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Barnett Township,
Jefferson County,
—  Township  —
Map of Jefferson County, Pennsylvania Highlighting Barnett Township
Map of Jefferson County, Pennsylvania
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Jefferson
 - Total 15.1 sq mi (39.1 km2)
 - Land 14.5 sq mi (37.6 km2)
 - Water 0.6 sq mi (1.6 km2)
Population (2000)
 - Total 272
 - Density 18.7/sq mi (7.2/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 - Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)

Barnett Township is a township in Jefferson County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 272 at the 2000 census.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 15.1 square miles (39.1 km²), of which, 14.5 square miles (37.7 km²) of it is land and 0.6 square miles (1.5 km²) of it (3.77%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 272 people, 124 households, and 79 families residing in the township. The population density was 18.7 people per square mile (7.2/km²). There were 378 housing units at an average density of 26.0/sq mi (10.0/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.63% White, and 0.37% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.37% of the population.

There were 124 households out of which 25.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.6% were married couples living together, 4.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.5% were non-families. 31.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.19 and the average family size was 2.75.

In the township the population was spread out with 20.2% under the age of 18, 5.1% from 18 to 24, 26.1% from 25 to 44, 32.0% from 45 to 64, and 16.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45 years. For every 100 females there were 97.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.1 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $30,500, and the median income for a family was $34,375. Males had a median income of $27,083 versus $20,625 for females. The per capita income for the township was $15,840. About 17.1% of families and 17.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 22.8% of those under the age of eighteen and 6.5% of those sixty five or over.


Coordinates: 41°18′00″N 79°06′59″W / 41.3°N 79.11639°W / 41.3; -79.11639



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