Exeter Township, Wyoming County, Pennsylvania

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Coordinates: 41°25′06″N 75°52′30″W / 41.41833°N 75.87500°W / 41.41833; -75.87500
Exeter Township
Township
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Wyoming
Elevation 991 ft (302.1 m)
Coordinates 41°25′06″N 75°52′30″W / 41.41833°N 75.87500°W / 41.41833; -75.87500
Area 3.4 sq mi (8.8 km2)
 - land 3.1 sq mi (8 km2)
 - water 0.3 sq mi (1 km2), 8.82%
Population 690 (2010)
Density 222.6 / sq mi (85.9 / km2)
Timezone EST (UTC-5)
 - summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP Code 18615
Area code 570
Location of Exeter Township in Pennsylvania
Location of Pennsylvania in the United States

Exeter Township is a township in Wyoming County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 690 at the 2010 census of which 382 people live in the village of West Falls, a census-designated place in the township.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 3.4 square miles (8.8 km2), of which, 3.1 square miles (8.0 km2) of it is land and 0.3 square miles (0.78 km2) of it (8.82%) is water.

History[edit]

The name Exeter derives from the town of Exeter in Devon, England. Numerous other places have also been given the name Exeter.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2010, there were 690 people, 311 households, and 187 families residing in the township. The population density was 222.6 people per square mile (85.9/km²). There were 403 housing units at an average density of 128.7/sq mi (49.7/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.7% White, 0.9% African American, and 0.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.4% of the population.

There were 311 households out of which 20.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.8% were married couples living together, 5.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 39.9% were non-families. 34.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.22 and the average family size was 2.89.

In the township the population was spread out with 16.4% under the age of 18, 65.5% from 18 to 64, and 18.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 49.4 years.

The median income for a household in the township was $44,464, and the median income for a family was $56,944. Males had a median income of $38,125 versus $33,125 for females. The per capita income for the township was $23,003. About 2.9% of families and 6.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under age 18 and 12.8% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-05-14.