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Encyclopedia > Uwchlan Township, Pennsylvania

Uwchlan Township is a township located in Chester County, Pennsylvania. As of the 2000 census, the township had a total population of 16,576.



According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 27.1 km (10.4 mi). 27.0 km (10.4 mi) of it is land and none of the area is covered with water.


As of the census2 of 2000, there are 16,576 people, 5,921 households, and 4,565 families residing in the township. The population density is 613.0/km (1,587.1/mi). There are 6,030 housing units at an average density of 223.0/km (577.4/mi). The racial makeup of the township is 93.67% White, 1.85% African American, 0.08% Native American, 3.24% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.31% from other races, and 0.86% from two or more races. 1.24% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 5,921 households out of which 43.7% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.9% are married couples living together, 6.3% have a female householder with no husband present, and 22.9% are non-families. 18.2% of all households are made up of individuals and 3.8% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.80 and the average family size is 3.24.

In the township the population is spread out with 30.2% under the age of 18, 5.2% from 18 to 24, 34.0% from 25 to 44, 24.1% from 45 to 64, and 6.6% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 36 years. For every 100 females there are 96.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 92.9 males.

The median income for a household in the township is $81,985, and the median income for a family is $90,486. Males have a median income of $67,054 versus $35,658 for females. The per capita income for the township is $33,785. 1.2% of the population and 0.7% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 0.3% of those under the age of 18 and 4.0% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

See also

External links

  • Uwchlan Township (http://www.uwchlan.com)

  Results from FactBites:
Daily Local News - Uwchlan considers increasing occupational tax (1179 words)
Uwchlan, like all of Pennsylvania’s municipalities, was given the ability to increase the tax by state legislation passed earlier this year and signed by Gov. Ed Rendell on Nov. 30.
Uwchlan Township's goal to shift two-thirds of the present property tax burden to an increased occupation tax seem unreasonably harsh on workers, and will in effect shift the burden from owners of business properties to the employees of those properties.
Uwchlan Township supervisors = The greediest of the greedy.
Uwchlan Township, Pennsylvania - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (536 words)
Uwchlan Township (pronunced /ˈyu klən/, but /ˈɪux lan/ in the original Welsh) is a township in Chester County, Pennsylvania, United States.
In the township the population was spread out with 30.2% under the age of 18, 5.2% from 18 to 24, 34.0% from 25 to 44, 24.1% from 45 to 64, and 6.6% who were 65 years of age or older.
The northern part of the township is crossed by Interstate 76 (Pennsylvania Turnpike) and is home to Exit 312 of the Turnpike, an interchange with Route 100.
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