Ohio Township, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania

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Ohio Township
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Wooded countryside in the township's east
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Allegheny County
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Area 6.9 sq mi (17.9 km2)
 - land 6.9 sq mi (18 km2)
 - water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Population 4,757 (2010)
Density 689.4 / sq mi (266.2 / km2)
Settled  ?
 - Incorporated ?
Timezone EST (UTC-5)
 - summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 15237
Area code 412
Location of Pennsylvania in the United States
Website: Ohio Township

Ohio Township is a township of the Second Class[1] in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 4,757 at the 2010 census.[2] It is located 9 miles (14 km) northwest of Pittsburgh. There is no central business district, but there are a few small shops in the Mt. Nebo area. A new shopping center has been built called Mt. Nebo Pointe. In recent years, several retail outlets have been built near the Camp Horne Road interchange of Interstate 279.

Ohio Township was named after the Ohio River.[3]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 6.9 square miles (18 km2), all of it land.


Ohio Township is served by the Avonworth School District


As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 3,086 people, 1,106 households, and 879 families residing in the township. The population density was 449.9 people per square mile (173.7/km²). There were 1,177 housing units at an average density of 171.6/sq mi (66.2/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 96.95% White, 0.84% African American, 0.06% Native American, 1.49% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 0.10% from other races, and 0.49% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.45% of the population.

There were 1,106 households, out of which 37.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 72.1% were married couples living together, 5.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.5% were non-families. 15.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 5.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.70 and the average family size was 3.06.

In the township the population was spread out, with 26.4% under the age of 18, 4.5% from 18 to 24, 32.3% from 25 to 44, 26.9% from 45 to 64, and 9.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 100.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.9 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $62,578, and the median income for a family was $71,204. Males had a median income of $51,385 versus $36,759 for females. The per capita income for the township was $32,446. About 2.0% of families and 5.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.5% of those under age 18 and 4.0% of those age 65 or over.


  1. "Ohio Township Facts and Figures". Retrieved 2008-10-21.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. "Race, Hispanic or Latino, Age, and Housing Occupancy: 2010 Census Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File (QT-PL), Ohio township, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania". U.S. Census Bureau, American FactFinder 2. Retrieved September 29, 2011.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. "What's in a name? For some, a bit of history". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. May 10, 1984. p. 2. Retrieved 16 May 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  4. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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