Middle Taylor Township, Cambria County, Pennsylvania

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Middle Taylor Township, Pennsylvania
Map of Cambria County, Pennsylvania highlighting Middle Taylor Township
Map of Cambria County, Pennsylvania highlighting Middle Taylor Township
Map of Cambria County, Pennsylvania
Map of Cambria County, Pennsylvania
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Cambria
Incorporated 1908
 • Total 4.77 sq mi (12.37 km2)
 • Land 4.67 sq mi (12.10 km2)
 • Water 0.10 sq mi (0.27 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 727
 • Estimate (2016)[2] 687
 • Density 147.05/sq mi (56.77/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 814
FIPS code 42-021-49104

Middle Taylor Township is a township in Cambria County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 727 at the 2010 census.[3] It is part of the Johnstown, Pennsylvania Metropolitan Statistical Area.


The township is located in southwestern Cambria County and is bordered to the south by the city of Johnstown. West Taylor Township is to the west, East Taylor Township is to the east, and Jackson Township is to the north. The unincorporated community of Pleasant Hill is in the southern part of the township, 3.5 miles (5.6 km) north of downtown Johnstown.

According to the United States Census Bureau, Middle Taylor Township has a total area of 4.8 square miles (12.4 km2), of which 4.7 square miles (12.1 km2) is land and 0.1 square miles (0.3 km2), or 2.17%, is water.[3]


Historical population
Census Pop.
2010 727
Est. 2016 687 [2] −5.5%
U.S. Decennial Census[4]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 792 people, 317 households, and 231 families residing in the township. The population density was 164.6 people per square mile (63.6/km²). There were 331 housing units at an average density of 68.8/sq mi (26.6/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.12% White, 0.51% African American, 0.13% Asian, and 0.25% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.52% of the population.

There were 317 households, out of which 23.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.2% were married couples living together, 4.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.1% were non-families. 22.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 12.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 2.98.

In the township the population was spread out, with 18.8% under the age of 18, 7.3% from 18 to 24, 23.9% from 25 to 44, 30.2% from 45 to 64, and 19.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45 years. For every 100 females there were 99.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.3 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $33,482, and the median income for a family was $37,000. Males had a median income of $31,490 versus $22,895 for females. The per capita income for the township was $15,459. About 9.1% of families and 8.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.7% of those under age 18 and 17.4% 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): Middle Taylor township, Cambria County, Pennsylvania". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved March 25, 2015. 
  4. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016. 
  5. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

Coordinates: 40°22′15″N 78°54′55″W / 40.37083°N 78.91528°W / 40.37083; -78.91528