Fairview Township, Butler County, Pennsylvania

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Fairview Township,
Butler County,
Holy Trinity Lutheran Church
Holy Trinity Lutheran Church
Map of Butler County, Pennsylvania highlighting Fairview Township
Map of Butler County, Pennsylvania highlighting Fairview Township
Map of Butler County, Pennsylvania
Map of Butler County, Pennsylvania
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Butler
Settled 1795
Incorporated 1854
 • Total 24.21 sq mi (62.71 km2)
 • Land 24.20 sq mi (62.69 km2)
 • Water 0.008 sq mi (0.02 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,080
 • Density 86/sq mi (33.2/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)

Fairview Township is a township in Butler County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 2,080 at the 2010 census.[1]


Fairview Township is located along the eastern edge of Butler County, with Armstrong County to the east. It surrounds the boroughs of Fairview, Petrolia, and Karns City but is separate from them.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 24.2 square miles (62.7 km2), of which 0.008 square miles (0.02 km2), or 0.03%, is water.[1]


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 2,061 people, 744 households, and 578 families residing in the township. The population density was 85.6 people per square mile (33.1/km²). There were 775 housing units at an average density of 32.2/sq mi (12.4/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.47% White, 0.19% African American, 0.10% Native American, 0.10% Asian, and 0.15% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.19% of the population.

There were 744 households, out of which 36.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.1% were married couples living together, 7.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.3% were non-families. 18.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 9.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.77 and the average family size was 3.18.

In the township the population was spread out, with 26.3% under the age of 18, 7.2% from 18 to 24, 30.5% from 25 to 44, 22.9% from 45 to 64, and 13.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 97.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.1 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $41,146, and the median income for a family was $47,262. Males had a median income of $36,615 versus $22,222 for females. The per capita income for the township was $16,295. About 8.9% of families and 9.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.8% of those under age 18 and 11.5% of those age 65 or over.



  1. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Fairview township, Butler County, Pennsylvania". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved March 31, 2014. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

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Coordinates: 40°58′51″N 79°45′01″W / 40.98083°N 79.75028°W / 40.98083; -79.75028