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Reserve Township, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania

 

Reserve Township, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania

Reserve Township
Township
Mount Troy Road and Homestead Street
Mount Troy Road and Homestead Street
Location in Allegheny County and state of Pennsylvania
Location in Allegheny County and state of Pennsylvania
Coordinates:
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Allegheny
Area
 • Total 2.0 sq mi (5.2 km2)
 • Land 2.0 sq mi (5.2 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 3,333
 • Density 1,700/sq mi (640/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 15209, 15214, 15212, 15232,15202
Area code(s) 412

Reserve Township is a township in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 3,333 at the 2010 census.[1]

Reserve Township was named for a broader area of land, including the township, which the state had reserved from sale for its own purposes.[2]

Contents

  • Geography 1
  • Demographics 2
  • Education 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Geography

Reserve Township is located at (40.478369, -79.987872).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 2.0 square miles (5.2 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census[10] of 2000, there were 3,856 people, 1,547 households, and 1,087 families residing in the township. The population density was 1,934.3 people per square mile (748.1/km²). There were 1,605 housing units at an average density of 805.1/sq mi (311.4/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 97.90% White, 1.35% African American, 0.18% Native American, 0.29% Asian, 0.16% from other races, and 0.13% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino (U.S. Census) of any race were 0.44% of the population.

There were 1,547 households, out of which 29.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.8% were married couples living together, 9.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.7% were non-families. 25.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 11.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 3.02.

In the township the population was spread out, with 22.3% under the age of 18, 6.9% from 18 to 24, 28.5% from 25 to 44, 23.9% from 45 to 64, and 18.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 93.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.4 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $39,201, and the median income for a family was $43,298. Males had a median income of $36,541 versus $25,688 for females. The per capita income for the township was $17,676. About 5.6% of families and 8.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.8% of those under age 18 and 11.2% of those age 65 or over.

Education

Reserve Township is served by the Shaler Area School District.

References

  1. ^ "Race, Hispanic or Latino, Age, and Housing Occupancy: 2010 Census Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File (QT-PL), Reserve township, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania". U.S. Census Bureau, American FactFinder 2. Retrieved September 29, 2011. 
  2. ^ "What's in a name? For some, a bit of history". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. May 10, 1984. p. 2. Retrieved 16 May 2015. 
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990".  
  4. ^ "Population of Civil Divisions Less than Counties" (PDF). 1870 United States Census. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 25 November 2013. 
  5. ^ "Population of Civil Divisions Less than Counties" (PDF). 1880 United States Census. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 24 November 2013. 
  6. ^ "Population-Pennsylvania" (PDF). U.S. Census 1910. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 22 November 2013. 
  7. ^ "Number and Distribution of Inhabitants:Pennsylvania-Tennessee" (PDF). Fifteenth Census. U.S. Census Bureau. 
  8. ^ "Number of Inhabitants: Pennsylvania" (PDF). 18th Census of the United States. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 22 November 2013. 
  9. ^ "Pennsylvania: Population and Housing Unit Counts" (PDF). U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 22 November 2013. 
  10. ^ a b "American FactFinder".  
  11. ^ "Incorporated Places and Minor Civil Divisions Datasets: Subcounty Population Estimates: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2012". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 25 November 2013. 

External links

  • Township website
  • Reserve Township Police Department
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