Frailey Township, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania

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Frailey Township, Pennsylvania
Township
Donaldson is within the township
Donaldson is within the township
Map of Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Highlighting Frailey Township
Map of Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Highlighting Frailey Township
Map of Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania
Map of Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Schuylkill
Incorporated 1847
Area
 • Total 9.2 sq mi (24 km2)
Population (2000)
 • Total 416
 • Density 45.5/sq mi (17.6/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)

Frailey Township is a township in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 416 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 9.2 square miles (24 km2), of which, 9.1 square miles (24 km2) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) of it (0.33%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 416 people, 162 households, and 109 families residing in the township. The population density was 45.5 people per square mile (17.6/km²). There were 187 housing units at an average density of 20.5/sq mi (7.9/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.28% White, 0.48% Asian, and 0.24% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.48% of the population.

There were 162 households out of which 32.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.2% were married couples living together, 9.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.1% were non-families. 27.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.2% 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 3.13.

In the township the population was spread out with 26.2% under the age of 18, 7.5% from 18 to 24, 25.5% from 25 to 44, 21.6% from 45 to 64, and 19.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 98.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.7 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $32,679, and the median income for a family was $36,250. Males had a median income of $28,000 versus $19,327 for females. The per capita income for the township was $12,780. About 4.1% of families and 4.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.9% of those under age 18 and 1.4% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

Coordinates: 40°37′20″N 76°26′59″W / 40.62222°N 76.44972°W / 40.62222; -76.44972