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Encyclopedia > Otter Creek Township, Pennsylvania

Otter Creek Township is a township in Mercer County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 611 at the 2000 census. Otter Creek Township received its name due to the creek's substantive otter population. Otter Creek Park in Brandenburg, ky File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Mercer County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. ... Official language(s) None Capital Harrisburg Largest city Philadelphia Area  Ranked 33rd  - Total 46,055 sq mi (119,283 km²)  - Width 160 miles (255 km)  - Length 280 miles (455 km)  - % water 2. ...


Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 30.6 km² (11.8 mi²), all land. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an Imperial unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (5,280 feet, 1,760 yards, 1,609. ...


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 611 people, 229 households, and 172 families residing in the township. The population density was 20.0/km² (51.8/mi²). There were 246 housing units at an average density of 8.0/km² (20.8/mi²). The racial makeup of the township was 97.87% White, 1.15% African American, 0.16% Asian, and 0.82% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.33% of the population. 1870 US Census for New York City 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 encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... 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 were 229 households out of which 33.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.1% were married couples living together, 6.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.5% were non-families. 18.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.67 and the average family size was 3.06. Matrimony redirects here. ...


In the township the population was spread out with 26.0% under the age of 18, 4.7% from 18 to 24, 32.4% from 25 to 44, 24.2% from 45 to 64, and 12.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 105.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.4 males.


The median income for a household in the township was $37,656, and the median income for a family was $41,625. Males had a median income of $36,477 versus $18,917 for females. The per capita income for the township was $16,203. About 3.5% of families and 5.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.4% of those under age 18 and 2.3% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...



Municipalities and Communities of Mercer County, Pennsylvania
(County Seat: Mercer)
Cities Farrell | Hermitage | Sharon
Boroughs Clark | Fredonia | Greenville | Grove City | Jackson Center | Jamestown | Mercer | New Lebanon | Sandy Lake | Sharpsville | Sheakleyville | Stoneboro | West Middlesex | Wheatland
Townships Coolspring | Deer Creek | Delaware | East Lackawannock | Fairview | Findley | French Creek | Greene | Hempfield | Jackson | Jefferson | Lackawannock | Lake | Liberty | Mill Creek | New Vernon | Otter Creek | Perry | Pine | Pymatuning | Salem | Sandy Creek | Sandy Lake | Shenango | South Pymatuning | Springfield | Sugar Grove | West Salem | Wilmington | Wolf Creek | Worth

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Otter Creek (13028 words)
Lewis Humiston, of Otter Creek township, is a son of Jason and Margaret (McNeal) Humiston, the former a native of Wallingford, Conn., and the latter of Morgantown, W.Va. Linus was born in Washington county, O., in 1825.
Otter Creek Township is bounded on the north by English Township: on the east by Mississippi Township; on the south by Quarry and Elsah townships; and on the west by Rosedale Township.
The supervisors of Otter Creek Township from 1879 to 1918.
Description of the Geology of Mercer County Pennsylvania (895 words)
Otter Creek flows south through the middle of the county to join the Neshannock at Mercer.
The northern drift covers the entire county, even on the very summit of Keel ridge in Hickory township 1250` A.T. Bowlders of large size are often found in the drift; granite, gneiss, greenstone from New York or Canada, mixed with limestone, sandstone, shale, pieces of coal, and an abundance of bluish-white clay.
Under lie the Shenango shales and flagstone 45`; the Shenango sandstone (Sub-Olean flat pebble conglomerate of McKean county) with nodular iron ore and fish remains, 15`; and the Crawford shales, 90` of which are visible in the north-western corner of the county.
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