Delano Township, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania

Delano Township, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania
Delano Township, Pennsylvania
—  Township  —
Map of Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Highlighting Delano Township
Map of Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Schuylkill
Incorporated 1882
 – Total 8.2 sq mi (21.2 km2)
Population (2000)
 – Total 487
 – Density 59.4/sq mi (22.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 – Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)

Delano Township is a township in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, United States. Formed in 1882 from part of Rush Township, it is named for Warren Delano II, maternal grandfather of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, 32nd President of the United States, 1933-1945.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 8.2 square miles (21 km2), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 487 people, 210 households, and 152 families residing in the township. The population density was 59.4 people per square mile (23.0/km²). There were 224 housing units at an average density of 27.3/sq mi (10.6/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.18% White and 0.82% Asian.

There were 210 households out of which 24.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.3% were married couples living together, 11.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.6% were non-families. 24.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.32 and the average family size was 2.73.

In the township the population was spread out with 17.5% under the age of 18, 8.8% from 18 to 24, 24.4% from 25 to 44, 26.3% from 45 to 64, and 23.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45 years. For every 100 females there were 114.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 50.7 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $30,250, and the median income for a family was $37,500. Males had a median income of $27,422 versus $17,353 for females. The per capita income for the township was $14,851. About 6.6% of families and 6.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.2% of those under age 18 and 21.2% of those age 65 or over.


Coordinates: 40°50′00″N 76°03′59″W / 40.8333333°N 76.06639°W / 40.8333333; -76.06639

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