Taylor Township, Centre County, Pennsylvania
Looking northwest from Interstate 99 on Bald Eagle Mountain
Map of Centre County, Pennsylvania highlighting Taylor Township
Map of Centre County, Pennsylvania
|• Total||30.8 sq mi (79.7 km2)|
|• Land||30.8 sq mi (79.7 km2)|
|• Water||0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)|
|• Density||28/sq mi (10.7/km2)|
Taylor Township is a township in Centre County, Pennsylvania, United States. It is part of the State College, Pennsylvania Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 853 at the 2010 census, up from 741 at the 2000 census.
As of the census of 2000, there were 741 people, 292 households, and 223 families residing in the township. The population density was 24.4 people per square mile (9.4/km²). There were 333 housing units at an average density of 10.9/sq mi (4.2/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.19% White, 0.13% African American, 0.13% Asian, and 0.54% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.27% of the population.
There were 292 households, out of which 31.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.3% were married couples living together, 8.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.3% were non-families. 18.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 6.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 2.83.
In the township the population was spread out, with 22.3% under the age of 18, 8.0% from 18 to 24, 31.0% from 25 to 44, 27.9% from 45 to 64, and 10.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 103.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.4 males.
The median income for a household in the township was $40,192, and the median income for a family was $43,977. Males had a median income of $32,857 versus $25,313 for females. The per capita income for the township was $17,994. About 9.3% of families and 11.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.9% of those under age 18 and 12.0% of those age 65 or over.
- "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Taylor township, Centre County, Pennsylvania". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved April 13, 2015.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.