Boggs Township, Armstrong County, Pennsylvania
|— Township —|
|• Total||24.4 sq mi (63.1 km2)|
|• Land||24.1 sq mi (62.4 km2)|
|• Water||0.3 sq mi (0.7 km2)|
|• Density||40.6/sq mi (15.7/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 24.4 square miles (63 km2), of which, 24.1 square miles (62 km2) of it is land and 0.3 square miles (0.78 km2) of it (1.15%) is water.
As of the census of 2000, there were 979 people, 348 households, and 290 families residing in the township. The population density was 40.6 people per square mile (15.7/km²). There were 486 housing units at an average density of 20.2/sq mi (7.8/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.16% White, 1.02% Native American, 0.61% from other races, and 0.20% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.61% of the population.
There were 348 households out of which 37.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.4% were married couples living together, 6.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 16.4% were non-families. 15.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.79 and the average family size was 3.08.
In the township the population was spread out with 26.5% under the age of 18, 8.2% from 18 to 24, 28.1% from 25 to 44, 23.9% from 45 to 64, and 13.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 96.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.7 males.
The median income for a household in the township was $33,571, and the median income for a family was $36,136. Males had a median income of $30,089 versus $20,268 for females. The per capita income for the township was $14,432. About 8.1% of families and 8.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.7% of those under age 18 and 10.2% of those age 65 or over.