Young Township, Indiana County, Pennsylvania

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Young Township,
Indiana County,
Map of Indiana County, Pennsylvania Highlighting Young Township
Map of Indiana County, Pennsylvania Highlighting Young Township
Map of Pennsylvania highlighting Indiana County
Map of Pennsylvania highlighting Indiana County
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Indiana
 • Total 34.8 sq mi (90 km2)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,744
 • Density 50.1/sq mi (19.3/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)

Young Township is a township in Indiana County, Pennsylvania, United States. It was named after John Young, the first president judge of Indiana county. The population was 1,744 at the 2000 census. It includes the communities of Clarksburg, Coal Run, Elders Ridge, Harttown, Iselin, Jacksonville, McIntyre, Scotland, Watson's Ridge, and West Lebanon.[1]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 34.8 square miles (90.3 km2), of which, 34.8 square miles (90.2 km2) of it is land and 0.03% is water.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 1,744 people, 741 households, and 489 families residing in the township. The population density was 50.1 people per square mile (19.3/km2). There were 805 housing units at an average density of 23.1/sq mi (8.9/km2). The racial makeup of the township was 98.85% White, 0.46% African American, 0.17% Native American, 0.06% Asian, and 0.46% from two or more races.

There were 741 households, out of which 27.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.3% were married couples living together, 7.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.9% were non-families. 30.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 16.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.35 and the average family size was 2.94.

In the township the population was spread out, with 22.7% under the age of 18, 8.0% from 18 to 24, 28.2% from 25 to 44, 24.1% from 45 to 64, and 17.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 94.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.7 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $29,871, and the median income for a family was $38,750. Males had a median income of $31,250 versus $20,625 for females. The per capita income for the township was $15,367. About 10.2% of families and 13.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 23.0% of those under age 18 and 6.9% of those age 65 or over.


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

External links[edit]

  • Information about Young Township:[1]

Coordinates: 40°35′52″N 79°19′09″W / 40.59778°N 79.31917°W / 40.59778; -79.31917

  1. ^ Young Township, Indiana County, PA