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Innovation & Growth Initiative: Montgomery County Benchmark
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13th Congressional District - U.S. House of Representatives
The district stretches from the Delaware River in Northeast Philadelphia through Montgomery County and into a portion of Berks County. To find your polling place in Montgomery County, please visit their voter services web site. This also includes detailed voting districts and wards throughout the county and what you need to know about voter registration.
As of the 2000 census of 2000, there were 647,435 people, 250,845 households, and 169,848 families residing in the 13th district. The racial makeup of the district was 87.16% White, 6.05% Black or African American, 0.14% Native American, 4.05% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 1.32% from other races, and 1.24% from two or more races. 3.06% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 250,845 households out of which 30.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.3% were married couples living together, 10.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.3% were non-families. 27.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.51 and the average family size was 3.09.
In the district, the population was spread out with 23.5% under the age of 18, 7.1% from 18 to 24, 29.2% from 25 to 44, 22.9% from 45 to 64, and 17.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 92.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.2 males.
The median income for a household in the district was $49,319, and the median income for a family was $61,108. Males had a median income of $36,441 versus $23,719 for females. The per capita income for the district was $25,053. About 5.1% of families and 7.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.8% of those under age 18 and 8.5% of those age 65 or over.
Sources and Links:
Montgomery County Voter Services Calendar
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U.S. Census Fact Finder
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Key Votes in Congress
- Requires Inclusion of Social Security Benefits in Calculation of Modified Adjusted Gross Income - Bill Passed - House
- Southeast Arizona Land Exchange and Conservation Act of 2011 - Bill Passed - House
- Prohibits Farm Subsidies to Individuals with Incomes Over $1 million - Amendment Adopted - Senate
- Prohibits the Use of Funds for Prosecution of Enemy Combatants in Civilian Courts - Amendment Rejected - Senate
- Authorizes Individuals to Import FDA-Approved Drugs from Canada - Amendment Rejected - Senate