IRWIN TOWNSHIP

VENANGO COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA

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Irwin Township, Pennsylvania

Venango County, Pennsylvania

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Irwin Township is a township in Venango County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 1,309 at the 2000 census. According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 78.1 km² (30.1 mi²), all land.

As of the census of 2000, there were 1,309 people, 494 households, and 379 families residing in the township. The population density was 16.8/km² (43.4/mi²). There were 578 housing units at an average density of 7.4/km² (19.2/mi²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.32% White, 0.08% African American, 0.23% Native American, 0.15% Asian, 0.08% from other races, and 1.15% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.38% of the population.

There were 494 households out of which 33.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.4% were married couples living together, 8.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.1% were non-families. 20.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.63 and the average family size was 3.02.

In the township the population was spread out with 26.1% under the age of 18, 8.3% from 18 to 24, 29.3% from 25 to 44, 24.8% from 45 to 64, and 11.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 104.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.0 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $34,615, and the median income for a family was $39,567. Males had a median income of $34,792 versus $23,194 for females. The per capita income for the township was $16,549. About 7.5% of families and 10.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.0% of those under age 18 and 6.4% of those age 65 or over.


The following Irwin Township, Pennsylvania census data is from this source:

Land area: 30.2 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 1,309 (all rural)

Males: 668  x (51.0%)
Females: 641  x (49.0%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 1,301 (1,083 owner occupied, 218 renter occupied)
% of renters here:  x 17%
State:  x 29%

Races in Irwin township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 97.9%
  • Black: 0.1%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.2%
  • Asian: 0.2%
  • Two or more races: 1.1%
  • Some other race: 0.1

Median age of males: 37.2
Median age of females: 37.6

Average houshold size: 2.63
Average family size: 3.02

Population density: 43 people per square mile   (average).

Residents with income below the poverty level in 1999:
This township:  x 10.0%
Whole state:  x 11.0%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 1999:
This township:  x 4.4%
Whole state:  x 5.1%

Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Churches in Irwin township include: Pleasant View Church, Irwin Church, Peters Chapel.

Cemetery: Mount Irwin Cemetery.

Number of foreign born residents: 12 (58% naturalized citizens)

Irwin township:  x 0.9%
State:  x 4.1%

72% of Irwin township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 32% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 89% lived in Pennsylvania.


Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 1154
  • Northeast: 32
  • Midwest: 44
  • South: 33
  • West: 5

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $20,000



Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 4.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

8 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 395
  • One, attached: 3
  • Two: 2
  • 20 to 49: 2
  • Mobile homes: 165
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 8

Median worth of mobile homes: $34,400

Housing units in Irwin township with a mortgage: 97 (12 second mortgage, 6 home equity loan, 2 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 91


8 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

93.8% of residents of Irwin township speak English at home.
5.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (83% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship


Households: 1,279
  • In family households: 1,139 (318 male householders, 57 female householders) 317 spouses, 392 children (362 natural, 4 adopted, 26 stepchildren), 8 grandchildren, 5 brothers or sisters, 6 parents, 11 other relatives, 25 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 140 (62 male householders (54 living alone)), 61 female householders (54 living alone)), 17 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 8 (0 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 165 2-persons, 88 3-persons, 74 4-persons, 26 5-persons, 20 6-persons, 2 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 108 1-person, 15 2-persons.

246 married couples with children.
61 single-parent households (16 men, 45 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:
Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 10
Here:  x 6.5%
Pennsylvania:  x 16.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:  x 0.0%
Pennsylvania:  x 13.1%

Students in private undegraduate colleges: 4
Here:  x 26.7%
Pennsylvania:  x 37.3%

 


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