Goshen Township, Clearfield County, Pennsylvania

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Goshen Township, Pennsylvania
Township
Along the West Branch Susquehanna River
Map of Clearfield County, Pennsylvania highlighting Goshen Township
Map of Clearfield County, Pennsylvania highlighting Goshen Township
Map of Clearfield County, Pennsylvania
Map of Clearfield County, Pennsylvania
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Clearfield
Settled 1820
Incorporated 1845
Area
 • Total 49.4 sq mi (128.0 km2)
 • Land 49.2 sq mi (127.5 km2)
 • Water 0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 435
 • Density 10.1/sq mi (3.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 814
Historical population
Census Pop.
2000 496
2010 435 −12.3%

Goshen Township is a township in Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 435 at the 2010 census.[1]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 49.4 square miles (128 km2), of which, 49.2 square miles (127 km2) of it is land and 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2) of it (0.38%) is water.

Communities[edit]

  • Croft
  • Eden
  • Goshen
  • Huntley
  • Shawville

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 496 people, 190 households, and 139 families residing in the township. The population density was 10.1 people per square mile (3.9/km²). There were 331 housing units at an average density of 6.7/sq mi (2.6/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.80% White and 0.20% Native American.

There were 190 households, out of which 31.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.9% were married couples living together, 7.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.8% were non-families. 21.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 9.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.61 and the average family size was 3.05.

In the township the population was spread out, with 25.4% under the age of 18, 8.7% from 18 to 24, 30.4% from 25 to 44, 21.2% from 45 to 64, and 14.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 102.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 105.6 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $28,000, and the median income for a family was $35,000. Males had a median income of $25,250 versus $17,000 for females. The per capita income for the township was $12,255. About 10.0% of families and 17.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 20.2% of those under age 18 and 10.0% of those age 65 or over.

School districts[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-12-21. Retrieved 2013-02-10. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

Coordinates: 41°10′00″N 78°21′59″W / 41.16667°N 78.36639°W / 41.16667; -78.36639