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Encyclopedia > Georges Township, Pennsylvania

Georges Township is a township in Fayette County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 6,752 at the 2000 census. It is served by the Albert Gallatin Area School District. Fayette County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ... This article is about the U.S. State. ...


Newcomer, Oliphant Furnace, Haydentown, Ruble Mill, York Run, Shoaf, Amend, and Highhouse are villages within the township.


Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 124.2 km² (48.0 mi²). 124.1 km² (47.9 mi²) of it is land and 0.1 km² (0.04 mi²) of it (0.06%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 6,752 people, 2,588 households, and 1,925 families residing in the township. The population density was 54.4/km² (140.9/mi²). There were 2,749 housing units at an average density of 22.1/km² (57.4/mi²). The racial makeup of the township was 97.94% White, 1.01% African American, 0.15% Native American, 0.04% Asian, 0.03% from other races, and 0.83% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.28% of the population. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget, is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 2,588 households out of which 31.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.6% were married couples living together, 11.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.6% were non-families. 22.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.9% 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 3.02. This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...


In the township the population was spread out with 23.0% under the age of 18, 8.7% from 18 to 24, 29.6% from 25 to 44, 24.2% from 45 to 64, and 14.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 95.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.0 males.


The median income for a household in the township was $26,647, and the median income for a family was $31,964. Males had a median income of $27,217 versus $18,805 for females. The per capita income for the township was $14,482. About 16.3% of families and 18.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 25.0% of those under age 18 and 16.1% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...

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Municipalities and Communities of Fayette County, Pennsylvania
(County Seat: Uniontown)
Cities Connellsville | Uniontown
Boroughs Belle Vernon | Brownsville | Dawson | Dunbar | Everson | Fairchance | Fayette City | Markleysburg | Masontown | Newell | Ohiopyle | Perryopolis | Point Marion | Seven Springs | Smithfield | South Connellsville | Vanderbilt
Townships Brownsville | Bullskin | Connellsville | Dunbar | Franklin | Georges | German | Henry Clay | Jefferson | Lower Tyrone | Luzerne | Menallen | Nicholson | North Union | Perry | Redstone | Saltlick | South Union | Springfield | Springhill | Stewart | Upper Tyrone | Washington | Wharton
Communities and CDPs East Uniontown | Grindstone-Rowes Run | Hiller | Hopwood | Leith-Hatfield | Lynnwood-Pricedale | New Salem-Buffington | Oliver | Republic

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