Corydon Township, McKean County, Pennsylvania

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Corydon Township,
Map of McKean County, Pennsylvania highlighting Corydon Township
Map of McKean County, Pennsylvania highlighting Corydon Township
Map of McKean County, Pennsylvania
Map of McKean County, Pennsylvania
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County McKean
Settled 1810
Incorporated 1829
 • Total 73.7 sq mi (190.8 km2)
 • Land 73.2 sq mi (189.6 km2)
 • Water 0.5 sq mi (1.2 km2)
Population (2000)
 • Total 301
 • Density 4.1/sq mi (1.6/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 814

Corydon Township is a township in McKean County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 301 at the 2000 census.

The township was significantly flooded as a result of the construction of the Kinzua Dam in the 1960s, and as such, it is much more sparsely populated than it used to be.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 73.7 square miles (191 km2), of which, 73.2 square miles (190 km2) of it is land and 0.4 square miles (1.0 km2) of it (0.60%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 301 people, 122 households, and 85 families residing in the township. The population density was 4.1 people per square mile (1.6/km²). There were 242 housing units at an average density of 3.3/sq mi (1.3/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.00% White, 0.33% Asian, and 0.66% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.33% of the population.

There were 122 households out of which 30.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.5% were married couples living together, 3.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.3% were non-families. 26.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 3.01.

In the township the population was spread out with 25.6% under the age of 18, 4.3% from 18 to 24, 32.9% from 25 to 44, 25.6% from 45 to 64, and 11.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 115.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 117.5 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $35,208, and the median income for a family was $37,500. Males had a median income of $36,875 versus $29,375 for females. The per capita income for the township was $20,283. About 8.7% of families and 9.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.9% of those under the age of eighteen and 14.3% of those sixty five or over.


  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

Coordinates: 41°55′00″N 78°49′59″W / 41.91667°N 78.83306°W / 41.91667; -78.83306