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East Cocalico township, PA map Land area: 20.6 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 9,954 (75% urban, 25% rural)
Males: 4,984  (50.1%)
Females: 4,970  (49.9%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 9,763 (8,325 owner occupied, 1,438 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

15%
State:

29%


Races in East Cocalico township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 95.0%
  • Black: 0.5%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.1%
  • Asian: 2.2%
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1.4%
  • Two or more races: 0.8%
  • Some other race: 0.1%

Median age of males: 35.8
Median age of females: 36.2

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Average household size: 2.82

East Cocalico township:

2.8 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Average family size: 3.21

Estimated median household income in 2009: $61,879 ($50,580 in 1999)
This township:

$61,879
Pennsylvania:

$49,520

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $604 (lower quartile is $480, upper quartile is $746)
Here:

$604
State:

$597

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $196,303 (it was $120,200 in 2000)
East Cocalico township:

$196,303
Pennsylvania:

$164,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $153,530 - $258,697

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $218,847
Here:

$218,847
State:

$223,477

Townhouses or other attached units: $221,499
Here:

$221,499
State:

$164,518

In 2-unit structures: $317,421
Here:

$317,421
State:

$166,566

Mobile homes: $74,839
Here:

$74,839
State:

$35,442
Population density: 483 people per square mile 
 
 (high).

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

3.4%
Whole state:

11.0%

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

0.9%
Whole state:

5.1%

Cities in this township include: Reamstown.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable locations in East Cocalico township: Germantown Boys Club (A), Smokestown Fire Company 1 Station 1 - 11 (B), Stevens Fire Company 1 Station 1 - 10 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in East Cocalico township include: White Oak Church (A), Grace Chapel (B), Christ Chapel (C), Muddy Creek Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Park in East Cocalico township: Fishing Creek Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 426 (37% naturalized citizens)

East Cocalico township:  4.3%
State:  4.1%

63% of East Cocalico township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 65% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 65% lived in Pennsylvania.

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

  • This state: 8182
  • Northeast: 600
  • Midwest: 192
  • South: 411
  • West: 86

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $79,300

East Cocalico township, Pennsylvania satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 4.5%

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

  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

191 people in nursing homes

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,804
  • One, attached: 152
  • Two: 129
  • 3 or 4: 66
  • 5 to 9: 50
  • 10 to 19: 19
  • Mobile homes: 337

Median worth of mobile homes: $26,000


Housing units in East Cocalico township with a mortgage: 1,572 (149 second mortgage, 219 home equity loan, 12 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 735

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 77
  • 1995 to 1998: 363
  • 1990 to 1994: 500
  • 1980 to 1989: 715
  • 1970 to 1979: 452
  • 1960 to 1969: 417
  • 1950 to 1959: 216
  • 1940 to 1949: 205
  • 1939 or earlier: 612

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in East Cocalico township, Pennsylvania:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 23
  • 3 rooms: 42
  • 4 rooms: 218
  • 5 rooms: 500
  • 6 rooms: 800
  • 7 rooms: 528
  • 8 rooms: 401
  • 9 or more rooms: 380

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in East Cocalico township, Pennsylvania:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 31
  • 3 rooms: 57
  • 4 rooms: 155
  • 5 rooms: 142
  • 6 rooms: 89
  • 7 rooms: 44
  • 8 rooms: 37
  • 9 or more rooms: 14

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in East Cocalico township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 54
  • 2 bedrooms: 427
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,669
  • 4 bedrooms: 613
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 129

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in East Cocalico township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 131
  • 2 bedrooms: 195
  • 3 bedrooms: 186
  • 4 bedrooms: 57
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 107
  • 1 vehicle: 530
  • 2 vehicles: 1,484
  • 3 vehicles: 562
  • 4 vehicles: 150
  • 5 or more vehicles: 59

Cars and other vehicles available in East Cocalico township in renter-occupied apartments

  • no vehicle: 58
  • 1 vehicle: 182
  • 2 vehicles: 272
  • 3 vehicles: 36
  • 4 vehicles: 21
  • 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 (14%)
  • Metal and metal products (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Furniture and related product manufacturing (5%)
  • Food (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Repair and maintenance (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (14%)
  • Food and beverage stores (7%)
  • Apparel (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Food (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Registered nurses (3%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in East Cocalico township:

  • German (45.2%)
  • United States or American (14.5%)
  • Italian (6.5%)
  • Irish (5.1%)
  • English (3.6%)
  • Swiss (3.3%)
  • Polish (2.3%)

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

  • Ukraine (15%)
  • Thailand (11%)
  • Laos (8%)
  • Vietnam (7%)
  • Canada (7%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (7%)
  • Russia (6%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,969 (81%)
  • Carpooled: 493 (10%)
  • Railroad: 7 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 6 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 46 (1%)
  • Walked: 75 (2%)
  • Other means: 20 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 257 (5%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (39%)
  • Electricity (35%)
  • Utility gas (13%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)
  • Wood (5%)
  • Coal or coke (3%)

191 people in nursing homes

90.0% of residents of East Cocalico township speak English at home.
1.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (65% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 11% speak English not well).
6.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (54% speak English very well, 34% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
1.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (52% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 21% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English not well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 9,763
  • In family households: 8,996 (2,488 male householders, 285 female householders)
    2,536 spouses, 3,260 children (2,952 natural, 103 adopted, 205 stepchildren), 139 grandchildren, 28 brothers or sisters, 41 parents, 82 other relatives, 137 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 767 (362 male householders (312 living alone)), 325 female householders (287 living alone)), 80 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 191 (all institutionalized)

Size of family households: 1,195 2-persons, 606 3-persons, 528 4-persons, 260 5-persons, 105 6-persons, 79 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 599 1-person, 88 2-persons,

2,399 married couples with children.
268 single-parent households (86 men, 182 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 162
Here:

12.4%
Pennsylvania:

16.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 38
Here:

7.3%
Pennsylvania:

13.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 48
Here:

44.0%
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 East Cocalico township:

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