West Cornwall Township, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania

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West Cornwall Township, Pennsylvania
Township
Map of Lebanon County, Pennsylvania highlighting West Cornwall Township
Map of Lebanon County, Pennsylvania highlighting West Cornwall Township
Map of Lebanon County, Pennsylvania
Map of Lebanon County, Pennsylvania
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Lebanon
Settled 1737
Incorporated 1893
Area
 • Total 8.7 sq mi (23 km2)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,909
 • Density 218.9/sq mi (84.5/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 717

West Cornwall Township is a township in Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, United States. It is part of the Lebanon, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 1,909 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 8.7 square miles (22.6 km²), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,909 people, 789 households, and 583 families residing in the township. The population density was 218.9 people per square mile (84.5/km²). There were 944 housing units at an average density of 108.2/sq mi (41.8/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 96.96% White, 0.68% African American, 0.89% Asian, 0.16% Pacific Islander, 0.21% from other races, and 1.10% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.94% of the population.

There were 789 households out of which 21.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.5% were married couples living together, 6.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.0% were non-families. 22.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.29 and the average family size was 2.66.

In the township the population was spread out with 20.4% under the age of 18, 5.4% from 18 to 24, 22.3% from 25 to 44, 27.5% from 45 to 64, and 24.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females there were 97.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.6 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $43,333, and the median income for a family was $47,969. Males had a median income of $38,050 versus $32,083 for females. The per capita income for the township was $24,982. About 2.7% of families and 5.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.2% of those under age 18 and 7.5% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

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

Coordinates: 40°16′30″N 76°26′59″W / 40.27500°N 76.44972°W / 40.27500; -76.44972