Aleppo Township
Township hall
Township hall
Location in Allegheny County and state of Pennsylvania
Location in Allegheny County and state of Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 40°31′35″N 80°7′26″W / 40.52639°N 80.12389°W / 40.52639; -80.12389Coordinates: 40°31′35″N 80°7′26″W / 40.52639°N 80.12389°W / 40.52639; -80.12389
CountryUnited States
StatePennsylvania
CountyAllegheny
IncorporatedJune 7, 1876
Government
 • PresidentMatthew Doebler (D)
Area
 • Total1.77 sq mi (4.59 km2)
 • Land1.77 sq mi (4.59 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,112 ft (339 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total1,828
 • Estimate 
(2021)[2]
1,806
 • Density1,067.16/sq mi (412.11/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
15143
Area code412
School DistrictQuaker Valley

Aleppo Township is a township in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 1,828 at the 2020 census,[3] a decrease from 1,916 at the 2010 census.[4]

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 1.8 square miles (4.7 km2), all land. Its average elevation is 1,112 feet (339 m) above sea level.[5]

Surrounding neighborhoods

Aleppo Township has six borders, including the borough of Sewickley Heights to the north, Kilbuck Township to the east, and the boroughs of Glenfield to the south, Haysville to the south-southwest, Glen Osborne to the southwest, and Sewickley to the west and northwest.

Government and Politics

Presidential Elections Results[6][7][8]
Year Republican Democratic Third Parties
2020 48% 540 50% 559 0.8% 9
2016 54% 540 43% 431 3% 31
2012 60% 581 38% 371 2% 13

Councilmembers

Education

Aleppo Township is served by the Quaker Valley School District.

History

Aleppo Township was incorporated as a township on June 7, 1876, from the western section of Kilbuck Township. It was part of the Depreciation Lands reserved for Revolutionary War veterans. Sparse settlement occurred in the 1800s, and Aleppo Township lost land that formed the boroughs of Sewickley Heights, Glenfield, and Haysville.[10]

Aleppo became a first class township on November 8, 1960.[11]

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880657
1890510−22.4%
190061620.8%
1910458−25.6%
1920397−13.3%
19304195.5%
194050420.3%
195056011.1%
196075534.8%
19707945.2%
19801,13442.8%
19901,2469.9%
20001,039−16.6%
20101,91684.4%
20201,828−4.6%
2021 (est.)1,806[3]−1.2%
Sources:[12][13][14][15][16][17][18]

As of the census[17] of 2000, there were 1,039 people, 483 households, and 298 families residing in the township. The population density was 573.5 people per square mile (221.6/km2). There were 509 housing units at an average density of 281.0/sq mi (108.6/km2). Roughly 62% (316 housing units) of the township's housing units are contained within a single homeowner's association: the Sewickley Heights Manor Homes Association.

The racial makeup of the township was 95.48% White, 3.08% African American, 1.06% Asian, 0.10% from other races, and 0.29% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.96% of the population.

There were 483 households, out of which 22.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.1% were married couples living together, 9.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.3% were non-families. 34.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 12.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.15 and the average family size was 2.78.

In the township the population was spread out, with 19.1% under the age of 18, 3.9% from 18 to 24, 26.3% from 25 to 44, 30.0% from 45 to 64, and 20.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females there were 90.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.7 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $59,167, and the median income for a family was $66,667. Males had a median income of $45,192 versus $40,000 for females. The per capita income for the township was $37,187. About 3.8% of families and 5.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.5% of those under age 18 and 2.0% of those age 65 or over.

References

  1. ^ "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Aug 13, 2017.
  2. ^ Bureau, U. S. Census. "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. US Census Bureau. Retrieved 17 August 2019.
  3. ^ a b Bureau, US Census. "City and Town Population Totals: 2020-2021". Census.gov. US Census Bureau. Retrieved 29 June 2022.
  4. ^ "Race, Hispanic or Latino, Age, and Housing Occupancy: 2010 Census Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File (QT-PL), Aleppo township, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved September 27, 2011.
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  6. ^ EL. "2012 Allegheny County election". Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. Retrieved 15 October 2017.
  7. ^ EL. "2016 Pennsylvani general election..." Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Retrieved 15 October 2017.
  8. ^ "Election Night Reporting".
  9. ^ EL. "Allegheny County". Election Results. Retrieved 2 August 2019.
  10. ^ Allegheny County Municipalities Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. 2004-08-08. Retrieved on 2008-06-08.
  11. ^ "Allegheny County - 2nd Class" (PDF). Archived (PDF) from the original on 10 August 2007. Retrieved 2007-08-25.
  12. ^ "Population of Civil Divisions Less than Counties" (PDF). 1880 United States Census. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 24 November 2013.
  13. ^ "Population-Pennsylvania" (PDF). U.S. Census 1910. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 22 November 2013.
  14. ^ "Number and Distribution of Inhabitants:Pennsylvania-Tennessee" (PDF). Fifteenth Census. U.S. Census Bureau.
  15. ^ "Number of Inhabitants: Pennsylvania" (PDF). 18th Census of the United States. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 22 November 2013.
  16. ^ "Pennsylvania: Population and Housing Unit Counts" (PDF). U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 22 November 2013.
  17. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  18. ^ "Incorporated Places and Minor Civil Divisions Datasets: Subcounty Population Estimates: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2012". U.S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 11 June 2013. Retrieved 25 November 2013.