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Somerset Township, Washington County, Pennsylvania

For other Pennsylvania townships with similar names, see Somerset Township, Pennsylvania (disambiguation).

Somerset Township is a township in Washington County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 2,684 at the 2010 census.

Somerset Township
Location of Somerset Township in Washington County
Location of Washington County in Pennsylvania
CountryUnited States
StatePennsylvania
CountyWashington County
Area
• Total32.19 sq mi (83.36 km2)
• Land32.15 sq mi (83.26 km2)
• Water0.04 sq mi (0.10 km2)
Population
• Total2,684
• Estimate
(2018)
2,645
• Density82.47/sq mi (31.84/km2)
Time zoneUTC-4 (EST)
• Summer (DST)UTC-5 (EDT)
Area code(s)724
Historical population
Census Pop.
20002,701
20102,684−0.6%
2018 (est.)2,645−1.5%
U.S. Decennial Census

Contents

The Huffman Distillery and Chopping Mill and Cerl Wright Covered Bridge are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 32.2 square miles (83.3 km2), of which, 32.1 square miles (83.1 km2) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.2 km2) of it (0.25%) is water.

At the 2000 census there were 2,701 people, 1,051 households, and 810 families living in the township. The population density was 84.2 people per square mile (32.5/km2). There were 1,126 housing units at an average density of 35.1/sq mi (13.6/km2). The racial makeup of the township was 99.04% White, 0.19% African American, 0.07% Asian, 0.26% from other races, and 0.44% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.41%.

Of the 1,051 households 29.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.5% were married couples living together, 8.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.9% were non-families. 19.1% of households were one person and 9.0% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.57 and the average family size was 2.94.

The age distribution was 21.3% under the age of 18, 6.7% from 18 to 24, 28.5% from 25 to 44, 28.0% from 45 to 64, and 15.5% 65 or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 100.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.3 males.

The median household income was $43,594 and the median family income was $52,102. Males had a median income of $37,100 versus $22,481 for females. The per capita income for the township was $20,146. About 7.0% of families and 9.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.3% of those under age 18 and 4.9% of those age 65 or over.

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  5. "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  6. "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved2008-01-31.

Somerset Township, Washington County, Pennsylvania
Somerset Township Washington County Pennsylvania Language Watch Edit For other Pennsylvania townships with similar names see Somerset Township Pennsylvania disambiguation Somerset Township is a township in Washington County Pennsylvania United States The population was 2 684 at the 2010 census 4 Somerset TownshipTownshipCerl Wright Covered BridgeLocation of Somerset Township in Washington CountyLocation of Washington County in PennsylvaniaCountryUnited StatesStatePennsylvaniaCountyWashington CountyArea 1 Total32 19 sq mi 83 36 km2 Land32 15 sq mi 83 26 km2 Water0 04 sq mi 0 10 km2 Population 2010 Total2 684 Estimate 2018 2 2 645 Density82 47 sq mi 31 84 km2 Time zoneUTC 4 EST Summer DST UTC 5 EDT Area code s 724Historical populationCensus Pop 20002 701 20102 684 0 6 2018 est 2 645 2 1 5 U S Decennial Census 3 Contents 1 History 2 Geography 3 Demographics 4 ReferencesHistory EditThe Huffman Distillery and Chopping Mill and Cerl Wright Covered Bridge are listed on the National Register of Historic Places 5 Geography EditAccording to the United States Census Bureau the township has a total area of 32 2 square miles 83 3 km2 of which 32 1 square miles 83 1 km2 of it is land and 0 1 square miles 0 2 km2 of it 0 25 is water Demographics EditAt the 2000 census there were 2 701 people 1 051 households and 810 families living in the township The population density was 84 2 people per square mile 32 5 km2 There were 1 126 housing units at an average density of 35 1 sq mi 13 6 km2 The racial makeup of the township was 99 04 White 0 19 African American 0 07 Asian 0 26 from other races and 0 44 from two or more races Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0 41 6 Of the 1 051 households 29 8 had children under the age of 18 living with them 64 5 were married couples living together 8 8 had a female householder with no husband present and 22 9 were non families 19 1 of households were one person and 9 0 were one person aged 65 or older The average household size was 2 57 and the average family size was 2 94 The age distribution was 21 3 under the age of 18 6 7 from 18 to 24 28 5 from 25 to 44 28 0 from 45 to 64 and 15 5 65 or older The median age was 42 years For every 100 females there were 100 4 males For every 100 females age 18 and over there were 98 3 males The median household income was 43 594 and the median family income was 52 102 Males had a median income of 37 100 versus 22 481 for females The per capita income for the township was 20 146 About 7 0 of families and 9 5 of the population were below the poverty line including 18 3 of those under age 18 and 4 9 of those age 65 or over References Edit 2016 U S Gazetteer Files United States Census Bureau Retrieved Aug 14 2017 a b Bureau U S Census U S Census website United States Census Bureau US Census Bureau Retrieved 1 December 2019 Census of Population and Housing Census gov Retrieved June 4 2016 U S Census website United States Census Bureau Retrieved 2017 03 11 National Register Information System National Register of Historic Places National Park Service July 9 2010 U S Census website United States Census Bureau Retrieved 2008 01 31 Retrieved from https en wikipedia org w index php title Somerset Township Washington County Pennsylvania amp oldid 1041672745, wikipedia, wiki, book,

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