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Catharine township, PA map Land area: 30.9 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 758 (all rural)
Males: 374  (49.3%)
Females: 384  (50.7%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 758 (660 owner occupied, 98 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

13%
State:

29%


Races in Catharine township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 97.4%
  • Black: 1.1%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.1%
  • Asian: 0.3%
  • Two or more races: 0.5%

Median age of males: 41.6
Median age of females: 42.3

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Average household size: 2.58

Catharine township:

2.6 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Average family size: 2.96

Estimated median household income in 2009: $44,615 ($38,125 in 1999)
This township:

$44,615
Pennsylvania:

$49,520

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $392 (lower quartile is $206, upper quartile is $440)
Here:

$392
State:

$597

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $110,457 (it was $76,100 in 2000)
Catharine township:

$110,457
Pennsylvania:

$164,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $66,532 - $154,595

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $218,452
Here:

$218,452
State:

$223,477

Townhouses or other attached units: $203,729
Here:

$203,729
State:

$164,518

In 2-unit structures: $394,496
Here:

$394,496
State:

$166,566

Mobile homes: $54,994
Here:

$54,994
State:

$35,442
Population density: 24 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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

7.3%
Whole state:

11.0%

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

0.7%
Whole state:

5.1%

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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Church in Catharine township: Keller Chapel (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

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

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Yellow Spring Run (A), Roaring Run (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Catharine township: State Game Lands Number 166 (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 

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

Catharine township:  0.8%
State:  4.1%

83% of Catharine township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 88% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 20% lived in Pennsylvania.

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

  • This state: 670
  • Northeast: 20
  • Midwest: 10
  • South: 22
  • West: 9

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $97,500

Catharine township, Pennsylvania satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 3.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 257
  • One, attached: 2
  • Two: 9
  • Mobile homes: 35

Median worth of mobile homes: $14,000


Housing units in Catharine township with a mortgage: 69 (6 second mortgage, 8 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 105

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 3
  • 1995 to 1998: 15
  • 1990 to 1994: 12
  • 1980 to 1989: 35
  • 1970 to 1979: 47
  • 1960 to 1969: 19
  • 1950 to 1959: 25
  • 1940 to 1949: 29
  • 1939 or earlier: 118

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 29
  • 5 rooms: 54
  • 6 rooms: 87
  • 7 rooms: 29
  • 8 rooms: 29
  • 9 or more rooms: 31

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

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

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 71
  • 3 bedrooms: 133
  • 4 bedrooms: 38
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 17

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Catharine township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 10
  • 3 bedrooms: 16
  • 4 bedrooms: 4
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 7
  • 1 vehicle: 49
  • 2 vehicles: 126
  • 3 vehicles: 48
  • 4 vehicles: 18
  • 5 or more vehicles: 11

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

  • no vehicle: 5
  • 1 vehicle: 13
  • 2 vehicles: 9
  • 3 vehicles: 3
  • 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 (%):



  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (14%)
  • Paper (14%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Health care (9%)
  • Utilities (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Educational services (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (22%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Paper (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Personal and laundry services (5%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Construction laborers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Cashiers (8%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (8%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Personal appearance workers (5%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Catharine township:

  • German (48.2%)
  • United States or American (13.1%)
  • Italian (6.3%)
  • Irish (5.8%)
  • English (4.6%)
  • Scottish (2.5%)
  • Dutch (1.9%)

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

  • Italy (50%)
  • Korea (33%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 274 (82%)
  • Carpooled: 23 (7%)
  • Walked: 16 (5%)
  • Worked at home: 20 (6%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (74%)
  • Wood (13%)
  • Electricity (6%)
  • Coal or coke (4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Utility gas (1%)

99.4% of residents of Catharine township speak English at home.
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 737
  • In family households: 656 (186 male householders, 47 female householders)
    188 spouses, 208 children (196 natural, 11 adopted, 1 stepchildren), 11 grandchildren, 4 brothers or sisters, 3 parents, 0 other relatives, 9 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 81 (30 male householders (27 living alone)), 42 female householders (36 living alone)), 9 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 121 2-persons, 52 3-persons, 39 4-persons, 12 5-persons, 4 6-persons, 5 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 63 1-person, 9 2-persons,

146 married couples with children.
13 single-parent households (6 men, 7 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


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

10.8%
Pennsylvania:

16.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 1
Here:

2.8%
Pennsylvania:

13.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 2
Here:

28.6%
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 Catharine township:

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