.16% Asian, 0.29% from other races, and 0.55% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.53% of the population.

There were 2,121 households out of which 23.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.2% were married couples living together, 11.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.5% were non-families. 26.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.40 and the average family size was 2.89.

In the township the population was spread out with 18.9% under the age of 18, 6.9% from 18 to 24, 24.3% from 25 to 44, 26.5% from 45 to 64, and 23.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45 years. For every 100 females there were 91.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.0 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $36,074, and the median income for a family was $41,909. Males had a median income of $32,297 versus $21,378 for females. The per capita income for the township was $16,717. About 3.9% of families and 5.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.6% of those under age 18 and 4.7% of those age 65 or over.


New Castle

Bessemer | Ellport | Ellwood City‡ | Enon Valley | New Beaver | New Wilmington | S.N.P.J. | South New Castle | Volant | Wampum

Full article ▸

related documents
West Buffalo Township, Pennsylvania
Cass Township, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania
Moore Township, Pennsylvania
Chest Township, Cambria County, Pennsylvania
Swatara Township, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania
Hanover Township, Northampton County, Pennsylvania
Logan Township, Blair County, Pennsylvania
Union Township, Union County, Pennsylvania
Dublin Township, Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania
Lower Nazareth Township, Pennsylvania
Queen Township, Polk County, Minnesota
Perry Township, Snyder County, Pennsylvania
Oley Township, Pennsylvania
Conyngham Township, Columbia County, Pennsylvania
Center Township, Indiana County, Pennsylvania
Miles Township, Pennsylvania
Freedom Township, Blair County, Pennsylvania
Milford Township, Somerset County, Pennsylvania
Pine Township, Armstrong County, Pennsylvania
Adams Township, Cambria County, Pennsylvania
Valley Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania
Haines Township, Pennsylvania
La Plume Township, Pennsylvania
Harris Township, Pennsylvania
Adams Township, Snyder County, Pennsylvania
Allegheny Township, Cambria County, Pennsylvania
Halfmoon Township, Pennsylvania
Spring Township, Centre County, Pennsylvania
Huston Township, Centre County, Pennsylvania
Oakland Township, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania