East Carroll Township, Cambria County, Pennsylvania

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East Carroll Township, Pennsylvania
Township
Trailer park south of Carrolltown
Trailer park south of Carrolltown
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
Area
 • Total 24.9 sq mi (64.6 km2)
 • Land 24.9 sq mi (64.6 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,654
 • Density 66/sq mi (25.6/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 1,654 at the 2010 census.[1] It is part of the Johnstown, Pennsylvania Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography[edit]

The township is located in north-central Cambria County at 40.57° N by 78.70° W and is about 8 miles (13 km) north of Ebensburg, the county seat, and 18 miles (29 km) west-northwest of the city of Altoona. The township is bordered on the east by Chest Creek, a north-flowing tributary of the West Branch Susquehanna River. The borough of Carrolltown borders part of the township on the west, and Patton touches the northeast corner of the township. U.S. Route 219 crosses the township from north to south, connecting Carrolltown with Ebensburg.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 24.9 square miles (64.6 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[2] 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.

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