Venango Township, Butler County, Pennsylvania

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Venango Township,
Butler County,
Pennsylvania
Township
Map of Butler County, Pennsylvania highlighting Venango Township
Map of Butler County, Pennsylvania highlighting Venango Township
Map of Butler County, Pennsylvania
Map of Butler County, Pennsylvania
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Butler
Settled 1797
Incorporated 1804
Area
 • Total 21.0 sq mi (54.4 km2)
 • Land 21.0 sq mi (54.4 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 868
 • Density 41/sq mi (16.0/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)

Venango Township is a township in Butler County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 868 at the 2010 census.[1]

Geography[edit]

Venango Township is located along the northern edge of Butler County. It is bordered by the borough of Cherry Valley to the east, the borough of Eau Claire to the east and north, Allegheny Township to the east, Parker Township at the southeast corner, Washington Township to the south, Cherry Township at the southwest corner, and Marion Township to the west. To the north, in Venango County, are Clinton and Scrubgrass townships.

According to the United States Census Bureau, Venango Township has a total area of 21.0 square miles (54.4 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 732 people, 277 households, and 216 families residing in the township. The population density was 35.3 people per square mile (13.6/km²). There were 348 housing units at an average density of 16.8/sq mi (6.5/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.9% White, 0.1% Native American, 0.1% Pacific Islander, and 0.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.2% of the population.

There were 277 households out of which 35.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.7% were married couples living together, 5.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.7% were non-families. 18.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.60 and the average family size was 2.94.

In the township the population was spread out with 25.7% under the age of 18, 6.7% from 18 to 24, 29.2% from 25 to 44, 25.1% from 45 to 64, and 13.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 119.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 114.2 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $34,107, and the median income for a family was $38,214. Males had a median income of $30,938 versus $20,694 for females. The per capita income for the township was $14,600. About 10.0% of families and 11.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.9% of those under age 18 and 15.7% of those age 65 or over.

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Coordinates: 41°08′32″N 79°50′40″W / 41.14222°N 79.84444°W / 41.14222; -79.84444