Bloom Township, Clearfield County, Pennsylvania

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Bloom Township, Pennsylvania
Map of Clearfield County, Pennsylvania highlighting Bloom Township
Map of Clearfield County, Pennsylvania highlighting Bloom Township
Map of Clearfield County, Pennsylvania
Map of Clearfield County, Pennsylvania
CountryUnited States
StatePennsylvania
CountyClearfield
Settled1815
Incorporated1860
Area
 • Total18.89 sq mi (48.93 km2)
 • Land18.83 sq mi (48.78 km2)
 • Water0.06 sq mi (0.15 km2)
Population
 • Total414
 • Estimate 
(2016)[2]
407
 • Density21.61/sq mi (8.34/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s)814
FIPS code42-033-07008
Historical population
Census Pop.
1970440
198050013.6%
1990454−9.2%
2000412−9.3%
20104140.5%
Est. 2016407[2]−1.7%
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

Bloom Township is a township in Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 414 at the 2010 census.[4]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 18.9 square miles (49 km2), of which, 18.9 square miles (49 km2) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) of it (0.11%) is water.

Communities[edit]

  • Chestnut Grove
  • Greenville
  • Laborde

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 412 people, 169 households, and 119 families residing in the township. The population density was 21.8 people per square mile (8.4/km²). There were 220 housing units at an average density of 11.6/sq mi (4.5/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.76% White and 0.24% Native American.

There were 169 households, out of which 26.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.1% were married couples living together, 5.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.0% were non-families. 25.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 9.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 2.96.

In the township the population was spread out, with 22.3% under the age of 18, 5.3% from 18 to 24, 26.5% from 25 to 44, 28.6% from 45 to 64, and 17.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females, there were 114.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 109.2 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $30,909, and the median income for a family was $33,750. Males had a median income of $28,611 versus $22,813 for females. The per capita income for the township was $15,470. About 9.3% of families and 8.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.7% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.

School Districts[edit]

DuBois Area School District

See also[edit]

Western Pennsylvania

Bilger's rocks

External links[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.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  5. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.

Coordinates: 41°02′00″N 78°37′59″W / 41.03333°N 78.63306°W / 41.03333; -78.63306