East Union Township, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania

East Union Township is a township in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 1,419 at the 2000 census.

East Union Township, Pennsylvania
Map of Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Highlighting East Union Township
Map of Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania
CountryUnited States
  Total25.82 sq mi (66.87 km2)
  Land25.79 sq mi (66.79 km2)
  Water0.03 sq mi (0.08 km2)
  Density61.85/sq mi (23.88/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
  Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code42-107-21952


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 26.0 square miles (67 km2), of which, 26.0 square miles (67 km2) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) of it (0.12%) is water.


Historical population
Est. 20161,595[2]−0.6%
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 1,419 people, 630 households, and 400 families residing in the township. The population density was 54.6 people per square mile (21.1/km²). There were 731 housing units at an average density of 28.1/sq mi (10.9/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.22% White, 0.14% Native American, 0.07% Asian, 0.35% from other races, and 0.21% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.92% of the population.

There were 630 households out of which 22.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.1% were married couples living together, 11.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.5% were non-families. 32.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.25 and the average family size was 2.84.

In the township the population was spread out with 18.9% under the age of 18, 5.6% from 18 to 24, 27.9% from 25 to 44, 28.2% from 45 to 64, and 19.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 99.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.4 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $31,576, and the median income for a family was $39,063. Males had a median income of $30,450 versus $21,212 for females. The per capita income for the township was $18,104. About 4.0% of families and 6.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.8% of those under age 18 and 6.8% of those age 65 or over.


  1. "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Aug 14, 2017.
  2. "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  3. "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2016.
  4. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.

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