Springdale Township, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania

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Springdale Township
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Municipal Building
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Allegheny
Timezone EST (UTC-5)
 - summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Allegheny County Pennsylvania incorporated and unincorporated areas Springdale township highlighted.svg
Location in Allegheny County and state of Pennsylvania
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Location of Pennsylvania in the United States

Springdale Township is a township in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 1,636 at the 2010 census.[1] The eastern side of the township is known as Orrville, and the western side as Harwick.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 2.4 square miles (6.2 km2), of which 2.2 square miles (5.7 km2) is land and 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2), or 6.28%, is water.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 1,802 people, 797 households, and 536 families residing in the township. The population density was 804.9 people per square mile (310.6/km²). There were 838 housing units at an average density of 374.3/sq mi (144.4/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.61% White, 0.06% African American, and 0.33% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.11% of the population.

There were 797 households, out of which 22.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.0% were married couples living together, 9.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.7% were non-families. 28.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 11.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.26 and the average family size was 2.75.

In the township the population was spread out, with 18.6% under the age of 18, 5.2% from 18 to 24, 27.3% from 25 to 44, 28.4% from 45 to 64, and 20.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 92.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.2 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $39,071, and the median income for a family was $43,269. Males had a median income of $33,472 versus $29,375 for females. The per capita income for the township was $21,598. About 3.8% of families and 5.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.7% of those under age 18 and 4.4% of those age 65 or over.


Coordinates: 40°33′19″N 79°47′50″W / 40.55528°N 79.79722°W / 40.55528; -79.79722