Millcreek Township, Clarion County, Pennsylvania

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Millcreek Township,
Clarion County,
Pennsylvania
Confluence of the namesake Mill Creek with the Clarion River
Confluence of the namesake Mill Creek with the Clarion River
Map of Clarion County, Pennsylvania highlighting Millcreek Township
Map of Clarion County, Pennsylvania highlighting Millcreek Township
Map of Clarion County, Pennsylvania
Map of Clarion County, Pennsylvania
CountryUnited States
StatePennsylvania
CountyClarion
Settled1820
Area
 • Total29.25 sq mi (75.76 km2)
 • Land28.94 sq mi (74.96 km2)
 • Water0.31 sq mi (0.80 km2)
Population
 • Total396
 • Estimate 
(2016)[2]
374
 • Density12.92/sq mi (4.99/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code42-031-49536

Millcreek Township is a township in Clarion County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 396 at the 2010 census.[3]

Geography[edit]

The township is in northeastern Clarion County, bordered on the east by Jefferson County, on the northwest by the Clarion River, and on the southwest by its tributaries Mill Creek and Little Mill Creek. The unincorporated community of Fisher is near the center of the township. According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 29.3 square miles (75.8 km2), of which 29.0 square miles (75.0 km2) is land and 0.31 square miles (0.8 km2), or 1.06%, is water.[3]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
2010396
Est. 2016374[2]−5.6%
U.S. Decennial Census[4]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 415 people, 178 households, and 126 families residing in the township. The population density was 14.3 people per square mile (5.5/km²). There were 496 housing units at an average density of 17.1/sq mi (6.6/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.55% White, 0.48% African American, and 0.96% from two or more races.

There were 178 households, out of which 20.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.6% were married couples living together, 2.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.7% were non-families. 24.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 7.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.33 and the average family size was 2.76.

In the township the population was spread out, with 18.8% under the age of 18, 6.7% from 18 to 24, 28.7% from 25 to 44, 28.9% from 45 to 64, and 16.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 111.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 108.0 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $40,625, and the median income for a family was $46,500. Males had a median income of $38,281 versus $17,143 for females. The per capita income for the township was $22,329. None of the families and 0.9% of the population were living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 2.9% of those over 64.

References[edit]

  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 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Millcreek township, Clarion County, Pennsylvania". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved April 27, 2015.
  4. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.
  5. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 41°16′07″N 79°14′40″W / 41.26861°N 79.24444°W / 41.26861; -79.24444