Cross Creek Township, Washington County, Pennsylvania

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Cross Creek Township
Township
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Washington County
Area 26.0 sq mi (67 km2)
Population 1,685 (2000)
Density 64.8 / sq mi (25 / km2)
Established 1789
Timezone EST (UTC-4)
 - summer (DST) EDT (UTC-5)
Area code 724
Location of Cross Creek Township in Washington County
Location of Washington County in Pennsylvania
Location of Pennsylvania in the United States
Website: www.crosscreektwp.org

Cross Creek Township is a township in Washington County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 1,685 at the 2000 census.

History[edit]

The Wilson's Mill Covered Bridge was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979.[1]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 26.0 square miles (67 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 1,685 people, 623 households, and 479 families residing in the township. The population density was 64.8 people per square mile (25.0/km²). There were 660 housing units at an average density of 25.4/sq mi (9.8/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.16% White, 0.89% African American, 0.12% Pacific Islander, and 0.83% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.12% of the population.

There were 623 households out of which 31.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.6% were married couples living together, 9.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.1% were non-families. 20.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.67 and the average family size was 3.09.

In the township the population was spread out with 23.9% under the age of 18, 6.3% from 18 to 24, 29.5% from 25 to 44, 24.9% from 45 to 64, and 15.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 101.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.6 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $38,226, and the median income for a family was $42,813. Males had a median income of $33,958 versus $20,682 for females. The per capita income for the township was $17,654. About 4.7% of families and 7.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.3% of those under age 18 and 9.4% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 40°17′41″N 80°25′17″W / 40.29472°N 80.42139°W / 40.29472; -80.42139