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Codorus Township, Pennsylvania
As of the census2 of 2000, there are 3,646 people, 1,344 households, and 1,099 families residing in the township. The population density is 42.0/km² (108.9/mi²). There are 1,398 housing units at an average density of 16.1/km² (41.8/mi²). The racial makeup of the township is 98.30% White, 0.08% African American, 0.44% Native American, 0.25% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.25% from other races, and 0.69% from two or more races. 0.22% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 1,344 households out of which 31.7% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 71.4% are married couples living together, 5.7% have a female householder with no husband present, and 18.2% are non-families. 15.6% of all households are made up of individuals and 6.9% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.71 and the average family size is 2.99.
In the township the population is spread out with 23.6% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 27.3% from 25 to 44, 29.9% from 45 to 64, and 12.3% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 41 years. For every 100 females there are 101.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 99.6 males.
The median income for a household in the township is $48,514, and the median income for a family is $53,468. Males have a median income of $36,465 versus $24,022 for females. The per capita income for the township is $19,955. 4.4% of the population and 2.3% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 6.2% of those under the age of 18 and 4.7% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.
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