Pine Creek Township, Jefferson County, Pennsylvania
|Pine Creek Township,
Interstate 80 as it passes through Pine Creek Township
Map of Jefferson County, Pennsylvania Highlighting Pine Creek Township
Map of Jefferson County, Pennsylvania
|• Type||A Township of the Second Class, having a three member board of Supervisors|
|• Total||28.5 sq mi (74 km2)|
|• Density||48.0/sq mi (18.5/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 28.5 square miles (73.9 km²), of which, 28.5 square miles (73.9 km²) of it is land and 0.04% is water.
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,369 people, 424 households, and 323 families residing in the township. The population density was 48.0 people per square mile (18.5/km²). There were 477 housing units at an average density of 16.7/sq mi (6.5/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.25% White, 0.15% African American, 0.44% Asian, 0.51% from other races, and 0.66% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.22% of the population.
There were 424 households, out of which 32.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.9% were married couples living together, 7.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.6% were non-families. 20.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 9.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 2.93.
In the township the population was spread out, with 18.1% under the age of 18, 7.9% from 18 to 24, 23.2% from 25 to 44, 22.1% from 45 to 64, and 28.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females there were 97.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.6 males.
The median income for a household in the township was $32,574, and the median income for a family was $37,891. Males had a median income of $28,269 versus $21,169 for females. The per capita income for the township was $15,426. About 8.4% of families and 10.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.0% of those under age 18 and 9.6% of those age 65 or over.
- McKnight, William James (1917). Historical. J.H. Beers. p. 413.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.