Armstrong Township from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 717 people, 294 households, and 204 families residing in the township. The population density was 28.6 people per square mile (11.1/km²). There were 334 housing units at an average density of 13.3/sq mi (5.2/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.30% White, 0.42% African American, 0.14% Native American, and 0.14% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.28% of the population.

There were 294 households out of which 28.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.8% were married couples living together, 8.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.6% were non-families. 25.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 2.93.

In the township the population was spread out with 23.3% under the age of 18, 4.6% from 18 to 24, 28.7% from 25 to 44, 28.7% from 45 to 64, and 14.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 97.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.8 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $34,844, and the median income for a family was $42,031. Males had a median income of $32,188 versus $21,417 for females. The per capita income for the township was $18,423. About 6.5% of families and 9.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.6% of those under age 18 and 3.4% of those age 65 or over.



Armstrong Township is bordered by Duboistown, South Williamsport, and the West Branch Susquehanna River to the north (with Williamsport, Loyalsock Township, and Montoursville north of the river), Brady and Clinton Townships to the south and east, Washington Township to the south, and Limestone, Bastress and Susquehanna Townships to the west. As the crow flies, Lycoming County is about 130 miles (209 km) northwest of Philadelphia and 165 miles (266 km) east-northeast of Pittsburgh.[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 25.6 square miles (66.2 km²).25.0 square miles (64.8 km²) of it is land and 0.5 square miles (1.4 km²) of it (2.11%) is water.


Armstrong Township,
Lycoming County,

Map of Lycoming County, Pennsylvania highlighting Armstrong Township

Map of Lycoming County, Pennsylvania

Coordinates: 41°12′17″N 77°1′48″WCoordinates: 41°12′17″N 77°1′48″W
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Lycoming
Settled 1795
Formed 1842
 – Total 25.6 sq mi (66.2 km2)
 – Land 25.0 sq mi (64.8 km2)
 – Water 0.6 sq mi (1.4 km2)  2.11%%
Elevation 1,348 ft (582 m)
Population (2000)
 – Total 717
 – Density 11.1/sq mi (28.6/km2)
Time zone Eastern Time Zone (North America) (UTC-5)
 – Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 17702
Area code(s) 570
FIPS code 42-03072[1]
GNIS feature ID 1216739[2]