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Kidder township, PA map Land area: 69.0 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.8 sq. mi.
Population: 1,185 (all rural)
Males: 623  (52.6%)
Females: 562  (47.4%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 1,135 (943 owner occupied, 192 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

17%
State:

29%


Races in Kidder township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 91.3%
  • Black: 2.0%
  • Asian: 0.2%
  • Two or more races: 1.9%

Median age of males: 44.8
Median age of females: 46.5

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Average household size: 2.28

Kidder township:

2.3 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Average family size: 2.69

Estimated median household income in 2009: $40,231 ($32,583 in 1999)
This township:

$40,231
Pennsylvania:

$49,520

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $678 (lower quartile is $559, upper quartile is $774)
Here:

$678
State:

$597

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $173,908 (it was $100,200 in 2000)
Kidder township:

$173,908
Pennsylvania:

$164,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $106,662 - $253,236

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $201,232
Here:

$201,232
State:

$223,477

Townhouses or other attached units: $356,735
Here:

$356,735
State:

$164,518

In 2-unit structures: $144,853
Here:

$144,853
State:

$166,566

Mobile homes: $28,184
Here:

$28,184
State:

$35,442
Population density: 17 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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

10.1%
Whole state:

11.0%

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

4.3%
Whole state:

5.1%

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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable locations in Kidder township: Jack Frost Mountain Ski Area (A), Split Rock Ski Area (B), Boulder Field (C), Leslie Run Station (D), Big Boulder Ski Resort (E), Lake Harmony Volunteer Fire Company (F), Albrightsville Volunteer Fire Company (G), Kidder Township Volunteer Fire Company 1 (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Round Pond (A), Little Lake (B), Holiday Lake (C), Lake Harmony (D), Mosey Wood Pond (E), Sand Spring Lake (F), Placid Lake (G), Big Boulder Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Keipers Run (A), Twomile Run (B), Irishtown Run (C), Tannery Creek (D), Swamp Run (E), Stony Run (F), Fourth Run (G), Fawn Run (H), Spring Run (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Kidder township include: State Game Lands Number 40 (1), State Game Lands Number 129 (2), Hickory Run State Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 13 (85% naturalized citizens)

Kidder township:  1.1%
State:  4.1%

64% of Kidder township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 19% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 74% lived in Pennsylvania.

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

  • This state: 862
  • Northeast: 251
  • Midwest: 25
  • South: 26
  • West: 10

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $66,700

Kidder 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: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

50 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,496
  • One, attached: 629
  • Two: 11
  • 3 or 4: 21
  • 5 to 9: 4
  • Mobile homes: 36

Median worth of mobile homes: $14,000


Housing units in Kidder township with a mortgage: 235 (22 second mortgage, 16 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 141

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 15
  • 1995 to 1998: 68
  • 1990 to 1994: 53
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,233
  • 1970 to 1979: 273
  • 1960 to 1969: 192
  • 1950 to 1959: 121
  • 1940 to 1949: 121
  • 1939 or earlier: 121

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 2
  • 3 rooms: 14
  • 4 rooms: 64
  • 5 rooms: 127
  • 6 rooms: 108
  • 7 rooms: 49
  • 8 rooms: 27
  • 9 or more rooms: 38

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

  • 1 room: 2
  • 2 rooms: 3
  • 3 rooms: 5
  • 4 rooms: 24
  • 5 rooms: 13
  • 6 rooms: 15
  • 7 rooms: 5
  • 8 rooms: 3
  • 9 or more rooms: 2

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 15
  • 2 bedrooms: 124
  • 3 bedrooms: 216
  • 4 bedrooms: 56
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 18

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kidder township:

  • no bedroom: 2
  • 1 bedroom: 5
  • 2 bedrooms: 37
  • 3 bedrooms: 12
  • 4 bedrooms: 12
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 4

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

  • no vehicle: 8
  • 1 vehicle: 108
  • 2 vehicles: 195
  • 3 vehicles: 93
  • 4 vehicles: 19
  • 5 or more vehicles: 6

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

  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 20
  • 2 vehicles: 34
  • 3 vehicles: 16
  • 4 vehicles: 2
  • 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 (22%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Metal and metal products (4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (3%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Accommodation and food services (22%)
  • Health care (16%)
  • Food and beverage stores (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
  • Construction laborers (4%)
  • Carpenters (4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Cashiers (9%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (7%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Kidder township:

  • German (23.3%)
  • Irish (18.3%)
  • Italian (9.5%)
  • Polish (6.4%)
  • Dutch (5.9%)
  • English (4.3%)
  • United States or American (3.6%)

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

  • Germany (38%)
  • Taiwan (38%)
  • United Kingdom (15%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 420 (85%)
  • Carpooled: 26 (5%)
  • Railroad: 5 (1%)
  • Walked: 11 (2%)
  • Other means: 5 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 29 (6%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (39%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (35%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (14%)
  • Coal or coke (6%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Utility gas (2%)

50 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents

92.3% of residents of Kidder township speak English at home.
3.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (47% speak English very well, 40% speak English well, 13% speak English not well).
3.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (74% speak English very well, 26% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (17% speak English very well, 67% speak English not well, 17% don't speak English at all).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,157
  • In family households: 997 (247 male householders, 120 female householders)
    294 spouses, 261 children (252 natural, 1 adopted, 8 stepchildren), 17 grandchildren, 10 brothers or sisters, 14 parents, 19 other relatives, 15 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 160 (93 male householders (78 living alone)), 47 female householders (40 living alone)), 20 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 48 (all institutionalized)

Size of family households: 205 2-persons, 72 3-persons, 53 4-persons, 18 5-persons, 11 6-persons, 8 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 118 1-person, 22 2-persons,

136 married couples with children.
53 single-parent households (15 men, 38 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 6
Here:

4.9%
Pennsylvania:

16.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 4
Here:

4.5%
Pennsylvania:

13.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 2
Here:

9.5%
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 Kidder township:

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