Monroe Township, Wyoming County, Pennsylvania

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Monroe Township
Scenery of Monroe Township, Wyoming County, Pennsylvania.JPG
Lake and mountains in Monroe Township
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Wyoming
Elevation 1,155 ft (352.0 m)
Coordinates 41°25′00″N 76°00′59″W / 41.41667°N 76.01639°W / 41.41667; -76.01639Coordinates: 41°25′00″N 76°00′59″W / 41.41667°N 76.01639°W / 41.41667; -76.01639
Area 21.3 sq mi (55.2 km2)
 - land 21.2 sq mi (55 km2)
 - water 0.1 sq mi (0 km2), 0.47%
Population 1,652 (2010)
Density 77.9/sq mi (30.1/km2)
Timezone EST (UTC-5)
 - summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code 570
Location of Monroe Township in Pennsylvania
Location of Pennsylvania in the United States

Monroe Township is a township in Wyoming County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 1,652 at the 2010 census.


Fall scenery of Monroe Township, Wyoming County, Pennsylvania from Lutes Corner Road
Buckwheat Hollow Road looking north in Monroe Township
Fields, hills, woods, and a fence in Monroe Township, Wyoming County, Pennsylvania

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 21.3 square miles (55 km2), of which, 21.2 square miles (55 km2) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2) of it (0.47%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2010, there were 1,652 people, 674 households, and 466 families residing in the township. The population density was 77.9 people per square mile (30.1/km²). There were 732 housing units at an average density of 34.5/sq mi (13.5/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.4% White, 0.7% African American, 0.2% Asian, 0.05% from other races, and 0.65% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1% of the population.

There were 674 households out of which 28.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.6% were married couples living together, 11.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.9% were non-families. while 25.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 2.86.

In the township the population was spread out with 20.4% under the age of 18, 63.7% from 18 to 64, and 15.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years.

The median income for a household in the township was $43,625, and the median income for a family was $50,263. Males had a median income of $43,482 versus $30,236 for females. The per capita income for the township was $23,421. About 6.4% of families and 9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.8% of those under age 18 and 12.3% of those age 65 or over.


  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-05-14. 

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