Franklin Township, Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania

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Franklin Township,
Huntingdon County,
Pennsylvania
Township
Huntingdon Furnace, a historic landmark in the township
Huntingdon Furnace, a historic landmark in the township
Map of Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania Highlighting Franklin Township
Map of Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania Highlighting Franklin Township
Map of Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania
Map of Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Huntingdon
Area
 • Total 31.7 sq mi (82 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 466
 • Density 14.1/sq mi (5.4/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Historical population
Census Pop.
2000 447
2010 466 4.3%

Franklin Township is a township in Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 466 at the 2010 census.[1]

General information[edit]

History[edit]

The Colerain Forges Mansion, Pennsylvania Furnace Mansion, and Spruce Creek Rod and Gun Club are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[2]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 31.7 square miles (82 km2), of which, 31.7 square miles (82 km2) of it is land and 0.03% is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 447 people, 184 households, and 133 families residing in the township. The population density was 14.1 people per square mile (5.4/km²). There were 238 housing units at an average density of 7.5/sq mi (2.9/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.66% White, 1.12% from other races, and 0.22% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.79% of the population.

There were 184 households, out of which 26.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.2% were married couples living together, 4.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.7% were non-families. 22.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 10.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.43 and the average family size was 2.87.

In the township the population was spread out, with 20.1% under the age of 18, 8.7% from 18 to 24, 30.2% from 25 to 44, 25.1% from 45 to 64, and 15.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 100.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.8 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $38,864, and the median income for a family was $43,250. Males had a median income of $31,979 versus $23,250 for females. The per capita income for the township was $19,295. About 2.3% of families and 6.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.3% of those under age 18 and 2.9% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://factfinder.census.gov/faces/nav/jsf/pages/community_facts.xhtml#
  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: 40°40′00″N 77°58′59″W / 40.66667°N 77.98306°W / 40.66667; -77.98306