Franklin Township, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania
|Area||23.8 sq mi (61.6 km2)|
|- land||23.7 sq mi (61 km2)|
|- water||0.1 sq mi (0 km2), 0.42%|
|Density||39.5 / sq mi (15.3 / km2)|
|- summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
Franklin Township is a township in Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 937 at the 2010 census. Salt Springs State Park, a Pennsylvania state park, is in Franklin Township.
Franklin Township was formed from the south part of Lawsville Township and north part of Bridgewater Township in May 1835.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 23.8 square miles (62 km2), of which, 23.7 square miles (61 km2) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2) of it (0.42%) is water.
As of the census of 2010, there were 937 people, 371 households, and 286 families residing in the township. The population density was 39.5 people per square mile (15.3/km²). There were 488 housing units at an average density of 20.6/sq mi (8/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.9% White, 0.1% African American. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.7% of the population.
There were 371 households out of which 28% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.5% were married couples living together, 8.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.9% were non-families. 20.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 2.84.
In the township the population was spread out with 20.8% under the age of 18, 60.5% from 18 to 64, and 18.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 47.3 years.
The median income for a household in the township was $45,833, and the median income for a family was $52,708. Males had a median income of $39,583 versus $25,625 for females. The per capita income for the township was $19,069. About 6.7% of families and 9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.3% of those under age 18 and 8.6% of those age 65 or over.
- "Township Incorporations, 1790 to 1853". Susquehanna County Historical Society. Retrieved 9 March 2013.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-05-14.