Morris Township, Greene County, Pennsylvania

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Morris Township, Greene County,
Municipal Building
Municipal Building
Location of Morris Township in Greene County
Location of Morris Township in Greene County
Location of Greene County in Pennsylvania
Location of Greene County in Pennsylvania
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Greene
 • Total 35.71 sq mi (92.48 km2)
 • Land 35.69 sq mi (92.43 km2)
 • Water 0.02 sq mi (0.05 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 818
 • Estimate (2016)[2] 803
 • Density 22.50/sq mi (8.69/km2)
Time zone EST (UTC-4)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 724
FIPS code 42-059-51064
Historical population
Census Pop.
2000 1,040
2010 818 −21.3%
Est. 2016 803 [2] −1.8%
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

Morris Township is a township in Greene County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 818 at the 2010 census,[4] down from 1,040 at the 2000 census.


The township is in north-central Greene County and is bordered to the north by Washington County. Unincorporated communities in the township include West Union, Deer Lick, Time, Nineveh, and Swarts. According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 35.7 square miles (92.5 km2), of which 0.02 square miles (0.05 km2), or 0.05%, are water.[4]


As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 1,040 people, 338 households, and 259 families residing in the township. The population density was 29.0 people per square mile (11.2/km²). There were 375 housing units at an average density of 10.5/sq mi (4.0/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.65% White, 1.15% African American, 0.10% Native American, and 0.10% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.29% of the population.

There were 338 households, out of which 37.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.5% were married couples living together, 8.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.1% were non-families. 21.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 6.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.75 and the average family size was 3.18.

In the township the population was spread out, with 23.9% under the age of 18, 9.5% from 18 to 24, 31.5% from 25 to 44, 24.4% from 45 to 64, and 10.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 114.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 128.0 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $37,250, and the median income for a family was $43,750. Males had a median income of $30,288 versus $20,809 for females. The per capita income for the township was $15,430. About 9.8% of families and 14.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 22.3% of those under age 18 and 14.5% of those age 65 or over.


  1. ^ "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Aug 14, 2017. 
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  3. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved June 4, 2016. 
  4. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Morris township, Greene County, Pennsylvania". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved February 2, 2017. 
  5. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

Coordinates: 39°58′22″N 80°18′17″W / 39.97278°N 80.30472°W / 39.97278; -80.30472