Coolbaugh Township, Monroe County, Pennsylvania

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Coordinates: 41°12′00″N 75°31′59″W / 41.20000°N 75.53306°W / 41.20000; -75.53306
Coolbaugh Township
Settlement
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Coolbaugh Township on a winter day
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Monroe
Elevation 1,739 ft (530 m)
Coordinates 41°12′00″N 75°31′59″W / 41.20000°N 75.53306°W / 41.20000; -75.53306
Area 88.0 sq mi (227.9 km2)
 - land 86.2 sq mi (223 km2)
 - water 1.8 sq mi (5 km2), 2.05%
Population 20,564 (2010)
Density 238.6 / sq mi (92.1 / km2)
Timezone EST (UTC-5)
 - summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code 570
Location of Collbaugh Township in Pennsylvania
Location of Pennsylvania in the United States
Website: http://www.coolbaughtwp.org

Coolbaugh Township is a township in Monroe County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 20,564 at the 2010 census. Tobyhanna State Park is in Coolbaugh Township.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 88.0 square miles (228 km2), of which, 86.2 square miles (223 km2) of it is land and 1.8 square miles (4.7 km2) of it (2.05%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

2010 Census Data[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2010, there were 20,564 people, 6,969 households, and 5,362 families residing in the township. The population density was 238.6 people per square mile (92.1/km²). There were 11,163 housing units at an average density of 129.5/sq mi (50.6/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 56.4% White, 27.8% African American, 0.7% Native American, 1.8% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 8.6% from other races, and 4.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 23.3% of the population.

There were 6,969 households out of which 37.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.3% were married couples living together, 16.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.1% were non-families. 18.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.95 and the average family size was 3.35.

In the township the population was spread out with 28.5% under the age of 18, 61.3% from 18 to 64, and 10.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37.4 years.

The median income for a household in the township was $54,339, and the median income for a family was $59,139. Males had a median income of $42,813 versus $32,256 for females. The per capita income for the township was $19,816. About 15.1% of families and 17.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 26.1% of those under age 18 and 4.8% of those age 65 or over.

2000 Census Data[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 15,205 people, 5,101 households, and 4,050 families residing in the township. The population density was 177.3 people per square mile (68.5/km²). There were 9,376 housing units at an average density of 109.4/sq mi (42.2/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 71.58% White, 15.68% African American, 0.28% Native American, 1.01% Asian, 0.07% Pacific Islander, 7.34% from other races, and 4.04% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 15.30% of the population.

There were 5,101 households out of which 42.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.1% were married couples living together, 11.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.6% were non-families. 16.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.98 and the average family size was 3.34.

In the township the population was spread out with 31.6% under the age of 18, 7.0% from 18 to 24, 28.4% from 25 to 44, 22.4% from 45 to 64, and 10.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 97.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.5 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $46,684, and the median income for a family was $50,499. Males had a median income of $40,155 versus $22,592 for females. The per capita income for the township was $17,094. About 8.4% of families and 11.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.0% of those under age 18 and 14.2% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-05-14. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

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