North Shenango Township, Crawford County, Pennsylvania

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North Shenango Township
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Crawford County
Area 26.2 sq mi (68 km2)
 - land 18.8 sq mi (49 km2)
 - water 7.4 sq mi (19 km2)
Population 1,387 (2000)
Density 73.6 / sq mi (28 / km2)
Timezone EST (UTC-4)
 - summer (DST) EDT (UTC-5)
Area code 814
Location of North Shenago Township in Crawford County
Location of Crawford County in Pennsylvania
Location of Pennsylvania in the United States

North Shenango Township is a township in Crawford County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 1,387 at the 2000 census.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 26.2 square miles (67.9 km²), of which, 18.8 square miles (48.8 km²) of it is land and 7.4 square miles (19.1 km²) of it (28.15%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,387 people, 619 households, and 420 families residing in the township. The population density was 73.6 people per square mile (28.4/km²). There were 1,728 housing units at an average density of 91.7/sq mi (35.4/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.99% White, 0.14% African American, 0.14% Native American, 0.07% Pacific Islander, and 0.65% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.65% of the population.

There were 619 households out of which 18.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.6% were married couples living together, 6.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.0% were non-families. 26.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.24 and the average family size was 2.66.

In the township the population was spread out with 17.3% under the age of 18, 4.8% from 18 to 24, 20.0% from 25 to 44, 32.7% from 45 to 64, and 25.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 50 years. For every 100 females there were 99.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.8 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $28,207, and the median income for a family was $34,954. Males had a median income of $30,298 versus $18,846 for females. The per capita income for the township was $16,872. About 8.1% of families and 13.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.7% of those under age 18 and 9.5% of those age 65 or over.


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

Coordinates: 41°38′00″N 80°30′59″W / 41.63333°N 80.51639°W / 41.63333; -80.51639