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Antrim Township, Franklin County, Pennsylvania
—  Township  —
Map of Franklin County, Pennsylvania highlighting Antrim Township
Map of Franklin County, Pennsylvania
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Franklin
Settled 1741
 - Township Manager Ben Thomas, Jr.
 - Total 70.2 sq mi (181.8 km2)
 - Land 70.1 sq mi (181.6 km2)
 - Water 0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)
Population (2000)
 - Total 12,504
 - Density 178.5/sq mi (68.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 - Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 717
Website Antrim Township

Antrim Township is a township in Franklin County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 12,504 at the 2000 census. It was named after County Antrim in Northern Ireland.[1]



According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 70.2 square miles (181.8 km²), of which, 70.1 square miles (181.4 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.4 km²) of it (0.20%) is water.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 12,504 people, 4,472 households, and 3,640 families residing in the township. The population density was 178.5 people per square mile (68.9/km²). There were 4,598 housing units at an average density of 65.6/sq mi (25.3/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 97.91% White, 0.78% African American, 0.25% Native American, 0.29% Asian, 0.24% from other races, and 0.54% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.78% of the population.

There were 4,472 households out of which 38.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 71.9% were married couples living together, 5.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.6% were non-families. 15.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.6% 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 3.10.

In the township the population was spread out with 27.6% under the age of 18, 6.9% from 18 to 24, 31.2% from 25 to 44, 23.9% from 45 to 64, and 10.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 98.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.9 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $46,050, and the median income for a family was $49,632. Males had a median income of $34,884 versus $22,035 for females. The per capita income for the township was $18,590. About 4.1% of families and 4.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.7% of those under age 18 and 6.4% of those age 65 or over.


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Coordinates: 39°44′00″N 77°42′59″W / 39.7333333°N 77.71639°W / 39.7333333; -77.71639



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