Huntington Township, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania
northeastern Huntington Township
Map of Luzerne County, Pennsylvania Highlighting Huntington Township
Map of Luzerne County, Pennsylvania
|• Total||28.7 sq mi (74.4 km2)|
|• Land||28.5 sq mi (73.8 km2)|
|• Water||0.2 sq mi (0.6 km2)|
|• Density||78/sq mi (30/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 28.7 square miles (74.4 km2), of which 28.5 square miles (73.8 km2) is land and 0.23 square miles (0.6 km2), or 0.85%, is water.
As of the census of 2000, there were 2,104 people, 780 households, and 601 families residing in the township. The population density was 74.0 people per square mile (28.6/km²). There were 893 housing units at an average density of 31.4/sq mi (12.1/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.29% White, 0.29% African American, 0.10% Native American, 0.19% Asian, 0.14% from other races, and 1.00% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.62% of the population.
There were 780 households out of which 32.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.4% were married couples living together, 7.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.9% were non-families. 18.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.61 and the average family size was 2.96.
In the township the population was spread out with 23.3% under the age of 18, 6.7% from 18 to 24, 28.9% from 25 to 44, 25.3% from 45 to 64, and 15.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 98.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.8 males.
The median income for a household in the township was $38,173, and the median income for a family was $41,940. Males had a median income of $32,097 versus $20,750 for females. The per capita income for the township was $17,461. About 7.5% of families and 9.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.1% of those under age 18 and 7.8% of those age 65 or over.
- "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Huntington township, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved April 17, 2012.
- "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.