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Allegany Township, Pennsylvania
—  Township  —
Map of Potter County, Pennsylvania highlighting Alleghany Township
Map of Potter County, Pennsylvania
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Potter
Incorporated 1828
 - Total 40.3 sq mi (104.5 km2)
Population (2000)
 - Total 402
 - Density 10.0/sq mi (3.8/km2)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 - Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)

Allegany Township is a township in Potter County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 402 at the 2000 census.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 40.3 square miles (104.5 km²), of which, 40.3 square miles (104.5 km²) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (0.05%) is water.

Allegany Township is bordered by Genesee Township to the north, Ulysses Township to the east, Sweden Township to the south and Hebron Township to the west.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 402 people, 161 households, and 115 families residing in the township. The population density was 10.0 people per square mile (3.8/km²). There were 253 housing units at an average density of 6.3/sq mi (2.4/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.00% White, and 1.00% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.25% of the population.

There were 161 households out of which 26.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.5% were married couples living together, 4.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.0% were non-families. 23.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 2.94.

In the township the population was spread out with 23.6% under the age of 18, 4.2% from 18 to 24, 24.9% from 25 to 44, 29.1% from 45 to 64, and 18.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 113.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 103.3 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $37,917, and the median income for a family was $51,250. Males had a median income of $37,031 versus $17,917 for females. The per capita income for the township was $18,391. About 2.5% of families and 7.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.7% of those under age 18 and 13.7% of those age 65 or over.


Coordinates: 41°52′00″N 77°54′59″W / 41.8666667°N 77.91639°W / 41.8666667; -77.91639



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