Terry Township, Bradford County, Pennsylvania
Map of Bradford County with Terry Township highlighted
Map of Bradford County, Pennsylvania
|• Total||33.4 sq mi (86.6 km2)|
|• Land||32.7 sq mi (84.7 km2)|
|• Water||0.7 sq mi (1.8 km2)|
|• Density||28.8/sq mi (11.1/km2)|
According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 33.4 square miles (86.6 km²), of which, 32.7 square miles (84.7 km²) of it is land and 0.7 square miles (1.8 km²) of it (2.12%) is water.
Terry Township is bordered by Asylum Township to the north west. The Susquehanna River forms a winding border with Wyalusing Township to the north and east. The borough of Wyalusing also lies across the North Branch of the Susquehanna. Terry Township is bordered by Wilmot Township to the southeast and Albany Township to the west.
As of the census of 2000, there were 942 people, 364 households, and 267 families residing in the township. The population density was 28.8 people per square mile (11.1/km²). There were 534 housing units at an average density of 16.3/sq mi (6.3/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 97.24% White, 0.21% African American, 0.53% Native American, 0.32% Asian, 1.27% from other races, and 0.42% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.49% of the population.
There were 364 households out of which 31.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.8% were married couples living together, 6.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.4% were non-families. 20.3% 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 2.57 and the average family size was 2.96.
In the township the population was spread out with 23.2% under the age of 18, 8.4% from 18 to 24, 29.1% from 25 to 44, 27.1% from 45 to 64, and 12.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 104.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 114.5 males.
The median income for a household in the township was $37,614, and the median income for a family was $46,000. Males had a median income of $30,417 versus $21,359 for females. The per capita income for the township was $16,352. About 6.8% of families and 9.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.9% of those under age 18 and 18.2% of those age 65 or over.