Fairview Township, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania

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Fairview Township,
Luzerne County,
Pennsylvania
Township
Map of Luzerne County, Pennsylvania Highlighting Fairview Township
Map of Luzerne County, Pennsylvania Highlighting Fairview Township
Map of Luzerne County, Pennsylvania
Map of Luzerne County, Pennsylvania
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Luzerne
Area
 • Total 9.4 sq mi (24.4 km2)
 • Land 9.4 sq mi (24.4 km2)
 • Water 0.008 sq mi (0.02 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 4,520
 • Density 480/sq mi (190/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)

Fairview Township is a township in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 4,520 at the 2010 census.[1]

History[edit]

Ashley Planes was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.[2]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 9.4 square miles (24.4 km2), of which 9.4 square miles (24.4 km2) is land and 0.09% is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 3,995 people, 1,450 households, and 1,161 families residing in the township. The population density was 410.2 people per square mile (158.4/km2). There were 1,502 housing units at an average density of 154.2/sq mi (59.5/km2). The racial makeup of the township was 96.17% White, 0.83% African American, 0.05% Native American, 2.10% Asian, 0.20% from other races, and 0.65% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.05% of the population.

There were 1,450 households, out of which 40.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.2% were married couples living together, 9.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.9% were non-families. 17.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 7.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.76 and the average family size was 3.13.

In the township the population was spread out, with 28.8% under the age of 18, 5.6% from 18 to 24, 28.9% from 25 to 44, 23.7% from 45 to 64, and 13.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 92.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.7 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $55,500, and the median income for a family was $62,500. Males had a median income of $47,400 versus $26,614 for females. The per capita income for the township was $23,333. About 3.4% of families and 3.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.1% of those under age 18 and 1.5% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Fairview township, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved April 16, 2012. 
  2. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  3. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

Coordinates: 41°10′00″N 75°51′59″W / 41.16667°N 75.86639°W / 41.16667; -75.86639