Carroll Township, York County, Pennsylvania

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Carroll Township,
York County,
Barn north of Dillsburg
Barn north of Dillsburg
Location in York County and the state of Pennsylvania.
Location in York County and the state of Pennsylvania.
CountryUnited States
 • TypeBoard of Supervisors
 • Total15.00 sq mi (38.86 km2)
 • Land15.00 sq mi (38.86 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
 • Total5,939
 • Estimate 
 • Density419.89/sq mi (162.12/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s)717
FIPS code42-133-11432
WebsiteCarroll Township
Historical population
Census Pop.
2020 (est.)6,853[2]15.4%
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

Carroll Township is a township in York County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 5,939 at the 2010 census.[4]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 15.0 square miles (39 km2), all of it land. It is located along the northern boundary of York County in south-central Pennsylvania and surrounds the borough of Dillsburg.


At the 2000 census there were 4,715 people, 1,686 households, and 1,414 families living in the township. The population density was 314.2 people per square mile (121.3/km2). There were 1,733 housing units at an average density of 115.5/sq mi (44.6/km2). The racial makeup of the township was 97.69% White, 0.40% African American, 0.06% Native American, 0.83% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.17% from other races, and 0.81% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.78%.[5]

Of the 1,686 households 39.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 75.7% were married couples living together, 5.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 16.1% were non-families. 13.3% of households were one person and 5.6% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.76 and the average family size was 3.01.

The age distribution was 26.4% under the age of 18, 5.6% from 18 to 24, 31.2% from 25 to 44, 25.8% from 45 to 64, and 11.0% 65 or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females, there were 98.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.6 males.

The median household income was $54,273 and the median family income was $56,023. Males had a median income of $42,237 versus $27,176 for females. The per capita income for the township was $23,481. About 1.7% of families and 3.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.3% of those under age 18 and 9.1% 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. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved June 4, 2016.
  4. ^ "Race, Hispanic or Latino, Age, and Housing Occupancy: 2010 Census Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File (QT-PL), Carroll township, York County, Pennsylvania". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved October 7, 2011.
  5. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.

Coordinates: 40°07′00″N 77°01′59″W / 40.11667°N 77.03306°W / 40.11667; -77.03306