Whiteley Township, Greene County, Pennsylvania

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Whiteley Township
Township
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Greene
Area 31.3 sq mi (81 km2)
Population 754 (2000)
Density 24.1 / sq mi (9 / km2)
Timezone EST (UTC-4)
 - summer (DST) EDT (UTC-5)
Area code 724
Location of Whiteley Township in Greene County
Location of Greene County in Pennsylvania
Location of Pennsylvania in the United States

Whiteley Township is a township in Greene County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 754 at the 2000 census.

History[edit]

The Hamilton-Ely Farmstead and George West Gordon Farm are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[1]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 31.3 square miles (81.0 km²), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 754 people, 283 households, and 213 families residing in the township. The population density was 24.1 people per square mile (9.3/km²). There were 320 housing units at an average density of 10.2/sq mi (4.0/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.54% White, 0.13% African American, 0.53% Native American, 0.13% Asian, and 0.66% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.53% of the population.

There were 283 households out of which 42.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.0% were married couples living together, 7.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.7% were non-families. 21.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.66 and the average family size was 3.12.

In the township the population was spread out with 26.9% under the age of 18, 8.0% from 18 to 24, 31.4% from 25 to 44, 22.9% from 45 to 64, and 10.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 95.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.8 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $33,438, and the median income for a family was $39,464. Males had a median income of $35,375 versus $18,125 for females. The per capita income for the township was $14,906. About 15.9% of families and 18.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 24.9% of those under age 18 and 14.3% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

Coordinates: 39°50′00″N 80°06′59″W / 39.83333°N 80.11639°W / 39.83333; -80.11639