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Amwell township, PA map Land area: 44.8 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 3,960 (0% urban, 100% rural)
Males: 1,945  (49.1%)
Females: 2,015  (50.9%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 3,943 (3,429 owner occupied, 514 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

13%
State:

29%


Races in Amwell township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 98.4%
  • Black: 0.6%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.1%
  • Asian: 0.1%
  • Two or more races: 0.6%

Median age of males: 40.0
Median age of females: 40.4

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Average household size: 2.64

Amwell township:

2.6 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Average family size: 3.04

Estimated median household income in 2009: $57,421 ($44,922 in 1999)
This township:

$57,421
Pennsylvania:

$49,520

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $568 (lower quartile is $503, upper quartile is $680)
Here:

$568
State:

$597

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $145,079 (it was $95,600 in 2000)
Amwell township:

$145,079
Pennsylvania:

$164,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $90,662 - $198,157

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $214,272
Here:

$214,272
State:

$223,477

Townhouses or other attached units: $114,194
Here:

$114,194
State:

$164,518

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $394,826
Here:

$394,826
State:

$223,507

Mobile homes: $40,462
Here:

$40,462
State:

$35,442
Population density: 88 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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

6.9%
Whole state:

11.0%

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

3.4%
Whole state:

5.1%

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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable locations in Amwell township: Chambers (A), Nolton Station (B), Luellen Station (C), Judge Chambers (D), Harts Mill (E), Kathys Day Care Center (F), Amwell Township Volunteer Fire Department Station 34 (G), Lone Pine Volunteer Fire Department Station 50 (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Amwell township include: Pleasant Hill Church (A), Liberty Church (B), North Tenmile Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Horne Run (A), Montgomery Run (B), Smith Run (C), Shipe Run (D), Redd Run (E), Potato Run (F), Pleasant Valley Run (G), Bane Creek (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 23 (100% naturalized citizens)

Amwell township:  0.6%
State:  4.1%

73% of Amwell township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 70% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 47% lived in Pennsylvania.

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

  • This state: 3465
  • Northeast: 114
  • Midwest: 91
  • South: 204
  • West: 63

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $95,000


Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 4.6%

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

  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

12 people in homes for the mentally retarded
5 people in other group homes

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,212
  • One, attached: 16
  • Two: 11
  • 3 or 4: 21
  • 5 to 9: 26
  • Mobile homes: 280

Median worth of mobile homes: $16,800


Housing units in Amwell township with a mortgage: 439 (44 second mortgage, 85 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 272

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 61
  • 1995 to 1998: 34
  • 1990 to 1994: 138
  • 1980 to 1989: 290
  • 1970 to 1979: 373
  • 1960 to 1969: 175
  • 1950 to 1959: 123
  • 1940 to 1949: 61
  • 1939 or earlier: 311

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 5
  • 4 rooms: 109
  • 5 rooms: 382
  • 6 rooms: 305
  • 7 rooms: 212
  • 8 rooms: 152
  • 9 or more rooms: 125

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 5
  • 4 rooms: 38
  • 5 rooms: 62
  • 6 rooms: 56
  • 7 rooms: 30
  • 8 rooms: 5
  • 9 or more rooms: 6

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 11
  • 2 bedrooms: 253
  • 3 bedrooms: 842
  • 4 bedrooms: 134
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 50

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Amwell township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 16
  • 2 bedrooms: 51
  • 3 bedrooms: 108
  • 4 bedrooms: 27
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 52
  • 1 vehicle: 364
  • 2 vehicles: 536
  • 3 vehicles: 275
  • 4 vehicles: 44
  • 5 or more vehicles: 19

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

  • no vehicle: 11
  • 1 vehicle: 47
  • 2 vehicles: 109
  • 3 vehicles: 24
  • 4 vehicles: 11
  • 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 (19%)
  • Metal and metal products (8%)
  • Machinery (6%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Truck transportation (4%)
  • Utilities (3%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (15%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)
  • Personal and laundry services (5%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Construction laborers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Amwell township:

  • German (24.0%)
  • United States or American (19.0%)
  • Italian (9.7%)
  • Scotch-Irish (9.5%)
  • Irish (8.9%)
  • English (8.1%)
  • Polish (5.8%)

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

  • United Kingdom (26%)
  • Germany (26%)
  • Cuba (26%)
  • Canada (22%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,666 (82%)
  • Carpooled: 246 (12%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 10 (0%)
  • Taxi: 6 (0%)
  • Walked: 51 (3%)
  • Other means: 5 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 53 (3%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (35%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (31%)
  • Electricity (24%)
  • Wood (7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)

12 people in homes for the mentally retarded
5 people in other group homes

98.2% of residents of Amwell township speak English at home.
1.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (67% speak English very well, 33% speak English not well).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 3,943
  • In family households: 3,527 (985 male householders, 156 female householders)
    954 spouses, 1,230 children (1,109 natural, 24 adopted, 97 stepchildren), 65 grandchildren, 11 brothers or sisters, 11 parents, 65 other relatives, 50 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 416 (172 male householders (139 living alone)), 176 female householders (154 living alone)), 68 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 17 (0 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 478 2-persons, 284 3-persons, 246 4-persons, 101 5-persons, 25 6-persons, 7 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 293 1-person, 46 2-persons, 9 4-persons,

747 married couples with children.
127 single-parent households (53 men, 74 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 7
Here:

1.6%
Pennsylvania:

16.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 7
Here:

2.4%
Pennsylvania:

13.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 25
Here:

32.1%
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 Amwell township:

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