NOTICE. The April 2020 meeting has been cancelled due to COVID19 concerns.
Catharine Township Meetings are held on the 3rd Thursday of the month at the Catharine Township Municipal Building, 1229 Recreation Drive, Williamsburg at 7PM
Catharine Township is a beautiful community located in Williamsburg Pennsylvania, Blair County. Nestled quaintly between Altoona and Huntingdon Pennsylvania, more than 800 residents call Catharine Township home. Rich in agricultural values, Catharine Township is proud to have some of the county’s most productive farms within it’s boundaries. You can find a listing of those farms and other businesses within Catharine Township on our business page. On our site you can navigate history, find places and things to do, and print forms and other documents as needed. Welcome to our page and thank you for your interest in Catharine Township!
According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 31.0 square miles (80.2 km²), of which, 30.9 square miles (80.1 km²) of it is land and 0.03% is water. Catharine Township Map
As of the census of 2000, there were 758 people, 294 households, and 224 families residing in the township. The population density was 24.5 people per square mile (9.5/km²). There were 311 housing units at an average density of 10.1/sq mi (3.9/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.02% White, 1.06% African American, 0.13% Native American, 0.26% Asian, and 0.53% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.66% of the population.
There were 294 households out of which 29.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.0% were married couples living together, 6.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.5% were non-families. 19.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.58 and the average family size was 2.96.
In the township the population was spread out with 23.6% under the age of 18, 7.5% from 18 to 24, 24.7% from 25 to 44, 26.6% from 45 to 64, and 17.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 97.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.3 males.The median income for a household in the township was $38,125, and the median income for a family was $41,797. Males had a median income of $31,103 versus $21,797 for females. The per capita income for the township was $18,175. About 6.0% of families and 7.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.0% of those under age 18 and 9.5% of those age 65 or over.
Local Business in Catharine Township
If you have a business in Catharine Township and would like to feature that business on our website please download and complete the business_website_form and send it to the Township Secretary.