Crawford Township, Clinton County, Pennsylvania

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Crawford Township, Pennsylvania
Township
Rauchtown Run at Ravensburg State Park in Crawford Township
Rauchtown Run at Ravensburg State Park in Crawford Township
Map of Clinton County, Pennsylvania highlighting Crawford Township
Map of Clinton County, Pennsylvania highlighting Crawford Township
Map of Clinton County, Pennsylvania
Map of Clinton County, Pennsylvania
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Clinton
Settled 1776
Incorporated 1841
Area
 • Total 22.1 sq mi (57.2 km2)
Population (2000)
 • Total 848
 • Density 38.4/sq mi (14.8/km2)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)

Crawford Township is a township in Clinton County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 848 at the 2000 census.

History[edit]

The Ravensburg State Park was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1987.[1]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 22.1 square miles (57 km2), of which, 22.1 square miles (57 km2) of it is land and 0.05% is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 848 people, 308 households, and 244 families residing in the township. The population density was 38.4 people per square mile (14.8/km²). There were 365 housing units at an average density of 16.5/sq mi (6.4/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.17% White, 0.24% African American, 0.12% Native American, 0.24% Asian, and 0.24% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.24% of the population.

There were 308 households out of which 33.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.8% were married couples living together, 4.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.5% were non-families. 16.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.75 and the average family size was 3.07.

In the township the population was spread out with 28.9% under the age of 18, 4.2% from 18 to 24, 27.6% from 25 to 44, 26.5% from 45 to 64, and 12.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 97.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.7 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $38,824, and the median income for a family was $43,750. Males had a median income of $31,477 versus $20,809 for females. The per capita income for the township was $16,360. About 4.4% of families and 10.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.3% of those under age 18 and 6.4% of those age 65 or over.

Historical population
Census Pop.
1980 682
1990 665 −2.5%
2000 848 27.5%
source:[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "Clinton County Comprehensive Plan" (PDF). Clinton County, Pennsylvania. Retrieved 2007-09-19. 
  4. ^ "Population Change 1990–2000: Pennsylvania". Pennsylvania State Data Center. Retrieved 2007-09-19. 

Coordinates: 41°06′00″N 77°15′59″W / 41.10000°N 77.26639°W / 41.10000; -77.26639