Henderson Township, Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania

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Henderson Township,
Huntingdon County,
Pennsylvania
Township
Map of Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania Highlighting Henderson Township
Map of Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania Highlighting Henderson Township
Map of Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania
Map of Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Huntingdon
Area
 • Total 26.0 sq mi (67 km2)
 • Land 25.9 sq mi (67 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 933
 • Density 35.9/sq mi (13.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Zip code 16652, 17060
Area code(s) 814
School District: Huntingdon Area School District
Local phone exchanges: 506, 641, 643, 644
Historical population
Census Pop.
2000 972
2010 933 −4.0%

Henderson Township is a township in Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 933 at the 2010 census. The township includes the village of Ardenheim.

History[edit]

The Pennsylvania Canal Guard Lock and Feeder Dam, Raystown Branch was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1990.[1]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 26.0 square miles (67 km2), of which, 25.9 square miles (67 km2) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2) of it (0.50%) is water.

Adjacent Municipalities[edit]

All municipalities listed are in Huntingdon County unless otherwise noted.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 933 people and 394 households within the township. The population density was 35.9 people per square mile (13.9/km²). There were 544 housing units at an average density of 20.9/sq mi (8.1/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.14% White, 0.32% African American, 0.11% other races, and 0.43% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.43% of the population.

There were 394 households, out of which 25.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.3% were married couples living together, 5.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.8% were non-families. 22.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 7.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.46 and the average family size was 2.85.

In the township the population was spread out, with 19.0% under the age of 18, 2.0% from 18 to 19, 3.4% from 20 to 24, 8.7% from 25 to 34, 20.5% from 35 to 49, 29.0% from 50 to 64, and 17.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. The population was 50.70% male, and 49.30% female.

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. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

Coordinates: 40°29′00″N 77°57′59″W / 40.48333°N 77.96639°W / 40.48333; -77.96639