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South Huntingdon township, PA map Land area: 45.3 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.4 sq. mi.
Population: 6,175 (4% urban, 96% rural)
Males: 3,039  (49.2%)
Females: 3,136  (50.8%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 6,165 (5,253 owner occupied, 912 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

15%
State:

29%


Races in South Huntingdon township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 97.8%
  • Black: 0.9%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.1%
  • Asian: 0.1%
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.4%
  • Two or more races: 0.7%

Median age of males: 40.7
Median age of females: 41.6

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Average household size: 2.51

South Huntingdon township:

2.5 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Average family size: 2.91

Estimated median household income in 2009: $45,277 ($35,431 in 1999)
This township:

$45,277
Pennsylvania:

$49,520

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $443 (lower quartile is $345, upper quartile is $524)
Here:

$443
State:

$597

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $106,536 (it was $74,900 in 2000)
South Huntingdon township:

$106,536
Pennsylvania:

$164,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $68,126 - $171,603

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $201,675
Here:

$201,675
State:

$223,477

Townhouses or other attached units: $129,129
Here:

$129,129
State:

$164,518

In 2-unit structures: $59,888
Here:

$59,888
State:

$166,566

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $10,307
Here:

$10,307
State:

$223,507

Mobile homes: $59,956
Here:

$59,956
State:

$35,442
Population density: 136 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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

7.1%
Whole state:

11.0%

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

3.7%
Whole state:

5.1%

Cities in this township include: Smithton.


Click to draw/clear South Huntingdon township borders

Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable locations in South Huntingdon township: Cedar Creek (A), Turkeytown Volunteer Fire Department (B), Yukon - South Huntingdon Township Volunteer Fire Company (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in South Huntingdon township include: Greek Church (A), Grand View Church (B), Grace Church (C), Glenwood Church (D), Barren Run Church (E), Mount Olive Church (F), Jacobs Creek Church (G), Sewickley Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Yukon Cemetery (1), Milbell Cemetery (2), Saint Timothys Cemetery (3), Hoffman Cemetery (4), Markle Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Jacobs Creek (A), Hunters Run (B), Meadow Run (C), Sewickley Creek (D), Barren Run (E), Painters Run (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in South Huntingdon township: State Game Lands Number 296 (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 32 (75% naturalized citizens)

South Huntingdon township:  0.5%
State:  4.1%

79% of South Huntingdon township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 82% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 88% lived in Pennsylvania.

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

  • This state: 5767
  • Northeast: 11
  • Midwest: 140
  • South: 144
  • West: 48

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $42,500

South Huntingdon township, Pennsylvania satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 4.2%

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

  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

6 people in other group homes
4 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,983
  • One, attached: 41
  • Two: 59
  • 3 or 4: 30
  • 5 to 9: 8
  • Mobile homes: 461

Median worth of mobile homes: $20,400


Housing units in South Huntingdon township with a mortgage: 653 (52 second mortgage, 158 home equity loan, 11 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 791

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 19
  • 1995 to 1998: 89
  • 1990 to 1994: 117
  • 1980 to 1989: 323
  • 1970 to 1979: 547
  • 1960 to 1969: 304
  • 1950 to 1959: 276
  • 1940 to 1949: 203
  • 1939 or earlier: 704

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in South Huntingdon township, Pennsylvania:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 12
  • 4 rooms: 302
  • 5 rooms: 556
  • 6 rooms: 477
  • 7 rooms: 302
  • 8 rooms: 256
  • 9 or more rooms: 161

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in South Huntingdon township, Pennsylvania:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 29
  • 4 rooms: 172
  • 5 rooms: 101
  • 6 rooms: 71
  • 7 rooms: 14
  • 8 rooms: 7
  • 9 or more rooms: 0

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in South Huntingdon township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 24
  • 2 bedrooms: 668
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,109
  • 4 bedrooms: 190
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 75

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in South Huntingdon township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 54
  • 2 bedrooms: 274
  • 3 bedrooms: 51
  • 4 bedrooms: 7
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 8

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

  • no vehicle: 109
  • 1 vehicle: 566
  • 2 vehicles: 789
  • 3 vehicles: 431
  • 4 vehicles: 119
  • 5 or more vehicles: 52

Cars and other vehicles available in South Huntingdon township in renter-occupied apartments

  • no vehicle: 47
  • 1 vehicle: 186
  • 2 vehicles: 161
  • 3 vehicles: 0
  • 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 (%):



  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (46%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Metal and metal products (7%)
  • Food (5%)
  • Truck transportation (5%)
  • Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (4%)
  • Educational services (3%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (14%)
  • Health care (14%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (7%)
  • Personal and laundry services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Farmers and farm managers (36%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Electricians (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Personal appearance workers (7%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in South Huntingdon township:

  • German (18.6%)
  • Italian (15.9%)
  • Polish (10.3%)
  • English (9.2%)
  • United States or American (7.8%)
  • Slovak (6.0%)
  • Irish (5.9%)

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

  • Cuba (28%)
  • United Kingdom (25%)
  • Spain (25%)
  • Germany (22%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,328 (87%)
  • Carpooled: 175 (7%)
  • Subway or elevated: 8 (0%)
  • Walked: 93 (3%)
  • Other means: 32 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 46 (2%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (69%)
  • Electricity (13%)
  • Utility gas (10%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Coal or coke (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

6 people in other group homes
4 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

96.6% of residents of South Huntingdon township speak English at home.
1.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (82% speak English very well, 18% speak English not well).
1.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (93% speak English very well, 7% speak English well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 6,164
  • In family households: 5,406 (1,522 male householders, 285 female householders)
    1,517 spouses, 1,812 children (1,697 natural, 0 adopted, 115 stepchildren), 72 grandchildren, 18 brothers or sisters, 21 parents, 76 other relatives, 83 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 758 (263 male householders (214 living alone)), 346 female householders (318 living alone)), 149 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 10 (0 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 837 2-persons, 446 3-persons, 385 4-persons, 110 5-persons, 22 6-persons, 7 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 532 1-person, 53 2-persons, 16 3-persons, 3 4-persons, 5 7-or-more-persons,

997 married couples with children.
223 single-parent households (62 men, 161 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 58
Here:

8.8%
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: 54
Here:

23.9%
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 South Huntingdon township:

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