Black Lick Township, Indiana County, Pennsylvania

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Black Lick Township, Pennsylvania
Map of Indiana County, Pennsylvania Highlighting Black Lick Township
Map of Indiana County, Pennsylvania Highlighting Black Lick Township
Map of Pennsylvania highlighting Indiana County
Map of Pennsylvania highlighting Indiana County
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Indiana
 • Total 27.94 sq mi (72.36 km2)
 • Land 27.33 sq mi (70.78 km2)
 • Water 0.61 sq mi (1.59 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,237
 • Estimate (2016)[2] 1,181
 • Density 43.22/sq mi (16.69/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code 42-063-06752

Black Lick Township is a township in Indiana County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 1,237 at the 2010 census.[3] The township includes the communities of Grafton, Jacksonville, and Newport.[4]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 27.9 square miles (72 km2), of which, 27.4 square miles (71 km2) of it is land and 0.5 square miles (1.3 km2) of it (1.79%) is water.


Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 20161,181[2]−4.5%
U.S. Decennial Census[5]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 1,317 people, 515 households, and 388 families residing in the township. The population density was 48.0 people per square mile (18.5/km2). There were 540 housing units at an average density of 19.7/sq mi (7.6/km2). The racial makeup of the township was 99.32% White, 0.08% from other races, and 0.61% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.23% of the population.

There were 515 households, out of which 30.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.0% were married couples living together, 6.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.5% were non-families. 21.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 10.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 2.97.

In the township the population was spread out, with 23.5% under the age of 18, 6.5% from 18 to 24, 29.2% from 25 to 44, 26.1% from 45 to 64, and 14.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females, there were 96.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.2 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $35,536, and the median income for a family was $42,500. Males had a median income of $35,625 versus $21,016 for females. The per capita income for the township was $16,766. About 7.8% of families and 10.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.3% of those under age 18 and 8.3% of those age 65 or over.


  1. ^ "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Aug 14, 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  3. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Black Lick township, Indiana County, Pennsylvania". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved April 10, 2018.
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  5. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved June 4, 2016.
  6. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.

Coordinates: 40°29′00″N 79°17′00″W / 40.48333°N 79.28333°W / 40.48333; -79.28333