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Franklin Township,
Beaver County,
Pennsylvania
—  Township  —
Map of Beaver County, Pennsylvania highlighting Franklin Township
Map of Beaver County, Pennsylvania
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Beaver
Settled
Incorporated 1850
Area
 - Total 17.8 sq mi (46.2 km2)
Population (2000)
 - Total 4,307
 - Density 244.5/sq mi (94.4/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 - Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)

Franklin Township is a township in Beaver County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 4,307 at the 2000 census.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 17.8 square miles (46.2 km²), of which, 17.6 square miles (45.6 km²) of it is land and 0.2 square miles (0.5 km²) of it (1.12%) is water.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 4,307 people, 1,600 households, and 1,220 families residing in the township. The population density was 244.5 people per square mile (94.4/km²). There were 1,715 housing units at an average density of 97.3/sq mi (37.6/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.30% White, 0.12% African American, 0.12% Native American, 0.14% Asian, 0.07% from other races, and 0.26% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.56% of the population.

There were 1,600 households out of which 34.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.3% were married couples living together, 8.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.8% were non-families. 20.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.66 and the average family size was 3.06.

In the township the population was spread out with 25.3% under the age of 18, 7.2% from 18 to 24, 30.0% from 25 to 44, 23.5% from 45 to 64, and 14.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 98.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.9 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $42,368, and the median income for a family was $45,660. Males had a median income of $37,658 versus $24,625 for females. The per capita income for the township was $20,062. About 5.0% of families and 8.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.4% of those under age 18 and 7.6% of those age 65 or over.

References

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

Coordinates: 40°50′29″N 80°14′10″W / 40.84139°N 80.23611°W / 40.84139; -80.23611








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