Cherry Ridge Township, Wayne County, Pennsylvania

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Cherry Ridge, Pennsylvania
Second-class township
Township of Cherry Ridge
A wetland with trees in the autumn.
A wetland in Hoadleys.
Pennsylvania's location in the United States.
Pennsylvania's location in the United States.
Map of Pennsylvania, with county borders indicated. A red dot in the upper right-hand corner is labeled "Cherry Ridge, Pennsylvania."
Map of Pennsylvania, with county borders indicated. A red dot in the upper right-hand corner is labeled "Cherry Ridge, Pennsylvania."
Cherry Ridge, Pennsylvania
Cherry Ridge Township's location within Pennsylvania.
Coordinates: 41°29′00″N 75°18′59″W / 41.48333°N 75.31639°W / 41.48333; -75.31639Coordinates: 41°29′00″N 75°18′59″W / 41.48333°N 75.31639°W / 41.48333; -75.31639
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
US Congressional District PA-10
State Senatorial District 20
State House of Representatives District 139
County Wayne
School District Wayne Highlands
Region III
Settled Before 1798[1]
Incorporated April 30, 1844[1]
Founded by Enos Woodward, Col. John H. Schenck[1]
Named for Cherry tree[1]
Government
 • Type Board of Supervisors
 • Board of Supervisors[2]
 • US Representative Tom Marino (R)
 • State Senator Lisa Baker (R)
 • State Representative Michael Peifer (R)
Area
 • Total 22.2 sq mi (57 km2)
 • Land 21.4 sq mi (55 km2)
 • Water 0.8 sq mi (2 km2)
Elevation 1,401 ft (427 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,895
 • Density 88.5/sq mi (34.2/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) Eastern Daylight (EDT) (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 570
GNIS feature ID 1217215[3]
FIPS code 42-127-13096[4]
Website Cherry Ridge Township

Cherry Ridge is a second-class township in Wayne County, Pennsylvania. The township's population was 1,895 at the time of the 2010 United States Census.[5]

Geography[edit]

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.

Communities[edit]

The following villages are located in Cherry Ridge Township:

Demographics[edit]

As of the census 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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Cherry Ridge Township". Wayne County Historical Society. Wayne County Historical Society. 2014. Retrieved 15 December 2014. 
  2. ^ "Municipal Index". Wayne County Planning Commission/GIS. WordPress. 2011. Retrieved 1 December 2014. 
  3. ^ "Township of Cherry Ridge". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. 1 December 1989. Retrieved 1 December 2014. 
  4. ^ U.S. Census Bureau. Census 2000. "Census Demographic Profiles, Cherry Ridge Township" (PDF). CenStats Databases. <http://censtats.census.gov/data/>. Retrieved 2009-01-31. 
  5. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-05-14. 
  6. ^ a b c "CHERRY RIDGE: SECOND CLASS TOWNSHIP MAP". Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. 29 January 2010. Retrieved 1 December 2014. 
  7. ^ "Cherry Ridge". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. 2 August 1979. Retrieved 1 December 2014. 
  8. ^ "Clemo". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. 2 August 1979. Retrieved 1 December 2014. 
  9. ^ "Hoadleys". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. 2 August 1979. Retrieved 1 December 2014.