Upper Mahanoy Township, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania

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Upper Mahanoy Township, Pennsylvania
Township
Line Mountain in Upper Mahanoy Township
Line Mountain in Upper Mahanoy Township
Map of Northumberland County, Pennsylvania highlighting Upper Mahanoy Township
Map of Northumberland County, Pennsylvania highlighting Upper Mahanoy Township
Map of Northumberland County, Pennsylvania
Map of Northumberland County, Pennsylvania
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Northumberland
Settled 1777
Incorporated 1806
Government
 • Type Board of Supervisors
Area[1]
 • Total 23.36 sq mi (60.50 km2)
 • Land 23.34 sq mi (60.44 km2)
 • Water 0.02 sq mi (0.06 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 796
 • Estimate (2016)[2] 779
 • Density 33.38/sq mi (12.89/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s) 570
FIPS code 42-097-79112

Upper Mahanoy Township is a township in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population at the 2010 Census was 796,[3] up from 599 at the 2000 census.

Geography

Scenery of Upper Mahanoy Township
Scenery of Upper Mahanoy Township

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 23.4 square miles (60.5 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
2010 796
Est. 2016 779 [2] −2.1%
U.S. Decennial Census[4]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 599 people, 223 households, and 171 families residing in the township. The population density was 25.6 people per square mile (9.9/km²). There were 247 housing units at an average density of 10.6/sq mi (4.1/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.67% White, 0.17% African American, and 0.17% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.67% of the population.

There were 223 households out of which 34.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.7% were married couples living together, 5.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.3% were non-families. 18.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.69 and the average family size was 3.06.

In the township the population was spread out with 26.4% under the age of 18, 6.0% from 18 to 24, 26.2% from 25 to 44, 24.4% from 45 to 64, and 17.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females, there were 107.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 104.2 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $34,250, and the median income for a family was $38,500. Males had a median income of $30,500 versus $22,188 for females. The per capita income for the township was $13,387. About 5.2% of families and 9.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.2% of those under age 18 and 3.8% of those age 65 or over.

References

  1. ^ "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Aug 14, 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  3. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Upper Mahanoy Township, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved Aug 22, 2016.
  4. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.
  5. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.

External links

Coordinates: 40°43′00″N 76°37′59″W / 40.71667°N 76.63306°W / 40.71667; -76.63306

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