Gilmore Township, Greene County, Pennsylvania

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Gilmore Township, Greene County,
Pennsylvania
Pine Bank Methodist Church on Toms Run Road
Pine Bank Methodist Church on Toms Run Road
Location of Gilmore Township in Greene County
Location of Gilmore Township in Greene County
Location of Greene County in Pennsylvania
Location of Greene County in Pennsylvania
CountryUnited States
StatePennsylvania
CountyGreene
Area
 • Total23.04 sq mi (59.66 km2)
 • Land23.04 sq mi (59.66 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Population
 • Total260
 • Estimate 
(2016)[2]
241
 • Density10.46/sq mi (4.04/km2)
Time zoneUTC-4 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (EDT)
Area code(s)724
FIPS code42-059-29152
Historical population
Census Pop.
2000295
2010260−11.9%
Est. 2016241[2]−7.3%
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

Gilmore Township is a township in Greene County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 260 at the 2010 census,[4] down from 295 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

The township is in southwest Greene County and is bordered to the south by the state of West Virginia. According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 23.1 square miles (59.7 km2), all of it land.[4] The township is drained primarily by Dunkard Creek, an east-flowing tributary of the Monongahela River. The northwestern corner of the township is drained by tributaries of the Pennsylvania Fork of Fish Creek, a west-flowing tributary of the Ohio River.

Unincorporated communities in Gilmore Township include Ashtree, Triumph, Sandrock, Hero, Jollytown, and Pine Bank.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 295 people, 114 households, and 79 families residing in the township. The population density was 13.6 people per square mile (5.3/km²). There were 153 housing units at an average density of 7.1/sq mi (2.7/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.66% White, and 0.34% from two or more races.

There were 114 households, out of which 35.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.3% were married couples living together, 5.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.7% were non-families. 28.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 14.0% 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 3.16.

In the township the population was spread out, with 28.1% under the age of 18, 7.5% from 18 to 24, 27.1% from 25 to 44, 25.8% from 45 to 64, and 11.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females, there were 103.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.7 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $35,208, and the median income for a family was $46,250. Males had a median income of $41,458 versus $26,250 for females. The per capita income for the township was $16,325. About 7.8% of families and 14.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.1% of those under the age of 18 and 11.8% of those 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Aug 14, 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. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Gilmore township, Greene County, Pennsylvania". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved January 30, 2017.
  5. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.

Coordinates: 39°44′00″N 80°19′59″W / 39.73333°N 80.33306°W / 39.73333; -80.33306