Nockamixon Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania

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Coordinates: 40°29′30″N 75°10′59″W / 40.49167°N 75.18306°W / 40.49167; -75.18306
Nockamixon Township
Township
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Bucks
Elevation 495 ft (150.9 m)
Coordinates 40°29′30″N 75°10′59″W / 40.49167°N 75.18306°W / 40.49167; -75.18306
Area 22.6 sq mi (58.5 km2)
 - land 22.2 sq mi (57 km2)
 - water 0.4 sq mi (1 km2), 1.77%
Population 3,441 (2010)
Density 158.5 / sq mi (61.2 / km2)
Timezone EST (UTC-5)
 - summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code 610
Location of Nockamixon Township in Bucks County
Location of Nockamixon Township in Pennsylvania
Location of Pennsylvania in the United States
Website: http://www.nockamixontownship.org

Nockamixon Township is a township in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 3,441 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 22.6 square miles (58.5 km²), of which, 22.2 square miles (57.5 km²) of it is land and 0.4 square miles (1.0 km²) of it (1.73%) is water. It is drained by the Delaware River, which separates it from New Jersey. Its villages include Ferndale, Harrow, Kintnersville (also in Durham Township), and Revere.

Neighboring municipalities[edit]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1930 1,075
1940 1,079 0.4%
1950 1,305 20.9%
1960 1,785 36.8%
1970 2,095 17.4%
1980 2,787 33.0%
1990 3,329 19.4%
2000 3,517 5.6%
2010 3,441 −2.2%
http://www.dvrpc.org/data/databull/rdb/db82/appedixa.xls.

As of the 2010 census, the township was 96.2% White, 0.3% Black or African American, 0.1% Native American, 0.3% Asian, and 1.4% were two or more races. 1.7% of the population were of Hispanic or Latino ancestry.[1]

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 3,517 people, 1,337 households, and 989 families residing in the township. The population density was 158.5 people per square mile (61.2/km²). There were 1,411 housing units at an average density of 63.6/sq mi (24.6/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.29% White, 0.51% African American, 0.03% Native American, 0.11% Asian, 0.11% Pacific Islander, 0.14% from other races, and 0.80% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.60% of the population.

There were 1,337 households out of which 31.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.5% were married couples living together, 7.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.0% were non-families. 18.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.63 and the average family size was 3.04.

In the township the population was spread out with 23.5% under the age of 18, 7.3% from 18 to 24, 29.7% from 25 to 44, 29.9% from 45 to 64, and 9.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 105.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 105.2 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $60,231, and the median income for a family was $66,250. Males had a median income of $45,511 versus $32,446 for females. The per capita income for the township was $26,145. About 1.0% of families and 4.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.0% of those under age 18 and 7.5% of those age 65 or over. Nockamixon township is patrolled by the Pennsylvania State Police, Dublin Barracks.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Census 2010: Pennsylvania". Usatoday.Com. Retrieved 2013-07-22. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

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