Cherryhill Township, Indiana County, Pennsylvania

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Cherryhill Township,
Indiana County,
Pennsylvania
Township
The Post Office in Penn Run a village in Cherryhill Township
The Post Office in Penn Run a village in Cherryhill Township
Map of Indiana County, Pennsylvania Highlighting Cherryhill Township
Map of Indiana County, Pennsylvania Highlighting Cherryhill Township
Map of Pennsylvania highlighting Indiana County
Map of Pennsylvania highlighting Indiana County
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Indiana
Area
 • Total 49.5 sq mi (128 km2)
Population (2000)
 • Total 2,842
 • Density 58.2/sq mi (22.5/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)

Cherryhill Township is a township in Indiana County, Pennsylvania, United States. It was named for Cherry Hill Manor which was surveyed to the Penns. The population was 2,842 at the 2000 census. It includes the borough of Clymer, Pennsylvania, and the communities of Buck Run, Hustonville, Ideal, Kenwood, Manor, Manver, Mitchell's Mills (previously Diamondville), Penn Run (previously Greenville), Pikes Peak, Rembrandt, Sample Run, and Weimer.[1]

History[edit]

The George Diehl Homestead was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1987.[2]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 49.5 square miles (128 km2), of which, 48.8 square miles (126 km2) of it is land and 0.7 square miles (1.8 km2) of it (1.43%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 2,842 people, 998 households, and 784 families residing in the township. The population density was 58.2 people per square mile (22.5/km2). There were 1,099 housing units at an average density of 22.5/sq mi (8.7/km2). The racial makeup of the township was 98.91% White, 0.49% African American, 0.07% Native American, 0.14% Asian, and 0.39% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.11% of the population.

There were 998 households, out of which 34.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.4% were married couples living together, 8.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.4% were non-families. 18.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 8.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.72 and the average family size was 3.10.

In the township the population was spread out, with 24.2% under the age of 18, 7.9% from 18 to 24, 27.5% from 25 to 44, 28.8% from 45 to 64, and 11.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 103.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.1 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $35,909, and the median income for a family was $40,847. Males had a median income of $32,049 versus $22,045 for females. The per capita income for the township was $14,910. About 7.0% of families and 8.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.6% of those under age 18 and 5.6% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~paicgs/townships/cherryhill.shtml
  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°38′32″N 79°00′26″W / 40.64222°N 79.00722°W / 40.64222; -79.00722