Morris Township, Clearfield County, Pennsylvania

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Morris Township,
Clearfield County,
Map of Clearfield County, Pennsylvania highlighting Morris Township
Map of Clearfield County, Pennsylvania highlighting Morris Township
Map of Clearfield County, Pennsylvania
Map of Clearfield County, Pennsylvania
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Clearfield
Settled 1830
Incorporated 1835
 • Total 19.8 sq mi (51.2 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,938
 • Density 155.1/sq mi (59.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 814
Historical population
Census Pop.
2000 3,063
2010 2,938 −4.1%

Morris Township is a township in Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 2,938 at the 2010 census.[1]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 19.8 square miles (51.2 km²), of which, 19.7 square miles (51.1 km²) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (0.10%) is water.



As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 3,063 people, 1,224 households, and 849 families residing in the township. The population density was 155.1 people per square mile (59.9/km²). There were 1,296 housing units at an average density of 65.6/sq mi (25.3/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.44% White, 0.07% African American, 0.03% Native American, 0.16% Asian, 0.03% from other races, and 0.26% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.69% of the population.

There were 1,224 households, out of which 30.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.8% were married couples living together, 8.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.6% were non-families. 26.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 14.6% 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 3.02.

In the township the population was spread out, with 24.4% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 29.3% from 25 to 44, 23.4% from 45 to 64, and 16.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 95.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.4 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $31,515, and the median income for a family was $36,250. Males had a median income of $26,058 versus $17,260 for females. The per capita income for the township was $14,023. About 5.1% of families and 7.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.3% of those under age 18 and 13.0% of those age 65 or over.

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  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

Coordinates: 40°57′30″N 78°12′29″W / 40.95833°N 78.20806°W / 40.95833; -78.20806