Letterkenny Township, Franklin County, Pennsylvania
Franklin County, Pennsylvania
Pre-Civil War Horse Valley Bridge
Map of Franklin County, Pennsylvania highlighting Letterkenny Township
Map of Franklin County, Pennsylvania
|• Total||70.4 sq mi (182 km2)|
|• Land||70.3 sq mi (182 km2)|
|• Water||0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)|
|• Density||29.5/sq mi (11.4/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
The township is named after Letterkenny in County Donegal, Ireland. The Horse Valley Bridge, Rocky Spring Presbyterian Church, and Skinner Tavern are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 70.4 square miles (182.4 km²), of which, 70.3 square miles (182.1 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.4 km²) of it (0.20%) is water.
As of the census of 2000, there were 2,074 people, 783 households, and 617 families residing in the township. The population density was 29.5 people per square mile (11.4/km²). There were 829 housing units at an average density of 11.8/sq mi (4.6/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.07% White, 1.35% African American, 0.10% Native American, 0.10% Asian, 0.29% from other races, and 0.10% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.58% of the population.
There were 783 households out of which 33.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.8% were married couples living together, 5.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.1% were non-families. 16.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.65 and the average family size was 2.96.
In the township the population was spread out with 24.5% under the age of 18, 8.9% from 18 to 24, 30.8% from 25 to 44, 24.0% from 45 to 64, and 11.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 105.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 106.1 males.
The median income for a household in the township was $40,897, and the median income for a family was $44,545. Males had a median income of $30,431 versus $21,875 for females. The per capita income for the township was $18,315. About 1.8% of families and 4.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.3% of those under age 18 and 5.3% of those age 65 or over.
- "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.