North Heidelberg Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania

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Coordinates: 40°23′46″N 76°06′44″W / 40.39611°N 76.11222°W / 40.39611; -76.11222
North Heidelberg Township
Township
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Berks
School District Conrad Weiser
Elevation 459 ft (139.9 m)
Coordinates 40°23′46″N 76°06′44″W / 40.39611°N 76.11222°W / 40.39611; -76.11222
Area 13.9 sq mi (36 km2)
 - land 13.5 sq mi (35 km2)
 - water 0.4 sq mi (1 km2), 2.88%
Population 1,214 (2010)
Density 98.3 / sq mi (38 / km2)
Timezone EST (UTC-5)
 - summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code 610
Location of North Heidelberg Township in Pennsylvania
Location of Pennsylvania in the United States

North Heidelberg Township is a township in Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 1,214 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

The Stupp-Oxenrider Farm and Tulpehocken Creek Historic District are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[1]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 13.9 square miles (36.0 km²), of which, 13.5 square miles (34.9 km²) of it is land and 0.4 square miles (1.1 km²) of it (2.95%) is water.

Adjacent townships

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 1,325 people, 474 households, and 388 families residing in the township. The population density was 98.3 people per square mile (38.0/km²). There were 488 housing units at an average density of 36.2/sq mi (14.0/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.72% White, 0.08% African American, 0.23% Asian, 0.45% from other races, and 0.53% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.36% of the population.

There were 474 households out of which 34.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 74.3% were married couples living together, 4.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.1% were non-families. 13.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.80 and the average family size was 3.09.

Historical population
Census Pop.
1980 953
1990 1,288 35.2%
2000 1,325 2.9%
2010 1,214 −8.4%
Source: US Census Bureau

In the township the population was spread out with 25.4% under the age of 18, 5.9% from 18 to 24, 26.6% from 25 to 44, 31.5% from 45 to 64, and 10.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 104.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 104.6 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $56,648, and the median income for a family was $62,727. Males had a median income of $41,667 versus $28,077 for females. The per capita income for the township was $25,334. About 0.5% of families and 1.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.2% of those under age 18 and 5.5% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.