Licking Township, Clarion County, Pennsylvania

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Licking Township, Clarion County, Pennsylvania
Township
Bridge over the Clarion River north of Callensburg
Bridge over the Clarion River north of Callensburg
Map of Clarion County, Pennsylvania highlighting Licking Township
Map of Clarion County, Pennsylvania highlighting Licking Township
Map of Clarion County, Pennsylvania
Map of Clarion County, Pennsylvania
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Clarion
Incorporated 1804
Area[1]
 • Total 17.92 sq mi (46.42 km2)
 • Land 17.52 sq mi (45.38 km2)
 • Water 0.40 sq mi (1.04 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 536
 • Estimate (2016)[2] 541
 • Density 30.88/sq mi (11.92/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code 42-031-43192

Licking Township is a township in Clarion County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 536 at the 2010 census.[3]

Geography[edit]

The township is located in western Clarion County. The Clarion River winds through the township, forming part of the northern border and part of the western border but also bending southwards to pass through the center of the township, past the borough of Callensburg, a separate municipality surrounded by the township. Licking Creek joins the Clarion River at Callensburg.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 17.9 square miles (46.4 km2), of which 17.5 square miles (45.4 km2) is land and 0.39 square miles (1.0 km2), or 2.24%, is water.[3]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
2010536
Est. 2016541[2]0.9%
U.S. Decennial Census[4]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 479 people, 183 households, and 135 families residing in the township. The population density was 27.5 people per square mile (10.6/km²). There were 235 housing units at an average density of 13.5/sq mi (5.2/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.16% White, 0.21% African American, and 0.63% from two or more races.

There were 183 households, out of which 29.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.6% were married couples living together, 9.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.7% were non-families. 21.9% 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 2.62 and the average family size was 2.98.

In the township the population was spread out, with 24.6% under the age of 18, 9.8% from 18 to 24, 26.7% from 25 to 44, 24.6% from 45 to 64, and 14.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 103.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 108.7 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $27,708, and the median income for a family was $33,250. Males had a median income of $29,444 versus $15,500 for females. The per capita income for the township was $15,553. About 15.1% of families and 18.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 24.8% of those under age 18 and 12.3% 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. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Licking township, Clarion County, Pennsylvania". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved April 27, 2015. 
  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. 

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Coordinates: 41°08′16″N 79°33′13″W / 41.13778°N 79.55361°W / 41.13778; -79.55361