Ruscombmanor Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania
St. John's UCC in Pricetown.
|Elevation||787 ft (239.9 m)|
|Area||13.9 sq mi (36.0 km2)|
|- land||13.9 sq mi (36 km2)|
|- water||0.0 sq mi (0 km2), 0%|
|Density||271.3/sq mi (104.7/km2)|
|- summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
Location of Pennsylvania in the United States
According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 13.9 square miles (36.1 km²), all of it land.
- Alsace Township (southwest)
- Muhlenberg Township (far west)
- Maidencreek Township (northwest)
- Richmond Township and Borough of Fleetwood (north)
- Rockland Township (northeast)
- Oley Township (southeast)
As of the census of 2000, there were 3,776 people, 1,378 households, and 1,103 families residing in the township. The population density was 271.3 people per square mile (104.7/km²). There were 1,421 housing units at an average density of 102.1/sq mi (39.4/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.78% White, 0.16% African American, 0.03% Native American, 0.24% Asian, 0.05% from other races, and 0.74% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.22% of the population.
There were 1,378 households, out of which 35.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 72.1% were married couples living together, 4.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.9% were non-families. 16.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 7.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.71 and the average family size was 3.05.
|Source: US Census Bureau|
In the township the population was spread out, with 24.6% under the age of 18, 6.0% from 18 to 24, 28.8% from 25 to 44, 28.6% from 45 to 64, and 12.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 100.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.7 males.
The median income for a household in the township was $56,813, and the median income for a family was $64,010. Males had a median income of $41,816 versus $27,885 for females. The per capita income for the township was $23,889. About 2.9% of families and 4.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.8% of those under age 18 and 4.2% of those age 65 or over.
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