Greenwood Township, Juniata County, Pennsylvania

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Greenwood Township,
Juniata County,
Pennsylvania
Township
Dimmsville Covered Bridge
Map of Juniata County, Pennsylvania highlighting Greenwood Township
Map of Juniata County, Pennsylvania highlighting Greenwood Township
Map of Juniata County, Pennsylvania
Map of Juniata County, Pennsylvania
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Juniata
Settled 1763
Incorporated 1767
Area
 • Total 19.7 sq mi (50.9 km2)
Population (2000)
 • Total 548
 • Density 27.9/sq mi (10.8/km2)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 717

Greenwood Township is a township in Juniata County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 548 at the 2000 census.

History[edit]

The Dimmsville Covered Bridge was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979.[1]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 19.7 square miles (51 km2), all of it land.

Greenwood Township is bordered by Monroe Township to the north, Susquehanna Township to the east, Perry County to the south and Delaware Township to the west.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 548 people, 194 households, and 152 families residing in the township. The population density was 27.9 people per square mile (10.8/km²). There were 223 housing units at an average density of 11.3/sq mi (4.4/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.54% White, 0.73% African American, 0.18% Asian, and 0.55% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.73% of the population.

There were 194 households, out of which 33.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 74.7% were married couples living together, 2.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.6% were non-families. 16.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 7.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.82 and the average family size was 3.24.

In the township the population was spread out, with 27.0% under the age of 18, 6.9% from 18 to 24, 27.6% from 25 to 44, 25.7% from 45 to 64, and 12.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 105.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.0 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $40,139, and the median income for a family was $40,417. Males had a median income of $32,054 versus $20,875 for females. The per capita income for the township was $17,344. About 5.0% of families and 7.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.4% of those under age 18 and 5.5% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

Coordinates: 40°37′00″N 77°06′59″W / 40.61667°N 77.11639°W / 40.61667; -77.11639