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Encyclopedia > Muncy Creek Township, Pennsylvania

Muncy Creek Township is a township located in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania. As of the 2000 census, the township had a total population of 3,487.


Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 53.7 km˛ (20.7 mi˛). 52.2 km˛ (20.1 mi˛) of it is land and 1.5 km˛ (0.6 mi˛) of it is water. The total area is 2.84% water.


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 3,487 people, 1,360 households, and 1,005 families residing in the township. The population density is 66.8/km˛ (173.1/mi˛). There are 1,453 housing units at an average density of 27.8/km˛ (72.1/mi˛). The racial makeup of the township is 98.68% White, 0.17% African American, 0.11% Native American, 0.60% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.09% from other races, and 0.34% from two or more races. 0.23% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.


There are 1,360 households out of which 29.9% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.4% are married couples living together, 8.2% have a female householder with no husband present, and 26.1% are non-families. 21.8% of all households are made up of individuals and 12.2% 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 2.86.


In the township the population is spread out with 22.1% under the age of 18, 7.0% from 18 to 24, 25.6% from 25 to 44, 26.2% from 45 to 64, and 19.0% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 42 years. For every 100 females there are 92.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 87.2 males.


The median income for a household in the township is $33,403, and the median income for a family is $39,818. Males have a median income of $29,545 versus $22,554 for females. The per capita income for the township is $15,500. 10.7% of the population and 8.2% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 14.5% of those under the age of 18 and 13.0% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.


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History of Lycoming County Pennsylvania edited by John F. Meginness; ©1892 (2324 words)
The township as it now exists is located on the southern slope of the east ridge of the Allegheny, mountain, and its northern or Plunkett's Creek border is on the summit of the mountain.
It is bounded on the east by Moreland, Penn, and Shrewsbury, on the north by Plunkett's Creek, on the west by Muncy, and on the south by Muncy creek.
It is bounded on the east by Franklin township and Columbia county, on the north by Shrewsbury, on the west by Wolf, and on the south by Moreland.
Siver_Johnson - pafg236 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File (333 words)
Charles HILL [Parents] was born on Jun 27 1870 in Muncy Creek Township, Lycoming, Pennsylvania.
Franklin Pierce MANHART was born on Aug 13 1852 in Catawissa, Pennsylvania.
Catherine BORN [Parents] was born on Aug 09 1855 in Sunbury, Pennsylvania.
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