Penn Township, Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania

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Penn Township,
Huntingdon County,
Pennsylvania
Township
Ruins of the Brumbaugh Homestead, a historic site in the township
Ruins of the Brumbaugh Homestead, a historic site in the township
Map of Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania Highlighting Penn Township
Map of Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania Highlighting Penn Township
Map of Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania
Map of Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Huntingdon
Area
 • Total 34.3 sq mi (89 km2)
 • Land 28.2 sq mi (73 km2)
 • Water 6.1 sq mi (16 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,077
 • Density 37.3/sq mi (14.4/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Zip code 16647, 16657
Area code(s) 814
School District: Huntingdon Area School District
Local phone exchanges: 658
Historical population
Census Pop.
2000 1,054
2010 1,077 2.2%

Penn Township is a township in Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 1,077 at the 2010 census. The township includes the village of Hesston and the Seven Points Marina of Raystown Lake.

History[edit]

The Brumbaugh Homestead was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979.[1]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 34.3 square miles (88.8 km²), of which, 28.2 square miles (73.1 km²) of it is land and 6.1 square miles (15.7 km²) of it (17.65%) is water.

Adjacent Municipalities[edit]

All municipalities listed are in Huntingdon County unless otherwise noted.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 1,054 people, 400 households, and 320 families residing in the township. The population density was 37.3 people per square mile (14.4/km²). There were 666 housing units at an average density of 23.6/sq mi (9.1/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.15% White, 0.09% African American, 0.57% from other races, and 0.19% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.95% of the population.

There were 400 households, out of which 33.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.0% were married couples living together, 7.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.0% were non-families. 16.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 5.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.56 and the average family size was 2.87.

In the township the population was spread out, with 24.0% under the age of 18, 4.9% from 18 to 24, 29.9% from 25 to 44, 28.0% from 45 to 64, and 13.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 105.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.8 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $41,210, and the median income for a family was $42,083. Males had a median income of $35,066 versus $22,614 for females. The per capita income for the township was $17,063. About 5.6% of families and 11.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.3% of those under age 18 and 6.7% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

Coordinates: 40°22′00″N 78°04′59″W / 40.36667°N 78.08306°W / 40.36667; -78.08306