Facts and Figures

The following is a factual and demographic overview of the township. Statistics are from the 2020 U.S. Census unless otherwise stated.

 

Government Type
Ohio Township is a Township of the Second Class. There are only two classes of townships in Pennsylvania. According to Pennsylvania Law, a Township of the Second Class has a population density of fewer than 300 persons per square mile. As such, Ohio Township elects a board of three (3) Supervisors, a property tax collector, and a constable, each for a term of six (6) years, with exception of the tax collector, whose term of office is four (4) years. The day to day business of the township is managed by a Township Manager serving at will and is supported by an administrative staff. In addition to the Administration Office, the Police Department, Road Department, and Recreation Department are also under the direct administration of the Board of Supervisors.

Budget
The township operates on an annual basis January through December. The following year's budget is approved by December 31st. of the current year. Click here for a copy of the 2024 township budget. 

Voting
Ohio Township is divided into 3 voting districts, District 1, District 2, and District 3. Your assigned district is indicated on your Voters Registration Card. The Ohio Township Nature Center serves as the polling place for Districts 1 and 2. The address is 325 Nicholson Road, Sewickley, PA 15143. District 3 votes at the Avonworth Elementary School at 1320 Roosevelt Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15237. 

To register online click here or contact the Allegheny County Department of Elections at (412) 350-4539. 

Official Newspaper 
The Pittsburgh Post Gazette is the official newspaper of record for Ohio Township. All public meetings, hearings and ordinances are advertised in the legal section.

Demographics
Population (2022) .....................................................7,186

Median Age (2022).............................................43.1 years
Median Household Income (2022)............................$160,365
School Enrollment (2023/2024)................................1,989
Total Taxable Assessed Valuation (2024)...$897,771,932.00
Millage Rate (2024).......................................................3.09
Total Earned Income Tax...............................................1%
Local Services Tax....................................................$52.00


Land Use Mix
Area.................................................................. 7.5 sq. miles

Residential....................................................................69.2%
Retail / Office / Commercial....................................20.4%
Recreation / Conservation........................................10.4%

Transportation
Accessible Highways.......................Interstates 79 & 279

Bus Service....................................Port Authority Transit  
Airports.....................Pittsburgh International (25 miles)
..............................................Allegheny County (20 miles)

Educational Facilities
Avonworth School District - www.avonworth.k12.pa.us

1 primary center - Kindergarten - 2nd Grade
1 elementary school - 3rd Grade - 6th Grade
1 middle school - 7th Grade - 8th Grade
1 high school - 9th Grade - 12th Grade 


Eden Christian Academy - www.edenchristianacademy.org
Ohio Township Campus - 7th Grade - 12th Grade


Recreational Facilities
PARKS:

  • Ohio Township Municipal Park
                      (includes an indoor Nature Center, Open Air Pavilion,
                      Picnic Shelter, 1 soccer field, 1 multi-purpose     
                      field, outdoor amphitheater, and handicap walking trail)
  • Avonworth Community Park
                      (includes a swimming pool, The Mayernik Center, picnic groves, Kids Kingdom Playground, and ballfields

    Golf Courses......................Diamond Run Golf Club (Private)

    Softball Field...................................Nicholson Road Ballfield