Richmond Township, Crawford County, Pennsylvania

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Richmond Township
Township
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Crawford County
Area 36.7 sq mi (95 km2)
 - land 36.6 sq mi (95 km2)
 - water 0.1 sq mi (0 km2)
Population 1,379 (2000)
Density 37.7 / sq mi (15 / km2)
Timezone EST (UTC-4)
 - summer (DST) EDT (UTC-5)
Area code 814
Location of Richmond Township in Crawford County
Location of Crawford County in Pennsylvania
Location of Pennsylvania in the United States
Website: http://www.richmondtownshipcc.com

Richmond Township is a township in Crawford County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 1,379 at the 2000 census.

History[edit]

The John Brown Tannery Site was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.[1]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 36.7 square miles (94.9 km²), of which, 36.6 square miles (94.7 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.2 km²) of it (0.19%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 1,379 people, 515 households, and 397 families residing in the township. The population density was 37.7 people per square mile (14.6/km²). There were 577 housing units at an average density of 15.8/sq mi (6.1/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.49% White, 0.07% African American, 0.15% from other races, and 0.29% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.51% of the population.

There were 515 households out of which 34.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.6% were married couples living together, 6.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.9% were non-families. 17.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.68 and the average family size was 2.99.

In the township the population was spread out with 27.2% under the age of 18, 6.2% from 18 to 24, 28.6% from 25 to 44, 26.8% from 45 to 64, and 11.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 115.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 104.9 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $39,583, and the median income for a family was $43,958. Males had a median income of $33,056 versus $22,321 for females. The per capita income for the township was $17,292. About 3.5% of families and 5.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.4% of those under age 18 and 5.3% of those age 65 or over.

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. 

Coordinates: 41°45′01″N 80°00′59″W / 41.75028°N 80.01639°W / 41.75028; -80.01639