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South Canaan Township, Wayne County, Pennsylvania

Not to be confused with Canaan Township, Wayne County, Pennsylvania.

South Canaan is a second-class township in Wayne County, Pennsylvania. The township's population was 1,768 at the time of the 2010 United States Census.

South Canaan Township
St Tikhon Monastery
Location in Wayne County and the state of Pennsylvania.
Location of Pennsylvania in the United States
Coordinates:41°32′00″N75°24′59″W /41.53333°N 75.41639°W /41.53333; -75.41639Coordinates: 41°32′00″N75°24′59″W /41.53333°N 75.41639°W /41.53333; -75.41639
CountryUnited States
StatePennsylvania
CountyWayne
Area
• Total28.23 sq mi (73.13 km2)
• Land27.46 sq mi (71.13 km2)
• Water0.77 sq mi (2.00 km2)
Elevation
1,444 ft (440 m)
Population
• Total1,768
• Estimate
(2016)
1,708
• Density62.19/sq mi (24.01/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
• Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Zip Code
18436, 18459, 18472
Area code(s)570 Exchange: 937
FIPS code42-127-72024

South Canaan is home to Saint Tikhon's Orthodox Theological Seminary and the oldest Orthodox monastery in North America — Saint Tikhon's Orthodox Monastery (Russian:Тихоновский монастырь).

South Canaan is also home to [1] Canaan Christian Academy which was built prior to 1980. This is the only Christian Academy in Wayne County.

The Academy contains four-year-old pre-school through twelfth grade. The student population is 180 students with approximately 56% in the elementary. The school is predominantly a college preparatory school with the emphasis on students doing their best for the Lord.

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Contents

The Octagon Stone Schoolhouse was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1977.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 28.2 square miles (72.9 km2), of which, 27.5 square miles (70.4 km2) of it is land and 0.7 square miles (1.8 km2) of it (2.48%) is water.

Historical population
Census Pop.
20101,768
2016 (est.)1,708−3.4%
U.S. Decennial Census

At the 2010 census, there were 1,768 people, 645 households, and 487 families in the township. The population density was 64.3 people per square mile (24.8/km2). There were 762 housing units at an average density of 27.7/sq mi (10.8/km2). The racial makeup of the township was 96.9% White, 0.5% Black, 0.2% American Indian, 1.1% Asian, and 1.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.3% of the population.

Of the 645 households, 30.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.4% were married couples living together, 9.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.5% were non-families. 19.4% of households were one person, and 9.3% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.68 and the average family size was 3.06.

In the township the population was spread out, with 24.2% under the age of 18, 58.8% from 18 to 64, and 17% 65 or older. The median age was 42.3 years.

The median household income was $33,177 and the median family income was $40,170. Males had a median income of $26,484 versus $22,400 for females. The per capita income for the township was $16,706. About 10.6% of families and 12.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.8% of those under age 18 and 5.8% of those age 65 or over.

  1. "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. RetrievedAug 14, 2017.
  2. "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". RetrievedJune 9, 2017.
  3. "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved2011-05-14.
  4. Orthodox Christians in North America 1794-1994. Chapter 9. The Emerging American Mission
  5. "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  6. "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. RetrievedJune 4, 2016.

South Canaan Township, Wayne County, Pennsylvania
South Canaan Township Wayne County Pennsylvania Language Watch Edit 160 160 Redirected from South Canaan Township Pennsylvania Not to be confused with Canaan Township Wayne County Pennsylvania South Canaan is a second class township in Wayne County Pennsylvania The township s population was 1 768 at the time of the 2010 United States Census 3 South Canaan TownshipTownshipSt Tikhon MonasteryLocation in Wayne County and the state of Pennsylvania Location of Pennsylvania in the United StatesCoordinates 41 32 00 N 75 24 59 W 41 53333 N 75 41639 W 41 53333 75 41639 Coordinates 41 32 00 N 75 24 59 W 41 53333 N 75 41639 W 41 53333 75 41639CountryUnited StatesStatePennsylvaniaCountyWayneArea 1 Total28 23 sq mi 73 13 km2 Land27 46 sq mi 71 13 km2 Water0 77 sq mi 2 00 km2 Elevation1 444 ft 440 m Population 2010 Total1 768 Estimate 2016 2 1 708 Density62 19 sq mi 24 01 km2 Time zoneUTC 5 EST Summer DST UTC 4 EDT Zip Code18436 18459 18472Area code s 570 Exchange 937FIPS code42 127 72024 South Canaan is home to Saint Tikhon s Orthodox Theological Seminary and the oldest Orthodox monastery in North America Saint Tikhon s Orthodox Monastery Russian Tihonovskij monastyr 4 South Canaan is also home to 1 Canaan Christian Academy which was built prior to 1980 This is the only Christian Academy in Wayne County The Academy contains four year old pre school through twelfth grade The student population is 180 students with approximately 56 in the elementary The school is predominantly a college preparatory school with the emphasis on students doing their best for the Lord 2 Contents 1 History 2 Geography 3 Demographics 4 References 5 External linksHistory EditThe Octagon Stone Schoolhouse was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1977 5 Geography EditAccording to the United States Census Bureau the township has a total area of 28 2 square miles 72 9 km2 of which 27 5 square miles 70 4 km2 of it is land and 0 7 square miles 1 8 km2 of it 2 48 is water Demographics EditHistorical populationCensus Pop 20101 768 2016 est 1 708 2 3 4 U S Decennial Census 6 Octagon Stone Schoolhouse At the 2010 census there were 1 768 people 645 households and 487 families in the township The population density was 64 3 people per square mile 24 8 km2 There were 762 housing units at an average density of 27 7 sq mi 10 8 km2 The racial makeup of the township was 96 9 White 0 5 Black 0 2 American Indian 1 1 Asian and 1 3 from two or more races Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1 3 of the population Of the 645 households 30 5 had children under the age of 18 living with them 61 4 were married couples living together 9 6 had a female householder with no husband present and 24 5 were non families 19 4 of households were one person and 9 3 were one person aged 65 or older The average household size was 2 68 and the average family size was 3 06 In the township the population was spread out with 24 2 under the age of 18 58 8 from 18 to 64 and 17 65 or older The median age was 42 3 years The median household income was 33 177 and the median family income was 40 170 Males had a median income of 26 484 versus 22 400 for females The per capita income for the township was 16 706 About 10 6 of families and 12 6 of the population were below the poverty line including 19 8 of those under age 18 and 5 8 of those age 65 or over References Edit 2016 U S Gazetteer Files United States Census Bureau Retrieved Aug 14 2017 a b Population and Housing Unit Estimates Retrieved June 9 2017 U S Census website United States Census Bureau Retrieved 2011 05 14 Orthodox Christians in North America 1794 1994 Chapter 9 The Emerging American Mission National Register Information System National Register of Historic Places National Park Service July 9 2010 Census of Population and Housing Census gov Retrieved June 4 2016 External links EditVarden Conservation Area Retrieved from https en wikipedia org w index php title South Canaan Township Wayne County Pennsylvania amp oldid 973896743, wikipedia, wiki, book,

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