Southampton Township, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania

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Southampton Township,
Cumberland County,
Pennsylvania
Township
Map of Cumberland County, Pennsylvania highlighting Southampton Township
Map of Cumberland County, Pennsylvania highlighting Southampton Township
Map of Cumberland County, Pennsylvania
Map of Cumberland County, Pennsylvania
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Cumberland
Government
 • Type Board of Supervisors
Area
 • Total 52.5 sq mi (136 km2)
Population (2000)
 • Total 4,787
 • Density 91.3/sq mi (35.3/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 717

Southampton Township is a township in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 4,787 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 52.5 square miles (135.8 km²), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 4,787 people, 1,649 households, and 1,335 families residing in the township. The population density was 91.3 people per square mile (35.2/km²). There were 1,748 housing units at an average density of 33.3/sq mi (12.9/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.04% White, 0.40% African American, 0.17% Native American, 0.31% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.23% from other races, and 0.84% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.75% of the population.

There were 1,649 households out of which 38.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 71.7% were married couples living together, 5.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.0% were non-families. 14.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.90 and the average family size was 3.23.

In the township the population was spread out with 29.5% under the age of 18, 8.3% from 18 to 24, 29.2% from 25 to 44, 23.3% from 45 to 64, and 9.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 101.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.8 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $47,366, and the median income for a family was $50,119. Males had a median income of $34,934 versus $22,048 for females. The per capita income for the township was $17,458. About 5.0% of families and 8.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.6% of those under age 18 and 4.6% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

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

Coordinates: 40°03′00″N 77°27′59″W / 40.05000°N 77.46639°W / 40.05000; -77.46639