Elk Township, Warren County, Pennsylvania

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For other Pennsylvania townships of the same name, see Elk Township, Pennsylvania (disambiguation). For other Pennsylvania townships with similar names, see Elk Creek Township, Erie County, Pennsylvania. For Elk Lick Township, Somerset County, Pennsylvania, see And. For Elkland Township, Sullivan County, Pennsylvania, see Elk Township, Warren County, Pennsylvania (disambiguation).
Elk Township
Township
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Warren County
Area 43.9 sq mi (114 km2)
 - land 41.3 sq mi (107 km2)
 - water 2.6 sq mi (7 km2)
Population 551 (2000)
Density 13.3 / sq mi (5 / km2)
Timezone EST (UTC-4)
 - summer (DST) EDT (UTC-5)
Area code 814
Location of Elk Township in Warren County
Location of Warren County in Pennsylvania
Location of Pennsylvania in the United States

Elk Township is a township in Warren County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 551 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 43.9 square miles (114 km2), of which, 41.3 square miles (107 km2) of it is land and 2.6 square miles (6.7 km2) of it (5.86%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 551 people, 214 households, and 167 families residing in the township. The population density was 13.3 people per square mile (5.2/km²). There were 342 housing units at an average density of 8.3/sq mi (3.2/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.73% White, and 1.27% from two or more races.

There were 214 households out of which 32.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 72.4% were married couples living together, 2.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.5% were non-families. 17.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.57 and the average family size was 2.89.

In the township the population was spread out with 24.1% under the age of 18, 5.1% from 18 to 24, 29.2% from 25 to 44, 31.2% from 45 to 64, and 10.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 105.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 106.9 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $45,179, and the median income for a family was $48,125. Males had a median income of $35,313 versus $21,806 for females. The per capita income for the township was $20,592. About 0.6% of families and 2.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.3% of those under age 18 and 3.6% of those age 65 or over.

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Coordinates: 41°57′00″N 78°57′59″W / 41.95000°N 78.96639°W / 41.95000; -78.96639