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North Lebanon Township, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania

North Lebanon Township is a township in Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, United States. It is part of the Lebanon, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 11,429 at the 2010 census.

North Lebanon Township, Pennsylvania
Tunnel on the Union Canal
Tunnel on the Union Canal
Map of Lebanon County, Pennsylvania highlighting North Lebanon Township
Map of Lebanon County, Pennsylvania highlighting North Lebanon Township
Map of Lebanon County, Pennsylvania
Map of Lebanon County, Pennsylvania
CountryUnited States
StatePennsylvania
CountyLebanon
Incorporated1840
Area
 • Total16.87 sq mi (43.70 km2)
 • Land16.75 sq mi (43.38 km2)
 • Water0.12 sq mi (0.32 km2)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total11,429
 • Estimate 
(2016)[2]
11,897
 • Density710.35/sq mi (274.28/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s)717
FIPS code42-075-55160
Census Pop.
200010,629
201011,4297.5%
Est. 201611,897[2]4.1%
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

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HistoryEdit

The Union Canal Tunnel was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1974, and designated a National Historic Landmark in 1994.[4]

GeographyEdit

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 17.0 square miles (44.1 km²), of which, 16.9 square miles (43.8 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.3 km²) of it (0.65%) is water.

DemographicsEdit

As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 11,429 people residing in the township. The racial makeup of the township was 88.2% White, 1.4% Black, 0.0% Native American, 1.4% Asian, 0.0% Pacific Islander, 0.1% from some other race and 0.9% from two or more races. 8.0% were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 10,629 people, 4,072 households, and 3,159 families residing in the township. The population density was 629.0 people per square mile (242.8/km²). There were 4,234 housing units at an average density of 250.6/sq mi (96.7/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 94.52% White, 1.11% African American, 0.12% Native American, 1.17% Asian, 2.17% from other races, and 0.91% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.36% of the population.

There were 4,072 households, out of which 32.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.1% were married couples living together, 8.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.4% were non-families. 18.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 8.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.61 and the average family size was 2.96.

In the township the population was spread out, with 24.0% under the age of 18, 6.7% from 18 to 24, 28.3% from 25 to 44, 27.0% from 45 to 64, and 14.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 95.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.2 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $43,409, and the median income for a family was $49,517. Males had a median income of $33,590 versus $23,807 for females. The per capita income for the township was $18,654. About 2.9% of families and 4.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.8% of those under age 18 and 6.5% of those age 65 or over.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Aug 14, 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  3. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.
  4. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09.
  5. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.

Coordinates: 40°22′00″N 76°21′59″W / 40.36667°N 76.36639°W / 40.36667; -76.36639