Barnett Township, Forest County, Pennsylvania

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Barnett Township,
Forest County,
Pennsylvania
Township
Clarington is a small village between Cook Forest State Park and Allegheny National Forest in the township.
Clarington is a small village between Cook Forest State Park and Allegheny National Forest in the township.
Map of Forest County, Pennsylvania highlighting Barnett Township
Map of Forest County, Pennsylvania highlighting Barnett Township
Map of Forest County, Pennsylvania
Map of Forest County, Pennsylvania
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Forest
Settled 1854
Incorporated 1854
Government
 • Type Board of Supervisors
 • Supervisor Terry Craig
 • Supervisor Rick Knutson
 • Supervisor Todd Boyer
Area
 • Total 34.3 sq mi (89.0 km2)
Population (2000)
 • Total 349
 • Density 10.2/sq mi (3.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 814
Website Barnett Township

Barnett Township is a township in Forest County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 349 at the 2000 census.

History

The Cook Forest State Park Indian Cabin District, Cook Forest State Park River Cabin District, and Anthony Wayne Cook Mansion are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[1]

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 34.3 square miles (89 km2), of which, 34.3 square miles (89 km2) of it is land and 0.03% is water.

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 349 people, 156 households, and 105 families residing in the township. The population density was 10.2 people per square mile (3.9/km²). There were 780 housing units at an average density of 22.7/sq mi (8.8/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.43% White and 0.57% Native American.

There were 156 households, out of which 22.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.3% were married couples living together, 4.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.1% were non-families. 29.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 16.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.24 and the average family size was 2.75.

In the township the population was spread out, with 17.2% under the age of 18, 3.4% from 18 to 24, 21.8% from 25 to 44, 33.5% from 45 to 64, and 24.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 49 years. For every 100 females there were 115.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 112.5 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $31,250, and the median income for a family was $40,000. Males had a median income of $32,404 versus $16,591 for females. The per capita income for the township was $13,995. About 13.6% of families and 21.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 28.2% of those under age 18 and 5.0% of those age 65 or over.

References

  1. Staff (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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