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Encyclopedia > Perry Township, Snyder County, Pennsylvania

Perry Township is a township in Snyder County, Pennsylvania, in the United States. As of the 2000 census, the township population was 1,973. Snyder County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. ... Official language(s) English, Pennsylvania Dutch Capital Harrisburg Largest city Philadelphia Area  Ranked 33rd  - Total 46,055 sq mi (119,283 km²)  - Width 280 miles (455 km)  - Length 160 miles (255 km)  - % water 2. ... 2000 US Census logo The Twenty-Second United States Census, known as Census 2000 and conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ...

Map of Snyder County , Pennsylvania with Municipal Labels showing Boroughs (red), Townships (white), and Census-designated places (blue).
Map of Snyder County , Pennsylvania with Municipal Labels showing Boroughs (red), Townships (white), and Census-designated places (blue).

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Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 67.7 km² (26.1 mi²), all land. Adjacent places are: West Perry Township, Chapman Township, Franklin Township, Washington Township, and Juniata County. 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 English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... West Perry Township is a township located in Snyder County, Pennsylvania. ... Chapman Township is the name of some places in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania: Chapman Township, Clinton County, Pennsylvania Chapman Township, Snyder County, Pennsylvania This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Franklin Township is a township in Snyder County, Pennsylvania, United States. ... Washington Township is the name of some places in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania: Washington Township, Armstrong County, Pennsylvania Washington Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania Washington Township, Butler County, Pennsylvania Washington Township, Cambria County, Pennsylvania Washington Township, Clarion County, Pennsylvania Washington Township, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania Washington Township, Erie County, Pennsylvania... Juniata County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. ...


History

Perry Township was founded in 1816. 1816 was a leap year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ...


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 1,973 people, 686 households, and 539 families residing in the township. The population density was 29.1/km² (75.5/mi²). There were 729 housing units at an average density of 10.8/km² (27.9/mi²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.24% White, 0.05% African American, 0.10% Asian, 0.05% from other races, and 0.56% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.41% 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. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... 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 686 households out of which 36.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.7% were married couples living together, 5.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.4% were non-families. 18.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.88 and the average family size was 3.28. “Matrimony” redirects here. ...


In the township the population was spread out with 29.5% under the age of 18, 8.1% from 18 to 24, 29.0% from 25 to 44, 23.0% from 45 to 64, and 10.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 105.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.7 males.


The median income for a household in the township was $35,167, and the median income for a family was $40,474. Males had a median income of $28,808 versus $21,667 for females. The per capita income for the township was $14,631. About 7.3% of families and 12.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.9% of those under age 18 and 10.7% 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. ...


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Margaret Snyder daughter of John and Mary Snyder of Richland or Wayne Ohio (312 words)
Daniel Sheeler and wife Margaret Snyder are enumerated in the previous household in 1850, with children Mary Jane Sheeler 7, Susannah Sheeler 5, Francis M. Sheeler 2.
Margaret Snyder Sheeler’s age is given as 24, and born in 1826, inconsistent with the birth date on her headstone of 1823, which would have made her 27.
, Wayne or Ashland County Ohio in 1840.
MORROW COUNTY, OHIO 1880 HISTORY - CHAPTER XIX - PERRY TOWNSHIP (4877 words)
Troy Township, on the east by Richland County, on the south by Franklin Township, and on the west by Congress Township.
One of the oldest graveyards in the township is adjacent to this church.
Perry Township has two "first births." A daughter of Benjamin Hart was one of the first, and Phoebe Ogle the other; both of these are claimed as the first.
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