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Hanover Township is a township in Luzerne Countymarker, Pennsylvaniamarker, United Statesmarker. The population was 11,488 at the 2000 census.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 19.1 square miles (49.6 km²), of which 18.8 square miles (48.7 km²) of it is land and 0.3 square miles (0.9 km²) (1.72%) is water.


As of the census of 2000, there were 11,488 people, 4,951 households, and 3,153 families residing in the township. The population density was 610.5 people per square mile (235.7/km²). There were 5,338 housing units at an average density of 283.7/sq mi (109.5/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.08% White, 0.96% African American, 0.02% Native American, 0.17% Asian, 0.12% from other races, and 0.64% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.60% of the population.

There were 4,951 households out of which 27.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.6% were married couples living together, 14.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.3% were non-families. 32.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 17.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.29, and the average family size was 2.90.

In the township the population was spread out with 22.0% under the age of 18, 7.9% from 18 to 24, 26.5% from 25 to 44, 23.0% from 45 to 64, and 20.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females, there were 86.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 82.1 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $30,043, and the median income for a family was $37,883. Males had a median income of $29,679, versus $21,691 for females. The per capita income for the township was $16,181. About 12.2% of families and 15.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 23.0% of those under age 18 and 13.9% of those age 65 or over.

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