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Encyclopedia > Leidy Township, Pennsylvania

Leidy Township is a township located in Clinton County, Pennsylvania. As of the 2000 census, the township had a total population of 229.


Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 251.6 km˛ (97.1 mi˛). 251.2 km˛ (97.0 mi˛) of it is land and 0.4 km˛ (0.2 mi˛) of it is water. The total area is 0.17% water.


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 229 people, 117 households, and 69 families residing in the township. The population density is 0.9/km˛ (2.4/mi˛). There are 759 housing units at an average density of 3.0/km˛ (7.8/mi˛). The racial makeup of the township is 97.82% White, 0.00% African American, 1.31% Native American, 0.87% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.00% from other races, and 0.00% from two or more races. 0.00% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.


There are 117 households out of which 16.2% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.0% are married couples living together, 6.0% have a female householder with no husband present, and 40.2% are non-families. 35.9% of all households are made up of individuals and 19.7% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 1.96 and the average family size is 2.53.


In the township the population is spread out with 13.5% under the age of 18, 3.5% from 18 to 24, 19.7% from 25 to 44, 39.3% from 45 to 64, and 24.0% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 52 years. For every 100 females there are 112.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 106.3 males.


The median income for a household in the township is $33,125, and the median income for a family is $37,000. Males have a median income of $40,313 versus $16,875 for females. The per capita income for the township is $28,279. 8.4% of the population and 4.7% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 23.1% of those under the age of 18 and 3.4% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.


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Jackson Township, Cambria County, Pennsylvania (660 words)
Jackson Township, Cambria County, Pennsylvania, was organized January 3, 1828, and was taken from Cambria and Summerhill Townships It was named for Andrew Jackson who was elected to the presidency that year.
Leidy's Lane is so-called because all of its residents were Leidys, Samuel Leidy was the first settler by that name.
In 1872 a school house was built in Leidy's Lane "situated near a small stream that runs through the valley" on the same side of the road as the old Henry Leidy barn.
Leidy Township, Pennsylvania at AllExperts (375 words)
Leidy Township is a township in Clinton County, Pennsylvania, United States.
The racial makeup of the township was 97.82% White, 1.31% Native American and 0.87% Asian.
The median income for a household in the township was $33,125, and the median income for a family was $37,000.
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