West Mahanoy Township, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania

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West Mahanoy Township, Pennsylvania
Township
West Mahanoy Township Municipal Bldg.
West Mahanoy Township Municipal Bldg.
Map of Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Highlighting West Mahanoy Township
Map of Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Highlighting West Mahanoy Township
Map of Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania
Map of Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Schuylkill
Incorporated 1874
Area
 • Total 10.5 sq mi (27 km2)
 • Land 10.4 sq mi (27 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)
Population (2000)
 • Total 6,166
 • Density 592.7/sq mi (228.8/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)

West Mahanoy Township is a township in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 2,872 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 10.5 square miles (27.1 km²), of which, 10.4 square miles (26.9 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.2 km²) of it (0.67%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2010, there were 2,872 people, 1,226 households, and 784 families residing in the township. The population density was 592.7 people per square mile (228.9/km²). There were 1,499 housing units at an average density of 144.5/sq mi (55.8/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 97.1% White, 0.5% African American, 0.0% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 1.55% from other races, and 0.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.1% of the population.


References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

Coordinates: 40°48′00″N 76°15′00″W / 40.80000°N 76.25000°W / 40.80000; -76.25000