Castanea Township, Clinton County, Pennsylvania

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Castanea Township, Pennsylvania
Township
Map of Clinton County, Pennsylvania highlighting Castanea Township
Map of Clinton County, Pennsylvania highlighting Castanea Township
Map of Clinton County, Pennsylvania
Map of Clinton County, Pennsylvania
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Clinton
Incorporated 1877
Area
 • Total 5.9 sq mi (15.2 km2)
 • Land 5.6 sq mi (14.4 km2)
 • Water 0.3 sq mi (0.8 km2)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,233
 • Density 221.6/sq mi (85.5/km2)

Castanea Township is a township in Clinton County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 1,233 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 5.9 square miles (15 km2), of which, 5.6 square miles (15 km2) of it is land and 0.3 square miles (0.78 km2) of it (5.12%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,233 people, 516 households, and 372 families residing in the township. The population density was 221.6 people per square mile (85.5/km²). There were 531 housing units at an average density of 95.4/sq mi (36.8/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.78% White, 0.08% African American, 0.65% Asian, 0.16% from other races, and 0.32% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.24% of the population.

There were 516 households out of which 26.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.0% were married couples living together, 6.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.9% were non-families. 21.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.39 and the average family size was 2.77.

In the township the population was spread out with 20.0% under the age of 18, 7.9% from 18 to 24, 29.0% from 25 to 44, 25.8% from 45 to 64, and 17.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 93.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.3 males.

Historical population
Census Pop.
1980 1,204
1990 1,188 −1.3%
2000 1,233 3.8%
source:[2][3]

The median income for a household in the township was $33,657, and the median income for a family was $36,250. Males had a median income of $29,018 versus $20,721 for females. The per capita income for the township was $15,448. About 6.5% of families and 8.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.5% of those under age 18 and 6.3% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Clinton County Comprehensive Plan" (PDF). Clinton County, Pennsylvania. Retrieved 2007-09-19. 
  3. ^ "Population Change 1990–2000: Pennsylvania". Pennsylvania State Data Center. Retrieved 2007-09-19. 

Coordinates: 41°07′27″N 77°25′53″W / 41.12417°N 77.43139°W / 41.12417; -77.43139