Lincoln Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania

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Lincoln Township,
Bedford County,
Map of Bedford County, Pennsylvania highlighting Lincoln Township
Map of Bedford County, Pennsylvania highlighting Lincoln Township
Map of Bedford County, Pennsylvania
Map of Bedford County, Pennsylvania
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Bedford
Settled 1794
Incorporated 1899
 • Total 16.29 sq mi (42.20 km2)
 • Land 16.28 sq mi (42.17 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.04 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 425
 • Estimate (2016)[2] 400
 • Density 24.57/sq mi (9.49/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s) 814
FIPS code 42-009-43416

Lincoln Township is a township in Bedford County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 425 at the 2010 census.[3]


Lincoln Township is located in northwestern Bedford County. According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 16.3 square miles (42.2 km2), of which 0.015 square miles (0.04 km2), or 0.09%, is water.[3]


Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 2016400[2]−5.9%
U.S. Decennial Census[4]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 380 people, 142 households, and 112 families residing in the township. The population density was 23.4 people per square mile (9.0/km²). There were 177 housing units at an average density of 10.9/sq mi (4.2/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.42% White, 0.79% African American, and 0.79% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.58% of the population.

There were 142 households, out of which 32.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 71.8% were married couples living together, 4.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.1% were non-families. 18.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 7.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.68 and the average family size was 3.04.

In the township the population was spread out, with 24.5% under the age of 18, 7.6% from 18 to 24, 27.4% from 25 to 44, 21.1% from 45 to 64, and 19.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females, there were 108.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 108.0 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $25,962, and the median income for a family was $32,500. Males had a median income of $26,583 versus $16,875 for females. The per capita income for the township was $13,847. About 8.7% of families and 13.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 22.0% of those under age 18 and 15.3% of those age 65 or over.


  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 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Lincoln township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved March 5, 2014.
  4. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved June 4, 2016.
  5. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.

Coordinates: 40°11′51″N 78°35′48″W / 40.19750°N 78.59667°W / 40.19750; -78.59667