Plain Grove Township, Lawrence County, Pennsylvania
|Plain Grove Township|
Plain Grove Presbyterian Church
Location of Plain Grove Township in Lawrence County
Location of Lawrence County in Pennsylvania
|• Total||18.0 sq mi (47 km2)|
|• Land||17.9 sq mi (46 km2)|
|• Water||0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)|
|• Density||45/sq mi (17/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 18.0 square miles (46.5 km²), of which 17.9 square miles (46.3 km²) is land and 0.1 square miles (0.2 km²), or 0.50%, is water.
As of the census of 2000, there were 854 people, 316 households, and 243 families residing in the township. The population density was 47.7 people per square mile (18.4/km²). There were 351 housing units at an average density of 19.6/sq mi (7.6/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.95% White, 0.23% African American, 0.35% Asian, and 0.47% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.47% of the population.
There were 316 households, out of which 36.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.5% were married couples living together, 8.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.1% were non-families. 18.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 6.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.70 and the average family size was 3.10.
In the township the population was spread out, with 26.3% under the age of 18, 6.1% from 18 to 24, 32.2% from 25 to 44, 22.4% from 45 to 64, and 13.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 100.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.8 males.
The median income for a household in the township was $37,000, and the median income for a family was $41,083. Males had a median income of $30,385 versus $20,156 for females. The per capita income for the township was $15,807. About 5.8% of families and 10.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 20.3% of those under age 18 and 2.0% of those age 65 or over.
- "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Plain Grove township, Lawrence County, Pennsylvania". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved March 28, 2012.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.