North Union Township, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania
|North Union Township,
Buck Mountain in North Union Township
Map of Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Highlighting North Union Township
Map of Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania
|• Total||20.0 sq mi (52 km2)|
|• Density||61.2/sq mi (23.6/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 20.0 square miles (51.9 km²), of which, 20.0 square miles (51.8 km²) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (0.20%) is water.
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,225 people, 504 households, and 337 families residing in the township. The population density was 61.2 people per square mile (23.6/km²). There were 598 housing units at an average density of 29.9/sq mi (11.5/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 97.96% White, 0.57% Asian, 0.73% from other races, and 0.73% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.49% of the population.
There were 504 households out of which 27.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.8% were married couples living together, 7.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.1% were non-families. 28.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.43 and the average family size was 3.00.
In the township the population was spread out with 21.0% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 28.6% from 25 to 44, 26.9% from 45 to 64, and 16.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 100.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.0 males.
The median income for a household in the township was $34,659, and the median income for a family was $42,262. Males had a median income of $31,506 versus $22,188 for females. The per capita income for the township was $17,108. About 6.8% of families and 9.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.6% of those under age 18 and 6.5% of those age 65 or over.