Mahoning Township, Montour County, Pennsylvania

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Mahoning Township,
Mountour County,
Pennsylvania
Township
Schoolhouse Road and summer scenery in Mahoning Township
Schoolhouse Road and summer scenery in Mahoning Township
Map of Montour County, Pennsylvania Highlighting Mahoning Township
Map of Montour County, Pennsylvania Highlighting Mahoning Township
Map of Montour County, Pennsylvania
Map of Montour County, Pennsylvania
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Montour
Settled 1775
Incorporated 1786
Area
 • Total 8.9 sq mi (22.9 km2)
Population (2000)
 • Total 4,263
 • Density 517.3/sq mi (199.8/km2)

Mahoning Township is a township in Montour County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 4,263 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Corn or sorghum field in Mahoning Township, Montour County, Pennsylvania

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 8.9 square miles (22.9 km2), of which, 8.2 square miles (21.3 km2) of it is land and 0.6 square miles (1.6 km2) of it (7.00%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 4,263 people, 1,466 households, and 963 families residing in the township. The population density was 517.3 people per square mile (199.8/km2). There were 1,542 housing units at an average density of 187.1/sq mi (72.3/km2). The racial makeup of the township was 93.97% White, 1.92% African American, 0.02% Native American, 2.72% Asian, 0.61% from other races, and 0.75% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.71% of the population.

There were 1,466 households, out of which 29.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.6% were married couples living together, 8.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.3% were non-families. 32.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 15.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.32 and the average family size was 2.92.

In the township the population was spread out, with 22.3% under the age of 18, 5.2% from 18 to 24, 22.3% from 25 to 44, 24.1% from 45 to 64, and 26.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45 years. For every 100 females there were 78.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 72.0 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $43,995, and the median income for a family was $55,536. Males had a median income of $46,016 versus $31,078 for females. The per capita income for the township was $24,099. About 2.4% of families and 8.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.7% of those under age 18 and 18.5% of those age 65 or over.

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Coordinates: 40°58′00″N 76°35′59″W / 40.96667°N 76.59972°W / 40.96667; -76.59972