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Lower Windsor township, PA map Land area: 25.1 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 7,405 (33% urban, 67% rural)
Males: 3,708  (50.1%)
Females: 3,697  (49.9%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 7,405 (6,493 owner occupied, 912 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

12%
State:

29%


Races in Lower Windsor township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 97.9%
  • Black: 0.1%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.1%
  • Asian: 0.1%
  • Two or more races: 0.6%
  • Some other race: 0.0%

Median age of males: 37.3
Median age of females: 37.5

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Average household size: 2.65

Lower Windsor township:

2.6 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Average family size: 3.00

Estimated median household income in 2009: $57,209 ($45,413 in 1999)
This township:

$57,209
Pennsylvania:

$49,520

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $639 (lower quartile is $502, upper quartile is $690)
Here:

$639
State:

$597

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $166,722 (it was $99,500 in 2000)
Lower Windsor township:

$166,722
Pennsylvania:

$164,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $126,463 - $236,271

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $205,992
Here:

$205,992
State:

$223,477

Townhouses or other attached units: $224,726
Here:

$224,726
State:

$164,518

In 2-unit structures: $174,132
Here:

$174,132
State:

$166,566

Mobile homes: $71,303
Here:

$71,303
State:

$35,442
Population density: 295 people per square mile 
 
 (high).

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

7.3%
Whole state:

11.0%

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

2.9%
Whole state:

5.1%

Cities in this township include: East Prospect, Yorkana.


Click to draw/clear Lower Windsor township borders

Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable locations in Lower Windsor township: Margereta Furnace Farms (A), Long Level (B), Lauxman Farms (C), Eastern York County Forest Fire Crew (D), Craley Community Fire Company Station 44 (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Lower Windsor township include: Trinity Church (A), Mount Pisgah Church (B), Saint Paul Church (C), Salem Church (D), Canadochly Church (E), Calvary Church (F), Springville Church (G), Ebenezer Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Springville Cemetery (1), Olewiler Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Creeks: Canadochly Creek (A), Cook Creek (B), Beaver Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Lower Windsor township: Samuel S Lewis State Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 73 (26% naturalized citizens)

Lower Windsor township:  1.0%
State:  4.1%

71% of Lower Windsor township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 76% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 60% lived in Pennsylvania.

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

  • This state: 6470
  • Northeast: 155
  • Midwest: 104
  • South: 436
  • West: 35
Lower Windsor township, Pennsylvania satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 8.0%

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

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,185
  • One, attached: 88
  • Two: 86
  • 3 or 4: 14
  • 5 to 9: 19
  • Mobile homes: 620
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 22

Median worth of mobile homes: $36,300


Housing units in Lower Windsor township with a mortgage: 1,047 (69 second mortgage, 229 home equity loan, 9 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 479

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 61
  • 1995 to 1998: 212
  • 1990 to 1994: 277
  • 1980 to 1989: 486
  • 1970 to 1979: 599
  • 1960 to 1969: 240
  • 1950 to 1959: 338
  • 1940 to 1949: 191
  • 1939 or earlier: 630

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Lower Windsor township, Pennsylvania:

  • 1 room: 10
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 33
  • 4 rooms: 217
  • 5 rooms: 683
  • 6 rooms: 463
  • 7 rooms: 503
  • 8 rooms: 241
  • 9 or more rooms: 262

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lower Windsor township, Pennsylvania:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 11
  • 4 rooms: 115
  • 5 rooms: 71
  • 6 rooms: 58
  • 7 rooms: 51
  • 8 rooms: 10
  • 9 or more rooms: 34

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Lower Windsor township:

  • no bedroom: 10
  • 1 bedroom: 60
  • 2 bedrooms: 455
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,403
  • 4 bedrooms: 459
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 25

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lower Windsor township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 19
  • 2 bedrooms: 161
  • 3 bedrooms: 114
  • 4 bedrooms: 48
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 8

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

  • no vehicle: 93
  • 1 vehicle: 575
  • 2 vehicles: 1,097
  • 3 vehicles: 489
  • 4 vehicles: 127
  • 5 or more vehicles: 31

Cars and other vehicles available in Lower Windsor township in renter-occupied apartments

  • no vehicle: 21
  • 1 vehicle: 173
  • 2 vehicles: 111
  • 3 vehicles: 26
  • 4 vehicles: 9
  • 5 or more vehicles: 10

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Construction (17%)
  • Metal and metal products (10%)
  • Machinery (7%)
  • Repair and maintenance (5%)
  • Truck transportation (4%)
  • Printing and related support activities (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (13%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Metal and metal products (4%)
  • Apparel (4%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Metal workers and plastic workers (12%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Lower Windsor township:

  • German (51.0%)
  • United States or American (15.9%)
  • English (7.1%)
  • Irish (4.9%)
  • Italian (3.8%)
  • Scottish (1.6%)
  • Dutch (1.6%)

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

  • Colombia (44%)
  • Costa Rica (16%)
  • Other Northern Europe (12%)
  • Canada (11%)
  • United Kingdom (10%)
  • Spain (7%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,155 (84%)
  • Carpooled: 330 (9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 16 (0%)
  • Railroad: 16 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 19 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 8 (0%)
  • Walked: 49 (1%)
  • Other means: 7 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 150 (4%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (52%)
  • Electricity (17%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (15%)
  • Utility gas (10%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Coal or coke (3%)

97.5% of residents of Lower Windsor township speak English at home.
2.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (56% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 29% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 7,308
  • In family households: 6,507 (1,795 male householders, 353 female householders)
    1,767 spouses, 2,294 children (2,097 natural, 31 adopted, 166 stepchildren), 77 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 32 parents, 70 other relatives, 119 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 801 (316 male householders (239 living alone)), 307 female householders (257 living alone)), 178 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 889 2-persons, 511 3-persons, 513 4-persons, 165 5-persons, 35 6-persons, 35 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 496 1-person, 108 2-persons, 15 3-persons, 4 4-persons,

1,426 married couples with children.
338 single-parent households (139 men, 199 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 48
Here:

5.3%
Pennsylvania:

16.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 20
Here:

3.9%
Pennsylvania:

13.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 48
Here:

35.0%
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 Lower Windsor township:

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