Oakland Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania

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Oakland Township,
Venango County,
Pennsylvania
Township
Map of Venango County, Pennsylvania highlighting Allegheny Township
Map of Venango County, Pennsylvania highlighting Allegheny Township
Map of Venango County, Pennsylvania
Map of Venango County, Pennsylvania
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Venango
Settled 1798
Incorporated 1841
Government
 • Type Board of Supervisors
Area
 • Total 29.2 sq mi (75.6 km2)
 • Land 29.0 sq mi (75.1 km2)
 • Water 0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,565
 • Density 54.0/sq mi (20.8/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 814

Oakland Township is a township in Venango County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 1,565 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 29.2 square miles (75.6 km²), of which, 29.0 square miles (75.1 km²) of it is land and 0.2 square miles (0.5 km²) of it (0.62%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,565 people, 575 households, and 465 families residing in the township. The population density was 54.0 people per square mile (20.8/km²). There were 631 housing units at an average density of 21.8/sq mi (8.4/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.72% White, 0.51% African American, 0.06% Native American, 0.13% Asian, 0.06% from other races, and 0.51% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.19% of the population.

There were 575 households out of which 33.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 72.5% were married couples living together, 5.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.0% were non-families. 16.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.72 and the average family size was 3.03.

In the township the population was spread out with 24.5% under the age of 18, 7.3% from 18 to 24, 26.7% from 25 to 44, 28.9% from 45 to 64, and 12.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 102.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.1 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $39,293, and the median income for a family was $45,417. Males had a median income of $32,917 versus $21,719 for females. The per capita income for the township was $17,051. About 1.7% of families and 3.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.1% of those under age 18 and 1.0% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

Coordinates: 41°32′00″N 79°47′29″W / 41.53333°N 79.79139°W / 41.53333; -79.79139