Conemaugh Township, Indiana County, Pennsylvania

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Conemaugh Township,
Indiana County,
Pennsylvania
Township
Map of Indiana County, Pennsylvania Highlighting Conemaugh Township
Map of Indiana County, Pennsylvania Highlighting Conemaugh Township
Map of Pennsylvania highlighting Indiana County
Map of Pennsylvania highlighting Indiana County
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Indiana
Area
 • Total 34.4 sq mi (89 km2)
 • Land 33.8 sq mi (88 km2)
 • Water 0.6 sq mi (2 km2)
Population (2000)
 • Total 2,437
 • Density 72.1/sq mi (27.8/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)

Conemaugh Township is a township in Indiana County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 2,437 at the 2000 census. The township includes the borough of Saltsburg, Pennsylvania, and the communities of Clarksburg, Foster, Lewisville, McKeeverville, Nowrytown, Saltsburg, Tunnelton (formerly called Kelly Station), and White.[1]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 34.4 square miles (89 km2), of which, 33.8 square miles (88 km2) of it is land and 0.6 square miles (1.6 km2) of it (1.80%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 2,437 people, 958 households, and 711 families residing in the township. The population density was 72.1 people per square mile (27.8/km2). There were 1,023 housing units at an average density of 30.3/sq mi (11.7/km2). The racial makeup of the township was 99.18% White, 0.04% African American, 0.04% Native American, 0.12% Asian, 0.04% from other races, and 0.57% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.08% of the population.

There were 958 households, out of which 30.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.2% were married couples living together, 7.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.7% were non-families. 22.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 11.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.54 and the average family size was 2.97.

In the township the population was spread out, with 24.0% under the age of 18, 5.3% from 18 to 24, 29.9% from 25 to 44, 23.9% from 45 to 64, and 16.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 100.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.0 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $31,184, and the median income for a family was $35,386. Males had a median income of $29,839 versus $20,425 for females. The per capita income for the township was $14,378. About 8.6% of families and 13.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.1% of those under age 18 and 4.7% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.usgwarchives.net/maps/pa/county/indian/usgs/
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

Coordinates: 40°29′00″N 79°20′00″W / 40.48333°N 79.33333°W / 40.48333; -79.33333