World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Wayne Township, Mifflin County, Pennsylvania

Article Id: WHEBN0000133310
Reproduction Date:

Title: Wayne Township, Mifflin County, Pennsylvania  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Mifflin County, Pennsylvania, Wayne Township, Pennsylvania, Milroy, Pennsylvania, Juniata Terrace, Pennsylvania, Burnham, Pennsylvania
Collection:
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

Wayne Township, Mifflin County, Pennsylvania

Wayne Township,
Mifflin County,
Pennsylvania
Township
Map of Mifflin County, Pennsylvania highlighting Wayne Township
Map of Mifflin County, Pennsylvania highlighting Wayne Township
Map of Mifflin County, Pennsylvania
Map of Mifflin County, Pennsylvania
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Mifflin
Settled 1755
Incorporated 1782
Government
 • Type Board of Supervisors
 • Chairman Theodore Reed
 • Vice-chairman Dwight Aurand
 • Supervisor Roy Sechrist
Area
 • Total 49.8 sq mi (129.0 km2)
Population (2000)
 • Total 2,414
 • Density 49.2/sq mi (19.0/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Zip code 17051, 17066, 17075
Area code(s) 717, 814
School district: Mount Union Area School District
Website Wayne Township
Local phone exchanges: 542, 543, 899

Wayne Township is a township in Mifflin County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 2,414 at the 2000 census.

Contents

  • Geography 1
  • Demographics 2
  • Notable people 3
  • References 4

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 49.8 square miles (129.0 km²), of which, 49.1 square miles (127.1 km²) of it is land and 0.8 square miles (1.9 km²) of it (1.51%) is water.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 2,414 people, 944 households, and 708 families residing in the township. The population density was 49.2 people per square mile (19.0/km²). There were 1,230 housing units at an average density of 25.1/sq mi (9.7/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.21% White, 0.33% African American, 0.08% Asian, 0.25% from other races, and 0.12% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.54% of the population.

There were 944 households out of which 29.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.2% were married couples living together, 7.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.0% were non-families. 20.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.51 and the average family size was 2.85.

In the township the population was spread out with 23.1% under the age of 18, 6.9% from 18 to 24, 27.2% from 25 to 44, 26.1% from 45 to 64, and 16.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 96.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.9 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $33,750, and the median income for a family was $37,695. Males had a median income of $29,800 versus $19,214 for females. The per capita income for the township was $15,537. About 9.0% of families and 11.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.8% of those under age 18 and 15.8% of those age 65 or over.

Notable people

References

  1. ^ "American FactFinder".  
  2. ^ 'Proceedings of the State Bar Association of Wisconsin,' Vol. 1, State Bar Association of Wisconsin: 1905, Biographical Sketch of James Holliday, pg. 224

This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.