Cherry Ridge Township, Wayne County, Pennsylvania

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Coordinates: 41°29′00″N 75°18′59″W / 41.48333°N 75.31639°W / 41.48333; -75.31639
Cherry Ridge Township
A wetland in Cherry Ridge Township
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Wayne
Elevation 1,457 ft (444.1 m)
Coordinates 41°29′00″N 75°18′59″W / 41.48333°N 75.31639°W / 41.48333; -75.31639
Area 22.2 sq mi (57.5 km2)
 - land 21.4 sq mi (55 km2)
 - water 0.8 sq mi (2 km2), 3.6%
Population 1,895 (2010)
Density 88.5 / sq mi (34.2 / km2)
Timezone EST (UTC-5)
 - summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code 570
Location of Cherry Ridge Township in Pennsylvania
Location of Pennsylvania in the United States

Cherry Ridge Township is a township in Wayne County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 1,895 at the 2010 census.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 22.2 square miles (57 km2), of which, 21.4 square miles (55 km2) of it is land and 0.8 square miles (2.1 km2) of it (3.6%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2010, there were 1,895 people, 773 households, and 538 families residing in the township. The population density was 88.5 people per square mile (34.2/km²). There were 903 housing units at an average density of 42.2/sq mi (16.5/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.6% White, 0.1% African American, 0.05% Native American, 0.1% Asian, 0.1% from other races, and 1.05% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2% of the population.

There were 773 households out of which 25.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.7% were married couples living together, 7.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.4% were non-families. 23.5% 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 2.45 and the average family size was 2.94.

In the township the population was spread out with 21.4% under the age of 18, 60.2% from 18 to 64, and 18.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44.7 years.

The median income for a household in the township was $49,375, and the median income for a family was $52,500. Males had a median income of $34,348 versus $31,875 for females. The per capita income for the township was $24,824. About 4% of families and 6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.5% of those under age 18 and 7.5% of those age 65 or over.


  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-05-14.