Menno Township, Mifflin County, Pennsylvania

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Menno Township,
Pennsylvania
Township
Map of Mifflin County, Pennsylvania highlighting Menno Township
Map of Mifflin County, Pennsylvania highlighting Menno Township
Map of Mifflin County, Pennsylvania
Map of Mifflin County, Pennsylvania
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Mifflin
Settled 1754
Incorporated 1837
Government
 • Type Board of Supervisors
 • Chairman Stephen Dunkle
 • Supervisor Ronald Colwel
 • Supervisor Grace Fala
Area
 • Total 23.8 sq mi (61.7 km2)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,259
 • Density 38.4/sq mi (14.8/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Zip code 17002
Area code(s) 717
School district: Mifflin County School District
Website Menno Township
Local phone exchange: 483

Menno Township is a township in Mifflin County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 1,763 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 23.8 square miles (61.7 km²), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,763 people, 484 households, and 408 families residing in the township. The population density was 74.0 people per square mile (28.6/km²). There were 551 housing units at an average density of 23.1/sq mi (8.9/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 97.50% White, 1.64% African American, 0.06% Asian, 0.17% from other races, and 0.62% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.40% of the population.

There were 484 households out of which 45.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 77.1% were married couples living together, 4.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 15.5% were non-families. 14.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.64 and the average family size was 4.07.

In the township the population was spread out with 40.0% under the age of 18, 10.0% from 18 to 24, 22.5% from 25 to 44, 16.6% from 45 to 64, and 10.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 25 years. For every 100 females there were 95.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.2 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $31,453, and the median income for a family was $34,141. Males had a median income of $28,125 versus $17,500 for females. The per capita income for the township was $10,303. About 17.6% of families and 23.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 31.1% of those under age 18 and 17.0% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

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

Coordinates: 40°34′00″N 77°46′59″W / 40.56667°N 77.78306°W / 40.56667; -77.78306