Reserve Township, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania

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Reserve Township
Mount Troy Road and Homestead Street
Mount Troy Road and Homestead Street
Location in Allegheny County and state of Pennsylvania
Location in Allegheny County and state of Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 40°28′42″N 79°59′16″W / 40.47833°N 79.98778°W / 40.47833; -79.98778Coordinates: 40°28′42″N 79°59′16″W / 40.47833°N 79.98778°W / 40.47833; -79.98778
CountryUnited States
StatePennsylvania
CountyAllegheny
Area
 • Total2.06 sq mi (5.34 km2)
 • Land2.06 sq mi (5.34 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Population
 • Total3,333
 • Estimate 
(2016)[2]
3,270
 • Density1,585.07/sq mi (612.11/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
15209, 15214, 15212, 15232,15202
Area code(s)412
FIPS code42-003-64240

Reserve Township is a township in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 3,333 at the 2010 census.[3]

Reserve Township was named for a broader area of land, including the township, which the state had reserved from sale for its own purposes.[4]

Geography[edit]

Reserve Township is located at 40°28′42″N 79°59′16″W / 40.47833°N 79.98778°W / 40.47833; -79.98778 (40.478369, -79.987872).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 2.0 square miles (5.2 km²), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
18501,160
18603,030161.2%
18701,600−47.2%
18801,78611.6%
18902,94164.7%
19003,0955.2%
19102,024−34.6%
19202,60528.7%
19303,10819.3%
19403,094−0.5%
19503,53314.2%
19604,23019.7%
19704,151−1.9%
19804,3063.7%
19903,866−10.2%
20003,856−0.3%
20103,333−13.6%
Est. 20163,270[2]−1.9%
Sources:[6][7][8][9][10][11][12][13]

As of the census[12] of 2000, there were 3,856 people, 1,547 households, and 1,087 families residing in the township. The population density was 1,934.3 people per square mile (748.1/km²). There were 1,605 housing units at an average density of 805.1/sq mi (311.4/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 97.90% White, 1.35% African American, 0.18% Native American, 0.29% Asian, 0.16% from other races, and 0.13% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino (U.S. Census) of any race were 0.44% of the population.

There were 1,547 households, out of which 29.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.8% were married couples living together, 9.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.7% were non-families. 25.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 11.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 3.02.

In the township the population was spread out, with 22.3% under the age of 18, 6.9% from 18 to 24, 28.5% from 25 to 44, 23.9% from 45 to 64, and 18.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 93.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.4 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $39,201, and the median income for a family was $43,298. Males had a median income of $36,541 versus $25,688 for females. The per capita income for the township was $17,676. About 5.6% of families and 8.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.8% of those under age 18 and 11.2% of those age 65 or over.

Government and Politics[edit]

Presidential Elections Results[14][15]
Year Republican Democratic Third Parties
2016 48% 866 50% 907 2% 27
2012 48% 844 51% 887 1% 25

Education[edit]

Reserve Township is served by the Shaler Area School District.

Taxes[edit]

School tax millage rate- The Shaler School District (shared with Millvale, Etna and Shaler Township) in 2017 was 23.28. This ranked 16th highest/most expensive out of Allegheny County's 45 school districts [between Cornell SD (15th highest) and Riverview SD (17th highest)].[16]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Aug 13, 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  3. ^ "Race, Hispanic or Latino, Age, and Housing Occupancy: 2010 Census Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File (QT-PL), Reserve township, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania". U.S. Census Bureau, American FactFinder 2. Retrieved September 29, 2011.
  4. ^ "What's in a name? For some, a bit of history". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. May 10, 1984. p. 2. Retrieved 16 May 2015.
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  6. ^ "Population of Civil Divisions Less than Counties" (PDF). 1870 United States Census. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 25 November 2013.
  7. ^ "Population of Civil Divisions Less than Counties" (PDF). 1880 United States Census. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 24 November 2013.
  8. ^ "Population-Pennsylvania" (PDF). U.S. Census 1910. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 22 November 2013.
  9. ^ "Number and Distribution of Inhabitants:Pennsylvania-Tennessee" (PDF). Fifteenth Census. U.S. Census Bureau.
  10. ^ "Number of Inhabitants: Pennsylvania" (PDF). 18th Census of the United States. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 22 November 2013.
  11. ^ "Pennsylvania: Population and Housing Unit Counts" (PDF). U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 22 November 2013.
  12. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  13. ^ "Incorporated Places and Minor Civil Divisions Datasets: Subcounty Population Estimates: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2012". U.S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 17 June 2013. Retrieved 25 November 2013.
  14. ^ EL. "2012 Allegheny County election". Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. Retrieved 15 October 2017.
  15. ^ EL. "2016 Pennsylvani general election..." Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Retrieved 15 October 2017.
  16. ^ EL. "Allegheny County Treasurer". Retrieved 1 September 2017.

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