Gulich Township, Clearfield County, Pennsylvania

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Gulich Township, Pennsylvania
The historic Mountz House in Janesville
The historic Mountz House in Janesville
Map of Clearfield County, Pennsylvania highlighting Gulich Township
Map of Clearfield County, Pennsylvania highlighting Gulich Township
Map of Clearfield County, Pennsylvania
Map of Clearfield County, Pennsylvania
CountryUnited States
StatePennsylvania
CountyClearfield
Settled1840
Incorporated1858
Area
 • Total19.98 sq mi (51.75 km2)
 • Land19.88 sq mi (51.49 km2)
 • Water0.10 sq mi (0.25 km2)
Population
 • Total1,235
 • Estimate 
(2016)[2]
1,222
 • Density61.46/sq mi (23.73/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s)814
FIPS code42-033-31752
Historical population
Census Pop.
20001,275
20101,235−3.1%
Est. 20161,222[2]−1.1%
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

Gulich Township is a township in Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 1,235 at the 2010 census.[4]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 20.1 square miles (52 km2), of which, 20.1 square miles (52 km2) of it is land and 0.05% is water.

Communities[edit]

  • Allemans
  • Almaden
  • Fernwood
  • Ginter
  • Janesville
  • Morann
  • Waltzvale

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 1,275 people, 529 households, and 365 families residing in the township. The population density was 63.6 people per square mile (24.5/km²). There were 616 housing units at an average density of 30.7/sq mi (11.9/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.37% White, 0.08% Native American, 0.08% Pacific Islander, and 0.47% from two or more races.

There were 529 households, out of which 27.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.7% were married couples living together, 7.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.0% were non-families. 28.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 19.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.41 and the average family size was 2.92.

In the township the population was spread out, with 22.0% under the age of 18, 6.0% from 18 to 24, 26.0% from 25 to 44, 24.4% from 45 to 64, and 21.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females, there were 98.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.8 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $29,150, and the median income for a family was $36,652. Males had a median income of $28,333 versus $18,125 for females. The per capita income for the township was $14,405. About 8.4% of families and 10.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.9% of those under age 18 and 7.3% of those age 65 or over.

Gulich Township has a high percentages of people of Ukrainian ancestry - 12.7%.

School districts[edit]

Moshannon Valley School District

Recreation[edit]

Mountz Memorial Park is located adjacent to Smithmill, and a portion of the Pennsylvania State Game Lands Number 60 occupies a large area of the northern part of the township.[6][7]

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. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.
  4. ^ https://www.census.gov/2010census/
  5. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  6. ^ https://viewer.nationalmap.gov/advanced-viewer/ The National Map, retrieved 2 November 2018
  7. ^ Pennsylvania State Game Lands Number 60, retrieved 2 November 2018

Coordinates: 40°47′00″N 78°22′28″W / 40.78333°N 78.37444°W / 40.78333; -78.37444