East Carroll Township, Cambria County, Pennsylvania
|East Carroll Township, Pennsylvania|
Trailer park south of Carrolltown
Map of Cambria County, Pennsylvania highlighting East Carroll Township
Map of Cambria County, Pennsylvania
|• Total||24.9 sq mi (64.6 km2)|
|• Land||24.9 sq mi (64.6 km2)|
|• Water||0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)|
|• Density||66/sq mi (25.6/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
East Carroll Township is a township in Cambria County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 1,654 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Johnstown, Pennsylvania Metropolitan Statistical Area.
The township is located in north-central Cambria County at 40.57° N by 78.70° W and is about 8 miles (13 km) north of Ebensburg, the county seat, and 18 miles (29 km) west-northwest of the city of Altoona. The township is bordered on the east by Chest Creek, a north-flowing tributary of the West Branch Susquehanna River. The borough of Carrolltown borders part of the township on the west, and Patton touches the northeast corner of the township. U.S. Route 219 crosses the township from north to south, connecting Carrolltown with Ebensburg.
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,798 people, 632 households, and 494 families residing in the township. The population density was 71.1 people per square mile (27.5/km²). There were 664 housing units at an average density of 26.3/sq mi (10.1/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.28% White, 0.06% African American, 0.11% Asian, 0.11% from other races, and 0.44% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.11% of the population.
There were 632 households, out of which 35.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.9% were married couples living together, 8.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.8% were non-families. 19.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 9.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.84 and the average family size was 3.29.
In the township the population was spread out, with 25.5% under the age of 18, 9.5% from 18 to 24, 26.8% from 25 to 44, 26.6% from 45 to 64, and 11.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 98.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.1 males.
The median income for a household in the township was $36,771, and the median income for a family was $42,273. Males had a median income of $30,302 versus $20,388 for females. The per capita income for the township was $15,100. About 8.4% of families and 9.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.1% of those under age 18 and 10.9% of those age 65 or over.
- "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): East Carroll township, Cambria County, Pennsylvania". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved March 24, 2015.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.