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|Montour County, Pennsylvania|
Location in the state of Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania's location in the U.S.
|Founded||May 3, 1850|
132 sq mi (342 km²)
131 sq mi (339 km²)
2 sq mi (5 km²), 1.17%
140/sq mi (54/km²)
Montour County is located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. In 2000, the county's population was 18,236. Its county seat is Danville6. It is named in honor of Madame Montour, a prominent Indian leader during the colonial era.
As of the census2 of 2000, there were 18,236 people, 7,085 households, and 4,817 families residing in the county. The population density was 54/km² (140/sq mi). There were 7,627 housing units at an average density of 23/km² (58/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 96.67% White, 1.01% Black or African American, 0.07% Native American, 1.28% Asian, 0.38% from other races, and 0.59% from two or more races. 0.92% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 7,085 households out of which 30.00% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.30% were married couples living together, 8.90% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.00% were non-families. 28.00% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.00% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.43 and the average family size was 2.98.
In the county, the population was spread out with 24.40% under the age of 18, 6.40% from 18 to 24, 28.20% from 25 to 44, 24.00% from 45 to 64, and 17.10% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 90.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.00 males.
Under Pennsylvania law, there are four types of incorporated municipalities: cities, boroughs, townships, and, in at most two cases, towns. The following cities, boroughs and townships are located in Montour County:
- Anthony Township
- Cooper Township
- Derry Township
- Liberty Township
- Limestone Township
- Mahoning Township
- Mayberry Township
- Valley Township
- West Hemlock Township
Census-designated places are geographical areas designated by the U.S. Census Bureau for the purposes of compiling demographic data. They are not actual jurisdictions under Pennsylvania law. Other unincorporated communities, such as villages, may be listed here as well.
Public School DistrictsEdit
- Danville Area School District (also in Northumberland County)
- Warrior Run School District (also in Northumberland and Union Counties)
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