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Adams township, PA map Land area: 20.5 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.4 sq. mi.
Population: 852 (all rural)
Males: 429  (50.4%)
Females: 423  (49.6%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 852 (703 owner occupied, 149 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

17%
State:

29%


Races in Adams township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 99.3%
  • Black: 0.2%

Median age of males: 36.6
Median age of females: 37.5

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Average household size: 2.66

Adams township:

2.7 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Average family size: 2.97

Estimated median household income in 2009: $51,607 ($41,797 in 1999)
This township:

$51,607
Pennsylvania:

$49,520

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $238 (lower quartile is $179, upper quartile is $700)
Here:

$238
State:

$597

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $153,840 (it was $106,300 in 2000)
Adams township:

$153,840
Pennsylvania:

$164,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $86,170 - $224,506

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $211,089
Here:

$211,089
State:

$223,477

Mobile homes: $88,922
Here:

$88,922
State:

$35,442
Population density: 41 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

3.7%
Whole state:

11.0%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

0.0%
Whole state:

5.1%

Cities in this township include: Troxelville.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Churches in Adams township include: Grace Church (A), Saint Peters Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Union Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Walker Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: North Branch Middle Creek (A), Moyers Mill Run (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

91% of Adams township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 50% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 100% lived in Pennsylvania.

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

  • This state: 540
  • Northeast: 5
  • Midwest: 24
  • South: 18
  • West: 0

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $85,000

Adams township, Pennsylvania satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 6.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 171
  • Mobile homes: 26

Median worth of mobile homes: $48,600


Housing units in Adams township with a mortgage: 75 (6 second mortgage, 19 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 20

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 6
  • 1995 to 1998: 13
  • 1990 to 1994: 24
  • 1980 to 1989: 21
  • 1970 to 1979: 5
  • 1960 to 1969: 18
  • 1950 to 1959: 17
  • 1940 to 1949: 6
  • 1939 or earlier: 87

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Adams township, Pennsylvania:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 19
  • 5 rooms: 41
  • 6 rooms: 18
  • 7 rooms: 35
  • 8 rooms: 18
  • 9 or more rooms: 33

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Adams township, Pennsylvania:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 0
  • 5 rooms: 10
  • 6 rooms: 0
  • 7 rooms: 6
  • 8 rooms: 14
  • 9 or more rooms: 0

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Adams township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 7
  • 2 bedrooms: 47
  • 3 bedrooms: 66
  • 4 bedrooms: 30
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 14

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Adams township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 6
  • 3 bedrooms: 10
  • 4 bedrooms: 14
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

Cars and other vehicles available in Adams township in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • no vehicle: 10
  • 1 vehicle: 11
  • 2 vehicles: 91
  • 3 vehicles: 32
  • 4 vehicles: 20
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

Cars and other vehicles available in Adams township in renter-occupied apartments

  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 4
  • 2 vehicles: 6
  • 3 vehicles: 20
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Wood products (17%)
  • Furniture and related product manufacturing (14%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Transportation equipment (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
  • Truck transportation (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (16%)
  • Metal and metal products (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Furniture and related product manufacturing (11%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Food (4%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Other production occupations including supervisors (12%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Woodworkers (6%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Other production occupations including supervisors (12%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Adams township:

  • German (41.7%)
  • United States or American (23.7%)
  • Irish (7.8%)
  • English (5.4%)
  • Italian (4.5%)
  • Polish (3.3%)
  • European (3.0%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 185 (76%)
  • Carpooled: 35 (14%)
  • Walked: 5 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 17 (7%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (74%)
  • Wood (14%)
  • Electricity (10%)
  • Other fuel (3%)

98.0% of residents of Adams township speak English at home.
2.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 587
  • In family households: 554 (149 male householders, 12 female householders)
    150 spouses, 238 children (233 natural, 5 adopted, 0 stepchildren), 0 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 5 other relatives, 0 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 33 (16 male householders (16 living alone)), 17 female householders (17 living alone)), 0 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 65 2-persons, 27 3-persons, 26 4-persons, 33 5-persons, 10 6-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 33 1-person,

163 married couples with children.
41 single-parent households (21 men, 20 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 63
Here:

39.6%
Pennsylvania:

16.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Pennsylvania:

13.1%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


Year Householders Moved Into Unit in Adams township:

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