Catharine Township, Pennsylvania

Catharine Township, Pennsylvania

Catharine Township is a township in Blair County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 758 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Altoona, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area.

General Information

  • ZIP Code: 16693
  • Area Code: 814
  • Local Phone Exchange: 832

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 31.0 square miles (80.2 km²), of which, 30.9 square miles (80.1 km²) of it is land and 0.03% is water.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there were 758 people, 294 households, and 224 families residing in the township. The population density was 24.5 people per square mile (9.5/km²). There were 311 housing units at an average density of 10.1/sq mi (3.9/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.02% White, 1.06% African American, 0.13% Native American, 0.26% Asian, and 0.53% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.66% of the population.

There were 294 households out of which 29.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.0% were married couples living together, 6.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.5% were non-families. 19.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.58 and the average family size was 2.96.

In the township the population was spread out with 23.6% under the age of 18, 7.5% from 18 to 24, 24.7% from 25 to 44, 26.6% from 45 to 64, and 17.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 97.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.3 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $38,125, and the median income for a family was $41,797. Males had a median income of $31,103 versus $21,797 for females. The per capita income for the township was $18,175. About 6.0% of families and 7.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.0% of those under age 18 and 9.5% of those age 65 or over.

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