Norwich Township, McKean County, Pennsylvania

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Norwich Township,
Map of McKean County, Pennsylvania highlighting Norwich Township
Map of McKean County, Pennsylvania highlighting Norwich Township
Map of McKean County, Pennsylvania
Map of McKean County, Pennsylvania
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County McKean
Settled 1815
Incorporated 1835
 • Total 95.6 sq mi (247.7 km2)
Population (2000)
 • Total 633
 • Density 6.6/sq mi (2.6/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 814

Norwich Township is a township in McKean County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 633 at the 2000 census.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 95.6 square miles (247.7 km2), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 633 people, 248 households, and 168 families residing in the township. The population density was 6.6 people per square mile (2.6/km2). There were 587 housing units at an average density of 6.1/sq mi (2.4/km2). The racial makeup of the township was 98.89% White, 0.95% Pacific Islander, and 0.16% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.95% of the population.

There were 248 households, out of which 33.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.6% were married couples living together, 9.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.9% were non-families. 25.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 12.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 3.07.

In the township the population was spread out, with 26.9% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 27.2% from 25 to 44, 24.5% from 45 to 64, and 14.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 108.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 108.6 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $35,208, and the median income for a family was $37,750. Males had a median income of $28,611 versus $21,719 for females. The per capita income for the township was $14,879. About 2.3% of families and 7.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.7% of those under age 18 and 3.3% of those age 65 or over.

External links[edit]

  • Gardeau Train Wreck of 2006 - A website dedicated to the train wreck and chemical spill of June 30, 2006. Location: Gardeau, Norwich Township, McKean County, Pennsylvania


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

Coordinates: 41°45′30″N 78°19′59″W / 41.75833°N 78.33306°W / 41.75833; -78.33306