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Scott township, PA map Land area: 43.7 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.7 sq. mi.
Population: 669 (all rural)
Males: 334  (49.9%)
Females: 335  (50.1%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 669 (551 owner occupied, 118 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

18%
State:

29%


Races in Scott township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 99.0%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.1%
  • Two or more races: 0.9%

Median age of males: 41.3
Median age of females: 41.6

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Average household size: 2.56

Scott township:

2.6 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Average family size: 3.04

Estimated median household income in 2009: $36,587 ($29,632 in 1999)
This township:

$36,587
Pennsylvania:

$49,520

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $442 (lower quartile is $227, upper quartile is $516)
Here:

$442
State:

$597

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $135,041 (it was $76,500 in 2000)
Scott township:

$135,041
Pennsylvania:

$164,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $71,094 - $186,088

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $141,210
Here:

$141,210
State:

$223,477

Mobile homes: $111,823
Here:

$111,823
State:

$35,442
Population density: 15 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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

13.7%
Whole state:

11.0%

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

6.2%
Whole state:

5.1%

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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable locations in Scott township: Farrell Corners (A), Finnegan Corners (B), Gardinier Corners (C), Camp Willoway (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Scott township include: Mission Chapel (A), Pleasant Valley Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Island Lake (A), Star Pond (B), Pine Swamp Pond (C), Hiawatha Lake (D), Island Pond (E), Waidler Lake (F), Pine Swamp (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Tarbox Brook (A), Hiawatha Creek (B), Star Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Scott township include: State Game Lands Number 299 (1), State Game Lands Number 70 (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 10 (80% naturalized citizens)

Scott township:  1.5%
State:  4.1%

78% of Scott township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 28% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 18% lived in Pennsylvania.

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

  • This state: 246
  • Northeast: 373
  • Midwest: 8
  • South: 11
  • West: 1

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $170,000

Scott township, Pennsylvania satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 4.6%

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

  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.8% of all households

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 420
  • Mobile homes: 124
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 13

Median worth of mobile homes: $47,000


Housing units in Scott township with a mortgage: 60 (2 second mortgage, 5 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 54

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 20
  • 1995 to 1998: 43
  • 1990 to 1994: 49
  • 1980 to 1989: 75
  • 1970 to 1979: 149
  • 1960 to 1969: 32
  • 1950 to 1959: 55
  • 1940 to 1949: 34
  • 1939 or earlier: 100

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

  • 1 room: 3
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 3
  • 4 rooms: 30
  • 5 rooms: 41
  • 6 rooms: 50
  • 7 rooms: 34
  • 8 rooms: 16
  • 9 or more rooms: 23

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

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

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

  • no bedroom: 3
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 57
  • 3 bedrooms: 98
  • 4 bedrooms: 34
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 8

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Scott township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 12
  • 3 bedrooms: 9
  • 4 bedrooms: 6
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 11

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

  • no vehicle: 9
  • 1 vehicle: 47
  • 2 vehicles: 114
  • 3 vehicles: 26
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5 or more vehicles: 4

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

  • no vehicle: 10
  • 1 vehicle: 18
  • 2 vehicles: 7
  • 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 (%):



  • Wood products (12%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Metal and metal products (6%)
  • Truck transportation (6%)
  • Groceries and related products merchant wholesalers (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Food and beverage stores (10%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (5%)
  • Publishing, and motion picture and sound recording industries (5%)
  • Personal and laundry services (5%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (13%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Carpenters (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Waiters and waitresses (9%)
  • Registered nurses (8%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (8%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Personal appearance workers (5%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Scott township:

  • German (25.5%)
  • English (17.3%)
  • Irish (13.5%)
  • Italian (10.9%)
  • United States or American (9.5%)
  • Dutch (6.1%)
  • Russian (3.4%)

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

  • Czechoslovakia (includes Czech Republic and Slovakia) (30%)
  • Hungary (30%)
  • Italy (20%)
  • Canada (20%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 195 (79%)
  • Carpooled: 17 (7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 10 (4%)
  • Walked: 4 (2%)
  • Other means: 2 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 18 (7%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (63%)
  • Wood (27%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Electricity (3%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

96.7% of residents of Scott township speak English at home.
2.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (75% speak English very well, 25% speak English well).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 649
  • In family households: 576 (138 male householders, 34 female householders)
    160 spouses, 195 children (182 natural, 10 adopted, 3 stepchildren), 33 grandchildren, 2 brothers or sisters, 2 parents, 12 other relatives, 0 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 73 (26 male householders (17 living alone)), 31 female householders (25 living alone)), 16 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 64 2-persons, 42 3-persons, 46 4-persons, 12 5-persons, 6 6-persons, 2 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 42 1-person, 15 2-persons,

116 married couples with children.
19 single-parent households (9 men, 10 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 0
Here:

0.0%
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: 3
Here:

37.5%
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 Scott township:

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