South Manheim Township, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania
|South Manheim Township, Pennsylvania|
|• Total||21.0 sq mi (54 km2)|
|• Land||20.6 sq mi (53 km2)|
|• Water||0.4 sq mi (1 km2)|
|• Density||106.4/sq mi (41.1/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 21.0 square miles (54.3 km²), of which, 20.6 square miles (53.3 km²) of it is land and 0.4 square miles (1.0 km²) of it (1.77%) is water.
As of the census of 2000, there were 2,191 people, 796 households, and 643 families residing in the township. The population density was 106.4 people per square mile (41.1/km²). There were 966 housing units at an average density of 46.9/sq mi (18.1/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.31% White, 0.46% African American, 0.23% Asian, 0.37% from other races, and 0.64% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.68% of the population.
There were 796 households out of which 35.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 74.0% were married couples living together, 5.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.2% were non-families. 14.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.75 and the average family size was 3.07.
In the township the population was spread out with 25.9% under the age of 18, 5.3% from 18 to 24, 29.8% from 25 to 44, 25.8% from 45 to 64, and 13.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 97.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.9 males.
The median income for a household in the township was $46,786, and the median income for a family was $49,757. Males had a median income of $37,629 versus $26,375 for females. The per capita income for the township was $19,638. About 2.0% of families and 3.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.2% of those under age 18 and 4.5% of those age 65 or over.