Whitpain Township, Pennsylvania

related topics
{township, household, population}
{area, community, home}
{land, century, early}
{group, member, jewish}
{area, part, region}
{household, population, female}
{son, year, death}
{church, century, christian}
{woman, child, man}
{mi², represent, 1st}

Whitpain Township is a township in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, United States. Founded in 1701, it has grown to a total population of 18,562 (US Census 2002).



According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 12.9 square miles (33.5 km²), of which, 12.9 square miles (33.5 km²) of it is land and 0.08% is water. Whitpain Township is approximately four and a half miles by three miles. There are two watersheds in the Township: the Wissahickon Creek (which was once known as "Whitpaine's Creek"), and Stony Creek.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 18,562 people, 6,960 households, and 5,206 families residing in the township. The population density was 1,436.3 people per square mile (554.7/km²). There were 7,305 housing units at an average density of 565.3/sq mi (218.3/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 86.31% White, 4.69% African American, 0.06% Native American, 7.82% Asian, 0.23% from other races, and 0.89% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.33% of the population.

Full article ▸

related documents
Wayne, New Jersey
Hassan Township, Hennepin County, Minnesota
Shenango Township, Lawrence County, Pennsylvania
Millcreek Township, Erie County, Pennsylvania
East Goshen Township, Pennsylvania
Edgmont Township, Pennsylvania
Marlboro Township, New Jersey
Abington Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania
Center Township, Beaver County, Pennsylvania
West Goshen Township, Pennsylvania
Gregg Township, Union County, Pennsylvania
Cranberry Township, Butler County, Pennsylvania
Calumet Township, Michigan
Macomb Township, Michigan
Springfield Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania
Montgomery Township, New Jersey
East Pikeland Township, Pennsylvania
Springfield Township, Union County, New Jersey
Horsham Township, Pennsylvania
Hempfield Township, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania
Allegheny Township, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania
Center Township, Snyder County, Pennsylvania
Upper Nazareth Township, Pennsylvania
Brighton Township, Michigan
Shrewsbury Township, Sullivan County, Pennsylvania
Sugar Grove Township, Warren County, Pennsylvania
Donegal Township, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania
Braintrim Township, Pennsylvania
Freehold Township, Pennsylvania
Mount Pleasant Township, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania