Upper Mahantongo Township, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania

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Upper Mahantongo Township, Pennsylvania
A farm near Klingerstown
A farm near Klingerstown
Map of Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Highlighting Upper Mahantongo Township
Map of Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Highlighting Upper Mahantongo Township
Map of Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania
Map of Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Schuylkill
Settled 1780
Incorporated 1811
 • Total 14.8 sq mi (38 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,872
 • Estimate (2016)[1] 627
 • Density 44.0/sq mi (17.0/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 42-107-79120

Upper Mahantongo Township is a township in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 652 at the 2000 census.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 14.8 square miles (38.4 km²), all of it land.


Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 2016 627 [1]
U.S. Decennial Census[2]

At the 2000 census,[3] there were 652 people, 250 households and 193 families residing in the township. The population density was 44.0 per square mile (17.0/km²). There were 276 housing units at an average density of 18.6/sq mi (7.2/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 100.00% White. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.61% of the population.

There were 250 households of which 32.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.6% were married couples living together, 6.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.4% were non-families. 18.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.61 and the average family size was 2.91.

22.1% of the population were under the age of 18, 8.3% from 18 to 24, 28.2% from 25 to 44, 22.9% from 45 to 64, and 18.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 98.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.6 males.

The median household income was $35,658 and the median family income was $37,500. Males had a median income of $34,125 versus $21,488 for females. The per capita income for the township was $14,478. About 10.0% of families and 11.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.0% of those under age 18 and 17.9% of those age 65 or over.


  1. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  2. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016. 
  3. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

Coordinates: 40°40′00″N 76°37′59″W / 40.66667°N 76.63306°W / 40.66667; -76.63306