Troy Township, Crawford County, Pennsylvania

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Troy Township, Crawford County,
Location of Troy Township in Crawford County
Location of Troy Township in Crawford County
Location of Crawford County in Pennsylvania
Location of Crawford County in Pennsylvania
CountryUnited States
CountyCrawford County
 • Total31.73 sq mi (82.19 km2)
 • Land31.69 sq mi (82.07 km2)
 • Water0.04 sq mi (0.11 km2)
 • Total1,235
 • Estimate 
 • Density37.52/sq mi (14.49/km2)
Time zoneUTC-4 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (EDT)
Area code(s)814
Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 20181,172[2]−5.1%
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

Troy Township is a township in Crawford County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 1,235 at the 2010 census.[4]


The township is in southeastern Crawford County, bordered to the south by Venango County. It includes the unincorporated hamlet of Troy Center. According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 31.7 square miles (82.2 km2), of which 31.7 square miles (82.1 km2) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km2), or 0.14%, is water.[4]


As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 1,339 people, 471 households, and 384 families residing in the township. The population density was 42.4 people per square mile (16.4/km²). There were 559 housing units at an average density of 17.7/sq mi (6.8/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.88% White, 0.30% African American, 0.15% Native American, 0.15% Asian, and 0.52% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.90% of the population.

There were 471 households, out of which 39.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.6% were married couples living together, 6.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.3% were non-families. 15.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 7.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.84 and the average family size was 3.15.

In the township the population was spread out, with 29.6% under the age of 18, 6.3% from 18 to 24, 27.6% from 25 to 44, 25.7% from 45 to 64, and 10.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females, there were 105.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.1 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $32,216, and the median income for a family was $36,635. Males had a median income of $28,929 versus $19,712 for females. The per capita income for the township was $13,505. About 10.3% of families and 15.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 22.8% of those under age 18 and 5.2% 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): Troy township, Crawford County, Pennsylvania". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved June 10, 2015.
  5. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.

Coordinates: 41°39′00″N 79°52′59″W / 41.65000°N 79.88306°W / 41.65000; -79.88306