Perry Township, Lawrence County, Pennsylvania
Township school at Wurtemburg
Location of Perry Township in Lawrence County
Location of Lawrence County in Pennsylvania
|• Total||18.5 sq mi (48 km2)|
|• Land||18.4 sq mi (48 km2)|
|• Water||0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)|
|• Density||100/sq mi (40/km2)|
|Time zone||EST (UTC-4)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-5)|
According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 18.5 square miles (47.8 km²), of which 18.4 square miles (47.6 km²) is land and 0.1 square miles (0.2 km²), or 0.32%, is water.
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,930 people, 735 households, and 566 families residing in the township. The population density was 104.9 people per square mile (40.5/km²). There were 772 housing units at an average density of 42.0/sq mi (16.2/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.12% White, 0.31% African American, 0.26% Asian, and 0.31% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.16% of the population.
There were 735 households, out of which 30.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.7% were married couples living together, 7.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.9% were non-families. 19.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 10.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.63 and the average family size was 2.99.
In the township the population was spread out, with 22.5% under the age of 18, 7.0% from 18 to 24, 29.3% from 25 to 44, 26.8% from 45 to 64, and 14.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 103.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.8 males.
The median income for a household in the township was $40,887, and the median income for a family was $46,793. Males had a median income of $35,767 versus $24,205 for females. The per capita income for the township was $18,066. About 8.0% of families and 10.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.6% of those under age 18 and 6.7% of those age 65 or over.
- "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Perry township, Lawrence County, Pennsylvania". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved March 28, 2012.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.