Pine Creek Township, Clinton County, Pennsylvania

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Pine Creek Township,
Clinton County,
Pine Creek Township as seen from atop a ridge in Wayne Township
Pine Creek Township as seen from atop a ridge in Wayne Township
Location in Clinton County and the state of Pennsylvania.
Location in Clinton County and the state of Pennsylvania.
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Clinton
Settled 1772
Incorporated Before 1839
 • Total 14.9 sq mi (38.6 km2)
 • Land 14.4 sq mi (37.3 km2)
 • Water 0.5 sq mi (1.3 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 3,215
 • Density 223/sq mi (86.2/km2)

Pine Creek Township is a township in Clinton County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 3,215 at the 2010 census.[1] The township is named for Pine Creek which flows into the West Branch Susquehanna River at the border of the township with Lycoming County, between the boroughs of Avis and Jersey Shore


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 14.9 square miles (38.6 km2), of which 14.4 square miles (37.3 km2) is land and 0.50 square miles (1.3 km2), or 3.38%, is water.[1]


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 3,184 people, 1,293 households, and 941 families residing in the township. The population density was 221.3 people per square mile (85.4/km²). There were 1,379 housing units at an average density of 95.9/sq mi (37.0/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.31% White, 0.25% African American, 0.03% Native American, 0.09% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 0.09% from other races, and 0.16% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.06% of the population.

There were 1,293 households, out of which 28.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.4% were married couples living together, 8.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.2% were non-families. 22.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 10.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.46 and the average family size was 2.86.

In the township the population was spread out, with 22.9% under the age of 18, 6.3% from 18 to 24, 27.3% from 25 to 44, 27.8% from 45 to 64, and 15.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 95.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.5 males.

Historical population
Census Pop.
1980 3,100
1990 3,188 2.8%
2000 3,184 −0.1%
2010 3,215 1.0%

The median income for a household in the township was $39,464, and the median income for a family was $44,085. Males had a median income of $33,333 versus $21,628 for females. The per capita income for the township was $20,451. About 4.8% of families and 6.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.1% of those under age 18 and 6.1% of those age 65 or over.


  1. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Pine Creek township, Clinton County, Pennsylvania". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved May 18, 2015. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "Clinton County Comprehensive Plan" (PDF). Clinton County, Pennsylvania. Retrieved 2007-09-19. 
  4. ^ "Population Change 1990–2000: Pennsylvania". Pennsylvania State Data Center. Retrieved 2007-09-19. 

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Coordinates: 41°11′36″N 77°20′44″W / 41.19333°N 77.34556°W / 41.19333; -77.34556