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Gaskill township, PA map Land area: 21.5 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 671 (all rural)
Males: 328  (48.9%)
Females: 343  (51.1%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 650 (553 owner occupied, 97 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

15%
State:

29%


Races in Gaskill township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 99.1%
  • Asian: 0.1%
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.0%
  • Two or more races: 0.3%

Median age of males: 39.0
Median age of females: 39.3

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Average household size: 2.63

Gaskill township:

2.6 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Average family size: 2.98

Estimated median household income in 2009: $37,703 ($30,536 in 1999)
This township:

$37,703
Pennsylvania:

$49,520

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $384 (lower quartile is $266, upper quartile is $505)
Here:

$384
State:

$597

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $95,936 (it was $68,400 in 2000)
Gaskill township:

$95,936
Pennsylvania:

$164,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $59,814 - $128,645

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $158,367
Here:

$158,367
State:

$223,477

Townhouses or other attached units: $130,594
Here:

$130,594
State:

$164,518

Mobile homes: $58,813
Here:

$58,813
State:

$35,442
Population density: 31 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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

10.9%
Whole state:

11.0%

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

3.5%
Whole state:

5.1%

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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable location: Winslow (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Gaskill township: Pleasant Grove Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Reservoir: Punxsutawney Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Park in Gaskill township: State Game Lands Number 195 (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 2 (100% naturalized citizens)

Gaskill township:  0.3%
State:  4.1%

71% of Gaskill township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 68% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 41% lived in Pennsylvania.

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

  • This state: 604
  • Northeast: 18
  • Midwest: 23
  • South: 9
  • West: 4

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $9,999

Gaskill township, Pennsylvania satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 6.5%

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

  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

21 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 250
  • One, attached: 3
  • Mobile homes: 72

Median worth of mobile homes: $26,300


Housing units in Gaskill township with a mortgage: 70 (5 second mortgage, 8 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 59

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 2
  • 1995 to 1998: 33
  • 1990 to 1994: 19
  • 1980 to 1989: 52
  • 1970 to 1979: 61
  • 1960 to 1969: 23
  • 1950 to 1959: 28
  • 1940 to 1949: 21
  • 1939 or earlier: 86

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 8
  • 4 rooms: 32
  • 5 rooms: 37
  • 6 rooms: 46
  • 7 rooms: 47
  • 8 rooms: 18
  • 9 or more rooms: 17

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 12
  • 5 rooms: 14
  • 6 rooms: 8
  • 7 rooms: 0
  • 8 rooms: 7
  • 9 or more rooms: 0

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 13
  • 2 bedrooms: 43
  • 3 bedrooms: 111
  • 4 bedrooms: 35
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 3

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gaskill township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 23
  • 3 bedrooms: 16
  • 4 bedrooms: 2
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 12
  • 1 vehicle: 36
  • 2 vehicles: 98
  • 3 vehicles: 49
  • 4 vehicles: 2
  • 5 or more vehicles: 8

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

  • no vehicle: 10
  • 1 vehicle: 8
  • 2 vehicles: 20
  • 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 (%):



  • Metal and metal products (13%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (5%)
  • Truck transportation (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (30%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Food and beverage stores (6%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Social assistance (5%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Metal workers and plastic workers (14%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (14%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (10%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (6%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Gaskill township:

  • German (38.4%)
  • English (13.5%)
  • Italian (9.8%)
  • United States or American (9.1%)
  • Scottish (4.4%)
  • Slovak (4.2%)
  • Polish (3.5%)

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

  • Canada (100%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 231 (85%)
  • Carpooled: 30 (11%)
  • Walked: 6 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 6 (2%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (53%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (20%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (13%)
  • Electricity (6%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Other fuel (3%)
  • Coal or coke (2%)

21 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

98.6% of residents of Gaskill township speak English at home.
1.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (67% speak English very well, 33% speak English not well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 639
  • In family households: 577 (158 male householders, 40 female householders)
    160 spouses, 194 children (186 natural, 0 adopted, 8 stepchildren), 8 grandchildren, 5 brothers or sisters, 4 parents, 3 other relatives, 5 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 62 (15 male householders (11 living alone)), 38 female householders (38 living alone)), 9 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 24 (0 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 90 2-persons, 46 3-persons, 51 4-persons, 8 5-persons, 3 6-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 49 1-person, 2 2-persons, 2 4-persons,

124 married couples with children.
32 single-parent households (11 men, 21 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


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

10.0%
Pennsylvania:

16.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Pennsylvania:

13.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 4
Here:

19.0%
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 Gaskill township:

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