Rockdale Township, Crawford County, Pennsylvania

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Rockdale Township
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Crawford County
Area 36.2 sq mi (94 km2)
 - land 36.0 sq mi (93 km2)
 - water 2.0 sq mi (5 km2)
Population 1,343 (2000)
Density 37.3 / sq mi (14 / km2)
Timezone EST (UTC-4)
 - summer (DST) EDT (UTC-5)
Area code 814
Location of Rockdale Township in Crawford County
Location of Crawford County in Pennsylvania
Location of Pennsylvania in the United States

Rockdale Township is a township in Crawford County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 1,343 at the 2000 census.


The Bridge in Rockdale Township was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1988.[1]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 36.2 square miles (93.7 km²), of which, 36.0 square miles (93.2 km²) of it is land and 0.2 square miles (0.5 km²) of it (0.55%) is water.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 1,343 people, 454 households, and 349 families residing in the township. The population density was 37.3 people per square mile (14.4/km²). There were 576 housing units at an average density of 16.0/sq mi (6.2/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.36% White, 0.45% African American, 0.07% Native American, 0.45% Asian, and 0.67% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.15% of the population.

There were 454 households out of which 41.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.8% were married couples living together, 6.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.1% were non-families. 18.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.96 and the average family size was 3.39.

In the township the population was spread out with 33.4% under the age of 18, 6.7% from 18 to 24, 28.3% from 25 to 44, 22.9% from 45 to 64, and 8.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 108.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.2 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $40,887, and the median income for a family was $42,067. Males had a median income of $36,989 versus $23,382 for females. The per capita income for the township was $15,071. About 12.3% of families and 16.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 21.9% of those under age 18 and 13.9% of those age 65 or over.

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  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°48′00″N 80°00′59″W / 41.80000°N 80.01639°W / 41.80000; -80.01639