North Branch Township, Wyoming County, Pennsylvania

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North Branch Township
A farm in the township
A farm in the township
Location of Pennsylvania in the United States
Location of Pennsylvania in the United States
Coordinates: 41°29′00″N 76°11′59″W / 41.48333°N 76.19972°W / 41.48333; -76.19972Coordinates: 41°29′00″N 76°11′59″W / 41.48333°N 76.19972°W / 41.48333; -76.19972
CountryUnited States
StatePennsylvania
CountyWyoming
Area
 • Total22.50 sq mi (58.29 km2)
 • Land22.37 sq mi (57.93 km2)
 • Water0.14 sq mi (0.36 km2)
Elevation
2,175 ft (663 m)
Population
 • Total206
 • Estimate 
(2016)[2]
209
 • Density9.34/sq mi (3.61/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP Code
18629
Area code(s)570
FIPS code42-131-54824

North Branch Township is a township in Wyoming County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 206 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 22.5 square miles (58.2 km²): 22.3 square miles (57.9 km²) is land; 0.1 square miles (0.3 km², or 0.53%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
2010206
Est. 2016209[2]1.5%
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

As of the census[4] of 2010, there were 206 people, 93 households, and 56 families residing in the township. The population density was 9.2 people per square mile (3.6/km²). There were 129 housing units at an average density of 5.8/sq mi (2.3/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 96.6% White, 0.5% Native American, 1% Asian and 1.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.9% of the population.

There were 93 households out of which 19.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.8% were married couples living together, 3.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 39.8% were non-families. 28% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.22 and the average family size was 2.80.

In the township the population was spread out with 17.5% under the age of 18, 65.5% from 18 to 64, and 17% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 49 years.

The median income for a household in the township was $47,083, and the median income for a family was $46,250. Males had a median income of $55,000 versus $21,818 for females. The per capita income for the township was $24,713. About 3.6% of families and 11.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 44.4% of those under the age of eighteen and 23.5% of those sixty five or over.

References[edit]

  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". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.
  4. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-05-14.