Paupack Township, Wayne County, Pennsylvania

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Coordinates: 41°27′00″N 75°15′59″W / 41.45000°N 75.26639°W / 41.45000; -75.26639
Paupack Township
Township
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Wayne
Elevation 1,417 ft (431.9 m)
Coordinates 41°27′00″N 75°15′59″W / 41.45000°N 75.26639°W / 41.45000; -75.26639
Area 33.2 sq mi (86 km2)
 - land 28.1 sq mi (73 km2)
 - water 5.1 sq mi (13 km2), 15.36%
Population 3,828 (2010)
Density 136.2 / sq mi (52.6 / km2)
Timezone EST (UTC-5)
 - summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code 570
Location of Paupack Township in Pennsylvania
Location of Pennsylvania in the United States
Wallenpaupack Lake Estates
Census-designated place
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Wayne
Elevation 1,417 ft (431.9 m)
Coordinates 41°24′33″N 75°16′1″W / 41.40917°N 75.26694°W / 41.40917; -75.26694
Area 2.02 sq mi (5.2 km2)
 - land 1.73 sq mi (4 km2)
 - water 0.39 sq mi (1 km2), 19.31%
Population 1,279 (2010)
Density 739.3 / sq mi (285.4 / km2)
Timezone EST (UTC-5)
 - summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Zip Code 18438
Area code 570
Website: [1]

Paupack Township is a township in Wayne County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 3,828 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Lacawac was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979.[1]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 33.2 square miles (86.0 km²), of which, 28.1 square miles (72.8 km²) of it is land and 5.1 square miles (13.2 km²) of it (15.36%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 3,828 people, 1,643 households, and 1,172 families residing in the township. The population density was 136.2 people per square mile (52.6/km²). There were 4,030 housing units at an average density of 143.4/sq mi. The racial makeup of the township was 97.3% White, 1.1% African American, 0.1% Native American, 0.4% Asian, 0.4% from other races, and 0.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.4% of the population.

There were 1,643 households out of which 20.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.2% were married couples living together, 9.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.7% were non-families. 23.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.33 and the average family size was 2.71.

In the township the population was spread out with 17.1% under the age of 18, 58.2% from 18 to 64, and 24.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 51.1 years.

The median income for a household in the township was $38,179, and the median income for a family was $41,336. Males had a median income of $31,223 versus $21,757 for females. The per capita income for the township was $18,251. About 7.1% of families and 9.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.1% 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 2011-05-14.