Rose Township, Jefferson County, Pennsylvania

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Rose Township, Pennsylvania
Township
Residential neighborhood on Belgiumtown Road, just south of Brookville
Residential neighborhood on Belgiumtown Road, just south of Brookville
Map of Jefferson County, Pennsylvania Highlighting Rose Township
Map of Jefferson County, Pennsylvania Highlighting Rose Township
Map of Jefferson County, Pennsylvania
Map of Jefferson County, Pennsylvania
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Jefferson
Settled 1805
Incorporated 1827
Government
 • Type A Township of the Second Class, having a three member board of Supervisors
Area
 • Total 19.1 sq mi (49 km2)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,232
 • Density 64.4/sq mi (24.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)

Rose Township is a township in Jefferson County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 1,232 at the 2000 census. It was named for a prominent citizen named Dr. Rose.[1]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 19.1 square miles (49.6 km²), of which, 19.1 square miles (49.5 km²) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (0.10%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 1,232 people, 474 households, and 357 families residing in the township. The population density was 64.4 people per square mile (24.9/km²). There were 529 housing units at an average density of 27.7/sq mi (10.7/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.94% White, 0.16% African American, and 0.89% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.08% of the population.

There were 474 households, out of which 34.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.1% were married couples living together, 7.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.5% were non-families. 22.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 11.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.60 and the average family size was 3.01.

In the township the population was spread out, with 25.6% under the age of 18, 8.2% from 18 to 24, 29.2% from 25 to 44, 24.2% from 45 to 64, and 12.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 99.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.6 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $33,636, and the median income for a family was $39,236. Males had a median income of $30,664 versus $18,542 for females. The per capita income for the township was $17,472. About 6.2% of families and 7.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.6% of those under age 18 and 3.1% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ McKnight, William James (1917). Historical. J.H. Beers. p. 443. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

Coordinates: 41°07′00″N 79°06′59″W / 41.11667°N 79.11639°W / 41.11667; -79.11639