Lincoln Township, Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania

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Lincoln Township,
Huntingdon County,
Pennsylvania
Township
Map of Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania Highlighting Lincoln Township
Map of Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania Highlighting Lincoln Township
Map of Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania
Map of Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania
CountryUnited States
StatePennsylvania
CountyHuntingdon
Area[1]
 • Total20.95 sq mi (54.26 km2)
 • Land18.86 sq mi (48.85 km2)
 • Water2.09 sq mi (5.41 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total338
 • Estimate (2016)[2]336
 • Density17.81/sq mi (6.88/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Zip code16657
Area code(s)814
FIPS code42-061-43424
Local phone exchanges: 658
Historical population
Census Pop.
2000319
20103386.0%
Est. 2016336[2]−0.6%
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

Lincoln Township is a township in Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 338 at the 2010 census.[4]

The village of Entriken, at the intersection of Pennsylvania Route 26 and Pennsylvania Route 994, is the only village in the township.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 21.1 square miles (54.7 km²), of which, 18.9 square miles (49.1 km²) of it is land and 2.2 square miles (5.6 km²) of it (10.28%) is water.

Recreation[edit]

A portion of the Pennsylvania State Game Lands Number 73 is located along the western border and a portion of Raystown Lake is located near the eastern end of the township.[5][6]

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[7] of 2000, there were 319 people, 142 households, and 101 families residing in the township. The population density was 16.8 people per square mile (6.5/km²). There were 265 housing units at an average density of 14.0/sq mi (5.4/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.69% White and 0.31% African American.

There were 142 households, out of which 23.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.1% were married couples living together, 4.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.2% were non-families. 26.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 13.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.25 and the average family size was 2.67.

In the township the population was spread out, with 19.1% under the age of 18, 3.4% from 18 to 24, 26.6% from 25 to 44, 28.8% from 45 to 64, and 21.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45 years. For every 100 females, there were 104.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 104.8 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $28,625, and the median income for a family was $37,500. Males had a median income of $27,500 versus $22,750 for females. The per capita income for the township was $15,457. About 7.3% of families and 9.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under age 18 and 14.0% of those age 65 or over.

See also[edit]

  • Entriken, the family name given to the local village

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. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.
  4. ^ https://factfinder.census.gov/faces/nav/jsf/pages/community_facts.xhtml#
  5. ^ https://viewer.nationalmap.gov/advanced-viewer/ The National Map, retrieved 13 October 2018
  6. ^ Pennsylvania State Game Lands Number 73, retrieved 13 October 2018
  7. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.

Coordinates: 40°20′00″N 78°10′29″W / 40.33333°N 78.17472°W / 40.33333; -78.17472