Dunkard Township, Greene County, Pennsylvania

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Dunkard Township
Township
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Greene
Area 32.0 sq mi (83 km2)
 - land 31.7 sq mi (82 km2)
 - water 0.3 sq mi (1 km2)
Population 2,358 (2000)
Density 74.5 / sq mi (29 / km2)
Timezone EST (UTC-4)
 - summer (DST) EDT (UTC-5)
Area code 724
Location of Dunkard Township in Greene County
Location of Greene County in Pennsylvania
Location of Pennsylvania in the United States

Dunkard Township is a township in Greene County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 2,358 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 32.0 square miles (83 km2), of which, 31.7 square miles (82 km2) of it is land and 0.3 square miles (0.78 km2) of it (0.94%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 2,358 people, 967 households, and 672 families residing in the township. The population density was 74.5 people per square mile (28.8/km²). There were 1,073 housing units at an average density of 33.9/sq mi (13.1/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.85% White, 0.30% African American, 0.04% Native American, 0.21% Asian, and 0.59% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.64% of the population.

There were 967 households out of which 30.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.2% were married couples living together, 11.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.5% were non-families. 26.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 2.92.

In the township the population was spread out with 23.4% under the age of 18, 7.2% from 18 to 24, 29.1% from 25 to 44, 24.0% from 45 to 64, and 16.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 99.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.8 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $25,995, and the median income for a family was $30,357. Males had a median income of $29,625 versus $18,060 for females. The per capita income for the township was $14,537. About 14.7% of families and 19.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 28.7% of those under age 18 and 11.6% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

Coordinates: 39°46′00″N 79°59′58″W / 39.76667°N 79.99944°W / 39.76667; -79.99944