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Canoe township, PA map Land area: 27.1 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 1,670 (29% urban, 71% rural)
Males: 830  (49.7%)
Females: 840  (50.3%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 1,510 (1,270 owner occupied, 240 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

16%
State:

29%


Races in Canoe township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 99.5%
  • Two or more races: 0.1%

Median age of males: 41.3
Median age of females: 40.8

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Average household size: 2.55

Canoe township:

2.5 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Average family size: 3.01

Estimated median household income in 2009: $37,173 ($28,393 in 1999)
This township:

$37,173
Pennsylvania:

$49,520

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $405 (lower quartile is $322, upper quartile is $569)
Here:

$405
State:

$597

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $57,501 (it was $43,300 in 2000)
Canoe township:

$57,501
Pennsylvania:

$164,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $32,447 - $116,983

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $105,664
Here:

$105,664
State:

$223,477

Townhouses or other attached units: $94,369
Here:

$94,369
State:

$164,518

In 2-unit structures: $185,450
Here:

$185,450
State:

$166,566

Mobile homes: $40,586
Here:

$40,586
State:

$35,442
Population density: 62 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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

13.5%
Whole state:

11.0%

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

5.7%
Whole state:

5.1%

Cities in this township include: Rossiter.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

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

Churches in Canoe township include: Union Church (A), Fairview Church (B), Saint Marks Church (C), Pine Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Hess Run (A), Straight Run (B), Salsgiver Run (C), Rishell Run (D), Broadhead Run (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 6 (100% naturalized citizens)

Canoe township:  0.4%
State:  4.1%

74% of Canoe township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 21% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 89% lived in Pennsylvania.

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

  • This state: 1534
  • Northeast: 49
  • Midwest: 32
  • South: 44
  • West: 9

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $25,000

Canoe township, Pennsylvania satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 4.7%

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

  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

People in group quarters in Canoe township, Pennsylvania:

  • 111 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 42 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 7 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 535
  • One, attached: 40
  • Two: 8
  • 3 or 4: 4
  • 5 to 9: 4
  • Mobile homes: 97

Median worth of mobile homes: $17,500


Housing units in Canoe township with a mortgage: 143 (2 second mortgage, 7 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 176

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 0
  • 1995 to 1998: 23
  • 1990 to 1994: 16
  • 1980 to 1989: 79
  • 1970 to 1979: 114
  • 1960 to 1969: 16
  • 1950 to 1959: 54
  • 1940 to 1949: 23
  • 1939 or earlier: 363

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 4
  • 3 rooms: 6
  • 4 rooms: 67
  • 5 rooms: 149
  • 6 rooms: 136
  • 7 rooms: 94
  • 8 rooms: 24
  • 9 or more rooms: 18

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

  • 1 room: 4
  • 2 rooms: 2
  • 3 rooms: 4
  • 4 rooms: 20
  • 5 rooms: 18
  • 6 rooms: 20
  • 7 rooms: 17
  • 8 rooms: 3
  • 9 or more rooms: 5

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 11
  • 2 bedrooms: 159
  • 3 bedrooms: 260
  • 4 bedrooms: 58
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 10

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Canoe township:

  • no bedroom: 6
  • 1 bedroom: 6
  • 2 bedrooms: 34
  • 3 bedrooms: 42
  • 4 bedrooms: 5
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 30
  • 1 vehicle: 156
  • 2 vehicles: 214
  • 3 vehicles: 66
  • 4 vehicles: 21
  • 5 or more vehicles: 11

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

  • no vehicle: 11
  • 1 vehicle: 38
  • 2 vehicles: 37
  • 3 vehicles: 3
  • 4 vehicles: 4
  • 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 (12%)
  • Truck transportation (8%)
  • Repair and maintenance (5%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (25%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Metal and metal products (4%)
  • Pharmacies and drug stores (4%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (13%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (13%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Canoe township:

  • German (24.7%)
  • United States or American (13.9%)
  • Italian (11.6%)
  • Irish (10.0%)
  • English (9.3%)
  • Polish (6.1%)
  • Dutch (3.6%)

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

  • Italy (33%)
  • Korea (33%)
  • Mexico (33%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 488 (76%)
  • Carpooled: 88 (14%)
  • Bicycle: 3 (0%)
  • Walked: 21 (3%)
  • Other means: 9 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 29 (5%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (75%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (11%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8%)
  • Electricity (3%)
  • Coal or coke (2%)
  • Wood (1%)

People in group quarters in Canoe township, Pennsylvania:

  • 111 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 42 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 7 people in other nonhousehold living situations

97.4% of residents of Canoe township speak English at home.
0.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (69% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 15% speak English not well).
1.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (84% speak English very well, 16% speak English well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (75% speak English very well, 25% speak English well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,519
  • In family households: 1,345 (342 male householders, 87 female householders)
    347 spouses, 482 children (435 natural, 8 adopted, 39 stepchildren), 28 grandchildren, 10 brothers or sisters, 3 parents, 12 other relatives, 34 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 174 (59 male householders (50 living alone)), 95 female householders (86 living alone)), 20 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 160 (0 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 184 2-persons, 97 3-persons, 97 4-persons, 39 5-persons, 12 6-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 136 1-person, 18 2-persons,

243 married couples with children.
93 single-parent households (25 men, 68 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 4
Here:

2.3%
Pennsylvania:

16.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 2
Here:

2.1%
Pennsylvania:

13.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 2
Here:

5.9%
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 Canoe township:

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