East Drumore Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania

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East Drumore Township, Pennsylvania
Township
Swift Run in the Theodore A. Parker III Natural Area
Swift Run in the Theodore A. Parker III Natural Area
Map of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania highlighting East Drumore Township
Map of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania highlighting East Drumore Township
Map of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
Map of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Lancaster
Settled 1700
Incorporated 1883
Government
 • Type Board of Supervisors
Area
 • Total 23.2 sq mi (60 km2)
Population (2000)
 • Total 3,535
 • Density 152.2/sq mi (58.8/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 717

East Drumore Township is a township in south central Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States. At the 2000 census the population was 3,535. It is part of the Solanco School District.

Geography[edit]

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 23.2 square miles (60 km2), all of it land.

It is named after Dromore (Irish: Druim Moir), County Down, Ireland.[1]

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 3,535 people, 1,055 households, and 876 families residing in the township. The population density was 152.2 people per square mile (58.8/km²). There were 1,079 housing units at an average density of 46.5/sq mi (17.9/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.36% White, 0.45% Black or African American, 0.03% Native American, 0.14% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 0.62% from other races, and 0.34% from two or more races. 0.82% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 1,055 households out of which 38.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 73.5% were married couples living together, 6.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 16.9% were non-families. 14.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.00 and the average family size was 3.31.

In the township the population was spread out with 27.8% under the age of 18, 7.0% from 18 to 24, 23.6% from 25 to 44, 21.6% from 45 to 64, and 19.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 90.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 83.9 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $47,237, and the median income for a family was $49,726. Males had a median income of $36,768 versus $22,398 for females. The per capita income for the township was $17,229. About 8.6% of families and 12.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 21.8% of those under age 18 and 2.9% of those age 65 or over.

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Coordinates: 39°51′30″N 76°09′59″W / 39.85833°N 76.16639°W / 39.85833; -76.16639