Land area: 24.6 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.4 sq. mi.
Population: 3,447 (all rural)

Males: 1,688   (49.0%)
Females: 1,759   (51.0%)


Occupied houses/apartments: 3,417 (2,992 owner occupied, 425 renter occupied)

% of renters here:   12%
State:   29%


Races in Mahoning township:

White Non-Hispanic: 98.6%
Black: 0.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.1%
Asian: 0.2%
Two or more races: 0.5%
Some other race: 0.0%
Median age of males: 39.8
Median age of females: 40.7

Average household size: 2.49


Mahoning township:   2.5 people
Pennsylvania:   2.5 people


Average family size: 3.00



Estimated median household income in 2008: $40,800 ($32,267 in 1999)

This township:   $40,800
Pennsylvania:   $50,713


Median contract rent in 2008 for apartments: $436 (lower quartile is $333, upper quartile is $510)

Here:   $436
State:   $584


Estimated median house or condo value in 2008: $104,883 (it was $62,100 in 2000)
Mahoning township:   $104,883
Pennsylvania:   $164,700

Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $63,327 - $191,391

Mean price in 2008:

Detached houses: $147,102
Here:   $147,102
State:   $226,884


Townhouses or other attached units: $74,436
Here:   $74,436
State:   $161,921


In 2-unit structures: $66,414
Here:   $66,414
State:   $152,955


Mobile homes: $17,254
Here:   $17,254
State:   $35,442

Population density: 140 people per square mile   
  (average).

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2008:

This township:   10.8%
Whole state:   11.0%


Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2008:

This township:   3.8%
Whole state:   5.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 21 (81% naturalized citizens)

Mahoning township:   0.6%
State:   4.1%

74% of Mahoning township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
  Out of people who lived in different houses, 73% lived in this county.
  Out of people who lived in different counties, 35% lived in Pennsylvania.


Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

This state: 2660
Northeast: 44
Midwest: 574
South: 102
West: 34


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $33,400
Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 5.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
Gay men: 0.1% of all households


Housing units in structures:

One, detached: 988
One, attached: 17
Two: 20
3 or 4: 12
Mobile homes: 399


Median worth of mobile homes: $12,000




Housing units in Mahoning township with a mortgage: 380 (45 second mortgage, 50 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 363

Year house built:
Mahoning township  
1999 to March 2000: 10
1995 to 1998: 25
1990 to 1994: 90
1980 to 1989: 156
1970 to 1979: 276
1960 to 1969: 117
1950 to 1959: 298
1940 to 1949: 109
1939 or earlier: 355


Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Mahoning township, Pennsylvania:
1 room: 0
2 rooms: 0
3 rooms: 18
4 rooms: 251
5 rooms: 286
6 rooms: 366
7 rooms: 129
8 rooms: 88
9 or more rooms: 57

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Mahoning township,
1 room: 0
2 rooms: 0
3 rooms: 12
4 rooms: 68
5 rooms: 64
6 rooms: 23
7 rooms: 11
8 rooms: 0
9 or more rooms: 0

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Mahoning township:
no bedroom: 0
1 bedroom: 25
2 bedrooms: 415
3 bedrooms: 610
4 bedrooms: 107
5 or more bedrooms: 38



Cars and other vehicles available in Mahoning township in owner-occupied houses/condos:
no vehicle: 57
1 vehicle: 349
2 vehicles: 537
3 vehicles: 193
4 vehicles: 39
5 or more vehicles: 20

Cars and other vehicles available in Mahoning township in n renter-occupied apartments
no vehicle 19
1 vehicle: 90
2 vehicles: 63
3 vehicles: 6
4 vehicles: 0
5 or more vehicles: 0



Most common industries for males (%):
Metal and metal products (14%)
Construction (10%)
Truck transportation (7%)
Repair and maintenance (6%)
Plastics and rubber products (5%)
Utilities (5%)
Educational services (3%)


Most common industries for females (%):
Health care (25%)
Finance and insurance (12%)
Educational services (11%)
Accommodation and food services (6%)
Department and other general merchandise stores (6%)
Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (5%)
Nonmetallic mineral products (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Mahoning township:
Italian (29.2%)
German (26.0%)
Irish (10.0%)
Polish (7.8%)
English (6.0%)
United States or American (4.1%)
Scotch-Irish (2.8%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents:
Italy (48%)
Turkey (33%)
Austria (19%)


Means of transportation to work
Drove a car alone: 1,351 (91%)
Carpooled: 106 (7%)
Walked: 7 (0%)
Other means: 11 (1%)
Worked at home: 16 (1%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (71%)
Electricity (11%)
Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10%)
Utility gas (3%)
Wood (3%)
No fuel used (1%)
Other fuel (1%)
Coal or coke (1%)

30 people in nursing homes

96.3% of residents of Mahoning township speak English at home.
0.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
2.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (77% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).



Household type by relationship

Households: 3,417
In family households: 2,935 (812 male householders, 157 female householders)
771 spouses, 1,019 children (952 natural, 21 adopted, 46 stepchildren), 48 grandchildren, 11 brothers or sisters, 10 parents, 37 other relatives, 70 non-relatives

In nonfamily households: 482 (162 male householders (135 living alone)), 247 female householders (221 living alone)), 73 nonrelatives
In group quarters: 30 (all institutionalized)
Size of family households: 386 2-persons, 253 3-persons, 221 4-persons, 84 5-persons, 25 6-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 356 1-person, 42 2-persons, 11 3-persons.

563 married couples with children.
196 single-parent households (47 men, 149 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:
Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 12

Here:   2.9%
Pennsylvania:   16.0%


Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0

Here:   0.0%
Pennsylvania:   13.1%


Students in private undergraduate colleges: 0

Here:   0.0%
Pennsylvania:   37.3%




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Mahoning Township Stats
As of the census* of 2000, there were 3,447 people, 1,373 households, and 966 families residing in the township. The population density was 140.4 people per square mile (54.2/km²). There were 1,436 housing units at an average density of 58.5/sq mi (22.6/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.84% White, 0.29% African American, 0.12% Native American, 0.17% Asian, 0.12% from other races, and 0.46% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.35% of the population.

There were 1,373 households out of which 31.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.8% were married couples living together, 10.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.6% were non-families. 25.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 3.00.

In the township the population was spread out with 23.7% under the age of 18, 6.7% from 18 to 24, 28.8% from 25 to 44, 23.9% from 45 to 64, and 16.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 96.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.7 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $32,267, and the median income for a family was $39,635. Males had a median income of $32,985 versus $21,810 for females. The per capita income for the township was $15,878. About 8.7% of families and 10.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.0% of those under age 18 and 9.5% of those age 65 or over.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 25.0 square miles (64.7 km²), of which, 24.5 square miles (63.6 km²) of it is land and 0.4 square miles (1.2 km²) of it (1.80%) is water.