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Encyclopedia > Loyalsock Township, Pennsylvania

Loyalsock Township is a township located in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania. As of the 2000 census, the township had a total population of 10,876.


Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 55.0 km˛ (21.2 mi˛). 54.4 km˛ (21.0 mi˛) of it is land and 0.6 km˛ (0.2 mi˛) of it is water. The total area is 1.13% water.


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 10,876 people, 4,501 households, and 2,966 families residing in the township. The population density is 199.9/km˛ (517.6/mi˛). There are 4,687 housing units at an average density of 86.1/km˛ (223.1/mi˛). The racial makeup of the township is 94.81% White, 2.64% African American, 0.13% Native American, 1.05% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.33% from other races, and 1.03% from two or more races. 0.86% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.


There are 4,501 households out of which 26.1% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.5% are married couples living together, 9.5% have a female householder with no husband present, and 34.1% are non-families. 31.0% of all households are made up of individuals and 18.9% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.25 and the average family size is 2.80.


In the township the population is spread out with 20.7% under the age of 18, 5.0% from 18 to 24, 20.7% from 25 to 44, 24.3% from 45 to 64, and 29.4% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 47 years. For every 100 females there are 81.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 76.0 males.


The median income for a household in the township is $36,806, and the median income for a family is $47,952. Males have a median income of $39,623 versus $24,684 for females. The per capita income for the township is $23,480. 8.7% of the population and 6.8% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 15.7% of those under the age of 18 and 4.3% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.


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Loyalsock Township, Pennsylvania (338 words)
Loyalsock Township is a township located in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania.
In the township the population is spread out with 20.7% under the age of 18, 5.0% from 18 to 24, 20.7% from 25 to 44, 24.3% from 45 to 64, and 29.4% who are 65 years of age or older.
The median income for a household in the township is $36,806, and the median income for a family is $47,952.
History of Lycoming County Pennsylvania edited by John F. Meginness; ©1892 (16604 words)
was born in Loyalsock township, Lycoming county, Pennsylvania, in 1808.
was born in Loyalsock township in 1829, son of Jonathan Follmer, a native of Northumberland county.
He was born in Loyalsock township, Lycoming county, Pennsylvania, October 4, 1818, and was a son of William Miller, a Dative of Bucks county, Pennsylvania, and one of the pioneer settlers of Loyalsock township.
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