Walker Township, Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania

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Walker Township,
Huntingdon County,
Pennsylvania
Township
Robb Farmhouse on Hartslog Valley Road
Robb Farmhouse on Hartslog Valley Road
Map of Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania Highlighting Walker Township
Map of Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania Highlighting Walker Township
Map of Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania
Map of Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Huntingdon
Area
 • Total 18.8 sq mi (49 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,947
 • Density 103.6/sq mi (40.0/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Zip code 16660
Area code(s) 814
School District: Huntingdon Area School District
Local phone exchanges: 627
Historical population
Census Pop.
2000 1,747
2010 1,947 11.4%

Walker Township is a township in Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 1,947 at the 2010 census. The township includes the village of McConnellstown.

History[edit]

The Robb Farm was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2011.[1]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 18.8 square miles (48.6 km²), all of it land.

Adjacent municipalities[edit]

All municipalities are located in Huntingdon County unless otherwise noted.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 1,947 people and 773 households within the township. The population density was 103.6 people per square mile (40.0/km²). There were 874 housing units at an average density of 46.5/sq mi (17.9/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.36% White, 0.15% African American, 0.15% Native American, 0.67% Asian, and 0.67% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.51% of the population.

There were 773 households, out of which 32.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.9% were married couples living together, 7.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.3% were non-families. 20.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 11.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.56 and the average family size was 2.94.

In the township the population was spread out, with 23.3% under the age of 18, 2.1% from 18 to 19, 3.2% from 20 to 24, 8.8% from 25 to 34, 21.8% from 35 to 49, 22.6% from 50-64, and 18.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. The population was 48.84% male, and 51.16% female.

References[edit]

  1. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 40°28′00″N 78°04′59″W / 40.46667°N 78.08306°W / 40.46667; -78.08306