Winfield Township, Butler County, Pennsylvania

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Winfield Township,
Pennsylvania
Township
Map of Butler County, Pennsylvania highlighting Winfield Township
Map of Butler County, Pennsylvania highlighting Winfield Township
Map of Butler County, Pennsylvania
Map of Butler County, Pennsylvania
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Butler
Settled 1796
Incorporated 1854
Area
 • Total 24.1 sq mi (62.3 km2)
 • Land 24.1 sq mi (62.3 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 3,535
 • Density 147/sq mi (56.7/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Website www.winfieldtownship.net

Winfield Township is a township in Butler County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 3,535 at the 2010 census.[1]

Geography[edit]

Winfield Township is located in southeastern Butler County, along the Armstrong County line. It includes the unincorporated communities of Cabot, Lernerville, Marwood, West Winfield, and Dennys Mills.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 24.1 square miles (62.3 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 3,535 people, 1,411 households, and 1,010 families residing in the township. The population density was 146.8 people per square mile (56.7/km²). There were 1,478 housing units at an average density of 56.6/sq mi (21.8/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.9% White, 0.3% African American, 0.1% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 0.0% Pacific Islander, 0.1% from other races, and 0.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.28% of the population.

There were 1,411 households out of which 33.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.5% were married couples living together, 6.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.3% were non-families. 20.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.21 and the average family size was 3.05.

In the township the population was spread out with 25.1% under the age of 18, 6.0% from 18 to 24, 28.8% from 25 to 44, 22.4% from 45 to 64, and 17.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 95.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.4 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $48,304.00, and the median income for a family was $62,772.00. Males had a median income of $42,083.00 versus $34,583.00 for females. The per capita income for the township was $24,643.00. About 4.6% of families and 6.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.5% of those under age 18 and 9.6% of those age 65 or over.

History[edit]

Winfield Township has a history of being an agricultural and mining community in Butler County near the community of Cabot, Pennsylvania.

The community became established in 1796.

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Coordinates: 40°46′17″N 79°45′29″W / 40.77139°N 79.75806°W / 40.77139; -79.75806