Greenwood Township, Perry County, Pennsylvania

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Greenwood Township,
Perry County,
Pennsylvania
Township
Map of Perry County, Pennsylvania highlighting Greenwood Township
Map of Perry County, Pennsylvania highlighting Greenwood Township
Map of Perry County, Pennsylvania
Map of Perry County, Pennsylvania
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Perry
Settled 1755
Incorporated 1767
Area
 • Total 25.4 sq mi (65.7 km2)
 • Land 25.2 sq mi (65.3 km2)
 • Water 0.2 sq mi (0.4 km2)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,010
 • Density 40.1/sq mi (15.5/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 717

Greenwood Township is a township in Perry County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 998 at the 2010 census.[1]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 25.4 square miles (66 km2), of which, 25.2 square miles (65 km2) of it is land and 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2) of it (0.59%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 1,010 people, 381 households, and 296 families residing in the township. The population density was 40.1 people per square mile (15.5/km²). There were 409 housing units at an average density of 16.2/sq mi (6.3/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.60% White, 0.10% African American, and 0.30% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.99% of the population.

There were 381 households out of which 32.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.0% were married couples living together, 4.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.3% were non-families. 18.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.65 and the average family size was 3.00.

In the township the population was spread out with 25.1% under the age of 18, 7.0% from 18 to 24, 29.3% from 25 to 44, 25.7% from 45 to 64, and 12.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 106.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 108.3 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $45,694, and the median income for a family was $53,000. Males had a median income of $38,158 versus $26,250 for females. The per capita income for the township was $18,765. About 2.1% of families and 6.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.2% of those under age 18 and 4.8% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2010 Population Finder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 20 January 2014. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

Coordinates: 40°33′00″N 77°06′59″W / 40.55000°N 77.11639°W / 40.55000; -77.11639