Penn Township, Clearfield County, Pennsylvania

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Penn Township,
Clearfield County,
Pennsylvania
Kratzler Run at Stronach
Kratzler Run at Stronach
Map of Clearfield County, Pennsylvania highlighting Penn Township
Map of Clearfield County, Pennsylvania highlighting Penn Township
Map of Clearfield County, Pennsylvania
Map of Clearfield County, Pennsylvania
CountryUnited States
StatePennsylvania
CountyClearfield
Settled1805
Incorporated1835
Area
 • Total24.23 sq mi (62.75 km2)
 • Land24.12 sq mi (62.47 km2)
 • Water0.11 sq mi (0.29 km2)
Population
 • Total1,264
 • Estimate 
(2016)[2]
1,224
 • Density50.75/sq mi (19.59/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s)814
FIPS code42-033-58816
Historical population
Census Pop.
20001,326
20101,264−4.7%
Est. 20161,224[2]−3.2%
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

Penn Township is a township in Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 1,264 at the 2010 census.[4]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 25.3 square miles (65.6 km²), of which, 25.3 square miles (65.5 km²) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (0.12%) is water.

Communities[edit]

  • Hepburnia
  • Irishtown
  • Stronach
  • Walltown

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 1,326 people, 514 households, and 391 families residing in the township. The population density was 52.4 people per square mile (20.2/km²). There were 568 housing units at an average density of 22.5/sq mi (8.7/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.47% White, 0.08% African American, 0.08% Asian, 0.15% from other races, and 0.23% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.30% of the population.

There were 514 households, out of which 30.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.7% were married couples living together, 6.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.9% were non-families. 21.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 12.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.58 and the average family size was 2.99.

In the township the population was spread out, with 22.9% under the age of 18, 7.2% from 18 to 24, 27.1% from 25 to 44, 26.8% from 45 to 64, and 16.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 98.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.6 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $32,550, and the median income for a family was $38,000. Males had a median income of $27,850 versus $18,625 for females. The per capita income for the township was $13,994. About 7.7% of families and 10.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.0% of those under age 18 and 11.0% of those age 65 or over.

School districts[edit]

Curwensville Area School District

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. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.
  4. ^ https://www.census.gov/2010census/
  5. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.

Coordinates: 40°57′00″N 78°36′59″W / 40.95000°N 78.61639°W / 40.95000; -78.61639