Ferguson Township, Clearfield County, Pennsylvania

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Ferguson Township,
Clearfield County,
Pennsylvania
Township
Forests along Cherry Corner Road
Forests along Cherry Corner Road
Map of Clearfield County, Pennsylvania highlighting Ferguson Township
Map of Clearfield County, Pennsylvania highlighting Ferguson Township
Map of Clearfield County, Pennsylvania
Map of Clearfield County, Pennsylvania
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Clearfield
Settled 1806
Incorporated 1839
Area[1]
 • Total 26.31 sq mi (68.13 km2)
 • Land 26.11 sq mi (67.61 km2)
 • Water 0.20 sq mi (0.52 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 444
 • Estimate (2016)[2] 522
 • Density 20.00/sq mi (7.72/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 814
FIPS code 42-033-25632
Historical population
Census Pop.
2000410
20104448.3%
Est. 2016522[2]17.6%
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

Ferguson Township is a township in Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 444 at the 2010 census.[4]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 23.8 square miles (62 km2), of which, 23.6 square miles (61 km2) of it is land and 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2) of it (0.67%) is water.

Communities[edit]

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 410 people, 158 households, and 114 families residing in the township. The population density was 17.4 people per square mile (6.7/km²). There were 200 housing units at an average density of 8.5/sq mi (3.3/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.27% White, 0.24% Asian, 0.24% Pacific Islander, 0.24% from other races.

There were 158 households, out of which 29.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.0% were married couples living together, 6.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.8% were non-families. 24.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 11.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.59 and the average family size was 3.10.

In the township the population was spread out, with 24.9% under the age of 18, 8.0% from 18 to 24, 28.3% from 25 to 44, 22.0% from 45 to 64, and 16.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 105.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 106.7 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $30,250, and the median income for a family was $36,625. Males had a median income of $27,841 versus $16,111 for females. The per capita income for the township was $14,337. About 9.9% of families and 11.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.1% of those under age 18 and 19.0% of those age 65 or over.

School Districts[edit]

Curwensville Area School District

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Aug 13, 2017. 
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  3. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016. 
  4. ^ Center for New Media and Promotions(C2PO). "2010 Census". census.gov. Archived from the original on 2013-12-21. 
  5. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

Coordinates: 40°52′00″N 78°36′59″W / 40.86667°N 78.61639°W / 40.86667; -78.61639