Fawn Township, York County, Pennsylvania
Map of York County, Pennsylvania highlighting Fawn Township
Map of York County, Pennsylvania
|• Type||Board of Supervisors|
|• Total||27.1 sq mi (70 km2)|
|• Density||110/sq mi (44/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
Fawn Township is a township in York County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 3,099 at the 2010 census. It is served by the South Eastern School District which provides a public education. The township is named after Fahan, County Donegal, Ireland, by Irish settlers of which 'fawn' is the phonetic pronunciation.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 27.1 square miles (70 km2), of which 0.04% is water. It surrounds on three sides the borough of Fawn Grove, with the Maryland-Pennsylvania border (the Mason–Dixon Line) forming the southern boundary of both township and borough.
As of the census of 2000, there were 2,727 people, 957 households, and 778 families residing in the township. The population density was 100.8 people per square mile (38.9/km²). There were 994 housing units at an average density of 36.7/sq mi (14.2/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 97.80% White, 0.81% African American, 0.26% Native American, 0.40% Asian, 0.48% from other races, and 0.26% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.29% of the population.
There were 957 households out of which 40.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 71.8% were married couples living together, 5.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.7% were non-families. 14.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.85 and the average family size was 3.17.
In the township the population was spread out with 28.3% under the age of 18, 6.2% from 18 to 24, 32.4% from 25 to 44, 23.7% from 45 to 64, and 9.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 98.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.4 males.
The median income for a household in the township was $54,018, and the median income for a family was $60,104. Males had a median income of $39,484 versus $27,321 for females. The per capita income for the township was $20,271. About 2.2% of families and 3.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.8% of those under age 18 and 3.4% of those age 65 or over.
- "Race, Hispanic or Latino, Age, and Housing Occupancy: 2010 Census Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File (QT-PL), Fawn township, York County, Pennsylvania". U.S. Census Bureau, American FactFinder 2. Retrieved October 7, 2011.
- "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.