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Upper Mahantongo Township, Pennsylvania

Upper Mahantongo Township is a township located in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania. As of the 2000 census, the township had a total population of 652.

Geography According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 38.4 km² (14.8 mi²). 38.4 km² (14.8 mi²) of it is land and none of the area is covered with water.

Demographics As of the census of 2000, there are 652 people, 250 households, and 193 families residing in the township. The population density is 17.0/km² (44.0/mi²). There are 276 housing units at an average density of 7.2/km² (18.6/mi²). The racial makeup of the township is 100.00% White, 0.00% African American, 0.00% Native American, 0.00% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.00% from other races, and 0.00% from two or more races. 0.61% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 250 households out of which 32.0% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.6% are married couples living together, 6.0% have a female householder with no husband present, and 22.4% are non-families. 18.0% of all households are made up of individuals and 12.8% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.61 and the average family size is 2.91.

In the township the population is spread out with 22.1% under the age of 18, 8.3% from 18 to 24, 28.2% from 25 to 44, 22.9% from 45 to 64, and 18.6% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 39 years. For every 100 females there are 98.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 94.6 males.

The median income for a household in the township is $35,658, and the median income for a family is $37,500. Males have a median income of $34,125 versus $21,488 for females. The per capita income for the township is $14,478. 11.8% of the population and 10.0% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 11.0% are under the age of 18 and 17.9% are 65 or older.

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