Winslow Township, Jefferson County, Pennsylvania

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Winslow Township, Pennsylvania
Fields northwest of Reynoldsville
Fields northwest of Reynoldsville
Map of Jefferson County, Pennsylvania Highlighting Winslow Township
Map of Jefferson County, Pennsylvania Highlighting Winslow Township
Map of Jefferson County, Pennsylvania
Map of Jefferson County, Pennsylvania
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Jefferson
Settled 1822
Incorporated 1847
 • Type A township of the second class, having a board of three supervisors.
 • Total 45.5 sq mi (118 km2)
Population (2000)
 • Total 2,591
 • Density 57.0/sq mi (22.0/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)

Winslow Township is a township in Jefferson County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 2,591 at the 2000 census. It was named for Associate Judge of the county, Hon. James Winslow.[1]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 45.5 square miles (117.8 km²), of which, 45.5 square miles (117.8 km²) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (0.07%) is water.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 2,591 people, 996 households, and 771 families residing in the township. The population density was 57.0 people per square mile (22.0/km²). There were 1,114 housing units at an average density of 24.5/sq mi (9.5/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.46% White, 0.08% African American, 0.15% Native American, 0.19% Asian, 0.04% from other races, and 0.08% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.58% of the population.

There were 996 households, out of which 31.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.5% were married couples living together, 7.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.5% were non-families. 19.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 9.1% 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 2.97.

In the township the population was spread out, with 23.7% under the age of 18, 6.4% from 18 to 24, 29.0% from 25 to 44, 26.2% from 45 to 64, and 14.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 102.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.9 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $34,976, and the median income for a family was $40,104. Males had a median income of $30,525 versus $22,589 for females. The per capita income for the township was $17,189. About 5.3% of families and 7.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.3% of those under age 18 and 9.9% of those age 65 or over.


  1. ^ McKnight, William James (1917). Historical. J.H. Beers. p. 486. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

Coordinates: 41°07′36″N 78°51′59″W / 41.12667°N 78.86639°W / 41.12667; -78.86639