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Encyclopedia > Hampden Township, Pennsylvania

Hampden Township is a township located in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania. As of the 2000 census, the township had a total population of 24,135. Location in the state of Pennsylvania Formed January 27, 1750 Seat Carlisle Area  - Total  - Water 1,427 km² (551 mi²) 3 km² (1 mi²) 0. ... This article is about the year 2000. ...


Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 46.5 km² (18.0 mi²). 46.0 km² (17.8 mi²) of it is land and 0.5 km² (0.2 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 1.00% water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is the area equal to a square with sides each 1 mile long. ...


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 24,135 people, 9,577 households, and 6,914 families residing in the township. The population density is 524.4/km² (1,358.1/mi²). There are 9,990 housing units at an average density of 217.1/km² (562.2/mi²). The racial makeup of the township is 93.97% White, 0.86% African American, 0.14% Native American, 3.75% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.37% from other races, and 0.87% from two or more races. 1.20% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. 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 Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... 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. ... 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. ...


There are 9,577 households out of which 33.1% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.7% are married couples living together, 7.0% have a female householder with no husband present, and 27.8% are non-families. 23.2% of all households are made up of individuals and 8.1% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.48 and the average family size is 2.95. Marriage is a relationship between individuals which has formed the foundation of the family for most societies. ...


In the township the population is spread out with 24.5% under the age of 18, 5.7% from 18 to 24, 28.8% from 25 to 44, 27.7% from 45 to 64, and 13.4% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 40 years. For every 100 females there are 94.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 90.7 males.


The median income for a household in the township is $60,011, and the median income for a family is $70,009. Males have a median income of $48,848 versus $32,277 for females. The per capita income for the township is $28,977. 2.8% of the population and 1.5% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 3.0% of those under the age of 18 and 3.8% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


External links

  • Hampden Township Website

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Hampden Township, Pennsylvania - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (373 words)
Hampden Township is a township located in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania.
In the township the population is spread out with 24.5% under the age of 18, 5.7% from 18 to 24, 28.8% from 25 to 44, 27.7% from 45 to 64, and 13.4% who are 65 years of age or older.
The median income for a household in the township is $60,011, and the median income for a family is $70,009.
Pennsylvania locations by per capita income - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (522 words)
Some of Pennsylvania’s most affluent neighborhoods and priciest real estate are located in communities located in these townships, including Ardmore, Bala Cynwyd, Gladwyne, Haverford, and Villanova.
Outside of the Philadelphia and Pittsburgh metropolitan areas, Pennsylvania is a relatively poorer state, especially in the northern areas and the Appalachian Mountains; only 22% of Pennsylvania places have per capita incomes higher than the national per capita income, and 11.0% of the population lives below the poverty line.
There are sixty-seven counties located in Pennsylvania, three of which are in the 100 richest counties in the country.
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