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Encyclopedia > Deer Creek Township, Pennsylvania

Deer Creek Township is a township located in Mercer County, Pennsylvania. As of the 2000 census, the township had a total population of 465.


Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 38.4 km˛ (14.8 mi˛). 37.6 km˛ (14.5 mi˛) of it is land and 0.8 km˛ (0.3 mi˛) of it is water. The total area is 1.96% water.


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 465 people, 163 households, and 130 families residing in the township. The population density is 12.4/km˛ (32.0/mi˛). There are 177 housing units at an average density of 4.7/km˛ (12.2/mi˛). The racial makeup of the township is 99.14% White, 0.43% African American, 0.00% Native American, 0.22% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.00% from other races, and 0.22% from two or more races. 0.22% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.


There are 163 households out of which 30.7% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 71.8% are married couples living together, 4.9% have a female householder with no husband present, and 20.2% are non-families. 16.0% of all households are made up of individuals and 7.4% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.80 and the average family size is 3.12.


In the township the population is spread out with 24.1% under the age of 18, 7.5% from 18 to 24, 28.0% from 25 to 44, 23.9% from 45 to 64, and 16.6% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 40 years. For every 100 females there are 97.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 97.2 males.


The median income for a household in the township is $33,542, and the median income for a family is $41,750. Males have a median income of $30,357 versus $20,893 for females. The per capita income for the township is $16,413. 9.0% of the population and 6.9% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 9.2% of those under the age of 18 and 0.0% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.


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Revised proposal would be kinder to Harmar's Deer Creek (758 words)
The altered plan, which calls for construction of canyon-like walls along the existing creek and slightly down-sizes the project, was discussed in recent meetings held to try to settle the politically well-connected developer's appeal of the state permit denial.
Joe Pugach, southwest regional vice president of Pennsylvania Trout and a director of the local Trout Unlimited chapter, said he doesn't expect any of the groups to be sympathetic to the revised plan which spares the stream channel but still wipes out the creek's flood plain and adjacent wetlands.
Since Deer Creek Crossing was first proposed in the summer of 1999, the developer has solicited support for the project from Gov. Tom Ridge and met with DEP Secretary James Seif and the staffs of Rep. Mike Doyle, D-Swissvale, Sen. Rick Santorum, R-Pa., and Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchinson, R-Texas.
Deer Creek Township, Pennsylvania - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (375 words)
Deer Creek Township is a township located in Mercer County, Pennsylvania.
In the township the population is spread out with 24.1% under the age of 18, 7.5% from 18 to 24, 28.0% from 25 to 44, 23.9% from 45 to 64, and 16.6% who are 65 years of age or older.
The median income for a household in the township is $33,542, and the median income for a family is $41,750.
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