East Deer Township, PennsylvaniaEast Deer Township
is a township located in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
. As of the 2000
census, the township had a total population of 1,362.
Geography\nAccording to the United States Census Bureau
, the township has a total area of 6.8 km²
). 6.0 km² (2.3 mi²) of it is land and 0.8 km² (0.3 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 11.83% water.
Demographics\nAs of the census
, there are 1,362 people, 606 households, and 350 families residing in the township. The population density
is 227.6/km² (590.3/mi²). There are 682 housing units at an average density of 114.0/km² (295.6/mi²). The racial makeup of the township is 96.84% White, 1.91% African American
, 0.00% Native American
, 0.15% Asian
, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.07% from other races, and 1.03% from two or more races. 0.07% of the population are Hispanic
of any race.
There are 606 households out of which 23.4% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.4% are married couples living together, 12.0% have a female householder with no husband present, and 42.2% are non-families. 37.1% of all households are made up of individuals and 16.5% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.16 and the average family size is 2.82.
In the township the population is spread out with 18.8% under the age of 18, 7.0% from 18 to 24, 32.5% from 25 to 44, 18.4% from 45 to 64, and 23.3% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 41 years. For every 100 females there are 81.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 77.2 males.
The median income for a household in the township is $30,078, and the median income for a family is $38,839. Males have a median income of $28,894 versus $24,792 for females. The per capita income for the township is $17,108. 7.9% of the population and 5.4% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 6.5% are under the age of 18 and 8.0% are 65 or older.