East Taylor Township, Pennsylvania


East Taylor Township, Pennsylvania

Infobox Settlement
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map_caption = Map of Cambria County, Pennsylvania highlighting East Taylor Township



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East Taylor Township is a township in Cambria County, Pennsylvania, United States, The population was 2,726 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Johnstown, Pennsylvania Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography

It is approximately at 40.25°N by 78.86°W, about 22 miles WSW of Altoona. It geographically includes the city of Johnstown.According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 9.2 square miles (24.0 km²), of which, 9.0 square miles (23.2 km²) of it is land and 0.3 square miles (0.7 km²) of it (3.03%) is water.

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 2,726 people, 1,083 households, and 813 families residing in the township. The population density was 304.1 people per square mile (117.5/km²). There were 1,128 housing units at an average density of 125.9/sq mi (48.6/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 97.25% White, 2.24% African American, 0.04% Native American, 0.04% Asian, 0.11% from other races, and 0.33% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.51% of the population.

There were 1,083 households out of which 25.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.8% were married couples living together, 11.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.9% were non-families. 22.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 2.91.

In the township the population was spread out with 20.5% under the age of 18, 5.6% from 18 to 24, 27.6% from 25 to 44, 26.0% from 45 to 64, and 20.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 93.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.8 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $35,453, and the median income for a family was $39,012. Males had a median income of $31,712 versus $21,025 for females. The per capita income for the township was $16,393. About 7.1% of families and 7.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.2% of those under age 18 and 10.0% of those age 65 or over.

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