Leidy Township, Clinton County, Pennsylvania

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Leidy Township,
Pennsylvania
Township
Leidy Township
Leidy Township
Location in Clinton County and the state of Pennsylvania.
Location in Clinton County and the state of Pennsylvania.
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Clinton
Settled 1813
Incorporated 1847
Area[1]
 • Total 97.15 sq mi (251.61 km2)
 • Land 96.54 sq mi (250.04 km2)
 • Water 0.61 sq mi (1.57 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 180
 • Estimate (2016)[2] 179
 • Density 1.85/sq mi (0.72/km2)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 42-035-42544

Leidy Township is a township in Clinton County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 180 at the 2010 census,[3] down from 229 at the 2000 census. Kettle Creek State Park is in Leidy Township.

Geography[edit]

Leidy Township is in northern Clinton County and is bordered by Potter County to the north and partially by Cameron County to the west. According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 97.1 square miles (251.6 km2), of which 96.5 square miles (250.0 km2) is land and 0.62 square miles (1.6 km2), or 0.62%, is water.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 229 people, 117 households, and 69 families residing in the township. The population density was 2.4 people per square mile (0.9/km²). There were 759 housing units at an average density of 7.8/sq mi (3.0/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 97.82% White, 1.31% Native American and 0.87% Asian.

There were 117 households, out of which 16.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.0% were married couples living together, 6.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 40.2% were non-families. 35.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 19.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.96 and the average family size was 2.53.

In the township the population was spread out, with 13.5% under the age of 18, 3.5% from 18 to 24, 19.7% from 25 to 44, 39.3% from 45 to 64, and 24.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 52 years. For every 100 females, there were 112.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 106.3 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $33,125, and the median income for a family was $37,000. Males had a median income of $40,313 versus $16,875 for females. The per capita income for the township was $28,279. About 4.7% of families and 8.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 23.1% of those under the age of eighteen and 3.4% of those sixty five or over.

Historical population
Census Pop.
1980263
1990214−18.6%
20002297.0%
2010180−21.4%
Est. 2016179[2]−0.6%
source:[5][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Aug 13, 2017. 
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  3. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Leidy township, Clinton County, Pennsylvania". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved May 18, 2015. 
  4. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "Clinton County Comprehensive Plan" (PDF). Clinton County, Pennsylvania. Retrieved 2007-09-19. 
  6. ^ "Population Change 1990–2000: Pennsylvania". Pennsylvania State Data Center. Archived from the original on 2007-11-17. Retrieved 2007-09-19. 

Coordinates: 41°25′28″N 77°51′32″W / 41.42444°N 77.85889°W / 41.42444; -77.85889