Springfield Township, York County, Pennsylvania

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Springfield Township,
York County,
Cornfield near Codorus Creek
Cornfield near Codorus Creek
Location in York County and the state of Pennsylvania.
Location in York County and the state of Pennsylvania.
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County York
Settled 1763
Incorporated 1835
 • Type Board of Supervisors
 • Total 26.67 sq mi (69.07 km2)
 • Land 26.37 sq mi (68.30 km2)
 • Water 0.30 sq mi (0.77 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 5,152
 • Estimate (2016)[2] 5,600
 • Density 212.37/sq mi (82.00/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s) 717
FIPS code 42-133-73096
Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 20165,600[2]8.7%
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

Springfield Township is a township in York County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 5,152 at the 2010 census.[4]


The South Road Bridge, Northern Central Railway was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1995.[5]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 26.5 square miles (69 km2), of which 26.2 square miles (68 km2) is land and 0.3 square miles (0.78 km2), or 1.17%, is water. The township completely surrounds the boroughs of Loganville and Jacobus, and the borough of Seven Valleys is located along the northwestern edge of the township.


As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 3,889 people, 1,444 households, and 1,143 families residing in the township. The population density was 148.4 people per square mile (57.3/km²). There were 1,506 housing units at an average density of 57.5/sq mi (22.2/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.79% White, 0.39% African American, 0.05% Native American, 0.36% Asian, and 0.41% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.54% of the population.

There were 1,444 households out of which 34.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 71.3% were married couples living together, 5.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.8% were non-families. 15.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.69 and the average family size was 3.02.

In the township the population was spread out with 24.7% under the age of 18, 7.0% from 18 to 24, 27.7% from 25 to 44, 29.3% from 45 to 64, and 11.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 102.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.7 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $59,250, and the median income for a family was $63,281. Males had a median income of $41,513 versus $27,197 for females. The per capita income for the township was $27,410. About 3.3% of families and 4.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.9% of those under age 18 and 3.8% of those age 65 or over.


Coordinates: 39°51′00″N 76°45′29″W / 39.85000°N 76.75806°W / 39.85000; -76.75806