Rome Township, Crawford County, Pennsylvania

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Rome Township, Crawford County,
Location of Rome Township in Crawford County
Location of Rome Township in Crawford County
Location of Crawford County in Pennsylvania
Location of Crawford County in Pennsylvania
CountryUnited States
CountyCrawford County
 • Total41.34 sq mi (107.07 km2)
 • Land41.34 sq mi (107.07 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
 • Total1,840
 • Estimate 
 • Density43.32/sq mi (16.73/km2)
Time zoneUTC-4 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (EDT)
Area code(s)814
Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 20181,767[2]−4.0%
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

Rome Township is a township in Crawford County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 1,840 at the 2010 census.[4]


Rome Township is in eastern Crawford County, bordered by Warren County to the east. The borough of Centerville is along the western edge of the township. According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 41.4 square miles (107.1 km2), all of it land.[4]

Natural Features[edit]

The highest elevation, 1,790 ft (550 m), in Rome Township is located about 0.2 miles east of Buells Corners, Pennsylvania. The lowest elevation, 1,260 ft (380 m), is located where Oil Creek flows out of the township north of Tryonville Station. Watersheds in the township include the lower parts of East Branch Oil Creek, Oil Creek, Coon Run, and Fivemile Creek.[5]


As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 1,745 people, 532 households, and 422 families residing in the township. The population density was 42.3 people per square mile (16.3/km²). There were 618 housing units at an average density of 15.0/sq mi (5.8/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.20% White, 0.06% African American, 0.34% Native American, 0.06% from other races, and 0.34% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.23% of the population.

There were 532 households, out of which 44.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.5% were married couples living together, 6.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.5% were non-families. 17.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 6.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.28 and the average family size was 3.78.

In the township the population was spread out, with 38.6% under the age of 18, 9.0% from 18 to 24, 24.6% from 25 to 44, 19.3% from 45 to 64, and 8.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 27 years. For every 100 females, there were 108.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 104.0 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $29,239, and the median income for a family was $33,942. Males had a median income of $29,167 versus $20,000 for females. The per capita income for the township was $12,035. About 14.0% of families and 19.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 24.5% of those under age 18 and 17.8% of those age 65 or over.


  1. ^ "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Aug 13, 2017.
  2. ^ a b Bureau, U. S. Census. "American FactFinder - Results". US Census Bureau. Retrieved 18 July 2019.
  3. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved June 4, 2016.
  4. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Rome township, Crawford County, Pennsylvania". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved June 9, 2015.
  5. ^ "Union City Fish Hatchery Topo Map, Erie County PA (Union City Area)". TopoZone. Locality, LLC. Retrieved 7 July 2019.
  6. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.

Coordinates: 41°43′00″N 79°36′59″W / 41.71667°N 79.61639°W / 41.71667; -79.61639