Cambridge Township, Crawford County, Pennsylvania

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Cambridge Township, Pennsylvania
North on 86 near Cambridge Springs.jpg
Rolling hills south of Cambridge Springs
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Crawford County
Area 21.6 sq mi (56 km2)
 - land 21.5 sq mi (56 km2)
 - water 0.1 sq mi (0 km2)
Population 1,486 (2000)
Density 69.1 / sq mi (27 / km2)
Timezone EST (UTC-4)
 - summer (DST) EDT (UTC-5)
Area code 814
Location of Cambridge Township in Crawford County
Location of Crawford County in Pennsylvania
Location of Pennsylvania in the United States

Cambridge Township is a township in Crawford County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 1,486 at the 2000 census.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 21.6 square miles (56 km2), of which, 21.5 square miles (56 km2) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2) of it (0.65%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,486 people, 594 households, and 443 families residing in the township. The population density was 69.1 people per square mile (26.7/km²). There were 701 housing units at an average density of 32.6/sq mi (12.6/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.05% White, 0.07% Native American, 0.47% Asian, 0.13% from other races, and 1.28% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.61% of the population.

There were 594 households out of which 28.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.0% were married couples living together, 5.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.4% were non-families. 21.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 2.92.

In the township the population was spread out with 22.9% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 28.3% from 25 to 44, 28.3% from 45 to 64, and 13.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 102.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 104.1 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $44,500, and the median income for a family was $50,104. Males had a median income of $36,389 versus $25,083 for females. The per capita income for the township was $19,500. About 5.6% of families and 7.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.5% of those under age 18 and 7.3% of those age 65 or over.


  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

Coordinates: 41°47′00″N 80°02′59″W / 41.78333°N 80.04972°W / 41.78333; -80.04972