Wayne Township, Armstrong County, Pennsylvania

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Wayne Township,
Armstrong County, Pennsylvania
Township
Mahoning Creek Dam; Wayne Township is to the right
Mahoning Creek Dam; Wayne Township is to the right
Map of Armstrong County, Pennsylvania highlighting Wayne Township
Map of Armstrong County, Pennsylvania highlighting Wayne Township
Map of Armstrong County, Pennsylvania
Map of Armstrong County, Pennsylvania
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Armstrong
Settled 1800
Incorporated 1821
Area
 • Total 45.0 sq mi (116.6 km2)
 • Land 44.7 sq mi (115.8 km2)
 • Water 0.3 sq mi (0.8 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,200
 • Density 27/sq mi (10.4/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)

Wayne Township is a township in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 1,200 at the 2010 census.[1]

Geography[edit]

Wayne Township is located in northeast Armstrong County, bordered to the east by Indiana County. Mahoning Creek forms part of its northern border. The township completely surrounds the borough of Dayton.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 45.0 square miles (116.6 km2), of which 44.7 square miles (115.8 km2) is land and 0.31 square miles (0.8 km2), or 0.65%, is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 1,117 people, 404 households, and 319 families residing in the township. The population density was 25.0 people per square mile (9.7/km²). There were 462 housing units at an average density of 10.3/sq mi (4.0/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.28% White, and 0.72% from two or more races.

There were 404 households, out of which 30.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.8% were married couples living together, 6.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.8% were non-families. 19.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 10.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.76 and the average family size was 3.12.

In the township the population was spread out, with 26.3% under the age of 18, 7.0% from 18 to 24, 27.2% from 25 to 44, 23.8% from 45 to 64, and 15.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 103.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.7 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $31,071, and the median income for a family was $33,882. Males had a median income of $29,125 versus $19,219 for females. The per capita income for the township was $13,969. About 8.6% of families and 12.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 21.3% of those under age 18 and 4.9% of those age 65 or over.

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Coordinates: 40°53′07″N 79°14′48″W / 40.88528°N 79.24667°W / 40.88528; -79.24667