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Dingman township, PA map Land area: 58.2 sq. mi.
Water area: 1.8 sq. mi.
Population: 8,788 (all rural)
Males: 4,394  (50.0%)
Females: 4,394  (50.0%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 8,787 (8,003 owner occupied, 784 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

9%
State:

29%


Races in Dingman township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 90.3%
  • Black: 2.2%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.3%
  • Asian: 0.5%
  • Two or more races: 1.3%
  • Some other race: 0.3%

Median age of males: 36.6
Median age of females: 36.7

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Average household size: 2.95

Dingman township:

3.0 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Average family size: 3.29

Estimated median household income in 2009: $67,744 ($54,866 in 1999)
This township:

$67,744
Pennsylvania:

$49,520

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $914 (lower quartile is $773, upper quartile is $1,113)
Here:

$914
State:

$597

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $258,545 (it was $133,200 in 2000)
Dingman township:

$258,545
Pennsylvania:

$164,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $198,302 - $330,923

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $206,933
Here:

$206,933
State:

$223,477

Mobile homes: $9,650
Here:

$9,650
State:

$35,442
Population density: 151 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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

4.2%
Whole state:

11.0%

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

2.0%
Whole state:

5.1%

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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable locations in Dingman township: Cliff Park Inn Golf Course (A), Pocono Mountain Water Forest (B), New Jersey Camp (C), Rock Hill Camp (D), Dingman Township Volunteer Fire Department (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Travis Cemetery (1), Milford Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Rock Hill Pond (A), Log Tavern Pond (B), Nitche Pond (C), Silver Springs Lake (D), Camp Netimus Lake (E), Pocono Woodland Lake (F), Shohola Marsh Reservoir (G), Crescent Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Rattlesnake Creek (A), Swale Brook (B), Gum Brook (C), Gin Brook (D), Dwarfs Kill (E), Maple Brook (F), Sloat Brook (G), Poison Brook (H), Birchy Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 618 (67% naturalized citizens)

Dingman township:  7.0%
State:  4.1%

56% of Dingman township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 18% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 7% lived in Pennsylvania.

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

  • This state: 1001
  • Northeast: 6558
  • Midwest: 211
  • South: 259
  • West: 77

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $112,500

Dingman township, Pennsylvania satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 5.2%

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

  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,782
  • 3 or 4: 74
  • 5 to 9: 24
  • 50 or more: 10
  • Mobile homes: 1,789
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 10

Median worth of mobile homes: $9,999


Housing units in Dingman township with a mortgage: 2,088 (186 second mortgage, 241 home equity loan, 9 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 445

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 215
  • 1995 to 1998: 858
  • 1990 to 1994: 1,340
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,747
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,072
  • 1960 to 1969: 218
  • 1950 to 1959: 88
  • 1940 to 1949: 35
  • 1939 or earlier: 116

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 26
  • 4 rooms: 210
  • 5 rooms: 329
  • 6 rooms: 984
  • 7 rooms: 608
  • 8 rooms: 293
  • 9 or more rooms: 244

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 13
  • 3 rooms: 73
  • 4 rooms: 61
  • 5 rooms: 48
  • 6 rooms: 47
  • 7 rooms: 23
  • 8 rooms: 0
  • 9 or more rooms: 21

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 22
  • 2 bedrooms: 268
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,801
  • 4 bedrooms: 483
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 120

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Dingman township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 98
  • 2 bedrooms: 60
  • 3 bedrooms: 107
  • 4 bedrooms: 21
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 70
  • 1 vehicle: 524
  • 2 vehicles: 1,291
  • 3 vehicles: 623
  • 4 vehicles: 159
  • 5 or more vehicles: 27

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

  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 149
  • 2 vehicles: 63
  • 3 vehicles: 47
  • 4 vehicles: 27
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Construction (12%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Repair and maintenance (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Educational services (17%)
  • Health care (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (4%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Dingman township:

  • Irish (25.5%)
  • Italian (19.0%)
  • German (15.5%)
  • Polish (6.3%)
  • English (5.4%)
  • Dutch (2.4%)
  • United States or American (2.0%)

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

  • Poland (13%)
  • Dominican Republic (8%)
  • El Salvador (8%)
  • Germany (7%)
  • Romania (6%)
  • Chile (6%)
  • Ireland (5%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,271 (81%)
  • Carpooled: 465 (12%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 50 (1%)
  • Subway or elevated: 13 (0%)
  • Railroad: 31 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 15 (0%)
  • Walked: 42 (1%)
  • Other means: 8 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 128 (3%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (43%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (27%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (17%)
  • Wood (6%)
  • Coal or coke (4%)
  • Utility gas (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

89.7% of residents of Dingman township speak English at home.
4.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (83% speak English very well, 17% speak English not well).
4.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (51% speak English very well, 31% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (70% speak English very well, 30% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 8,787
  • In family households: 8,090 (1,848 male householders, 570 female householders)
    2,108 spouses, 3,129 children (3,013 natural, 42 adopted, 74 stepchildren), 106 grandchildren, 50 brothers or sisters, 67 parents, 125 other relatives, 87 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 697 (259 male householders (191 living alone)), 298 female householders (232 living alone)), 140 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1 (0 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 858 2-persons, 489 3-persons, 645 4-persons, 291 5-persons, 118 6-persons, 17 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 423 1-person, 114 2-persons, 20 3-persons,

2,278 married couples with children.
321 single-parent households (90 men, 231 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 58
Here:

4.2%
Pennsylvania:

16.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 8
Here:

1.3%
Pennsylvania:

13.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 74
Here:

31.5%
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 Dingman township:

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