Beaver Township, Clarion County, Pennsylvania

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Beaver Township,
Clarion County,
Mount Joy United Methodist Church
Mount Joy United Methodist Church
Map of Clarion County, Pennsylvania highlighting Beaver Township
Map of Clarion County, Pennsylvania highlighting Beaver Township
Map of Clarion County, Pennsylvania
Map of Clarion County, Pennsylvania
CountryUnited States
 • Total33.74 sq mi (87.38 km2)
 • Land33.42 sq mi (86.56 km2)
 • Water0.32 sq mi (0.82 km2)
 • Total1,761
 • Estimate 
 • Density50.81/sq mi (19.62/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code42-031-04696

Beaver Township is a township in Clarion County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 1,761 at the 2010 census.[3]


The township is in west-central Clarion County. The borough of Knox is in the northern part of the township but is a separate municipality. According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 33.7 square miles (87.4 km2), of which 33.4 square miles (86.6 km2) is land and 0.3 square miles (0.8 km2), or 0.94%, is water.[3]


Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 20161,698[2]−3.6%
U.S. Decennial Census[4]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 1,753 people, 709 households, and 526 families residing in the township. The population density was 52.0 people per square mile (20.1/km²). There were 793 housing units at an average density of 23.5/sq mi (9.1/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.66% White, 0.11% Native American, and 0.23% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.23% of the population.

There were 709 households, out of which 29.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.3% were married couples living together, 7.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.8% were non-families. 21.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 10.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 2.86.

In the township the population was spread out, with 22.5% under the age of 18, 8.4% from 18 to 24, 26.0% from 25 to 44, 27.7% from 45 to 64, and 15.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females, there were 97.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.5 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $34,292, and the median income for a family was $38,466. Males had a median income of $31,406 versus $19,250 for females. The per capita income for the township was $16,189. About 9.5% of families and 11.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.5% of those under age 18 and 6.3% of those age 65 or over.


  1. ^ "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Aug 13, 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  3. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Beaver township, Clarion County, Pennsylvania". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved April 24, 2015.
  4. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved June 4, 2016.
  5. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.

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Coordinates: 41°11′50″N 79°31′56″W / 41.19722°N 79.53222°W / 41.19722; -79.53222