Licking Creek Township, Fulton County, Pennsylvania

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Licking Creek Township
Log cabin near Harrisonville
Log cabin near Harrisonville
Location of Licking Creek Township in Fulton County
Location of Licking Creek Township in Fulton County
Location of Fulton County in Pennsylvania
Location of Fulton County in Pennsylvania
CountryUnited States
StatePennsylvania
CountyFulton County
Established1775
Area
 • Total44.66 sq mi (115.68 km2)
 • Land44.66 sq mi (115.68 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Population
 • Total1,703
 • Estimate 
(2016)[2]
1,681
 • Density37.64/sq mi (14.53/km2)
Time zoneUTC-4 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (EDT)
Historical population
Census Pop.
20001,532
20101,70311.2%
Est. 20161,681[2]−1.3%
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

Licking Creek Township is a township in Fulton County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 1,703 at the 2010 census.[4]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 44.7 square miles (115.8 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 1,532 people, 589 households, and 439 families residing in the township. The population density was 34.3 per square mile (13.2/km2). There were 724 housing units at an average density of 16.2 per square mile (6.3/km2). The racial makeup of the township was 98.83% White, 0.13% Native American, 0.20% Asian, 0.07% from other races, and 0.78% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.13% of the population.

There were 589 households, out of which 32.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.1% were married couples living together, 6.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.3% were non-families. 21.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 9.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.60 and the average family size was 2.99.

In the township the population was spread out, with 25.4% under the age of 18, 7.6% from 18 to 24, 29.2% from 25 to 44, 24.2% from 45 to 64, and 13.6% 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 107.1 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $36,141, and the median income for a family was $41,528. Males had a median income of $28,945 versus $21,656 for females. The per capita income for the township was $15,940. About 6.5% of families and 10.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.4% of those under age 18 and 7.7% of those age 65 or over.

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. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.
  4. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Licking Creek township, Fulton County, Pennsylvania". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved January 18, 2013.
  5. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved 2008-01-31.

Coordinates: 39°59′17″N 78°08′59″W / 39.98806°N 78.14972°W / 39.98806; -78.14972