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Washington Township, Wyoming County, Pennsylvania

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Washington Township, Wyoming County, Pennsylvania

Washington Township
A farm in the township
A farm in the township
Location of Pennsylvania in the United States
Location of Pennsylvania in the United States
Washington Township is located in Pennsylvania
Washington Township
Location of Washington Township in Pennsylvania
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Wyoming
 • Total 19.3 sq mi (50 km2)
 • Land 18.7 sq mi (48 km2)
 • Water 0.6 sq mi (2 km2)
Elevation 1,155 ft (352 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,412
 • Density 73/sq mi (28/km2)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 570

Washington Township is a township in Wyoming County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 1,412 at the 2010 census.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 19.3 square miles (50.0 km²), of which, 18.7 square miles (48.4 km²) of it is land and 0.6 square miles (1.6 km²) of it (3.21%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2010, there were 1,412 people, 516 households, and 390 families residing in the township. The population density was 75.5 people per square mile (29.2/km²). There were 569 housing units at an average density of 30.4/sq mi (11.8/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 97.1% White, 0.57% Black or African American, 0.57% Native American, 0.29% from other races, and 1.56% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.42% of the population.

There were 516 households out of which 36.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.3% were married couples living together, 11.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.4% were non-families. 25.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.4% 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 3.09.

In the township, the population was spread out with 25.6% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 24.8% from 25 to 44, 28.4% from 45 to 64, and 13.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39.1 years. For every 100 females there were 98.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.1 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $51,447, and the median income for a family was $62,500. Males had a median income of $48,203 versus $25,697 for females. The per capita income for the township was $23,028. About 9.6% of families and 10.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.5% of those under age 18 and 5.0% of those age 65 or over.


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