Knox Township, Jefferson County, Pennsylvania

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Knox Township,
Jefferson County,
Pennsylvania
Township
Small creek south of Brookville
Small creek south of Brookville
Map of Jefferson County, Pennsylvania Highlighting Knox Township
Map of Jefferson County, Pennsylvania Highlighting Knox Township
Map of Jefferson County, Pennsylvania
Map of Jefferson County, Pennsylvania
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Jefferson
Settled 1817
Incorporated 1853
Area
 • Total 31.2 sq mi (81 km2)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,056
 • Density 33.8/sq mi (13.1/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)

Knox Township is a township in Jefferson County, Pennsylvania, in the United States. As of the 2000 census, the township population was 1,056. It was named for Hon. John C. Knox then President Judge of the Judicial district.[1]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 31.2 square miles (81 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 1,056 people, 415 households, and 300 families residing in the township. The population density was 33.8 people per square mile (13.1/km²). There were 501 housing units at an average density of 16.0/sq mi (6.2/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.62% White, 0.09% African American, 0.09% Asian, and 0.19% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.09% of the population.

There were 415 households, out of which 29.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.9% were married couples living together, 4.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.5% were non-families. 22.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 12.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.54 and the average family size was 2.99.

In the township the population was spread out, with 23.8% under the age of 18, 7.8% from 18 to 24, 27.9% from 25 to 44, 25.0% from 45 to 64, and 15.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 97.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.3 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $31,484, and the median income for a family was $36,250. Males had a median income of $29,922 versus $17,031 for females. The per capita income for the township was $15,040. About 5.9% of families and 7.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.1% of those under age 18 and 7.1% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ McKnight, William James (1917). Historical. J.H. Beers. p. 506. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

Coordinates: 41°05′00″N 78°58′59″W / 41.08333°N 78.98306°W / 41.08333; -78.98306