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Fox township, PA map Land area: 67.3 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 3,734 (all rural)
Males: 1,896  (50.8%)
Females: 1,838  (49.2%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 3,734 (3,349 owner occupied, 385 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

10%
State:

29%


Races in Fox township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 99.5%
  • Black: 0.1%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.1%
  • Asian: 0.1%
  • Two or more races: 0.2%

Median age of males: 36.5
Median age of females: 36.8

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Average household size: 2.63

Fox township:

2.6 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Average family size: 3.05

Estimated median household income in 2009: $50,257 ($40,703 in 1999)
This township:

$50,257
Pennsylvania:

$49,520

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $459 (lower quartile is $337, upper quartile is $577)
Here:

$459
State:

$597

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $108,932 (it was $87,700 in 2000)
Fox township:

$108,932
Pennsylvania:

$164,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $80,802 - $183,475

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $182,352
Here:

$182,352
State:

$223,477

In 2-unit structures: $187,361
Here:

$187,361
State:

$166,566

Mobile homes: $106,227
Here:

$106,227
State:

$35,442
Population density: 55 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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

7.5%
Whole state:

11.0%

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

2.1%
Whole state:

5.1%

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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable location: Fox Township Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoirs and swamps: Laurel Run Reservoir (A), Balsam Swamp (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Beaver Run (A), Hywick Run (B), McCauley Run (C), Limestone Run (D), Sawmill Run (E), Sand Spring Run (F), Kyler Run (G), Burch Run (H), Powers Run (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 18 (100% naturalized citizens)

Fox township:  0.5%
State:  4.1%

75% of Fox township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 78% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 71% lived in Pennsylvania.

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

  • This state: 3504
  • Northeast: 94
  • Midwest: 33
  • South: 77
  • West: 8

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $85,000

Fox township, Pennsylvania satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 6.3%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,277
  • Two: 29
  • 3 or 4: 14
  • Mobile homes: 249

Median worth of mobile homes: $42,700


Housing units in Fox township with a mortgage: 512 (51 second mortgage, 102 home equity loan, 16 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 460

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 15
  • 1995 to 1998: 186
  • 1990 to 1994: 141
  • 1980 to 1989: 257
  • 1970 to 1979: 213
  • 1960 to 1969: 175
  • 1950 to 1959: 142
  • 1940 to 1949: 106
  • 1939 or earlier: 334

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 15
  • 4 rooms: 128
  • 5 rooms: 378
  • 6 rooms: 314
  • 7 rooms: 215
  • 8 rooms: 128
  • 9 or more rooms: 60

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 53
  • 4 rooms: 34
  • 5 rooms: 47
  • 6 rooms: 20
  • 7 rooms: 22
  • 8 rooms: 7
  • 9 or more rooms: 0

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 33
  • 2 bedrooms: 270
  • 3 bedrooms: 718
  • 4 bedrooms: 210
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 7

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fox township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 46
  • 2 bedrooms: 64
  • 3 bedrooms: 73
  • 4 bedrooms: 0
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 36
  • 1 vehicle: 317
  • 2 vehicles: 622
  • 3 vehicles: 183
  • 4 vehicles: 60
  • 5 or more vehicles: 20

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

  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 66
  • 2 vehicles: 104
  • 3 vehicles: 6
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5 or more vehicles: 7

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Metal and metal products (19%)
  • Chemicals (15%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Repair and maintenance (5%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, and components (4%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (19%)
  • Metal and metal products (15%)
  • Chemicals (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Social assistance (6%)
  • Computer and electronic products (5%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Metal workers and plastic workers (22%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (15%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (11%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Engineers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Fox township:

  • German (46.0%)
  • Italian (24.1%)
  • Swedish (4.7%)
  • United States or American (4.3%)
  • Irish (4.1%)
  • Polish (3.5%)
  • English (2.8%)

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

  • Italy (61%)
  • Other Northern Europe (39%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,549 (90%)
  • Carpooled: 118 (7%)
  • Walked: 6 (0%)
  • Other means: 7 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 39 (2%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (49%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (18%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (15%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • Coal or coke (6%)
  • Wood (1%)

98.6% of residents of Fox township speak English at home.
0.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (75% speak English very well, 25% speak English well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 3,734
  • In family households: 3,311 (921 male householders, 143 female householders)
    862 spouses, 1,193 children (1,130 natural, 16 adopted, 47 stepchildren), 31 grandchildren, 9 brothers or sisters, 29 parents, 19 other relatives, 104 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 423 (173 male householders (122 living alone)), 187 female householders (176 living alone)), 63 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 432 2-persons, 274 3-persons, 235 4-persons, 88 5-persons, 23 6-persons, 12 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 298 1-person, 54 2-persons, 8 3-persons,

778 married couples with children.
148 single-parent households (41 men, 107 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 66
Here:

15.4%
Pennsylvania:

16.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 29
Here:

13.2%
Pennsylvania:

13.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 21
Here:

26.3%
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 Fox township:

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