Windsor Township, York County, Pennsylvania

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Windsor Township,
York County,
Location in York County and the state of Pennsylvania.
Location in York County and the state of Pennsylvania.
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County York
Settled 1735
Incorporated 1758
 • Type Board of Supervisors
 • Total 27.2 sq mi (70 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 17,504
 • Density 640/sq mi (250/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 717
Website Windsor Township official website

Windsor Township is a township in York County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 17,504 at the 2010 census.[1]


The Chestnut Hill was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2001.[2]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 27.2 square miles (70 km2), of which 0.04% is water. The township completely encircles the borough of Windsor. The borough of Red Lion lies along the western border of the township, and the borough of Felton is adjacent to the township's southeast corner.


As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 12,807 people, 4,906 households, and 3,836 families residing in the township. The population density was 470.5 people per square mile (181.7/km²). There were 5,084 housing units at an average density of 186.8/sq mi (72.1/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.04% White, 0.40% African American, 0.09% Native American, 0.62% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.23% from other races, and 0.59% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.92% of the population.

There were 4,906 households out of which 34.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.4% were married couples living together, 5.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.8% were non-families. 17.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.9% 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 2.94.

In the township the population was spread out with 24.8% under the age of 18, 5.3% from 18 to 24, 31.2% from 25 to 44, 25.6% from 45 to 64, and 13.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 97.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.3 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $49,706, and the median income for a family was $53,271. Males had a median income of $36,691 versus $24,980 for females. The per capita income for the township was $21,551. About 2.4% of families and 3.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.3% of those under age 18 and 4.5% of those age 65 or over.


Coordinates: 39°52′00″N 76°34′59″W / 39.86667°N 76.58306°W / 39.86667; -76.58306