Hegins, PA


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Hegins Township (pronounced Higgins) is a township in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 3,519 at the 2000 census.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 32.0 square miles (82.9 km²), all of it land.
As of the census of 2000, there were 3,519 people, 1,447 households, and 1,021 families residing in the township. The population density was 109.9 people per square mile (42.4/km²). There were 1,540 housing units at an average density of 48.1/sq mi (18.6/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.01% White, 0.09% African American, 0.23% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 0.34% from other races, and 0.28% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.57% of the population.