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Spruce Creek Township, Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania

Spruce Creek Township is a township in Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 240 at the 2010 census.[4]

Spruce Creek Township, Pennsylvania
Lower Spruce Creek Presbyterian Church in the village of Spruce Creek
Lower Spruce Creek Presbyterian Church in the village of Spruce Creek
Map of Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania Highlighting Spruce Creek Township
Map of Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania Highlighting Spruce Creek Township
Map of Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania
Map of Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania
CountryUnited States
StatePennsylvania
CountyHuntingdon
Area
 • Total8.55 sq mi (22.13 km2)
 • Land8.46 sq mi (21.92 km2)
 • Water0.08 sq mi (0.21 km2)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total240
 • Estimate 
(2016)[2]
237
 • Density28.00/sq mi (10.81/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code42-061-73488
Census Pop.
1900789
1910757−4.1%
1920718−5.2%
1930525−26.9%
1940386−26.5%
1950338−12.4%
1960335−0.9%
19703483.9%
19803665.2%
1990281−23.2%
2000263−6.4%
2010240−8.7%
Est. 2016237[2]−1.2%
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

GeographyEdit

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 8.2 square miles (21.4 km²), of which, 8.2 square miles (21.2 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.2 km²) of it (0.73%) is water.

DemographicsEdit

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 263 people, 117 households, and 76 families residing in the township. The population density was 32.1 people per square mile (12.4/km²). There were 146 housing units at an average density of 17.8/sq mi (6.9/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 100.00% White.

There were 117 households, out of which 29.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.7% were married couples living together, 7.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.2% were non-families. 31.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 11.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.25 and the average family size was 2.77.

In the township the population was spread out, with 21.3% under the age of 18, 5.3% from 18 to 24, 27.4% from 25 to 44, 33.8% from 45 to 64, and 12.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females, there were 97.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.9 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $33,750, and the median income for a family was $47,188. Males had a median income of $30,156 versus $26,250 for females. The per capita income for the township was $18,148. About 5.2% of families and 9.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.4% of those under the age of eighteen and 11.5% of those sixty five 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, 2016.1970-1990 Census: "1990 Census of Population and Housing Population and Housing Unit Counts: Pennsylvania"
  4. ^ https://factfinder.census.gov/faces/nav/jsf/pages/community_facts.xhtml#
  5. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.

Coordinates: 40°37′36″N 78°07′28″W / 40.62667°N 78.12444°W / 40.62667; -78.12444