Spring Township, Perry County, Pennsylvania

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Spring Township,
Perry County,
Pennsylvania
Township
Map of Perry County, Pennsylvania highlighting Spring Township
Map of Perry County, Pennsylvania highlighting Spring Township
Map of Perry County, Pennsylvania
Map of Perry County, Pennsylvania
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Perry
Settled 1755
Incorporated 1848
Area
 • Total 28.8 sq mi (74.7 km2)
Population (2000)
 • Total 2,021
 • Density 70.1/sq mi (27.1/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 717 Exchange: 789

Spring Township is a township in Perry County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 2,208 at the 2010 census.[1]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 28.8 square miles (74.7 km²), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 2,021 people, 746 households, and 595 families residing in the township. The population density was 70.1 people per square mile (27.1/km²). There were 815 housing units at an average density of 28.3/sq mi (10.9/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.71% White, 0.30% African American, 0.20% Native American, 0.20% Asian, 0.20% from other races, and 0.40% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.40% of the population.

There were 746 households out of which 36.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.6% were married couples living together, 5.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.2% were non-families. 16.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.2% 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 3.04.

In the township the population was spread out with 27.7% under the age of 18, 5.9% from 18 to 24, 30.5% from 25 to 44, 25.8% from 45 to 64, and 10.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 99.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.1 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $48,594, and the median income for a family was $53,083. Males had a median income of $32,355 versus $26,979 for females. The per capita income for the township was $19,644. About 5.1% of families and 7.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.6% of those under age 18 and 17.5% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2010 Population Finder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 20 January 2014. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

Coordinates: 40°20′00″N 77°15′59″W / 40.33333°N 77.26639°W / 40.33333; -77.26639