Irwin Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania

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Irwin Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania
Map of Venango County, Pennsylvania highlighting Irwin Township
Map of Venango County, Pennsylvania highlighting Irwin Township
Map of Venango County, Pennsylvania
Map of Venango County, Pennsylvania
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Venango
Settled 1796
Incorporated 1800
 • Type Board of Supervisors
 • Total 30.1 sq mi (78.1 km2)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,309
 • Density 43.4/sq mi (16.8/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 814

Irwin Township is a township in Venango County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 1,309 at the 2000 census.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 30.1 square miles (78 km2), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,309 people, 494 households, and 379 families residing in the township. The population density was 43.4 people per square mile (16.8/km²). There were 578 housing units at an average density of 19.2/sq mi (7.4/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.32% White, 0.08% African American, 0.23% Native American, 0.15% Asian, 0.08% from other races, and 1.15% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.38% of the population.

There were 494 households out of which 33.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.4% were married couples living together, 8.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.1% were non-families. 20.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.63 and the average family size was 3.02.

In the township the population was spread out with 26.1% under the age of 18, 8.3% from 18 to 24, 29.3% from 25 to 44, 24.8% from 45 to 64, and 11.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 104.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.0 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $34,615, and the median income for a family was $39,567. Males had a median income of $34,792 versus $23,194 for females. The per capita income for the township was $16,549. About 7.5% of families and 10.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.0% of those under age 18 and 6.4% of those age 65 or over.


  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

Coordinates: 41°14′30″N 79°56′59″W / 41.24167°N 79.94972°W / 41.24167; -79.94972