North Heidelberg Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania

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North Heidelberg Township
Tulpehocken Creek Historic District
North Heidelberg Township is located in Pennsylvania
North Heidelberg Township
North Heidelberg Township
Location of North Heidelberg Township in Pennsylvania
North Heidelberg Township is located in the US
North Heidelberg Township
North Heidelberg Township
North Heidelberg Township (the US)
Coordinates: 40°23′46″N 76°06′44″W / 40.39611°N 76.11222°W / 40.39611; -76.11222Coordinates: 40°23′46″N 76°06′44″W / 40.39611°N 76.11222°W / 40.39611; -76.11222
CountryUnited States
StatePennsylvania
CountyBerks
School DistrictConrad Weiser
Area
 • Total13.84 sq mi (35.84 km2)
 • Land13.47 sq mi (34.88 km2)
 • Water0.37 sq mi (0.96 km2)
Elevation
459 ft (140 m)
Population
 • Total1,214
 • Estimate 
(2016)[2]
1,226
 • Density91.04/sq mi (35.15/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s)610
FIPS code42-011-55088

North Heidelberg Township is a township in Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 1,214 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

The Stupp-Oxenrider Farm and Tulpehocken Creek Historic District are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[3]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 13.9 square miles (36.0 km²), of which, 13.5 square miles (34.9 km²) of it is land and 0.4 square miles (1.1 km²) of it (2.95%) is water.

Adjacent townships

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 1,325 people, 474 households, and 388 families residing in the township. The population density was 98.3 people per square mile (38.0/km²). There were 488 housing units at an average density of 36.2/sq mi (14.0/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.72% White, 0.08% African American, 0.23% Asian, 0.45% from other races, and 0.53% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.36% of the population.

There were 474 households, out of which 34.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 74.3% were married couples living together, 4.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.1% were non-families. 13.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 5.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.80 and the average family size was 3.09.

Historical population
Census Pop.
1980953
19901,28835.2%
20001,3252.9%
20101,214−8.4%
Est. 20161,226[2]1.0%
Source: US Census Bureau

In the township the population was spread out, with 25.4% under the age of 18, 5.9% from 18 to 24, 26.6% from 25 to 44, 31.5% from 45 to 64, and 10.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females, there were 104.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 104.6 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $56,648, and the median income for a family was $62,727. Males had a median income of $41,667 versus $28,077 for females. The per capita income for the township was $25,334. About 0.5% of families and 1.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.2% of those under age 18 and 5.5% of those age 65 or over.

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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. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  4. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.