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Encyclopedia > Lower Saucon Township, Pennsylvania

Lower Saucon Township is a township located in Northampton County, Pennsylvania. As of the 2000 census, the township had a total population of 9,884.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 62.9 km˛ (24.3 mi˛). 62.5 km˛ (24.1 mi˛) of it is land and 0.4 km˛ (0.2 mi˛) of it is water. The total area is 0.62% water.


As of the census2 of 2000, there are 9,884 people, 3,735 households, and 2,890 families residing in the township. The population density is 158.1/km˛ (409.4/mi˛). There are 3,915 housing units at an average density of 62.6/km˛ (162.2/mi˛). The racial makeup of the township is 96.73% White, 0.56% African American, 0.16% Native American, 1.20% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 0.69% from other races, and 0.60% from two or more races. 2.56% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 3,735 households out of which 32.4% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.6% are married couples living together, 5.8% have a female householder with no husband present, and 22.6% are non-families. 18.2% of all households are made up of individuals and 7.6% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.63 and the average family size is 3.00.

In the township the population is spread out with 23.8% under the age of 18, 5.5% from 18 to 24, 27.9% from 25 to 44, 28.1% from 45 to 64, and 14.6% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 41 years. For every 100 females there are 98.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 96.7 males.

The median income for a household in the township is $59,964, and the median income for a family is $68,457. Males have a median income of $46,727 versus $30,256 for females. The per capita income for the township is $30,280. 2.5% of the population and 2.0% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 2.9% of those under the age of 18 and 1.7% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

External links

  • Lower Saucon Township (http://www.lowersaucontownship.org/)

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Welcome to Upper Saucon Township (854 words)
Upper Saucon Township is situated in the southeastern corner of Lehigh County approximately 60 miles north of Philadelphia and 80 miles east of Harrisburg.
The Township is bordered on the north by Salisbury Township, on the east by Lower Saucon Township (Northampton County), on the south by the Borough of Coopersburg and Springfield Township (Bucks County), and on the west by Lower and Upper Milford Townships.
The word "Saucon" is derived from the Indian word "Suakunk" which was the name applied to an Indian village at the mouth of Saucon Creek, and afterwards a large tract of land lying on both sides the creek from its source to its mouth.
Lower Milford Township, Pennsylvania - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (420 words)
Lower Milford is a suburb of Allentown, Pennsylvania, in the Lehigh Valley region of the state.
The population of Lower Milford Township was 3,617 at the 2000 census.
In the township the population was spread out with 25.1% under the age of 18, 5.9% from 18 to 24, 29.2% from 25 to 44, 28.4% from 45 to 64, and 11.5% who were 65 years of age or older.
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