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Upper Turkeyfoot Township, Somerset County, Pennsylvania

Upper Turkeyfoot Township,
Somerset County, Pennsylvania
Arable land northwest of Casselman
Arable land northwest of Casselman
Map of Somerset County, Pennsylvania Highlighting Upper Turkeyfoot Township
Map of Somerset County, Pennsylvania Highlighting Upper Turkeyfoot Township
Map of Somerset County, Pennsylvania
Map of Somerset County, Pennsylvania
CountryUnited States
StatePennsylvania
CountySomerset
Area
 • Total38.66 sq mi (100.13 km2)
 • Land38.63 sq mi (100.07 km2)
 • Water0.02 sq mi (0.06 km2)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total1,119
 • Estimate 
(2016)[2]
1,070
 • Density27.70/sq mi (10.69/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code42-111-79336

Upper Turkeyfoot Township is a township in Somerset County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 1,232 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Johnstown, Pennsylvania Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 38.8 square miles (100.4 km²), of which, 38.7 square miles (100.3 km²) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (0.08%) is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
20101,119
Est. 20161,070[2]−4.4%
U.S. Decennial Census[3]
A handrawn map of the Somerset region by George Washington from 1754

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 1,232 people, 450 households, and 369 families residing in the township. The population density was 31.8 people per square mile (12.3/km²). There were 663 housing units at an average density of 17.1/sq mi (6.6/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.35% White, 0.08% African American, 0.16% Native American, 0.08% Asian, 0.08% from other races, and 0.24% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.08% of the population.

There were 450 households out of which 37.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 74.4% were married couples living together, 4.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 17.8% were non-families. 14.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.72 and the average family size was 3.01.

In the township the population was spread out with 26.4% under the age of 18, 5.4% from 18 to 24, 28.7% from 25 to 44, 26.5% from 45 to 64, and 13.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females, there were 104.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.9 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $33,077, and the median income for a family was $35,380. Males had a median income of $26,639 versus $21,731 for females. The per capita income for the township was $14,137. About 6.3% of families and 9.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.2% of those under age 18 and 12.3% of those age 65 or over.

References

  1. ^ "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Aug 14, 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  3. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.
  4. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.