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Nicholas Johnson Mill, built 1861
Location of Colebrookdale Township in Berks County
|• Total||8.46 sq mi (21.91 km2)|
|• Land||8.42 sq mi (21.81 km2)|
|• Water||0.04 sq mi (0.09 km2)|
|Elevation||338 ft (103 m)|
| • Estimate |
|• Density||599.86/sq mi (231.62/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (EST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 8.4 square miles (22 km2), all of it land. It is drained by the Schuylkill River via the Manatawny Creek and tributaries of the Perkiomen Creek. Its villages include Englesville (also in Montgomery County,) Gablesville, and New Berlinville.
- Douglass Township, Berks County (south)
- Earl Township (west)
- Pike Township (north)
- Washington Township (northeast)
- Douglass Township, Montgomery County (southeast)
Colebrookdale Township surrounds the borough of Boyertown on three sides.
At the 2000 census there were 5,270 people, 1,994 households, and 1,529 families living in the township. The population density was 629.3 people per square mile (243.1/km2). There were 2,030 housing units at an average density of 242.4/sq mi (93.6/km2). The racial makeup of the township was 98.69% White, 0.19% African American, 0.08% Native American, 0.34% Asian, 0.13% Pacific Islander, 0.08% from other races, and 0.49% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.34%.
There were 1,994 households, 33.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.4% were married couples living together, 8.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.3% were non-families. 19.6% of households were made up of individuals, and 9.1% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.64 and the average family size was 3.03.
|Source: US Census Bureau|
The age distribution was 24.1% under the age of 18, 6.6% from 18 to 24, 30.6% from 25 to 44, 25.3% from 45 to 64, and 13.4% 65 or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 96.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.4 males.
The median household income was $54,238 and the median family income was $60,407. Males had a median income of $40,590 versus $26,764 for females. The per capita income for the township was $23,208. About 0.4% of families and 1.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under age 18 and 3.2% of those age 65 or over.
- "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Aug 13, 2017.
- "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
- "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
- "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
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