Woodward, Pennsylvania

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Woodward, Pennsylvania
Census-designated place
Pennsylvania Route 45 heading into Woodward
Pennsylvania Route 45 heading into Woodward
Location within Centre County
Location within Centre County
Woodward is located in Pennsylvania
Location within the state of Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 40°53′56″N 77°21′16″W / 40.89889°N 77.35444°W / 40.89889; -77.35444Coordinates: 40°53′56″N 77°21′16″W / 40.89889°N 77.35444°W / 40.89889; -77.35444
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Centre
Township Haines
 • Total 0.59 sq mi (1.53 km2)
 • Land 0.59 sq mi (1.53 km2)
Elevation 1,127 ft (344 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 110
 • Density 186/sq mi (71.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 16882
FIPS code 42-86432
GNIS feature ID 1191777

Woodward is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Centre County, Pennsylvania, United States. It is part of the State College, Pennsylvania Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 110 at the 2010 census.[1]


Woodward is located in eastern Centre County at 40°53′56″N 77°21′16″W / 40.89889°N 77.35444°W / 40.89889; -77.35444 (40.898773, -77.354439),[2] east of the center of Haines Township. It is at the eastern end of Penns Valley at the northern base of Woodward Mountain and Sand Mountain. Pennsylvania Route 45 passes through the town, leading east 17 miles (27 km) to Mifflinburg and west 6 miles (10 km) to Millheim.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the Woodward CDP has a total area of 0.59 square miles (1.53 km2), all of it land.[1]


As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 126 people, 61 households, and 38 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 140.4 people per square mile (54.1/km²). There were 69 housing units at an average density of 76.9/sq mi (29.6/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 99.21% White, 0.79% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.97% of the population.

There were 61 households out of which 24.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.5% were married couples living together, 4.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.7% were non-families. 32.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 21.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.07 and the average family size was 2.58.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 17.5% under the age of 18, 5.6% from 18 to 24, 27.8% from 25 to 44, 26.2% from 45 to 64, and 23.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 96.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.6 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $26,250, and the median income for a family was $37,083. Males had a median income of $28,333 versus $24,375 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $15,089. There were 9.8% of families and 15.8% of the population living below the poverty line, including 16.0% of under eighteens and 9.7% of those over 64.


  1. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Woodward CDP, Pennsylvania". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved April 21, 2015. 
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  3. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.