Bigler Township, Clearfield County, Pennsylvania

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Bigler Township, Pennsylvania
Township
Map of Clearfield County, Pennsylvania highlighting Bigler Township
Map of Clearfield County, Pennsylvania highlighting Bigler Township
Map of Clearfield County, Pennsylvania
Map of Clearfield County, Pennsylvania
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Clearfield
Incorporated 1883
Area[1]
 • Total 24.58 sq mi (63.65 km2)
 • Land 24.28 sq mi (62.88 km2)
 • Water 0.30 sq mi (0.77 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,289
 • Estimate (2016)[2] 1,247
 • Density 51.36/sq mi (19.83/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 814
FIPS code 42-033-06288
Historical population
Census Pop.
1970 1,474
1980 1,604 8.8%
1990 1,391 −13.3%
2000 1,368 −1.7%
2010 1,289 −5.8%
Est. 2016 1,247 [2] −3.3%
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

Bigler Township is a township in Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 1,289 at the 2010 census.[4]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 24.8 square miles (64 km2), all of it land.

Communities[edit]

  • Amesville
  • Atlantic
  • Belsena Mills
  • Betz
  • Blackburn
  • Booker
  • Beulah
  • Chesterfield
  • Madera
  • Mascot
  • Smoke Run

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 1,368 people, 547 households, and 386 families residing in the township. The population density was 55.2 people per square mile (21.3/km²). There were 647 housing units at an average density of 26.1/sq mi (10.1/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.05% White, 0.07% African American, 0.07% Asian, 0.22% from other races, and 0.58% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.15% of the population.

There were 547 households, out of which 30.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.8% were married couples living together, 9.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.4% were non-families. 24.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 16.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 2.97.

In the township the population was spread out, with 24.3% under the age of 18, 6.3% from 18 to 24, 28.1% from 25 to 44, 23.0% from 45 to 64, and 18.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 93.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.7 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $22,792, and the median income for a family was $28,482. Males had a median income of $26,471 versus $17,604 for females. The per capita income for the township was $12,434. About 15.7% of families and 19.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 31.2% of those under age 18 and 16.2% of those age 65 or over.

School districts[edit]

References[edit]

  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. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016. 
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-12-21. Retrieved 2016-02-13. 
  5. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

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Coordinates: 40°49′51″N 78°26′04″W / 40.83083°N 78.43444°W / 40.83083; -78.43444