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West Pike Run township, PA map Land area: 16.3 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 1,925 (7% urban, 93% rural)
Males: 951  (49.4%)
Females: 974  (50.6%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 1,925 (1,585 owner occupied, 340 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

18%
State:

29%


Races in West Pike Run township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 93.6%
  • Black: 3.8%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.2%
  • Asian: 0.4%
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.7%
  • Two or more races: 1.2%

Median age of males: 40.9
Median age of females: 41.0

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Average household size: 2.49

West Pike Run township:

2.5 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Average family size: 2.93

Estimated median household income in 2009: $40,992 ($32,069 in 1999)
This township:

$40,992
Pennsylvania:

$49,520

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $312 (lower quartile is $150, upper quartile is $486)
Here:

$312
State:

$597

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $97,579 (it was $64,300 in 2000)
West Pike Run township:

$97,579
Pennsylvania:

$164,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $42,986 - $146,789

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $169,899
Here:

$169,899
State:

$223,477

Townhouses or other attached units: $77,865
Here:

$77,865
State:

$164,518

In 2-unit structures: $57,011
Here:

$57,011
State:

$166,566

Mobile homes: $31,866
Here:

$31,866
State:

$35,442
Population density: 118 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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

13.9%
Whole state:

11.0%

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

8.5%
Whole state:

5.1%

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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable location: West Pike Run Grange (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in West Pike Run township include: Zion Hill Church (A), Taylor Church (B), Saint Marys Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Lake: Twin Lakes (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Little Pike Run (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 13 (100% naturalized citizens)

West Pike Run township:  0.7%
State:  4.1%

79% of West Pike Run township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 68% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 71% lived in Pennsylvania.

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

  • This state: 1818
  • Northeast: 74
  • Midwest: 9
  • South: 73
  • West: 12

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $22,500

West Pike Run township, Pennsylvania satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 5.0%

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

  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 655
  • One, attached: 34
  • Two: 9
  • 3 or 4: 3
  • 5 to 9: 26
  • 10 to 19: 52
  • 20 to 49: 8
  • 50 or more: 13
  • Mobile homes: 66

Median worth of mobile homes: $22,500


Housing units in West Pike Run township with a mortgage: 180 (10 second mortgage, 40 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 266

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 8
  • 1995 to 1998: 15
  • 1990 to 1994: 37
  • 1980 to 1989: 93
  • 1970 to 1979: 109
  • 1960 to 1969: 62
  • 1950 to 1959: 72
  • 1940 to 1949: 116
  • 1939 or earlier: 354

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in West Pike Run township, Pennsylvania:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 7
  • 4 rooms: 77
  • 5 rooms: 151
  • 6 rooms: 191
  • 7 rooms: 62
  • 8 rooms: 94
  • 9 or more rooms: 50

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in West Pike Run township, Pennsylvania:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 4
  • 4 rooms: 38
  • 5 rooms: 68
  • 6 rooms: 40
  • 7 rooms: 11
  • 8 rooms: 14
  • 9 or more rooms: 3

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in West Pike Run township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 33
  • 2 bedrooms: 199
  • 3 bedrooms: 295
  • 4 bedrooms: 100
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 5

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in West Pike Run township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 20
  • 2 bedrooms: 89
  • 3 bedrooms: 54
  • 4 bedrooms: 15
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

Cars and other vehicles available in West Pike Run township in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • no vehicle: 48
  • 1 vehicle: 171
  • 2 vehicles: 237
  • 3 vehicles: 129
  • 4 vehicles: 23
  • 5 or more vehicles: 24

Cars and other vehicles available in West Pike Run township in renter-occupied apartments

  • no vehicle: 28
  • 1 vehicle: 96
  • 2 vehicles: 42
  • 3 vehicles: 12
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Construction (22%)
  • Metal and metal products (11%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Utilities (3%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (23%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (4%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (12%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Carpenters (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in West Pike Run township:

  • German (11.8%)
  • Hungarian (11.7%)
  • Polish (10.2%)
  • United States or American (8.8%)
  • Irish (8.7%)
  • Italian (8.7%)
  • Slovak (6.0%)

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

  • Hungary (38%)
  • Czechoslovakia (includes Czech Republic and Slovakia) (31%)
  • Argentina (31%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 648 (88%)
  • Carpooled: 77 (10%)
  • Walked: 6 (1%)
  • Other means: 5 (1%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (52%)
  • Utility gas (22%)
  • Electricity (18%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Coal or coke (2%)

97.1% of residents of West Pike Run township speak English at home.
1.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
1.6% of residents speak other language at home (90% speak English very well, 10% speak English not well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,005
  • In family households: 1,788 (427 male householders, 163 female householders)
    407 spouses, 647 children (621 natural, 13 adopted, 13 stepchildren), 32 grandchildren, 28 brothers or sisters, 16 parents, 29 other relatives, 39 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 217 (92 male householders (83 living alone)), 114 female householders (114 living alone)), 11 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 258 2-persons, 146 3-persons, 140 4-persons, 41 5-persons, 3 6-persons, 2 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 197 1-person, 9 2-persons,

267 married couples with children.
115 single-parent households (22 men, 93 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: 10
Here:

16.9%
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 West Pike Run township:

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