Frazer Township, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania

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Frazer Township
Township
Frazer Volunteer Fire Department Station 1, 2020 Bakerstown Road
Frazer Volunteer Fire Department Station 1, 2020 Bakerstown Road
Location in Allegheny County and state of Pennsylvania
Location in Allegheny County and state of Pennsylvania
Location of Pennsylvania in the United States
Location of Pennsylvania in the United States
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Allegheny
Area[1]
 • Total 9.34 sq mi (24.20 km2)
 • Land 9.34 sq mi (24.20 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,157
 • Estimate (2016)[2] 1,145
 • Density 122.54/sq mi (47.31/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code 42-003-27608

Frazer Township is a township in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 1,157 at the 2010 census.[3] The Pittsburgh Mills shopping mall complex is located in the township.

Organized in 1914, Frazer Township was named for Robert S. Frazer, a state politician.[4]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 9.4 square miles (24 km2), all of it land.

Government and Politics[edit]

Presidential Elections Results[5][6]
Year Republican Democratic Third Parties
2016 66% 387 31% 185 3% 17
2012 60% 319 39% 211 1% 6

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
20101,157
Est. 20161,145[2]−1.0%
U.S. Decennial Census[7]

As of the census[8] of 2000, there were 1,286 people, 527 households, and 383 families residing in the township. The population density was 137.2 people per square mile (53.0/km²). There were 569 housing units at an average density of 60.7/sq mi (23.4/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.53% White, 0.08% African American, 0.16% Asian, 0.08% from other races, and 0.16% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.08% of the population.

There were 527 households, out of which 23.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.2% were married couples living together, 6.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.3% were non-families. 23.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 9.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 2.88.

In the township the population was spread out, with 19.0% under the age of 18, 6.5% from 18 to 24, 27.0% from 25 to 44, 26.7% from 45 to 64, and 20.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females, there were 101.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.5 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $40,515, and the median income for a family was $47,763. Males had a median income of $38,500 versus $24,643 for females. The per capita income for the township was $18,937. About 4.6% of families and 6.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.5% of those under age 18 and 3.3% of those age 65 or over.

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. ^ "Race, Hispanic or Latino, Age, and Housing Occupancy: 2010 Census Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File (QT-PL), Aleppo township, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania". U.S. Census Bureau, American FactFinder 2. Retrieved September 27, 2011. 
  4. ^ "What's in a name? For some, a bit of history". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. May 10, 1984. p. 1. Retrieved 16 May 2015. 
  5. ^ EL. "2012 Allegheny County election". Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. Retrieved 15 October 2017. 
  6. ^ EL. "2016 Pennsylvani general election..." Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Retrieved 15 October 2017. 
  7. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016. 
  8. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

Coordinates: 40°36′43″N 79°47′57″W / 40.61194°N 79.79917°W / 40.61194; -79.79917