Noxen Township, Wyoming County, Pennsylvania

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Noxen Township
Scenery in Noxen, Pennsylvania.JPG
Scenery of Noxen Township
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Wyoming
Elevation 1,611 ft (491.0 m)
Coordinates 41°25′00″N 76°04′59″W / 41.41667°N 76.08306°W / 41.41667; -76.08306Coordinates: 41°25′00″N 76°04′59″W / 41.41667°N 76.08306°W / 41.41667; -76.08306
Area 28.73 sq mi (74.4 km2)
 - land 28.7 sq mi (74 km2)
 - water 0.03 sq mi (0 km2), 0.1%
Population 902 (2010)
Density 31.4/sq mi (12.1/km2)
Founded 1895
Timezone EST (UTC-5)
 - summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP Code 18636
Area code 570
Location of Noxen Township in Pennsylvania
Location of Pennsylvania in the United States

Noxen Township is a township in Wyoming County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 902 at the 2010 census.


Noxen School in Noxen Township

The Noxen School was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2006.[1]


Scenery of Noxen, Pennsylvania looking southwest to Grassy Ridge
Mountain in Noxen Township, Wyoming County, Pennsylvania, in fall colors

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 28.73 square miles (74.4 km²), of which, 28.7 square miles (74 km²) of it is land and 0.03 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (0.1%) is water.


As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 902 people, 363 households, and 237 families residing in the township. The population density was 31.4 people per square mile (12.1/km²). There were 427 housing units at an average density of 14.9/sq mi (5.8/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.8% White, 0.2% Native American, 0.1% from other races, and 0.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.3% of the population.

There were 363 households, out of which 33.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.9% were married couples living together, 11.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.7% were non-families. 28.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 11.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.48 and the average family size was 3.03.

In the township the population was spread out, with 24.8% under the age of 18, 58.9% from 18 to 64, and 16.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41.4 years.

The median income for a household in the township was $46,932, and the median income for a family was $50,455. Males had a median income of $39,375 versus $24,125 for females. The per capita income for the township was $20,386. About 5.8% of families and 9.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.9% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.


  1. ^ National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-05-14.