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Allegheny township, PA map Land area: 29.5 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.
Population: 2,498 (42% urban, 58% rural)
Males: 1,711  (68.5%)
Females: 787  (31.5%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 1,554 (1,441 owner occupied, 113 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

7%
State:

29%


Races in Allegheny township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 72.9%
  • Black: 14.7%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.3%
  • Asian: 1.1%
  • Two or more races: 0.6%

Median age of males: 35.5
Median age of females: 35.8

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Average household size: 2.92

Allegheny township:

2.9 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Average family size: 3.38

Estimated median household income in 2009: $53,206 ($41,310 in 1999)
This township:

$53,206
Pennsylvania:

$49,520

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $435 (lower quartile is $341, upper quartile is $494)
Here:

$435
State:

$597

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $130,300 (it was $88,500 in 2000)
Allegheny township:

$130,300
Pennsylvania:

$164,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $90,961 - $199,588

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $192,131
Here:

$192,131
State:

$223,477

Townhouses or other attached units: $140,642
Here:

$140,642
State:

$164,518

Mobile homes: $63,871
Here:

$63,871
State:

$35,442
Population density: 85 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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

10.7%
Whole state:

11.0%

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

2.8%
Whole state:

5.1%

Cities in this township include: Loretto.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Church in Allegheny township: Saint Therese of Lisieux Monastery (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

 

Number of foreign born residents: 339 (7% naturalized citizens)

Allegheny township:  13.6%
State:  4.1%

66% of Allegheny township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 26% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 78% lived in Pennsylvania.

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

  • This state: 1890
  • Northeast: 176
  • Midwest: 53
  • South: 40
  • West: 13

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

Allegheny township, Pennsylvania satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 3.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)

  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

921 people in federal prisons and detention centers
23 people in religious group quarters

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 509
  • One, attached: 5
  • Two: 4
  • 3 or 4: 17
  • 5 to 9: 3
  • Mobile homes: 42

Median worth of mobile homes: $25,700


Housing units in Allegheny township with a mortgage: 179 (24 second mortgage, 22 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 139

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 6
  • 1995 to 1998: 37
  • 1990 to 1994: 47
  • 1980 to 1989: 118
  • 1970 to 1979: 129
  • 1960 to 1969: 33
  • 1950 to 1959: 52
  • 1940 to 1949: 25
  • 1939 or earlier: 133

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 2
  • 3 rooms: 4
  • 4 rooms: 27
  • 5 rooms: 83
  • 6 rooms: 113
  • 7 rooms: 117
  • 8 rooms: 61
  • 9 or more rooms: 61

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 3
  • 3 rooms: 6
  • 4 rooms: 13
  • 5 rooms: 19
  • 6 rooms: 18
  • 7 rooms: 9
  • 8 rooms: 2
  • 9 or more rooms: 2

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

  • no bedroom: 2
  • 1 bedroom: 4
  • 2 bedrooms: 61
  • 3 bedrooms: 266
  • 4 bedrooms: 104
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 31

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Allegheny township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 7
  • 2 bedrooms: 30
  • 3 bedrooms: 23
  • 4 bedrooms: 12
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 10
  • 1 vehicle: 82
  • 2 vehicles: 225
  • 3 vehicles: 96
  • 4 vehicles: 34
  • 5 or more vehicles: 21

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

  • no vehicle: 5
  • 1 vehicle: 26
  • 2 vehicles: 35
  • 3 vehicles: 6
  • 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 (%):



  • Construction (15%)
  • Metal and metal products (8%)
  • Rail transportation (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Educational services (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (27%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Social assistance (5%)
  • Personal and laundry services (4%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Electricians (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7%)
  • Registered nurses (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Cashiers (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Allegheny township:

  • German (51.2%)
  • Irish (16.4%)
  • United States or American (5.9%)
  • Italian (5.3%)
  • English (4.3%)
  • Polish (3.2%)
  • French (except Basque) (1.7%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents:

  • Colombia (43%)
  • Dominican Republic (29%)
  • Taiwan (12%)
  • Jamaica (6%)
  • Germany (3%)
  • Cuba (3%)
  • Mexico (3%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 637 (78%)
  • Carpooled: 119 (15%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 4 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 2 (0%)
  • Walked: 8 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 42 (5%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (54%)
  • Coal or coke (21%)
  • Electricity (10%)
  • Utility gas (6%)
  • Wood (5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

921 people in federal prisons and detention centers
23 people in religious group quarters

84.7% of residents of Allegheny township speak English at home.
9.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (65% speak English very well, 1% speak English well, 17% speak English not well, 17% don't speak English at all).
3.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (82% speak English very well, 2% speak English well, 16% speak English not well).
1.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (5% speak English very well, 95% speak English well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,602
  • In family households: 1,475 (372 male householders, 51 female householders)
    342 spouses, 653 children (625 natural, 10 adopted, 18 stepchildren), 18 grandchildren, 4 brothers or sisters, 9 parents, 17 other relatives, 9 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 127 (75 male householders (68 living alone)), 44 female householders (42 living alone)), 8 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 931 (909 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 133 2-persons, 103 3-persons, 99 4-persons, 42 5-persons, 30 6-persons, 16 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 110 1-person, 9 2-persons,

359 married couples with children.
35 single-parent households (11 men, 24 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 76
Here:

42.2%
Pennsylvania:

16.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 40
Here:

25.5%
Pennsylvania:

13.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 10
Here:

13.9%
Pennsylvania:

37.3%

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 Allegheny township:

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