Oswayo Township, Potter County, Pennsylvania

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Oswayo Township, Pennsylvania
Township
a small creek in the township
a small creek in the township
Map of Potter County, Pennsylvania highlighting Oswayo Township
Map of Potter County, Pennsylvania highlighting Oswayo Township
Map of Potter County, Pennsylvania
Map of Potter County, Pennsylvania
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Potter
Settled 1829
Incorporated 1828
Area
 • Total 37.9 sq mi (98.1 km2)
Population (2000)
 • Total 251
 • Density 6.6/sq mi (2.6/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 814

Oswayo Township is a township in Potter County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 251 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 37.9 square miles (98.1 km²), of which, 37.8 square miles (98.0 km²) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (0.05%) is water.

Oswayo Township is bordered by New York to the north, Genesee Township to the south, Allegany Township and the borough of Oswayo to the south and Sharon Township to the west.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 251 people, 91 households, and 67 families residing in the township. The population density was 6.6 people per square mile (2.6/km²). There were 193 housing units at an average density of 5.1/sq mi (2.0/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.60% White, and 0.40% from two or more races.

There were 91 households, out of which 33.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.5% were married couples living together, 7.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.3% were non-families. 19.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 11.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.76 and the average family size was 3.19.

In the township the population was spread out, with 29.9% under the age of 18, 5.6% from 18 to 24, 27.1% from 25 to 44, 21.5% from 45 to 64, and 15.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 90.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.4 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $32,083, and the median income for a family was $36,071. Males had a median income of $35,938 versus $9,500 for females. The per capita income for the township was $13,263. About 10.6% of families and 20.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 27.7% of those under the age of 18 and 21.2% of those 65 or over.

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Coordinates: 41°57′00″N 77°58′59″W / 41.95000°N 77.98306°W / 41.95000; -77.98306