Buckingham Township, Wayne County, Pennsylvania

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Coordinates: 41°50′30″N 75°14′29″W / 41.84167°N 75.24139°W / 41.84167; -75.24139
Buckingham Township,
Wayne County,
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Wayne
Elevation 1,043 ft (317.9 m)
Coordinates 41°50′30″N 75°14′29″W / 41.84167°N 75.24139°W / 41.84167; -75.24139
Area 45.4 sq mi (117.6 km2)
 - land 44.2 sq mi (114 km2)
 - water 1.2 sq mi (3 km2), 2.64%
Population 520 (2010)
Density 11.8 / sq mi (4.6 / km2)
Timezone EST (UTC-5)
 - summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code 570
Location of Buckingham Township in Pennsylvania
Location of Pennsylvania in the United States

Buckingham Township is a township in Wayne County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 520 at the 2010 census.


The Equinunk Historic District and Starlight Station, New York, Ontario, and Western Railway are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[1]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 45.4 square miles (118 km2), of which, 44.2 square miles (114 km2) of it is land and 1.2 square miles (3.1 km2) of it (2.64%) is water.


As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 520 people, 260 households, and 148 families residing in the township. The population density was 11.8 people per square mile (4.6/km²). There were 523 housing units at an average density of 11.8/sq mi (4.6/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 97.7% White, 0.2% African American, 0.6% Asian, 0.5% from other races, 1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.5% of the population.

There were 260 households out of which 13.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.2% were married couples living together, 6.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 43.1% were non-families. 35% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.00 and the average family size was 2.53.

In the township the population was spread out with 13.1% under the age of 18, 60.9% from 18 to 64, and 26% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 53.3 years.

The median income for a household in the township was $40,268, and the median income for a family was $54,375. Males had a median income of $36,193 versus $30,000 for females. The per capita income for the township was $26,796. About 9.9% of families and 11.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under age 18 and 18.6% of those age 65 or over.


  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-05-14.