- Stewart Township, Pennsylvania
name = Stewart Township
category = Township
country = United States
state = Pennsylvania
region_type = County
region = Fayette
area_imperial = 51.1
area_land_imperial = 50.6
area_water_imperial = 0.5
coordinates_type = region:US_type:city
population_as_of = 2000
population = 743
population_density_imperial = 14.7
timezone = EST
utc_offset = -4
timezone_DST = EDT
utc_offset_DST = -5
area_code = 724
map_caption = Location of Stewart Township in Fayette County
map1 = Map of Pennsylvania highlighting Fayette County.svg
map1_caption = Location of Fayette County in Pennsylvania
map2 = Map of USA PA.svg
map2_caption = Location of Pennsylvania in the United States
Stewart Township is a township in Fayette County,
Pennsylvania, United States. It is part of the Pittsburgh Metro Area. The population was 743 at the 2000 census.
Stonerville and Kaufmann are the only villages in this very rural township, which is served by the
Uniontown Area School District.
Frank Lloyd Wrightdesigned homes, Fallingwaterand Kentuck Knobare located in Stewart Township.
According to the
United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 51.1 square miles (132.4 km²), of which, 50.6 square miles (131.2 km²) of it is land and 0.5 square miles (1.2 km²) of it (0.92%) is water.
As of the
censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 743 people, 275 households, and 215 families residing in the township. The population densitywas 14.7 people per square mile (5.7/km²). There were 338 housing units at an average density of 6.7/sq mi (2.6/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.46% White, 0.13% African American, and 0.40% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.40% of the population.
There were 275 households out of which 33.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.7% were married couples living together, 4.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.8% were non-families. 18.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.70 and the average family size was 3.07.
In the township the population was spread out with 25.2% under the age of 18, 7.0% from 18 to 24, 28.4% from 25 to 44, 25.2% from 45 to 64, and 14.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 108.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 103.7 males.
The median income for a household in the township was $32,917, and the median income for a family was $35,060. Males had a median income of $26,786 versus $16,563 for females. The
per capita incomefor the township was $15,754. About 5.9% of families and 11.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.8% of those under age 18 and 14.5% of those age 65 or over.
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