Somerset County, Pennsylvania
Deer in one of the township's wooded areas
Map of Somerset County, Pennsylvania Highlighting Greenville Township
Map of Somerset County, Pennsylvania
|o Total||25.07 sq mi (64.93 km2)|
|o Land||25.06 sq mi (64.91 km2)|
|o Water||0.01 sq mi (0.02 km2)|
| o Estimate |
|o Density||25.70/sq mi (9.92/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|o Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 25.2 square miles (65 km2), of which, 25.2 square miles (65 km2) of it is land and 0.04% is water.
As of the census of 2000, there were 718 people, 239 households, and 196 families residing in the township. The population density was 28.4 people per square mile (11.0/km²). There were 273 housing units at an average density of 10.8/sq mi (4.2/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.19% White, and 1.81% from two or more races.
There were 239 households out of which 39.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 72.0% were married couples living together, 7.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 17.6% were non-families. 15.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.00 and the average family size was 3.35.
In the township the population was spread out with 32.5% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 28.1% from 25 to 44, 21.7% from 45 to 64, and 10.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females, there were 98.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.4 males.
The median income for a household in the township was $31,058, and the median income for a family was $33,295. Males had a median income of $25,391 versus $20,313 for females. The per capita income for the township was $11,445. About 23.0% of families and 29.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 49.1% of those under age 18 and 22.4% of those age 65 or over.