Middlecreek Township, Somerset County, Pennsylvania

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Middlecreek Township,
Somerset County,
Pennsylvania
Township
Miller's Store at Trent
Map of Somerset County, Pennsylvania Highlighting Middlecreek Township
Map of Somerset County, Pennsylvania Highlighting Middlecreek Township
Map of Somerset County, Pennsylvania
Map of Somerset County, Pennsylvania
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Somerset
Area
 • Total 33.6 sq mi (87 km2)
 • Land 33.5 sq mi (87 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)
Population (2000)
 • Total 797
 • Density 23.8/sq mi (9.2/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)

Middlecreek Township is a township in Somerset County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 797 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Johnstown, Pennsylvania Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History[edit]

The Miller's Store, Laurel Hill RDA, King's Bridge, and Barronvale Bridge are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[1]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 33.6 square miles (87.0 km²), of which, 33.5 square miles (86.8 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.2 km²) of it (0.24%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 797 people, 345 households, and 230 families residing in the township. The population density was 23.8 people per square mile (9.2/km²). There were 688 housing units at an average density of 20.5/sq mi (7.9/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.25% White, 0.13% Native American, and 0.63% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.63% of the population.

There were 345 households out of which 23.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.4% were married couples living together, 6.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.3% were non-families. 28.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.30 and the average family size was 2.82.

In the township the population was spread out with 19.9% under the age of 18, 6.1% from 18 to 24, 27.7% from 25 to 44, 30.4% from 45 to 64, and 15.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 94.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.5 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $35,000, and the median income for a family was $36,250. Males had a median income of $29,327 versus $20,156 for females. The per capita income for the township was $19,066. About 9.5% of families and 12.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 24.0% of those under age 18 and 13.5% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

Coordinates: 40°00′06″N 79°15′59″W / 40.00167°N 79.26639°W / 40.00167; -79.26639