Weisenberg Township is a township in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania,
Weisenberg Township is bounded on the northwest by Lowhill township, southeast by Upper Macungie township, northwest by Lynn township, southwest by Berks county. Population, in 1900 was 1366. The surface hilly and broken, the soil is gravel. The following streams drain the township; the Jordan Spring, Shaffer’s run, Hass, Lyon, Willow, Weiss, Holben, Switzer and Silver creeks. Farming manufactories is the principal pursuit, of the people. The first settlement was made in 1734, in the vicinity of the Ziegle’s church, by people from Palatinate and Switzerland.
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Weisenberg Township is a township in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, in the United States. It is a suburb of Allentown, in the Lehigh Valley region of the state.
The population of Weisenberg Township was 4,923 according to the 2010 US Census.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 26.82 square miles (69.47 km2), of which 26.78 square miles (69.35 km2) are land and 0.05 square miles (0.13 km2), or 0.18%, are water. It is in the Delaware River watershed and is drained by tributaries of Jordan Creek into the Lehigh River to the east and by tributaries of Maiden Creek into the Schuylkill River to the southwest.
It includes the villages of Haafsville (also in Upper Macungie Township), Hymensville, New Smithville, Seiberlingville, Seipstown, Stines Corner (also in Lynn Township), and Werleys Corner.
Lynn Township (northwest)
Heidelberg Township (tangent to the north)
Lowhill Township (northeast)
Upper Macungie Township (southeast)
Maxatawny Township, Berks County (south)
Greenwich Township, Berks County (southwest)
Albany Township, Berks County (west)
As of the census of 2000, there were 4,144 people, 1,458 households, and 1,214 families residing in the township. The population density was 154.5 people per square mile (59.7/km2). There were 1,514 housing units at an average density of 56.5/sq mi (21.8/km2). The racial makeup of the township was 98.07% White, 0.53% African American, 0.02% Native American, 0.43% Asian, 0.29% from other races, and 0.65% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.25% of the population.
There were 1,458 households, out of which 37.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 75.9% were married couples living together, 4.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 16.7% were non-families. 11.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 3.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.82 and the average family size was 3.09.
In the township the population was spread out, with 25.9% under the age of 18, 5.7% from 18 to 24, 31.4% from 25 to 44, 27.6% from 45 to 64, and 9.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females, there were 102.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.9 males.
The median income for a household in the township was $63,631, and the median income for a family was $70,852. Males had a median income of $45,898 versus $32,656 for females. The per capita income for the township was $27,163. About 1.8% of families and 2.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.4% of those under age 18 and 4.5% of those age 65 or over.
The township is served by the Northwestern Lehigh School District.