Liberty Township, McKean County, Pennsylvania

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Liberty Township,
McKean County,
Pennsylvania
Lynn Hall, a historic site in the township
Lynn Hall, a historic site in the township
Map of McKean County, Pennsylvania highlighting Liberty Township
Map of McKean County, Pennsylvania highlighting Liberty Township
Map of McKean County, Pennsylvania
Map of McKean County, Pennsylvania
CountryUnited States
StatePennsylvania
CountyMcKean
Settled1785
Incorporated1828
Area
 • Total83.73 sq mi (216.86 km2)
 • Land83.34 sq mi (215.86 km2)
 • Water0.39 sq mi (1.00 km2)
Population
 • Total1,612
 • Estimate 
(2016)[2]
1,540
 • Density18.48/sq mi (7.13/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s)814
FIPS code42-083-43096

Liberty Township is a township in McKean County, Pennsylvania, United States.

History[edit]

Lynn Hall was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2007.[3]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 83.5 square miles (216.3 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
20001,726
20101,612−6.6%
Est. 20161,540[2]−4.5%
U.S. Decennial Census[4]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 1,726 people, 704 households, and 496 families residing in the township. The population density was 20.7 people per square mile (8.0/km2). There were 898 housing units at an average density of 10.8/sq mi (4.2/km2). The racial makeup of the township was 97.97% White, 0.12% African American, 0.23% Native American, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 0.52% from other races, and 1.10% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.58% of the population.

There were 704 households, out of which 31.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.4% were married couples living together, 9.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.5% were non-families. 24.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 10.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 2.88.

In the township the population was spread out, with 24.9% under the age of 18, 6.1% from 18 to 24, 28.7% from 25 to 44, 25.0% from 45 to 64, and 15.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 104.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 103.6 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $34,200, and the median income for a family was $40,761. Males had a median income of $33,500 versus $20,817 for females. The per capita income for the township was $16,434. About 8.3% of families and 13.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.1% of those under age 18 and 12.1% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Aug 14, 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  3. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  4. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.
  5. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved 2008-01-31.

Coordinates: 41°50′00″N 78°13′59″W / 41.83333°N 78.23306°W / 41.83333; -78.23306