Summit Township, Crawford County, Pennsylvania

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Summit Township
Plum Street in Harmonsburg
Plum Street in Harmonsburg
Location of Summit Township in Crawford County
Location of Summit 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 26.0 sq mi (67 km2)
 • Land 25.8 sq mi (67 km2)
 • Water 0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)
Population (2000)
 • Total 2,172
 • Density 84/sq mi (32/km2)
Time zone EST (UTC-4)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 814

Summit Township is a township in Crawford County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 2,172 at the 2000 census.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 26.0 square miles (67.2 km²), of which, 25.8 square miles (66.7 km²) of it is land and 0.2 square miles (0.5 km²) of it (0.77%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 2,172 people, 902 households and 640 families residing in the township. The population density was 84.3 per square mile (32.6/km²). There were 1,333 housing units at an average density of 51.8/sq mi (20.0/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.45% White, 0.05% African American, 0.09% Native American, 0.05% Asian, and 0.37% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.51% of the population.

There were 902 households of which 28.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.8% were married couples living together, 8.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.0% were non-families. 24.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.41 and the average family size was 2.84.

In the township the population was spread out with 22.8% under the age of 18, 6.3% from 18 to 24, 29.1% from 25 to 44, 27.4% from 45 to 64, and 14.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 104.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 104.4 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $35,475 and the median income for a family was $38,295. Males had a median income of $31,315 versus $21,125 for females. The per capita income for the township was $17,109. About 7.2% of families and 9.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.1% of those under age 18 and 5.6% of those age 65 or over.


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

Coordinates: 41°40′00″N 80°22′59″W / 41.66667°N 80.38306°W / 41.66667; -80.38306