East Carroll Township, Cambria County, Pennsylvania

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East Carroll Township, Pennsylvania
Map of Cambria County, Pennsylvania highlighting East Carroll Township
Map of Cambria County, Pennsylvania highlighting East Carroll Township
Map of Cambria County, Pennsylvania
Map of Cambria County, Pennsylvania
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Cambria
Incorporated 1910
 • Total 25.3 sq mi (66 km2)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,798
 • Density 71.1/sq mi (27.5/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 814

East Carroll Township is a township in Cambria County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 1,798 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Johnstown, Pennsylvania Metropolitan Statistical Area.


It is located approximately at 40.57°N by 78.70°W and about 18 miles WNW of the city of Altoona.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 25.3 square miles (66 km2), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,798 people, 632 households, and 494 families residing in the township. The population density was 71.1 people per square mile (27.5/km²). There were 664 housing units at an average density of 26.3/sq mi (10.1/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.28% White, 0.06% African American, 0.11% Asian, 0.11% from other races, and 0.44% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.11% of the population.

There were 632 households out of which 35.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.9% were married couples living together, 8.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.8% were non-families. 19.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.84 and the average family size was 3.29.

In the township the population was spread out with 25.5% under the age of 18, 9.5% from 18 to 24, 26.8% from 25 to 44, 26.6% from 45 to 64, and 11.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 98.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.1 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $36,771, and the median income for a family was $42,273. Males had a median income of $30,302 versus $20,388 for females. The per capita income for the township was $15,100. About 8.4% of families and 9.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.1% of those under age 18 and 10.9% of those age 65 or over.


Coordinates: 40°34′00″N 78°45′02″W / 40.56667°N 78.75056°W / 40.56667; -78.75056