Warsaw Township, Jefferson County, Pennsylvania

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Warsaw Township, Pennsylvania
Map of Jefferson County, Pennsylvania Highlighting Warsaw Township
Map of Jefferson County, Pennsylvania Highlighting Warsaw Township
Map of Jefferson County, Pennsylvania
Map of Jefferson County, Pennsylvania
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Jefferson
Settled 1800
Incorporated 1842
 • Type A township of the Second Class, having a board of three Supervisors.
 • Total 51.3 sq mi (133 km2)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,346
 • Density 26.2/sq mi (10.1/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)

Warsaw Township is a township in Jefferson County, Pennsylvania, in the United States. As of the 2000 census, the township population was 1,346. It was named after Warsaw, the capital of Poland.[1]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 51.3 square miles (132.9 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 1,346 people, 517 households, and 396 families residing in the township. The population density was 26.2 people per square mile (10.1/km²). There were 746 housing units at an average density of 14.5/sq mi (5.6/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.74% White, 0.67% Native American, 0.30% Asian, and 0.30% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.45% of the population.

There were 517 households, out of which 31.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.3% were married couples living together, 6.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.4% were non-families. 20.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 7.4% 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 3.01.

In the township the population was spread out, with 24.7% under the age of 18, 8.0% from 18 to 24, 27.9% from 25 to 44, 25.5% from 45 to 64, and 13.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 105.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 103.4 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $32,917, and the median income for a family was $39,438. Males had a median income of $26,927 versus $18,971 for females. The per capita income for the township was $14,487. About 8.5% of families and 9.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.4% of those under age 18 and 11.1% of those age 65 or over.


  1. ^ McKnight, William James (1917). Historical. J.H. Beers. p. 481. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

Coordinates: 41°12′00″N 78°56′59″W / 41.20000°N 78.94972°W / 41.20000; -78.94972