Pulaski Township, Lawrence County, Pennsylvania

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Pulaski Township
Hills in the township's east
Hills in the township's east
Location of Pulaski Township in Lawrence County
Location of Pulaski Township in Lawrence County
Location of Lawrence County in Pennsylvania
Location of Lawrence County in Pennsylvania
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Lawrence County
Established 1797
 • Total 30.5 sq mi (79 km2)
 • Land 30.4 sq mi (79 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 3,452
 • Density 110/sq mi (44/km2)
Time zone EST (UTC-4)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 724
Website www.pulaskitownship.com
Historical population
Census Pop.
2000 3,658
2010 3,452 −5.6%

Pulaski Township is a township in Lawrence County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 3,452 at the 2010 census.[1]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 30.5 square miles (79.1 km²), of which 30.5 square miles (78.9 km²) is land and 0.1 square miles (0.2 km²), or 0.20%, is water.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 3,658 people, 1,292 households, and 1,006 families residing in the township. The population density was 120.0 people per square mile (46.4/km²). There were 1,358 housing units at an average density of 44.6/sq mi (17.2/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.96% White, 0.27% African American, 0.08% Native American, 0.14% Asian, 0.22% from other races, and 0.33% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.30% of the population.

There were 1,292 households, out of which 33.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.8% were married couples living together, 9.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.1% were non-families. 19.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 9.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.75 and the average family size was 3.15.

In the township the population was spread out, with 25.6% under the age of 18, 7.7% from 18 to 24, 26.6% from 25 to 44, 23.2% from 45 to 64, and 16.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 92.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.4 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $34,181, and the median income for a family was $39,698. Males had a median income of $32,013 versus $19,556 for females. The per capita income for the township was $15,397. About 10.8% of families and 15.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.9% of those under the age of 18 and 22.2% of those 65 and older.


Coordinates: 41°5′N 80°30′W / 41.083°N 80.500°W / 41.083; -80.500