Springhill Township, Greene County, Pennsylvania
|Springhill Township, Greene County,
Location of Springhill Township in Greene County
Location of Greene County in Pennsylvania
|• Total||21.96 sq mi (56.88 km2)|
|• Land||21.95 sq mi (56.86 km2)|
|• Water||0.01 sq mi (0.02 km2)|
|• Estimate (2016)||336|
|• Density||15.30/sq mi (5.91/km2)|
|Time zone||EST (UTC-4)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-5)|
The township is in the southwest corner of Greene County and thus the southwest corner of the state of Pennsylvania. It is bordered to the south and the west by West Virginia. According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 22.0 square miles (56.9 km2), of which 0.01 square miles (0.02 km2), or 0.03%, is water. Deep Valley, along the Pennsylvania Fork of Fish Creek, is the primary settlement in the township.
As of the census of 2000, there were 476 people, 169 households, and 129 families residing in the township. The population density was 21.5 people per square mile (8.3/km²). There were 224 housing units at an average density of 10.1/sq mi (3.9/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.74% White, 0.42% Native American, and 0.84% from two or more races.
There were 169 households, out of which 40.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.6% were married couples living together, 15.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.1% were non-families. 16.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 10.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.82 and the average family size was 3.13.
In the township the population was spread out, with 30.5% under the age of 18, 6.1% from 18 to 24, 30.7% from 25 to 44, 22.3% from 45 to 64, and 10.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 91.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.2 males.
The median income for a household in the township was $18,393, and the median income for a family was $22,857. Males had a median income of $36,250 versus $20,781 for females. The per capita income for the township was $10,364. About 27.9% of families and 37.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 53.6% of those under age 18 and 19.7% of those age 65 or over.
- "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Aug 14, 2017.
- "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
- "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.
- "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Springhill township, Greene County, Pennsylvania". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved February 3, 2017.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
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