Bloom Township, Clearfield County, Pennsylvania

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Bloom Township, Pennsylvania
Township
Map of Clearfield County, Pennsylvania highlighting Bloom Township
Map of Clearfield County, Pennsylvania highlighting Bloom Township
Map of Clearfield County, Pennsylvania
Map of Clearfield County, Pennsylvania
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Clearfield
Settled 1815
Incorporated 1860
Area
 • Total 18.9 sq mi (49.0 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 414
 • Density 21.8/sq mi (8.4/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 814
Historical population
Census Pop.
2000 412
2010 414 0.5%

Bloom Township is a township in Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 414 at the 2010 census.[1]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 18.9 square miles (49 km2), of which, 18.9 square miles (49 km2) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) of it (0.11%) is water.

Communities[edit]

  • Chestnut Grove
  • Greenville
  • Laborde

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 412 people, 169 households, and 119 families residing in the township. The population density was 21.8 people per square mile (8.4/km²). There were 220 housing units at an average density of 11.6/sq mi (4.5/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.76% White and 0.24% Native American.

There were 169 households out of which 26.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.1% were married couples living together, 5.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.0% were non-families. 25.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 2.96.

In the township the population was spread out with 22.3% under the age of 18, 5.3% from 18 to 24, 26.5% from 25 to 44, 28.6% from 45 to 64, and 17.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 114.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 109.2 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $30,909, and the median income for a family was $33,750. Males had a median income of $28,611 versus $22,813 for females. The per capita income for the township was $15,470. About 9.3% of families and 8.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.7% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.

School Districts[edit]

DuBois Area School District

See also[edit]

Western Pennsylvania

Bilger's rocks

External links[edit]

References[edit]

Coordinates: 41°02′00″N 78°37′59″W / 41.03333°N 78.63306°W / 41.03333; -78.63306