Boggs Township, Armstrong County, Pennsylvania

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Boggs Township,
Armstrong County,
Pennsylvania
Township
The Allegheny River Lock and Dam No. 8
Map of Armstrong County, Pennsylvania highlighting Boggs Township
Map of Armstrong County, Pennsylvania highlighting Boggs Township
Map of Armstrong County, Pennsylvania
Map of Armstrong County, Pennsylvania
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Armstrong
Settled 1806
Incorporated 1878
Area
 • Total 24.9 sq mi (64.5 km2)
 • Land 24.6 sq mi (63.7 km2)
 • Water 0.3 sq mi (0.8 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 936
 • Density 38/sq mi (14.7/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)

Boggs Township is a township in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 936 at the 2010 census.[1]

History[edit]

The Allegheny River Lock and Dam No. 8 was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2000.[2]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 24.9 square miles (64.5 km2), of which 24.6 square miles (63.7 km2) is land and 0.31 square miles (0.8 km2), or 1.31%, is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 979 people, 348 households, and 290 families residing in the township. The population density was 40.6 people per square mile (15.7/km²). There were 486 housing units at an average density of 20.2/sq mi (7.8/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.16% White, 1.02% Native American, 0.61% from other races, and 0.20% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.61% of the population.

There were 348 households, out of which 37.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.4% were married couples living together, 6.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 16.4% were non-families. 15.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 8.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.79 and the average family size was 3.08.

In the township the population was spread out, with 26.5% under the age of 18, 8.2% from 18 to 24, 28.1% from 25 to 44, 23.9% from 45 to 64, and 13.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 96.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.7 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $33,571, and the median income for a family was $36,136. Males had a median income of $30,089 versus $20,268 for females. The per capita income for the township was $14,432. About 8.1% of families and 8.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.7% of those under age 18 and 10.2% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Boggs township, Armstrong County, Pennsylvania". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved July 31, 2013. 
  2. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  3. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

Coordinates: 40°53′09″N 79°25′00″W / 40.88583°N 79.41667°W / 40.88583; -79.41667