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Penn Hills, Pennsylvania

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Penn Hills is a township located in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. As of the 2000 census, the township had a total population of 46,809.

Geography

Penn Hills is located at 40°28'34" North, 79°49'60" West (40.476218, -79.833302)Template:GR.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 50.0 km² (19.3 mi²). 49.3 km² (19.0 mi²) of it is land and 0.7 km² (0.3 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 1.40% water.

Demographics

As of the censusTemplate:GR of 2000, there are 46,809 people, 19,490 households, and 13,272 families residing in the township. The population density is 949.7/km² (2,460.1/mi²). There are 20,355 housing units at an average density of 413.0/km² (1,069.8/mi²). The racial makeup of the township is 73.58% White, 24.24% African American, 0.13% Native American, 0.54% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.34% from other races, and 1.15% from two or more races. 0.63% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 19,490 households out of which 26.3% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.1% are married couples living together, 13.5% have a female householder with no husband present, and 31.9% are non-families. 28.2% of all households are made up of individuals and 13.2% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.38 and the average family size is 2.91.

In the township the population is spread out with 21.7% under the age of 18, 6.3% from 18 to 24, 27.0% from 25 to 44, 25.3% from 45 to 64, and 19.7% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 42 years. For every 100 females there are 88.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 84.0 males.

The median income for a household in the township is $39,960, and the median income for a family is $46,971. Males have a median income of $36,143 versus $27,331 for females. The per capita income for the township is $20,161. 7.5% of the population and 5.6% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 10.8% of those under the age of 18 and 6.2% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

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