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Warminster Township, Pennsylvania

Warminster Township
Township
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Warminster Township seal
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Bucks
Elevation 312 ft (95.1 m)
Coordinates 12|11|N|75|05|38|W|type:city_region:US-PA name=

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Area 10.2 sq mi (26.4 km2)
 - land 10.2 sq mi (26 km2)
 - water 0.0 sq mi (0 km2), 0%
Population 32,682 (2010)
Density 3,061.0 / sq mi (1,181.9 / km2)
Timezone EST (UTC-5)
 - summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code 215, 267
Location of Warminster Township in Bucks County
Location of Warminster Township in Pennsylvania
Location of Pennsylvania in the United States
Website: http://www.warminstertownship.org

Warminster Township is a township in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 32,682 at the 2010 census.

The town was named for the town of Warminster in Wiltshire, England.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 10.2 square miles (26.5 km²), all of it land. It is drained by the Delaware River tributaries of the Neshaminy Creek and the Pennypack Creek. Its villages include Breadysville (also in Warwick Township,) Casey Highlands, Hartsville (also in Warwick Township,) Johnsville, Rosewood Park, Warminster, and Warminster Heights.

Neighboring municipalities

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
19301,452
19401,97736.2%
19507,127260.5%
196015,994124.4%
197034,900118.2%
198035,4631.6%
199032,832−7.4%
200031,383−4.4%
201032,6824.1%
[1]

As of the 2010 census, the township was 86.0% Non-Hispanic White, 3.1% Black or African American, 0.2% Native American, 1.9% Asian, 0.1% Native Hawaiian, and 1.8% were two or more races. 7.7% of the population were of Hispanic or Latino ancestry [1].

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 31,383 people, 11,350 households, and 8,626 families residing in the township. The population density was 3,061.0 people per square mile (1,182.2/km²). There were 11,644 housing units at an average density of 1,135.7/sq mi (438.6/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 91.00% White, 3.31% African American, 0.11% Native American, 1.99% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 2.21% from other races, and 1.32% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.63% of the population.

There were 11,350 households out of which 32.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.1% were married couples living together, 10.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.0% were non-families. 20.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.74 and the average family size was 3.16.

In the township the population was spread out with 24.5% under the age of 18, 7.6% from 18 to 24, 29.0% from 25 to 44, 23.6% from 45 to 64, and 15.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 95.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.3 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $54,375, and the median income for a family was $60,907. Males had a median income of $41,033 versus $30,302 for females. The per capita income for the township was $22,285. About 4.1% of families and 5.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.5% of those under age 18 and 4.6% of those age 65 or over.

Emergency services

Warminster Township emergency services are provided by the following:

  • Warminster Fire Department (Stations 90, 91, and 92) [2], one of the busiest of Bucks County with approximately 700 calls each year.
  • Warminster Police Department (74PD),
  • Warminster Volunteer Ambulance Corps (Squad 122), the Emergency Medical Services provider for Warminster, responded to 2938 calls in 2005.
  • Hartsville Fire Company (Station 93) Warwick Township

Notable residents

Education

Warminster Township is served by the Centennial School District.

Economy

References

External links

  • Warminster Township
  • WarminsterAlive.com - Community Website for Warminster Township and Surrounding Areas
  • BucksCountyAlive.com - Community Website for Bucks County, PA
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