Slippery Rock Township, Butler County, Pennsylvania
|Slippery Rock Township,
Map of Butler County, Pennsylvania highlighting Slippery Rock Township
Map of Butler County, Pennsylvania
|• Total||25.9 sq mi (67.1 km2)|
|• Density||203.1/sq mi (78.4/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 25.9 square miles (67.1 km²), of which, 25.9 square miles (67.0 km²) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (0.15%) is water.
As of the census of 2000, there were 5,251 people, 1,337 households, and 776 families residing in the township. The population density was 203.1 people per square mile (78.4/km²). There were 1,470 housing units at an average density of 56.9/sq mi (22.0/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 95.54% White, 2.29% African American, 0.06% Native American, 1.09% Asian, 0.13% from other races, and 0.90% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.72% of the population.
There were 1,337 households out of which 24.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.1% were married couples living together, 6.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 41.9% were non-families. 19.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 2.94.
In the township the population was spread out with 11.8% under the age of 18, 50.6% from 18 to 24, 16.8% from 25 to 44, 13.5% from 45 to 64, and 7.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 21 years. For every 100 females there were 94.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.8 males.
The median income for a household in the township was $31,223, and the median income for a family was $46,136. Males had a median income of $40,095 versus $23,281 for females. The per capita income for the township was $11,129. About 14.3% of families and 29.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.6% of those under age 18 and 40.9% of those age 65 or over.