President Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania

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President Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania
Pithole Stone Arch Bridge
Pithole Stone Arch Bridge
Map of Venango County, Pennsylvania highlighting President Township
Map of Venango County, Pennsylvania highlighting President Township
Map of Venango County, Pennsylvania
Map of Venango County, Pennsylvania
CountryUnited States
StatePennsylvania
CountyVenango
Settled1798
Incorporated1850
Government
 • TypeBoard of Supervisors
Area
 • Total38.91 sq mi (100.78 km2)
 • Land37.79 sq mi (97.88 km2)
 • Water1.12 sq mi (2.91 km2)
Population
 • Total540
 • Estimate 
(2016)[2]
517
 • Density13.68/sq mi (5.28/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s)814
FIPS code42-121-62544

President Township is a township in Venango County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 543 at the 2000 census.

History[edit]

The Pithole Stone Arch Bridge was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1988.[3]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 38.5 square miles (99.6 km²), of which, 37.4 square miles (96.8 km²) of it is land and 1.1 square miles (2.8 km²) of it (2.78%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
2010540
Est. 2016517[2]−4.3%
U.S. Decennial Census[4]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 543 people, 241 households, and 162 families residing in the township. The population density was 14.5 people per square mile (5.6/km²). There were 719 housing units at an average density of 19.2/sq mi (7.4/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.45% White, 0.18% African American, 0.18% Asian, and 0.18% from two or more races.

There were 241 households out of which 22.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.5% were married couples living together, 7.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.4% were non-families. 29.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.25 and the average family size was 2.75.

In the township the population was spread out with 20.1% under the age of 18, 6.3% from 18 to 24, 22.5% from 25 to 44, 27.8% from 45 to 64, and 23.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females, there were 101.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.4 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $26,172, and the median income for a family was $30,962. Males had a median income of $25,000 versus $21,607 for females. The per capita income for the township was $14,713. About 13.0% of families and 13.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 29.1% of those under age 18 and 2.5% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Aug 14, 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  3. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  4. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.
  5. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.

Coordinates: 41°31′00″N 79°33′59″W / 41.51667°N 79.56639°W / 41.51667; -79.56639