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Raccoon township, PA map Land area: 18.5 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.7 sq. mi.
Population: 3,397 (all rural)
Males: 1,698  (50.0%)
Females: 1,699  (50.0%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 3,339 (3,064 owner occupied, 275 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

8%
State:

29%


Races in Raccoon township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 98.2%
  • Black: 0.4%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.1%
  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Two or more races: 0.5%

Median age of males: 38.4
Median age of females: 38.5

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Average household size: 2.82

Raccoon township:

2.8 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Average family size: 3.15

Estimated median household income in 2009: $64,066 ($53,036 in 1999)
This township:

$64,066
Pennsylvania:

$49,520

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $372 (lower quartile is $331, upper quartile is $705)
Here:

$372
State:

$597

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $132,456 (it was $96,500 in 2000)
Raccoon township:

$132,456
Pennsylvania:

$164,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $101,661 - $200,702

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $210,465
Here:

$210,465
State:

$223,477

In 2-unit structures: $226,770
Here:

$226,770
State:

$166,566

Mobile homes: $89,750
Here:

$89,750
State:

$35,442
Population density: 183 people per square mile 
 
 (high).

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

5.4%
Whole state:

11.0%

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

1.8%
Whole state:

5.1%

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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable locations in Raccoon township: Green Garden (A), Raccoon Grange (B), Raccoon Township Independent Volunteer Fire Department 1 Station 35 (C), Raccoon Township Independent Volunteer Fire Department 1 Station 35 Substation (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Raccoon township include: Mount Pleasant Church (A), Service United Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: John Anderson Memorial Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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

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

 

Number of foreign born residents: 15 (0% naturalized citizens)

Raccoon township:  0.4%
State:  4.1%

77% of Raccoon township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 71% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 30% lived in Pennsylvania.

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

  • This state: 2850
  • Northeast: 111
  • Midwest: 129
  • South: 200
  • West: 83
Raccoon township, Pennsylvania satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 4.0%

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

  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

58 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 929
  • One, attached: 11
  • Two: 15
  • 3 or 4: 18
  • Mobile homes: 254

Median worth of mobile homes: $53,400


Housing units in Raccoon township with a mortgage: 495 (40 second mortgage, 106 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 210

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 35
  • 1995 to 1998: 75
  • 1990 to 1994: 113
  • 1980 to 1989: 218
  • 1970 to 1979: 257
  • 1960 to 1969: 165
  • 1950 to 1959: 161
  • 1940 to 1949: 123
  • 1939 or earlier: 80

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 5
  • 3 rooms: 34
  • 4 rooms: 61
  • 5 rooms: 288
  • 6 rooms: 347
  • 7 rooms: 161
  • 8 rooms: 129
  • 9 or more rooms: 48

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 6
  • 3 rooms: 8
  • 4 rooms: 22
  • 5 rooms: 65
  • 6 rooms: 12
  • 7 rooms: 0
  • 8 rooms: 0
  • 9 or more rooms: 0

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 36
  • 2 bedrooms: 180
  • 3 bedrooms: 688
  • 4 bedrooms: 162
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 7

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Raccoon township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 22
  • 2 bedrooms: 37
  • 3 bedrooms: 54
  • 4 bedrooms: 0
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 7
  • 1 vehicle: 206
  • 2 vehicles: 449
  • 3 vehicles: 316
  • 4 vehicles: 75
  • 5 or more vehicles: 20

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

  • no vehicle: 13
  • 1 vehicle: 55
  • 2 vehicles: 12
  • 3 vehicles: 33
  • 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 (%):



  • Construction (21%)
  • Metal and metal products (9%)
  • Utilities (7%)
  • Air transportation (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
  • Chemicals (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (16%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Air transportation (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other transportation, and support activities, and couriers (6%)
  • Food and beverage stores (6%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Construction laborers (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Customer service representatives (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Raccoon township:

  • German (20.0%)
  • Italian (15.3%)
  • United States or American (11.4%)
  • Irish (7.9%)
  • English (7.4%)
  • Polish (5.8%)
  • Scotch-Irish (4.8%)

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

  • Canada (47%)
  • United Kingdom (27%)
  • Venezuela (27%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,483 (88%)
  • Carpooled: 136 (8%)
  • Walked: 9 (1%)
  • Other means: 17 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 31 (2%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (49%)
  • Utility gas (18%)
  • Electricity (13%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11%)
  • Wood (7%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

58 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded

97.4% of residents of Raccoon township speak English at home.
0.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (82% speak English very well, 18% speak English well).
1.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (58% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 31% speak English not well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 3,341
  • In family households: 3,100 (866 male householders, 107 female householders)
    804 spouses, 1,176 children (1,097 natural, 19 adopted, 60 stepchildren), 86 grandchildren, 3 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 20 other relatives, 38 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 241 (81 male householders (65 living alone)), 136 female householders (128 living alone)), 24 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 56 (all institutionalized)

Size of family households: 366 2-persons, 266 3-persons, 220 4-persons, 75 5-persons, 41 6-persons, 5 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 193 1-person, 24 2-persons,

716 married couples with children.
143 single-parent households (50 men, 93 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 57
Here:

12.2%
Pennsylvania:

16.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 27
Here:

10.7%
Pennsylvania:

13.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 15
Here:

16.3%
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 Raccoon township:

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