Tremont Township, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania

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Tremont Township, Pennsylvania
Residence on Molleystown Road, Tremont Township
Residence on Molleystown Road, Tremont Township
Map of Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Highlighting Tremont Township
Map of Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Highlighting Tremont Township
Map of Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania
Map of Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania
CountryUnited States
StatePennsylvania
CountySchuylkill
Settled1816
Incorporated1847
Area
 • Total24.18 sq mi (62.63 km2)
 • Land24.18 sq mi (62.63 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Population
 • Total280
 • Estimate 
(2016)[2]
273
 • Density11.29/sq mi (4.36/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code42-107-77400

Tremont Township is a township in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 250 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 23.3 square miles (60.4 km²), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
2010280
Est. 2016273[2]−2.5%
U.S. Decennial Census[3]
Tremont Township Municipal Bldg.
Meadowbrook Coal Co.

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 250 people, 95 households, and 72 families residing in the township. The population density was 10.7 people per square mile (4.1/km²). There were 100 housing units at an average density of 4.3/sq mi (1.7/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.60% White, and 0.40% from two or more races.

There were 95 households out of which 31.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.1% were married couples living together, 8.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.2% were non-families. 16.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.60 and the average family size was 2.86.

In the township the population was spread out with 22.8% under the age of 18, 8.8% from 18 to 24, 26.4% from 25 to 44, 30.4% from 45 to 64, and 11.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females, there were 108.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.9 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $34,000, and the median income for a family was $44,375. Males had a median income of $30,833 versus $24,375 for females. The per capita income for the township was $16,573. About 2.8% of families and 9.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.2% of those under the age of 18 and 8.0% of those 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Aug 14, 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. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.

Coordinates: 40°34′00″N 76°30′59″W / 40.56667°N 76.51639°W / 40.56667; -76.51639