Noyes Township, Clinton County, Pennsylvania

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Noyes Township,
Pennsylvania
Township
Pennsylvania Route 144 passes through Noyes Township.
Pennsylvania Route 144 passes through Noyes Township.
Location in Clinton County and the state of Pennsylvania.
Location in Clinton County and the state of Pennsylvania.
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Clinton
Settled 1775
Incorporated 1875
Area[1]
 • Total 89.97 sq mi (233.02 km2)
 • Land 88.81 sq mi (230.02 km2)
 • Water 1.16 sq mi (3.00 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 357
 • Estimate (2016)[2] 356
 • Density 4.01/sq mi (1.55/km2)
FIPS code 42-035-55744

Noyes Township is a township in Clinton County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 357 at the 2010 census,[3] down from 419 at the 2000 census.

History[edit]

Noyes Township was cut off and formed from Chapman Township, Clinton County, Pennsylvania in 1875, and was named in honor of Colonel A. C. Noyes, the most prominent citizen residing within the limits of the area. The first settlement in the territory was made around the time of the Revolution, or shortly after, on the lower, north side and near the mouth of Kettle Creek.[4]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 90.0 square miles (233.0 km2), of which 88.8 square miles (230.0 km2) is land and 1.2 square miles (3.0 km2), or 1.29%, is water.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 419 people, 186 households, and 127 families residing in the township. The population density was 4.7 people per square mile (1.8/km²). There were 368 housing units at an average density of 4.1/sq mi (1.6/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.52% White and 0.48% Native American.

There were 186 households, out of which 19.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.8% were married couples living together, 8.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.2% were non-families. 29.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 14.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.25 and the average family size was 2.75.

In the township the population was spread out, with 18.1% under the age of 18, 4.1% from 18 to 24, 19.6% from 25 to 44, 32.2% from 45 to 64, and 26.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 49 years. For every 100 females, there were 98.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.8 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $28,036, and the median income for a family was $34,318. Males had a median income of $33,438 versus $22,917 for females. The per capita income for the township was $17,094. About 13.3% of families and 15.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 22.4% of those under age 18 and 16.0% of those age 65 or over.

Historical population
Census Pop.
1980631
1990463−26.6%
2000419−9.5%
2010357−14.8%
Est. 2016356[2]−0.3%
source:[6][7]

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. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Noyes township, Clinton County, Pennsylvania". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved May 18, 2015. 
  4. ^ http://www.clintoncogensociety.org/history/noyes.html
  5. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ "Clinton County Comprehensive Plan" (PDF). Clinton County, Pennsylvania. Retrieved 2007-09-19. 
  7. ^ "Population Change 1990–2000: Pennsylvania". Pennsylvania State Data Center. Archived from the original on 2007-11-17. Retrieved 2007-09-19. 

Coordinates: 41°14′59″N 77°47′29″W / 41.24972°N 77.79139°W / 41.24972; -77.79139

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