Crawford Township, Clinton County, Pennsylvania

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Crawford Township, Pennsylvania
Rauchtown Run at Ravensburg State Park in Crawford Township
Rauchtown Run at Ravensburg State Park in Crawford Township
Location in Clinton County and the state of Pennsylvania.
Location in Clinton County and the state of Pennsylvania.
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Clinton
Settled 1776
Incorporated 1841
 • Total 22.13 sq mi (57.33 km2)
 • Land 22.12 sq mi (57.29 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.04 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 939
 • Estimate (2016)[2] 941
 • Density 42.54/sq mi (16.43/km2)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 42-035-16976

Crawford Township is a township in Clinton County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 939 at the 2010 census.[3]


Ravensburg State Park was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1987.[4]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 22.14 square miles (57.33 km2), of which 22.12 square miles (57.29 km2) is land and 0.02 square miles (0.04 km2), or 0.07%, is water.[3] The township is located in southeastern Clinton County and is bordered to the northeast by Lycoming County. The unincorporated community of Rauchtown occupies the northeastern part of the township.


As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 848 people, 308 households, and 244 families residing in the township. The population density was 38.4 people per square mile (14.8/km²). There were 365 housing units at an average density of 16.5/sq mi (6.4/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.17% White, 0.24% African American, 0.12% Native American, 0.24% Asian, and 0.24% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.24% of the population.

There were 308 households, out of which 33.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.8% were married couples living together, 4.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.5% were non-families. 16.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 8.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.75 and the average family size was 3.07.

In the township the population was spread out, with 28.9% under the age of 18, 4.2% from 18 to 24, 27.6% from 25 to 44, 26.5% from 45 to 64, and 12.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females, there were 97.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.7 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $38,824, and the median income for a family was $43,750. Males had a median income of $31,477 versus $20,809 for females. The per capita income for the township was $16,360. About 4.4% of families and 10.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.3% of those under age 18 and 6.4% of those age 65 or over.

Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 2016941[2]0.2%


  1. ^ "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Aug 13, 2017. 
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  3. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Crawford township, Clinton County, Pennsylvania". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved May 15, 2015. 
  4. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  5. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ "Clinton County Comprehensive Plan" (PDF). Clinton County, Pennsylvania. Retrieved 2007-09-19. 
  7. ^ "Population Change 1990–2000: Pennsylvania". Pennsylvania State Data Center. Archived from the original on 2007-11-17. Retrieved 2007-09-19. 

Coordinates: 41°06′00″N 77°15′59″W / 41.10000°N 77.26639°W / 41.10000; -77.26639