Dyberry Township, Wayne County, Pennsylvania

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Dyberry, Pennsylvania
Second-class township
Township of Dyberry
Old black and white photo of a waterfall, flanked on both sides with slightly dilapidated-looking buildings.
The Tanners' Falls near the confluence of the East and West Branches of the Dyberry Creek, in Tanners Falls.
Location in Wayne County and the state of Pennsylvania.
Location in Wayne County and the state of Pennsylvania.
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
US Congressional District PA-10
State Senatorial District 20
State House of Representatives District 139
County Wayne
School District Wayne Highlands
Region II
Settled c. 1797[1]
Incorporated c. 1804[1]
Founded by John Kizer[1]
Named for Dyberry Creek
Government
 • Type Board of Supervisors
 • Board of Supervisors[2]
 • US Representative Tom Marino (R)
 • State Senator Lisa Baker (R)
 • State Representative Michael Peifer (R)
Area[3]
 • Total 22.90 sq mi (59.30 km2)
 • Land 22.17 sq mi (57.42 km2)
 • Water 0.73 sq mi (1.88 km2)
Elevation 1,509[4] ft (460 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,401
 • Estimate (2016)[5] 1,373
 • Density 61.93/sq mi (23.91/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) Eastern Daylight (EDT) (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 570
GNIS feature ID 1217219[4]
FIPS code 42-127-20576[6]

Dyberry is a second-class township in Wayne County, Pennsylvania. The township's population was 1,401 at the time of the 2010 United States Census.[7]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 22.9 square miles (59 km2), of which, 22.2 square miles (57 km2) of it is land and 0.7 square miles (1.8 km2) of it (3.03%) is water.

Communities[edit]

The following villages are located in Dyberry Township:

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
2010 1,401
Est. 2016 1,373 [5] −2.0%
U.S. Decennial Census[10]

As of the census of 2010, there were 1,401 people, 544 households, and 378 families residing in the township. The population density was 63.1 people per square mile (24.4/km²). There were 691 housing units at an average density of 31.1/sq mi (12.2/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 97.1% White, 0.5% African American, 0.7% Asian, and 1.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.5% of the population.

There were 544 households out of which 25.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.7% were married couples living together, 7.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.5% were non-families. 24.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.38 and the average family size was 2.82.

In the township the population was spread out with 18.7% under the age of 18, 65.3% from 18 to 64, and 16% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46.7 years.

The median income for a household in the township was $47,463, and the median income for a family was $60,556. Males had a median income of $33,056 versus $23,782 for females. The per capita income for the township was $21,428. About 1% of families and 23.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.3% of those under age 18 and 8.9% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Salute to Dyberry Township". Wayne County Historical Society. Wayne County Historical Society. 2014. Archived from the original on 23 July 2012. Retrieved 18 December 2014. 
  2. ^ "Municipal Index" (PDF). Wayne County Planning Commission/GIS. WordPress. 2011. Retrieved 18 December 2014. 
  3. ^ "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Aug 14, 2017. 
  4. ^ a b "Township of Dyberry". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 1 December 1989. Retrieved 18 December 2014. 
  5. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  6. ^ U.S. Census Bureau. Census 2000. "Census Demographic Profiles, Dyberry Township" (PDF). CenStats Databases. Retrieved 18 December 2014. [dead link]
  7. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2011-05-14. 
  8. ^ a b "DYBERRY: SECOND CLASS TOWNSHIP MAP" (PDF). Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. 19 March 2013. Retrieved 18 December 2014. [permanent dead link]
  9. ^ "Dyberry". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 2 August 1979. Retrieved 18 December 2014. 
  10. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.