Northeast Madison Township, Perry County, Pennsylvania

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Northeast Madison Township,
Waggoner Covered Bridge
Map of Perry County, Pennsylvania highlighting Northeast Madison Township
Map of Perry County, Pennsylvania highlighting Northeast Madison Township
Map of Perry County, Pennsylvania
Map of Perry County, Pennsylvania
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Perry
Settled 1755
Incorporated 1755
 • Total 25.8 sq mi (66.8 km2)
Population (2000)
 • Total 856
 • Density 33.2/sq mi (12.8/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 717

Northeast Madison Township is a township in Perry County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 786 at the 2010 census.[1]


The Waggoner Covered Bridge was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.[2]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 25.8 square miles (66.8 km²), of which, 25.8 square miles (66.8 km²) of it is land and 0.04% is water.


As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 856 people, 265 households, and 215 families residing in the township. The population density was 33.2 people per square mile (12.8/km²). There were 400 housing units at an average density of 15.5/sq mi (6.0/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 90.77% White, 5.26% African American, 0.35% Native American, 0.23% Asian, 0.12% Pacific Islander, 1.75% from other races, and 1.52% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.27% of the population.

There were 265 households out of which 35.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 75.5% were married couples living together, 4.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.5% were non-families. 16.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.85 and the average family size was 3.22.

In the township the population was spread out with 34.0% under the age of 18, 8.5% from 18 to 24, 23.6% from 25 to 44, 23.9% from 45 to 64, and 9.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 137.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 119.0 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $37,125, and the median income for a family was $45,000. Males had a median income of $31,500 versus $21,923 for females. The per capita income for the township was $13,083. About 15.0% of families and 19.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 26.7% of those under age 18 and 21.4% of those age 65 or over.


  1. ^ "2010 Population Finder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 20 January 2014. 
  2. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  3. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

Coordinates: 40°22′29″N 77°22′35″W / 40.37472°N 77.37639°W / 40.37472; -77.37639