West Burlington Township, Bradford County, Pennsylvania

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West Burlington Township,
Pennsylvania
Township
Mt. Pisgah State Park in West Burlington Township
Mt. Pisgah State Park in West Burlington Township
Map of Bradford County with West Burlington Township highlighted
Map of Bradford County with West Burlington Township highlighted
Map of Bradford County, Pennsylvania
Map of Bradford County, Pennsylvania
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Bradford
Settled 1790
Incorporated 1855
Area
 • Total 24.1 sq mi (62.5 km2)
 • Land 23.9 sq mi (62.0 km2)
 • Water 0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 696
 • Density 29/sq mi (11.2/km2)
Area code(s) 570

West Burlington Township is a township in Bradford County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 696 at the 2010 census.[1] Children residing in the township are assigned to attend the Troy Area School District.

History[edit]

The Methodist Episcopal Church of Burlington was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1990.[2]

Geography[edit]

West Burlington Township is located in west-central Bradford County and is bordered by Springfield and Smithfield townships to the north, Burlington Township and Burlington borough to the east, Franklin Township to the south, Granville Township to the west and south, and Troy Township to the west. U.S. Route 6 runs east-west through the center of the township, following the valley of Sugar Creek and passing through the unincorporated community of West Burlington.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 24.1 square miles (62.5 km2), of which 23.9 square miles (62.0 km2) is land and 0.19 square miles (0.5 km2), or 0.79%, is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 782 people, 172 households, and 131 families residing in the township. The population density was 32.5 people per square mile (12.5/km²). There were 214 housing units at an average density of 8.9/sq mi (3.4/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.47% White, 0.64% African American, 0.13% Native American, and 0.77% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.26% of the population.

There were 172 households out of which 37.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.6% were married couples living together, 8.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.8% were non-families. 21.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.67 and the average family size was 3.05.

In the township the population was spread out with 17.1% under the age of 18, 8.2% from 18 to 24, 24.2% from 25 to 44, 16.9% from 45 to 64, and 33.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females there were 92.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.6 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $37,955, and the median income for a family was $38,472. Males had a median income of $30,556 versus $22,656 for females. The per capita income for the township was $15,291. About 5.0% of families and 7.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.5% of those under age 18 and 12.5% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): West Burlington township, Bradford County, Pennsylvania". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved March 21, 2014. 
  2. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  3. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

Coordinates: 41°45′43″N 76°36′59″W / 41.76194°N 76.61639°W / 41.76194; -76.61639