West Keating Township, Clinton County, Pennsylvania

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West Keating Township,
Pennsylvania
Township
Map of Clinton County, Pennsylvania highlighting West Keating Township
Map of Clinton County, Pennsylvania highlighting West Keating Township
Map of Clinton County, Pennsylvania
Map of Clinton County, Pennsylvania
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Clinton
Settled 1805
Incorporated 1875
Area
 • Total 38.5 sq mi (99.7 km2)
 • Land 38.1 sq mi (98.8 km2)
 • Water 0.3 sq mi (0.9 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 29
 • Density 0.8/sq mi (0.3/km2)

West Keating Township is a township in Clinton County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 29 at the 2010 census, down from 42 at the 2000 census.[1]

Geography[edit]

The township is located in westernmost Clinton County and is bordered to the northwest by Cameron County, to the southwest by Clearfield County, and to the southeast, across the West Branch Susquehanna River, by Centre County. East Keating Township is to the northeast.

According to the United States Census Bureau, West Keating Township has a total area of 38.5 square miles (99.7 km2), of which 38.1 square miles (98.8 km2) is land and 0.35 square miles (0.9 km2), or 0.91%, is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 42 people, 19 households, and 14 families residing in the township. The population density was 1.1 people per square mile (0.4/km²). There were 168 housing units at an average density of 4.4/sq mi (1.7/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 97.62% White, and 2.38% from two or more races.

There were 19 households out of which 10.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.9% were married couples living together, and 21.1% were non-families. 15.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.21 and the average family size was 2.33.

In the township the population was spread out with 9.5% under the age of 18, 19.0% from 25 to 44, 45.2% from 45 to 64, and 26.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 59 years. For every 100 females there were 133.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 123.5 males.

Historical population
Census Pop.
1980 43
1990 34 −20.9%
2000 42 23.5%
2010 29 −31.0%
source:[3][4]

The median income for a household in the township was $23,750, and the median income for a family was $37,500. Males had a median income of $52,500 versus $16,875 for females. The per capita income for the township was $17,224. There were 14.3% of families and 17.1% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 16.7% of those over 64.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): West Keating township, Clinton County, Pennsylvania". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved May 18, 2015. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "Clinton County Comprehensive Plan" (PDF). Clinton County, Pennsylvania. Retrieved 2007-09-19. 
  4. ^ "Population Change 1990–2000: Pennsylvania". Pennsylvania State Data Center. Retrieved 2007-09-19. 

Coordinates: 41°15′30″N 78°02′29″W / 41.25833°N 78.04139°W / 41.25833; -78.04139