Ryan Township, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania

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Ryan Township, Pennsylvania
Township
Map of Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Highlighting Ryan Township
Map of Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Highlighting Ryan Township
Map of Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania
Map of Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Schuylkill
Settled 1784
Incorporated 1868
Area
 • Total 18.1 sq mi (47 km2)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,451
 • Density 81.1/sq mi (31.3/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)

Ryan Township is a township in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 1,451 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 18.1 square miles (47.0 km²), of which, 17.9 square miles (46.4 km²) of it is land and 0.2 square miles (0.6 km²) of it (1.38%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,451 people, 555 households, and 425 families residing in the township. The population density was 81.1 people per square mile (31.3/km²). There were 613 housing units at an average density of 34.3/sq mi (13.2/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.66% White, 0.14% African American, 0.07% from other races, and 0.14% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.83% of the population.

There were 555 households out of which 30.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.1% were married couples living together, 7.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.4% were non-families. 20.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.2% 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 3.00.

In the township the population was spread out with 22.3% under the age of 18, 7.0% from 18 to 24, 24.7% from 25 to 44, 32.3% from 45 to 64, and 13.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 103.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.7 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $43,456, and the median income for a family was $48,947. Males had a median income of $35,938 versus $24,250 for females. The per capita income for the township was $20,403. About 6.8% of families and 7.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.3% of those under age 18 and 15.9% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

Coordinates: 40°47′00″N 76°07′59″W / 40.78333°N 76.13306°W / 40.78333; -76.13306