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Menallen Township,
Adams County,
—  Township  —
St. Ignatius Loyola Catholic Church, in Aspers
Map of Adams County, Pennsylvania highlighting Menallen Township
Map of Adams County, Pennsylvania
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Adams
Settled 1749
Incorporated 1749
 - Total 42.8 sq mi (110.9 km2)
Population (2000)
 - Total 2,974
 - Density 69.5/sq mi (26.8/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 - Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 717

Menallen Township is a township in Adams County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 2,974 at the 2000 census.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 42.8 square miles (110.9 km²), of which, 42.8 square miles (110.8 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (0.12%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 2,974 people, 1,077 households, and 818 families residing in the township. The population density was 69.5 people per square mile (26.8/km²). There were 1,229 housing units at an average density of 28.7/sq mi (11.1/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 93.38% White, 0.91% African American, 0.20% Native American, 0.03% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 4.10% from other races, and 1.34% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 9.18% of the population.

There were 1,077 households out of which 34.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.3% were married couples living together, 7.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.0% were non-families. 18.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.73 and the average family size was 3.12.

In the township the population was spread out with 26.2% under the age of 18, 8.1% from 18 to 24, 30.2% from 25 to 44, 23.9% from 45 to 64, and 11.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 104.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 103.5 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $41,404, and the median income for a family was $43,615. Males had a median income of $30,786 versus $23,523 for females. The per capita income for the township was $17,415. About 7.3% of families and 8.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.7% of those under age 18 and 15.8% of those age 65 or over.


  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

Coordinates: 39°59′00″N 77°14′29″W / 39.9833333°N 77.24139°W / 39.9833333; -77.24139



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