East Fallowfield Township, Crawford County, Pennsylvania

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East Fallowfield Township
Snowy road through woodlands east of Hartstown
Snowy road through woodlands east of Hartstown
Location of East Fallowfield Township in Crawford County
Location of East Fallowfield Township in Crawford County
Location of Crawford County in Pennsylvania
Location of Crawford County in Pennsylvania
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Crawford County
 • Total 28.1 sq mi (73 km2)
 • Land 28.0 sq mi (73 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,434
 • Density 51/sq mi (20/km2)
Time zone EST (UTC-4)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 814

East Fallowfield Township is a township in Crawford County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 1,434 at the 2000 census.


East Fallowfield is said to be named for Lancelot Fallowfield, one of the first purchasers of land from William Penn.[1]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 28.1 square miles (73 km2), of which, 28.0 square miles (73 km2) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2) of it (0.18%) is water.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 1,434 people, 436 households, and 365 families residing in the township. The population density was 51.1 people per square mile (19.7/km²). There were 467 housing units at an average density of 16.7/sq mi (6.4/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 97.28% White, 0.98% African American, 0.77% Native American, 0.07% Asian, 0.07% from other races, and 0.84% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.91% of the population.

There were 436 households out of which 44.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.4% were married couples living together, 7.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 16.1% were non-families. 13.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.29 and the average family size was 3.63.

In the township the population was spread out with 37.7% under the age of 18, 7.3% from 18 to 24, 27.5% from 25 to 44, 18.7% from 45 to 64, and 8.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 29 years. For every 100 females there were 108.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.1 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $31,957, and the median income for a family was $33,313. Males had a median income of $29,850 versus $16,833 for females. The per capita income for the township was $11,233. About 15.0% of families and 23.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 37.8% of those under age 18 and 7.4% of those age 65 or over.


  1. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 112. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

Coordinates: 41°32′00″N 80°19′59″W / 41.53333°N 80.33306°W / 41.53333; -80.33306