Eaton Township, Wyoming County, Pennsylvania

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Eaton Township
Bowman Creek looking downstream from State Route 3003 (2).JPG
Bowman Creek in Eaton Township
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Wyoming
Elevation 1,804 ft (549.9 m)
Coordinates 41°29′00″N 76°01′59″W / 41.48333°N 76.03306°W / 41.48333; -76.03306Coordinates: 41°29′00″N 76°01′59″W / 41.48333°N 76.03306°W / 41.48333; -76.03306
Area 37.1 sq mi (96.1 km2)
 - land 36 sq mi (93 km2)
 - water 1.1 sq mi (3 km2), 2.96%
Population 1,519 (2010)
Density 42.2/sq mi (16.3/km2)
Timezone EST (UTC-5)
 - summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP Code 18657
Area code 570
Location of Eaton Township in Pennsylvania
Location of Pennsylvania in the United States

Eaton Township is a township in Wyoming County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 1,519 at the 2010 census.


Rest stop on Pennsylvania Route 29 in Eaton Township
Miller Mountain in Eaton Township, Wyoming County, Pennsylvania

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 37.1 square miles (96 km2), of which, 36 square miles (93 km2) of it is land and 1.1 square miles (2.8 km2) of it (2.96%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2010, there were 1,519 people, 630 households, and 437 families residing in the township. The population density was 42.2 people per square mile (16.3/km²). There were 774 housing units at an average density of 21.5/sq mi (8.4/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98% White, 0.6% African American, 0.2% Native American, 0.3% Asian, 0.1% from other races, and 0.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.3% of the population.

There were 630 households out of which 26.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.6% were married couples living together, 8.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.6% were non-families. 26.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.40 and the average family size was 2.82.

In the township the population was spread out with 19% under the age of 18, 59.6% from 18 to 64, and 21.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 47.3 years.

The median income for a household in the township was $51,500, and the median income for a family was $65,547. Males had a median income of $35,781 versus $27,727 for females. The per capita income for the township was $24,354. About 7.8% of families and 10.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 20.2% of those under age 18 and 12.3% of those age 65 or over.