- Hillsgrove Township, Pennsylvania
official_name = Hillsgrove Township, Pennsylvania
settlement_type = Township
image_caption = High Knob vista of Loyalsock State Forest, Hillsgrove Township
mapsize = 250x200px
map_caption = Map of Sullivan County, Pennsylvania highlighting Hillsgrove Township
mapsize1 = 250x200px
map_caption1 = Map of Pennsylvania highlighting Sullivan County
subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = Sullivan
established_title = Settled
established_date = 1786
established_title2 = Incorporated
established_date2 = 1847
unit_pref = Imperial
area_total_km2 = 73.6
area_total_sq_mi = 28.4
population_as_of = 2000
population_total = 265
population_density_km2 = 3.6
population_density_sq_mi = 9.3
timezone = Eastern (EST)
timezone_DST = EDT
latNS = N
longEW = W
footnotes = Hillsgrove Township is a township in Sullivan County,
Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 265 at the 2000 census.
According to the
United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 28.4 square miles (73.6 km²), of which, 28.4 square miles (73.6 km²) of it is land and 0.04% is water.
Hillsgrove Township is bordered by Fox and Elkland Townships to the north, Forks and Shrewsbury Townships to the east and Lycoming County to the south and west.
As of the
censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 265 people, 113 households, and 70 families residing in the township. The population densitywas 9.3 people per square mile (3.6/km²). There were 340 housing units at an average density of 12.0/sq mi (4.6/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.49% White, 0.38% Asian, and 1.13% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.38% of the population.
There were 113 households out of which 26.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.6% were married couples living together, 9.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.2% were non-families. 31.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.21 and the average family size was 2.79.In the township the population was spread out with 18.9% under the age of 18, 6.0% from 18 to 24, 29.1% from 25 to 44, 26.4% from 45 to 64, and 19.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 94.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.1 males.
The median income for a household in the township was $29,375, and the median income for a family was $36,250. Males had a median income of $27,813 versus $21,250 for females. The
per capita incomefor the township was $18,471. About 5.6% of families and 7.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.3% of those under the age of eighteen and 13.0% of those sixty five or over.
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