Curtin Township, Centre County, Pennsylvania

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Curtin Township,
Pennsylvania
Township
Map of Centre County, Pennsylvania highlighting Curtin Township
Map of Centre County, Pennsylvania highlighting Curtin Township
Map of Centre County, Pennsylvania
Map of Centre County, Pennsylvania
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Centre
Settled 1800
Incorporated 1857
Area
 • Total 44.2 sq mi (114.5 km2)
Population (2000)
 • Total 551
 • Density 12.5/sq mi (4.8/km2)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)

Curtin Township is a township in Centre County, Pennsylvania, United States. It is part of the State College, Pennsylvania Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 551 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 44.2 square miles (114 km2), all of it land.[1]

Curtin Township is bordered by Clinton County to the north and east, Liberty Township to the east, Howard Township to the south and Boggs, Show Shoe and Burnside Townships to the west.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 551 people, 207 households, and 162 families residing in the township. The population density was 12.5 people per square mile (4.8/km²). There were 339 housing units at an average density of 7.7/sq mi (3.0/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.27% White, 0.18% Native American, and 0.54% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.18% of the population.

There were 207 households out of which 30.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.7% were married couples living together, 9.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.7% were non-families. 18.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.66 and the average family size was 3.06.

In the township the population was spread out with 23.8% under the age of 18, 6.2% from 18 to 24, 34.3% from 25 to 44, 21.1% from 45 to 64, and 14.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 112.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 104.9 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $32,188, and the median income for a family was $35,875. Males had a median income of $27,500 versus $21,136 for females. The per capita income for the township was $12,649. About 10.3% of families and 9.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.3% of those under age 18 and 14.3% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

Coordinates: 41°05′00″N 77°46′59″W / 41.08333°N 77.78306°W / 41.08333; -77.78306