Addison Township, Somerset County, Pennsylvania

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Addison Township, Pennsylvania
The Wable-Augustine Tavern, a historic site in the township
The Wable-Augustine Tavern, a historic site in the township
Map of Somerset County, Pennsylvania Highlighting Addison Township
Map of Somerset County, Pennsylvania Highlighting Addison Township
Map of Somerset County, Pennsylvania
Map of Somerset County, Pennsylvania
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Somerset
Settled 1764
Incorporated 1800
 • Total 63.4 sq mi (164 km2)
 • Land 61.7 sq mi (160 km2)
 • Water 1.7 sq mi (4 km2)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,019
 • Density 16.5/sq mi (6.4/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)

Addison Township is a township in Somerset County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 1,019 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Johnstown, Pennsylvania Metropolitan Statistical Area.


The Wable-Augustine Tavern was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1995.[1]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 63.4 square miles (164 km2), of which, 61.7 square miles (160 km2) of it is land and 1.7 square miles (4.4 km2) of it (2.74%) is water.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 1,019 people, 435 households, and 301 families residing in the township. The population density was 16.5 people per square mile (6.4/km²). There were 964 housing units at an average density of 15.6/sq mi (6.0/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.71% White, 0.10% Native American, 0.10% Asian, 0.10% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.20% of the population.

There were 435 households out of which 23.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.3% were married couples living together, 6.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.6% were non-families. 27.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.33 and the average family size was 2.78.

In the township the population was spread out with 19.9% under the age of 18, 5.7% from 18 to 24, 23.9% from 25 to 44, 28.7% from 45 to 64, and 21.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45 years. For every 100 females there were 105.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 106.6 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $29,792, and the median income for a family was $33,654. Males had a median income of $28,750 versus $19,688 for females. The per capita income for the township was $16,889. About 11.1% of families and 14.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.5% of those under age 18 and 18.8% of those age 65 or over.


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

Coordinates: 39°46′00″N 79°17′59″W / 39.76667°N 79.29972°W / 39.76667; -79.29972