Reade Township, Cambria County, Pennsylvania

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Reade Township, Pennsylvania
Township
Map of Cambria County, Pennsylvania highlighting Reade Township
Map of Cambria County, Pennsylvania highlighting Reade Township
Map of Cambria County, Pennsylvania
Map of Cambria County, Pennsylvania
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Cambria
Incorporated 1879
Area
 • Total 39.0 sq mi (101 km2)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,764
 • Density 45.2/sq mi (17.5/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 814

Reade Township is a township in Cambria County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 1,764 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 39.0 square miles (101.0 km²), of which, 39.0 square miles (101.0 km²) of it is land and 0.03% is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,764 people, 623 households, and 457 families residing in the township. The population density was 45.2 people per square mile (17.5/km²). There were 726 housing units at an average density of 18.6/sq mi (7.2/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.87% White, 0.23% African American, 0.11% Native American, 0.11% Pacific Islander, and 0.68% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.17% of the population.

There were 623 households out of which 31.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.3% were married couples living together, 11.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.5% were non-families. 22.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.4% 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 3.05.

In the township the population was spread out with 24.6% under the age of 18, 7.3% from 18 to 24, 27.2% from 25 to 44, 22.1% from 45 to 64, and 18.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 100.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.9 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $25,903, and the median income for a family was $29,464. Males had a median income of $25,647 versus $17,292 for females. The per capita income for the township was $10,989. About 13.2% of families and 18.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 20.2% of those under age 18 and 14.2% of those age 65 or over.

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Coordinates: 40°41′37″N 78°27′37″W / 40.69361°N 78.46028°W / 40.69361; -78.46028