East Drumore Township is a
township in south central Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United
At the 2000 census the population was
3,535. It is part of the Solanco
According to the U.S. Census Bureau
, the township has a total
area of 23.2 square miles (60.1 km²), all of it
It is named after Dromore (Irish: Druim Moir), County Down,
As of the census
of 2000, there were 3,535
people, 1,055 households, and 876 families residing in the
township. The population density
was 152.2 people per square mile (58.8/km²). There were 1,079
housing units at an average density of 46.5/sq mi (17.9/km²).
The racial makeup of the township was 98.36% White
, 0.45% Black
or African American
, 0.03% Native American
, 0.06% Pacific Islander
, 0.62% from
, and 0.34%
from two or more races. 0.82% of the population were Hispanic
of any race.
There were 1,055 households out of which 38.9% had children under
the age of 18 living with them, 73.5% were married couples
living together, 6.6% had a female
householder with no husband present, and 16.9% were non-families.
14.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.6% had
someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average
household size was 3.00 and the average family size was 3.31.
In the township the population was spread out with 27.8% under the
age of 18, 7.0% from 18 to 24, 23.6% from 25 to 44, 21.6% from 45
to 64, and 19.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age
was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 90.0 males. For
every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 83.9 males.
The median income for a household in the township was $47,237, and
the median income for a family was $49,726. Males had a median
income of $36,768 versus $22,398 for females. The per capita income
for the township was
$17,229. About 8.6% of families and 12.9% of the population were
below the poverty line
, including 21.8%
of those under age 18 and 2.9% of those age 65 or over.