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Encyclopedia > Spring Township, Snyder County, Pennsylvania

Spring Township is a township in Snyder County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 1,563 at the 2000 census. 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. ...

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 95.8 km² (37.0 mi²). 95.7 km² (37.0 mi²) of it is land and 0.2 km² (0.1 mi²) of it (0.16%) is water. 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. ...


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 1,563 people, 595 households, and 449 families residing in the township. The population density was 16.3/km² (42.3/mi²). There were 694 housing units at an average density of 7.3/km² (18.8/mi²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.53% White, 0.13% African American, 0.13% Asian, and 1.22% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.32% 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 595 households out of which 33.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.9% were married couples living together, 7.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.4% were non-families. 21.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.63 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, 7.5% from 18 to 24, 27.3% from 25 to 44, 24.4% from 45 to 64, and 14.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 89.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.3 males.


The median income for a household in the township was $34,602, and the median income for a family was $38,333. Males had a median income of $28,049 versus $16,964 for females. The per capita income for the township was $14,858. About 7.3% of families and 10.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.4% of those under age 18 and 6.6% 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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Snyder was united in marriage to Miss Margaret Moke, who was born in Germany, being a daughter of John Moke, who emigrated to America when she was a child, locating in Stark county as one of its pioneers.
Snyder's second marriage occurred on the 28th of September, 1854, when he wedded Miss Elizabeth Groseman, who was born in the city of Buffalo, New York, being a daughter of Christian and Elizabeth (Walzhart) Groseman, who were pioneers of Carroll county, Ohio, where they took up their residence in 1834.
Snyder purchased a farm of eighty acres, adjoining the parental homestead, and took up his abode thereon, but one year later, his parents being left alone, he returned to the old farm to care for them.
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