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Worth township, PA map Land area: 21.7 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 835 (all rural)
Males: 420  (50.3%)
Females: 415  (49.7%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 822 (693 owner occupied, 129 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

16%
State:

29%


Races in Worth township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 98.0%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.1%
  • Asian: 0.2%
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1.0%
  • Two or more races: 0.5%

Median age of males: 38.2
Median age of females: 36.9

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Average household size: 2.63

Worth township:

2.6 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Average family size: 3.01

Estimated median household income in 2009: $57,197 ($42,250 in 1999)
This township:

$57,197
Pennsylvania:

$49,520

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $475 (lower quartile is $441, upper quartile is $584)
Here:

$475
State:

$597

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $169,438 (it was $95,500 in 2000)
Worth township:

$169,438
Pennsylvania:

$164,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $111,014 - $201,963

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $188,679
Here:

$188,679
State:

$223,477

Mobile homes: $123,004
Here:

$123,004
State:

$35,442
Population density: 39 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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

7.7%
Whole state:

11.0%

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

3.4%
Whole state:

5.1%

Cities in this township include: Port Matilda.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Church in Worth township: Blackoak Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Brown Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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

 

Number of foreign born residents: 2 (100% naturalized citizens)

Worth township:  0.2%
State:  4.1%

73% of Worth 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, 80% lived in Pennsylvania.

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

  • This state: 788
  • Northeast: 40
  • Midwest: 14
  • South: 21
  • West: 9

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $60,000

Worth township, Pennsylvania satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 5.1%

No gay or lesbian households reported

13 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 278
  • One, attached: 2
  • Two: 4
  • 10 to 19: 2
  • Mobile homes: 67
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 1

Median worth of mobile homes: $43,600


Housing units in Worth township with a mortgage: 81 (4 second mortgage, 25 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 51

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 6
  • 1995 to 1998: 32
  • 1990 to 1994: 25
  • 1980 to 1989: 83
  • 1970 to 1979: 70
  • 1960 to 1969: 41
  • 1950 to 1959: 38
  • 1940 to 1949: 22
  • 1939 or earlier: 37

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

  • 1 room: 3
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 10
  • 4 rooms: 20
  • 5 rooms: 65
  • 6 rooms: 82
  • 7 rooms: 30
  • 8 rooms: 29
  • 9 or more rooms: 23

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

  • 1 room: 2
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 8
  • 4 rooms: 9
  • 5 rooms: 18
  • 6 rooms: 10
  • 7 rooms: 8
  • 8 rooms: 2
  • 9 or more rooms: 0

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

  • no bedroom: 3
  • 1 bedroom: 4
  • 2 bedrooms: 52
  • 3 bedrooms: 164
  • 4 bedrooms: 35
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 4

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Worth township:

  • no bedroom: 2
  • 1 bedroom: 4
  • 2 bedrooms: 35
  • 3 bedrooms: 12
  • 4 bedrooms: 4
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 8
  • 1 vehicle: 56
  • 2 vehicles: 130
  • 3 vehicles: 45
  • 4 vehicles: 19
  • 5 or more vehicles: 4

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

  • no vehicle: 11
  • 1 vehicle: 15
  • 2 vehicles: 21
  • 3 vehicles: 6
  • 4 vehicles: 2
  • 5 or more vehicles: 2

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Educational services (20%)
  • Construction (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Computer and electronic products (6%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (3%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Educational services (24%)
  • Health care (16%)
  • Other transportation, and support activities, and couriers (7%)
  • Computer and electronic products (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (5%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Construction laborers (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Worth township:

  • German (29.9%)
  • United States or American (22.2%)
  • English (7.3%)
  • Irish (5.9%)
  • Italian (5.0%)
  • French (except Basque) (4.0%)
  • Pennsylvania German (3.0%)

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

  • Korea (100%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 358 (78%)
  • Carpooled: 69 (15%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 2 (0%)
  • Walked: 14 (3%)
  • Worked at home: 14 (3%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (58%)
  • Electricity (14%)
  • Wood (13%)
  • Coal or coke (8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Utility gas (1%)

13 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

98.2% of residents of Worth township speak English at home.
0.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (50% speak English well, 50% speak English not well).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 859
  • In family households: 771 (229 male householders, 27 female householders)
    216 spouses, 260 children (227 natural, 11 adopted, 22 stepchildren), 3 grandchildren, 6 brothers or sisters, 7 parents, 9 other relatives, 14 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 88 (44 male householders (34 living alone)), 20 female householders (16 living alone)), 24 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 15 (0 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 114 2-persons, 53 3-persons, 62 4-persons, 19 5-persons, 8 6-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 50 1-person, 10 2-persons, 3 3-persons, 1 4-persons,

169 married couples with children.
19 single-parent households (11 men, 8 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 6
Here:

5.5%
Pennsylvania:

16.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 2
Here:

4.3%
Pennsylvania:

13.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 0
Here:

0.0%
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 Worth township:

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