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East Pikeland township, PA map Land area: 8.8 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.
Population: 6,551 (83% urban, 17% rural)
Males: 3,167  (48.3%)
Females: 3,384  (51.7%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 6,525 (5,924 owner occupied, 601 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

9%
State:

29%


Races in East Pikeland township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 95.7%
  • Black: 1.4%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.1%
  • Asian: 1.7%
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.7%
  • Two or more races: 0.3%
  • Some other race: 0.1%

Median age of males: 39.3
Median age of females: 39.7

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Average household size: 2.58

East Pikeland township:

2.6 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Average family size: 3.07

Estimated median household income in 2009: $90,924 ($72,850 in 1999)
This township:

$90,924
Pennsylvania:

$49,520

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $1,002 (lower quartile is $746, upper quartile is $1,240)
Here:

$1,002
State:

$597

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $312,219 (it was $168,800 in 2000)
East Pikeland township:

$312,219
Pennsylvania:

$164,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $233,740 - $388,532

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $311,367
Here:

$311,367
State:

$223,477

Townhouses or other attached units: $274,155
Here:

$274,155
State:

$164,518

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $265,092
Here:

$265,092
State:

$223,507

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $191,493
Here:

$191,493
State:

$225,726
Population density: 745 people per square mile 
 
 (high).

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

1.8%
Whole state:

11.0%

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

1.3%
Whole state:

5.1%

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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable locations in East Pikeland township: Camp Council (A), Cromby Power Plant (B), East Pikeland Township Building (C), East Pikeland Township Police Station (D), Kimberton Fire Company (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Valley Forge Mall (1), Kimberton Square Shopping Center (2), Shoppes at Valley Forge Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in East Pikeland township include: Saint Peter Church (A), Zion Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Gotwals Ponds (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 241 (65% naturalized citizens)

East Pikeland township:  3.7%
State:  4.1%

65% of East Pikeland township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 56% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 47% lived in Pennsylvania.

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

  • This state: 4938
  • Northeast: 643
  • Midwest: 218
  • South: 428
  • West: 60
East Pikeland township, Pennsylvania satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 3.1%

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

  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

18 people in homes for the mentally retarded
8 people in religious group quarters

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,793
  • One, attached: 547
  • Two: 22
  • 3 or 4: 70
  • 5 to 9: 10
  • 20 to 49: 9
  • 50 or more: 63
  • Mobile homes: 40
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 50

Housing units in East Pikeland township with a mortgage: 1,541 (148 second mortgage, 271 home equity loan, 22 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 531

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 74
  • 1995 to 1998: 250
  • 1990 to 1994: 296
  • 1980 to 1989: 765
  • 1970 to 1979: 268
  • 1960 to 1969: 371
  • 1950 to 1959: 299
  • 1940 to 1949: 97
  • 1939 or earlier: 184

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 76
  • 5 rooms: 275
  • 6 rooms: 390
  • 7 rooms: 524
  • 8 rooms: 443
  • 9 or more rooms: 514

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

  • 1 room: 13
  • 2 rooms: 49
  • 3 rooms: 43
  • 4 rooms: 40
  • 5 rooms: 65
  • 6 rooms: 56
  • 7 rooms: 0
  • 8 rooms: 21
  • 9 or more rooms: 21

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 225
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,091
  • 4 bedrooms: 812
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 94

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in East Pikeland township:

  • no bedroom: 13
  • 1 bedroom: 89
  • 2 bedrooms: 74
  • 3 bedrooms: 90
  • 4 bedrooms: 12
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 30

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

  • no vehicle: 39
  • 1 vehicle: 461
  • 2 vehicles: 1,221
  • 3 vehicles: 366
  • 4 vehicles: 79
  • 5 or more vehicles: 56

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

  • no vehicle: 63
  • 1 vehicle: 137
  • 2 vehicles: 68
  • 3 vehicles: 9
  • 4 vehicles: 31
  • 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 (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Chemicals (7%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Computer and electronic products (5%)
  • Broadcasting, internet publishing, and telecommunications services (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (15%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Chemicals (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Construction (3%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Computer specialists (12%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Top executives (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Business operations specialists (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in East Pikeland township:

  • German (21.0%)
  • Irish (17.5%)
  • Italian (16.5%)
  • English (8.0%)
  • Polish (7.2%)
  • Slovak (3.1%)
  • United States or American (2.4%)

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

  • Romania (19%)
  • United Kingdom (12%)
  • Korea (11%)
  • Germany (10%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (7%)
  • Ukraine (5%)
  • Philippines (5%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,963 (86%)
  • Carpooled: 292 (8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 7 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 9 (0%)
  • Railroad: 41 (1%)
  • Walked: 60 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 86 (2%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (45%)
  • Utility gas (37%)
  • Electricity (12%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)

18 people in homes for the mentally retarded
8 people in religious group quarters

95.4% of residents of East Pikeland township speak English at home.
0.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
1.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (55% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 21% speak English not well, 9% don't speak English at all).
1.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (58% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 17% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 6,525
  • In family households: 5,732 (1,536 male householders, 286 female householders)
    1,631 spouses, 2,059 children (1,893 natural, 89 adopted, 77 stepchildren), 24 grandchildren, 45 brothers or sisters, 27 parents, 46 other relatives, 78 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 793 (273 male householders (245 living alone)), 423 female householders (352 living alone)), 97 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 26 (0 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 761 2-persons, 414 3-persons, 414 4-persons, 162 5-persons, 51 6-persons, 20 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 597 1-person, 89 2-persons, 10 3-persons,

1,436 married couples with children.
168 single-parent households (50 men, 118 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 265
Here:

34.5%
Pennsylvania:

16.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 92
Here:

23.9%
Pennsylvania:

13.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 44
Here:

27.2%
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 Pikeland township:

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