Nottingham Township, Washington County, Pennsylvania

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Nottingham Township
Township
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Washington County
Area 20.3 sq mi (53 km2)
Population 2,522 (2000)
Density 124.4 / sq mi (48 / km2)
Timezone EST (UTC-4)
 - summer (DST) EDT (UTC-5)
Area code 724
Location of Nottingham Township in Washington County
Location of Washington County in Pennsylvania
Location of Pennsylvania in the United States

Nottingham Township is a township in Washington County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 2,522 in the 2000 census.

History[edit]

The Ebenezer Covered Bridge and Henry Covered Bridge 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 20.3 square miles (52.5 km2), all of it land. It lies at an altitude of approximately 1,100 feet (335 meters) above sea level.

Demographics[edit]

As of the 2000 census[2], there were 2,522 people, 968 households, and 751 families residing in the township. The population density was 124.4 people per square mile (48.0/km2). There were 1,003 housing units at an average density of 49.5 per square mile (19.1/km2). The racial makeup of the township was 99.09% White, 0.56% African American, 0.08% Asian, and 0.28% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.20% of the population.

There were 968 households out of which 29.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.1% were married couples living together, 6.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.4% were non-families. 18.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.8% 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 2.99.

In the township the population was spread out with 23.4% under the age of 18, 4.9% from 18 to 24, 28.4% from 25 to 44, 30.3% from 45 to 64, and 13.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 102.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.6 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $57,109, and the median income for a family was $65,991. Males had a median income of $44,191 versus $25,446 for females. The per capita income for the township was $26,256. About 3.0% of families and 5.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.0% of those under age 18 and 4.6% 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. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 40°12′50″N 80°03′26″W / 40.21389°N 80.05722°W / 40.21389; -80.05722