- Robinson Township, Washington County, Pennsylvania
name = Robinson Township
category = Township
country = United States
state = Pennsylvania
region_type = County
region = Washington County
area_imperial = 21.2
area_land_imperial = 21.2
area_water_imperial = 0.1
coordinates_type = region:US_type:city
population_as_of = 2000
population = 2193
population_density_imperial = 103.7
timezone = EST
utc_offset = -4
timezone_DST = EDT
utc_offset_DST = -5
area_code = 724
map_caption = Location of Robinson Township in Washington County
map1 = Map of Pennsylvania highlighting Washington County.svg
map1_caption = Location of Washington County in Pennsylvania
map2 = Map of USA PA.svg
map2_caption = Location of Pennsylvania in the United States
Robinson Township is a township in Washington County,
Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 2,193 at the 2000 census. It was formerly an area of interest concerning coal mining. A portion of the Montour Trail, passes through Robinson Township.
According to the
United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 21.2 square miles (55.0 km²), of which, 21.2 square miles (54.8 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.2 km²) of it (0.42%) is water.
As of the
censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 2,193 people, 841 households, and 624 families residing in the township. The population densitywas 103.7 people per square mile (40.0/km²). There were 902 housing units at an average density of 42.6/sq mi (16.5/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 95.49% White, 3.33% African American, 0.23% Native American, 0.09% Asian, 0.05% from other races, and 0.82% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.18% of the population.
There were 841 households out of which 32.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.5% were married couples living together, 7.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.7% were non-families. 22.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.59 and the average family size was 3.03.
In the township the population was spread out with 24.9% under the age of 18, 6.7% from 18 to 24, 29.4% from 25 to 44, 24.4% from 45 to 64, and 14.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 100.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.5 males.
The median income for a household in the township was $37,083, and the median income for a family was $41,813. Males had a median income of $35,275 versus $24,875 for females. The
per capita incomefor the township was $16,797. About 5.3% of families and 8.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.5% of those under age 18 and 8.5% of those age 65 or over.
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