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Encyclopedia > Forks Township, Sullivan County, Pennsylvania

Forks Township is a township in Sullivan County, Pennsylvania, USA. As of the 2000 census, the township had a total population of 407.


Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 113.7 km˛ (43.9 mi˛). 113.6 km˛ (43.9 mi˛) of it is land and 0.1 km˛ (0.04 mi˛) of it is water. The total area is 0.05% water.


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 407 people, 171 households, and 122 families residing in the township. The population density is 3.6/km˛ (9.3/mi˛). There are 401 housing units at an average density of 3.5/km˛ (9.1/mi˛). The racial makeup of the township is 99.51% White, 0.00% African American, 0.00% Native American, 0.25% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.00% from other races, and 0.25% from two or more races. 0.00% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.


There are 171 households out of which 24.0% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.5% are married couples living together, 7.6% have a female householder with no husband present, and 28.1% are non-families. 22.2% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.7% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.38 and the average family size is 2.72.


In the township the population is spread out with 19.9% under the age of 18, 6.1% from 18 to 24, 22.9% from 25 to 44, 28.5% from 45 to 64, and 22.6% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 45 years. For every 100 females there are 103.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 106.3 males.


The median income for a household in the township is $27,969, and the median income for a family is $28,333. Males have a median income of $25,000 versus $23,750 for females. The per capita income for the township is $15,451. 10.0% of the population and 6.8% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 0.0% of those under the age of 18 and 19.6% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.


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Robin Real Estate - Your Key to Sullivan County, Lycoming County, and Surrounding Areas (875 words)
Sullivan County is in Northeastern Pennsylvania, one of the counties of the Endless Mountains.
Sullivan County is served by U.S. routes 87 and 220, 154.487 and 42.
There is one school district in Sullivan County with the high school and an elementary school in Laporte, and another elementary school in Mildred.
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