Karthaus Township, Clearfield County, Pennsylvania
|Karthaus Township, Pennsylvania|
A cloudy summer day in Karthaus Township
Map of Clearfield County, Pennsylvania highlighting Karthaus Township
Map of Clearfield County, Pennsylvania
|• Total||36.2 sq mi (93.9 km2)|
|• Land||35.6 sq mi (92.3 km2)|
|• Water||0.6 sq mi (1.6 km2)|
|• Density||22.8/sq mi (8.8/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 36.2 square miles (94 km2), of which, 35.6 square miles (92 km2) of it is land and 0.6 square miles (1.6 km2) of it (1.66%) is water.
- Oak Hill
As of the census of 2000, there were 811 people, 239 households, and 157 families residing in the township. The population density was 22.8 people per square mile (8.8/km²). There were 359 housing units at an average density of 10.1/sq mi (3.9/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 80.27% White, 15.41% African American, 0.12% Native American, 0.25% Asian, 0.37% from other races, and 3.58% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.70% of the population.
There were 239 households, out of which 25.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.5% were married couples living together, 8.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.3% were non-families. 31.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 15.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.38 and the average family size was 2.95.
In the township the population was spread out, with 15.8% under the age of 18, 16.8% from 18 to 24, 35.5% from 25 to 44, 16.8% from 45 to 64, and 15.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females there were 174.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 190.6 males.
The median income for a household in the township was $26,552, and the median income for a family was $31,833. Males had a median income of $24,038 versus $16,250 for females. The per capita income for the township was $13,723. About 2.7% of families and 6.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.4% of those under age 18 and 11.3% of those age 65 or over.