|• Type||Board of Supervisors|
|• Total||47.21 sq mi (122.29 km2)|
|• Land||47.21 sq mi (122.28 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
| • Estimate |
|• Density||26.45/sq mi (10.21/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (EST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
The township is located in the Ridge-and-Valley province of the Appalachian Mountains. Blacklog Mountain and Shade Mountain occupy the northern part of the township, a series of smaller ridges and valleys occupy the center, and Tuscarora Mountain forms the southern edge. Tuscarora Creek, a tributary of the Juniata River, flows from southwest to northeast through the center of the township.
The census-designated place of East Waterford is in the southeastern part of the county along Pennsylvania Route 75. Other unincorporated places in the township include Reeds Gap, McCoysville, McCullochs Mills, Bunker Hill, and Honey Grove.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
The population density was 24.5 people per square mile (9.4/km2). There were 647 housing units at an average density of 13.7/sq mi (5.3/km2).
The racial makeup of the township was 98.88% White, 0.17% African American, 0.26% Native American, 0.26% Asian, and 0.43% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.95% of the population.
There were 445 households, out of which 32.1% had children under the age of eighteen living with them; 61.6% were married couples living together, 7.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.5% were non-families. 20.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 9.7% had someone living alone who was sixty-five years of age or older.
The average household size was 2.60 and the average family size was 2.99.
Within the township, the population was spread out, with 24.0% of residents who were under the age of eighteen, 9.0% who were aged eighteen to twenty-four, 27.9% who were aged twenty-five to forty-four, 25.5% who were aged forty-five to sixty-four, and 13.6% who were sixty-five years of age or older. The median age was thirty-eight years.
For every one hundred females, there were 108.5 males. For every one hundred females who were aged eighteen or older, there were 106.8 males.
The median income for a household in the township was $31,471, and the median income for a family was $37,614. Males had a median income of $26,714 compared with that of $18,594 for females.
The per capita income for the township was $15,264.
Approximately 7.7% of families and 12.9% of the population were living below the poverty line, including 14.5% of those who were under the age of eighteen and 11.3% of those who were aged sixty-five or older.
- "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 14, 2017.
- Bureau, US Census. "City and Town Population Totals: 2020-2021". Census.gov. US Census Bureau. Retrieved July 14, 2022.
- "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Tuscarora township, Juniata County, Pennsylvania". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on February 13, 2020. Retrieved November 26, 2018.
- "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.
- "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 31, 2008.