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Barrett township, PA map Land area: 52.6 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.7 sq. mi.
Population: 3,880 (all rural)
Males: 1,928  (49.7%)
Females: 1,952  (50.3%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 3,812 (2,923 owner occupied, 889 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

23%
State:

29%


Races in Barrett township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 94.8%
  • Black: 2.0%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.1%
  • Asian: 0.6%
  • Two or more races: 0.9%
  • Some other race: 0.1%

Median age of males: 40.3
Median age of females: 41.9

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Average household size: 2.43

Barrett township:

2.4 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Average family size: 3.03

Estimated median household income in 2009: $35,591 ($30,000 in 1999)
This township:

$35,591
Pennsylvania:

$49,520

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $603 (lower quartile is $484, upper quartile is $807)
Here:

$603
State:

$597

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $123,099 (it was $74,400 in 2000)
Barrett township:

$123,099
Pennsylvania:

$164,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $100,366 - $184,991

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $133,028
Here:

$133,028
State:

$223,477

Mobile homes: $54,519
Here:

$54,519
State:

$35,442
Population density: 74 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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

23.9%
Whole state:

11.0%

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

6.7%
Whole state:

5.1%

Cities in this township include: Mountainhome.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable location: Camp Canadensis (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Barrett township: Saint Anns Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Goose Pond (A), Lake Jamie (B), Pa-464 Reservoir (C), PA-463 Reservoir (D), Lake Lenape (E), Skytop Lower Lake (F), Lake Jamie (G), Browns Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Mud Pond Run (A), Leavitt Branch (B), Griscom Creek (C), Mill Creek (D), Middle Branch Brodhead Creek (E), Spruce Cabin Run (F), Lucky Run (G), Laurel Run (H), Buck Hill Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Barrett township: State Game Lands Number 221 (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 6 (83% naturalized citizens)

Barrett township:  0.2%
State:  4.1%

59% of Barrett township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 33% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 97% lived in Pennsylvania.

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

  • This state: 249
  • Northeast: 8
  • Midwest: 14
  • South: 7
  • West: 0
Barrett township, Pennsylvania satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 5.7%

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

  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

60 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
5 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 141
  • Two: 9
  • Mobile homes: 46
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 2

Median worth of mobile homes: $37,500


Housing units in Barrett township with a mortgage: 21 (1 second mortgage, 2 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 16

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 1
  • 1995 to 1998: 18
  • 1990 to 1994: 17
  • 1980 to 1989: 16
  • 1970 to 1979: 60
  • 1960 to 1969: 35
  • 1950 to 1959: 16
  • 1940 to 1949: 16
  • 1939 or earlier: 19

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 3
  • 3 rooms: 3
  • 4 rooms: 13
  • 5 rooms: 34
  • 6 rooms: 16
  • 7 rooms: 15
  • 8 rooms: 6
  • 9 or more rooms: 2

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

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

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 10
  • 2 bedrooms: 30
  • 3 bedrooms: 41
  • 4 bedrooms: 11
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Barrett township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 6
  • 3 bedrooms: 7
  • 4 bedrooms: 4
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 2
  • 1 vehicle: 29
  • 2 vehicles: 43
  • 3 vehicles: 16
  • 4 vehicles: 2
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 2
  • 1 vehicle: 6
  • 2 vehicles: 5
  • 3 vehicles: 4
  • 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 (19%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (12%)
  • Wood products (8%)
  • Motor vehicles, parts and supplies merchant wholesalers (7%)
  • Beverage and tobacco products (5%)
  • Truck transportation (5%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (34%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (19%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)
  • Carpenters (7%)
  • Top executives (5%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (16%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (14%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (11%)
  • Other financial specialists (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Registered nurses (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Barrett township:

  • German (45.2%)
  • United States or American (18.8%)
  • English (7.6%)
  • Irish (7.6%)
  • Scottish (5.1%)
  • French Canadian (3.0%)
  • French (except Basque) (2.0%)

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

  • Canada (100%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 90 (87%)
  • Carpooled: 13 (13%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (84%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (6%)
  • Electricity (6%)
  • Wood (4%)

60 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
5 people in homes for the mentally retarded

96.3% of residents of Barrett township speak English at home.
3.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (70% speak English very well, 30% speak English well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 284
  • In family households: 249 (69 male householders, 12 female householders)
    72 spouses, 85 children (70 natural, 2 adopted, 13 stepchildren), 4 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 0 other relatives, 7 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 35 (17 male householders (11 living alone)), 10 female householders (9 living alone)), 8 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 39 2-persons, 11 3-persons, 24 4-persons, 7 6-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 20 1-person, 7 2-persons,

733 married couples with children.
136 single-parent households (46 men, 90 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Pennsylvania:

16.0%

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

0.0%
Pennsylvania:

13.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 0
Here:

0.0%
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 Barrett township:

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