Kilbuck Township, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania

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Location in Allegheny County and state of Pennsylvania

Kilbuck Township is a township in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 697 at the 2010 census.[1]

Kilbuck Township was named after Gelelemend, also known as Killbuck.[2]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 2.6 square miles (6.7 km2), of which 2.5 square miles (6.5 km2) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2), or 1.55%, is water.

Surrounding and adjacent neighborhoods[edit]

Kilbuck Township is bordered by the borough of Glenfield and Aleppo Township to the west, Ohio Township to the north, Ross Township to the east, and Avalon, Ben Avon, Ben Avon Heights, and Emsworth to the south. Neville Township on Neville Island is also to the south, across a channel of the Ohio River via the I-79 Bridge.


Neighborhood near Avon Park

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 723 people, 310 households, and 217 families residing in the township. The population density was 284.2 people per square mile (109.9/km²). There were 318 housing units at an average density of 125.0/sq mi (48.3/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.89% White, 0.55% African American, 0.14% Asian, and 0.41% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.14% of the population.

There were 310 households, out of which 26.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.2% were married couples living together, 4.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.0% were non-families. 25.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 11.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.33 and the average family size was 2.81.

In the township the population was spread out, with 20.2% under the age of 18, 3.7% from 18 to 24, 24.5% from 25 to 44, 31.1% from 45 to 64, and 20.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females there were 104.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.0 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $50,903, and the median income for a family was $60,795. Males had a median income of $44,688 versus $30,556 for females. The per capita income for the township was $32,582. About 3.2% of families and 6.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.2% of those under age 18 and 5.1% of those age 65 or over.


Coordinates: 40°31′07″N 80°06′10″W / 40.51861°N 80.10278°W / 40.51861; -80.10278