Upper Mahanoy Township, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania

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Upper Mahanoy Township, Pennsylvania
Map of Northumberland County, Pennsylvania highlighting Upper Mahanoy Township
Map of Northumberland County, Pennsylvania highlighting Upper Mahanoy Township
Map of Northumberland County, Pennsylvania
Map of Northumberland County, Pennsylvania
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Northumberland
Settled 1777
Incorporated 1806
 • Type Board of Supervisors
 • Total 23.4 sq mi (60.5 km2)
Population (2000)
 • Total 599
 • Density 25.6/sq mi (9.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 570

Upper Mahanoy Township is a township in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 599 at the 2000 census.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 23.4 square miles (60.5 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 599 people, 223 households, and 171 families residing in the township. The population density was 25.6 people per square mile (9.9/km²). There were 247 housing units at an average density of 10.6/sq mi (4.1/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.67% White, 0.17% African American, and 0.17% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.67% of the population.

There were 223 households out of which 34.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.7% were married couples living together, 5.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.3% were non-families. 18.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.69 and the average family size was 3.06.

In the township the population was spread out with 26.4% under the age of 18, 6.0% from 18 to 24, 26.2% from 25 to 44, 24.4% from 45 to 64, and 17.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 107.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 104.2 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $34,250, and the median income for a family was $38,500. Males had a median income of $30,500 versus $22,188 for females. The per capita income for the township was $13,387. About 5.2% of families and 9.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.2% of those under age 18 and 3.8% of those age 65 or over.


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

Coordinates: 40°43′00″N 76°37′59″W / 40.71667°N 76.63306°W / 40.71667; -76.63306