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Lower Yoder township, PA map Land area: 13.2 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.
Population: 3,029 (89% urban, 11% rural)
Males: 1,415  (46.7%)
Females: 1,614  (53.3%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 3,026 (2,558 owner occupied, 468 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

15%
State:

29%


Races in Lower Yoder township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 98.1%
  • Black: 0.8%
  • Asian: 0.3%
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.4%
  • Two or more races: 0.2%
  • Some other race: 0.0%

Median age of males: 49.6
Median age of females: 52.0

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Average household size: 2.13

Lower Yoder township:

2.1 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Average family size: 2.69

Estimated median household income in 2009: $65,575 ($50,913 in 1999)
This township:

$65,575
Pennsylvania:

$49,520

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $670 (lower quartile is $548, upper quartile is $815)
Here:

$670
State:

$597

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $159,893 (it was $108,600 in 2000)
Lower Yoder township:

$159,893
Pennsylvania:

$164,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $113,434 - $234,437

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $231,516
Here:

$231,516
State:

$223,477

Townhouses or other attached units: $340,624
Here:

$340,624
State:

$164,518

In 2-unit structures: $165,647
Here:

$165,647
State:

$166,566

Mobile homes: $204,388
Here:

$204,388
State:

$35,442
Population density: 230 people per square mile 
 
 (high).

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

5.6%
Whole state:

11.0%

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

3.1%
Whole state:

5.1%

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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable locations in Lower Yoder township: Westwood Volunteer Fire Company (A), Lower Yoder Township Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Westmont Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Lower Yoder township: Saint Theresa Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Rochus Cemetery (1), Saint Stephens Cemetery (2), Saint Theresa Cemetery (3), Saint Casmirs Cemetery (4), Saint Francis Cemetery (5), Hungarian Cemetery (6), Saint Marys Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Gray Run (A), Elk Run (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 156 (42% naturalized citizens)

Lower Yoder township:  5.2%
State:  4.1%

65% of Lower Yoder township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 74% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 56% lived in Pennsylvania.

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

  • This state: 6060
  • Northeast: 175
  • Midwest: 473
  • South: 354
  • West: 112

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $123,800

Lower Yoder township, Pennsylvania satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 2.7%

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

  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

3 people in religious group quarters

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,673
  • One, attached: 17
  • Two: 18
  • 3 or 4: 8
  • 5 to 9: 30
  • 20 to 49: 6
  • Mobile homes: 50

Median worth of mobile homes: $127,400


Housing units in Lower Yoder township with a mortgage: 1,481 (96 second mortgage, 259 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 661

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 123
  • 1995 to 1998: 209
  • 1990 to 1994: 242
  • 1980 to 1989: 264
  • 1970 to 1979: 558
  • 1960 to 1969: 455
  • 1950 to 1959: 501
  • 1940 to 1949: 182
  • 1939 or earlier: 268

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 25
  • 3 rooms: 22
  • 4 rooms: 122
  • 5 rooms: 461
  • 6 rooms: 650
  • 7 rooms: 542
  • 8 rooms: 279
  • 9 or more rooms: 382

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

  • 1 room: 4
  • 2 rooms: 6
  • 3 rooms: 20
  • 4 rooms: 23
  • 5 rooms: 62
  • 6 rooms: 40
  • 7 rooms: 29
  • 8 rooms: 5
  • 9 or more rooms: 11

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 49
  • 2 bedrooms: 326
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,514
  • 4 bedrooms: 565
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 29

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lower Yoder township:

  • no bedroom: 4
  • 1 bedroom: 21
  • 2 bedrooms: 80
  • 3 bedrooms: 82
  • 4 bedrooms: 6
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 7

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

  • no vehicle: 21
  • 1 vehicle: 479
  • 2 vehicles: 1,284
  • 3 vehicles: 480
  • 4 vehicles: 174
  • 5 or more vehicles: 45

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

  • no vehicle: 6
  • 1 vehicle: 108
  • 2 vehicles: 71
  • 3 vehicles: 15
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Educational services (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Other transportation, and support activities, and couriers (6%)
  • Metal and metal products (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (26%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, and souvenir, and other miscellaneous stores (4%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other protective service workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (11%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Lower Yoder township:

  • German (21.7%)
  • Dutch (10.5%)
  • English (9.1%)
  • Polish (8.3%)
  • Irish (8.0%)
  • United States or American (7.5%)
  • Swedish (6.2%)

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

  • Canada (31%)
  • Mexico (27%)
  • Korea (13%)
  • Poland (12%)
  • Germany (10%)
  • Indonesia (4%)
  • Australia (3%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,288 (90%)
  • Carpooled: 178 (5%)
  • Bicycle: 5 (0%)
  • Walked: 46 (1%)
  • Other means: 14 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 110 (3%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (85%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)
  • Electricity (4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)
  • Wood (1%)

3 people in religious group quarters

96.4% of residents of Lower Yoder township speak English at home.
2.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (58% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 23% speak English not well, 10% don't speak English at all).
1.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (74% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 14% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 7,357
  • In family households: 6,666 (1,754 male householders, 379 female householders)
    1,875 spouses, 2,311 children (2,101 natural, 48 adopted, 162 stepchildren), 115 grandchildren, 22 brothers or sisters, 28 parents, 30 other relatives, 152 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 691 (253 male householders (201 living alone)), 306 female householders (264 living alone)), 132 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 8 (0 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 887 2-persons, 447 3-persons, 483 4-persons, 219 5-persons, 90 6-persons, 7 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 465 1-person, 71 2-persons, 16 3-persons, 7 4-persons,

316 married couples with children.
85 single-parent households (20 men, 65 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 62
Here:

6.3%
Pennsylvania:

16.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 26
Here:

5.9%
Pennsylvania:

13.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 34
Here:

11.8%
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 Yoder township:

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