Todd Township, Fulton County, Pennsylvania

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Todd Township
Cowans Gap Lake at Cowans Gap State Park in Todd Township
Cowans Gap Lake at Cowans Gap State Park in Todd Township
Location of Todd Township in Fulton County
Location of Todd Township in Fulton County
Location of Fulton County in Pennsylvania
Location of Fulton County in Pennsylvania
CountryUnited States
StatePennsylvania
CountyFulton County
Established1730
Area
 • Total28.99 sq mi (75.08 km2)
 • Land28.92 sq mi (74.91 km2)
 • Water0.07 sq mi (0.17 km2)
Population
(2010)undefined
 • Estimate 
(2016)[2]
1,526
 • Density52.76/sq mi (20.37/km2)
Time zoneUTC-4 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (EDT)
Historical population
Census Pop.
20001,488
20101,5272.6%
Est. 20161,526[2]−0.1%
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

Todd Township is a township in Fulton County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 1,527 at the 2010 census.[4]

History[edit]

The Cold Spring Farm and Cowans Gap State Park Family Cabin District are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[5]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 29.0 square miles (75.0 km²), of which 28.9 square miles (74.9 km²) is land and 0.1 square miles (0.2 km²), or 0.21%, is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 1,488 people, 605 households, and 430 families residing in the township. The population density was 51.5 people per square mile (19.9/km²). There were 735 housing units at an average density of 25.4/sq mi (9.8/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 95.36% White, 3.43% African American, 0.47% Native American, 0.07% Asian, 0.07% from other races, and 0.60% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.54% of the population.

There were 605 households, out of which 31.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.4% were married couples living together, 9.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.8% were non-families. 23.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 7.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.46 and the average family size was 2.87.

In the township the population was spread out, with 24.3% under the age of 18, 8.0% from 18 to 24, 30.4% from 25 to 44, 25.9% from 45 to 64, and 11.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females, there were 98.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.3 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $37,292, and the median income for a family was $41,976. Males had a median income of $31,728 versus $21,458 for females. The per capita income for the township was $16,726. About 7.6% of families and 10.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.6% of those under age 18 and 9.8% of those age 65 or over.

Recreation[edit]

Cowans Gap State Park, a Pennsylvania state park, is in Todd Township on Little Aughwick Creek, with part of it being in neighboring Metal Township in Franklin County.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Aug 13, 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  3. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.
  4. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Todd township, Fulton County, Pennsylvania". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved January 18, 2013.
  5. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  6. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  7. ^ "Cowans Gap State Park". Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. Retrieved 2008-05-19.

Coordinates: 39°58′00″N 77°57′29″W / 39.96667°N 77.95806°W / 39.96667; -77.95806