West Fallowfield Township, Crawford County, Pennsylvania

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West Fallowfield Township,
Crawford County, Pennsylvania
Township
Church in Hartstown
Church in Hartstown
Location of West Fallowfield Township in Crawford County
Location of West Fallowfield Township in Crawford County
Location of Crawford County in Pennsylvania
Location of Crawford County in Pennsylvania
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Crawford County
Area
 • Total 11.7 sq mi (30.3 km2)
 • Land 11.6 sq mi (30.0 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 605
 • Density 52/sq mi (20.1/km2)
Time zone EST (UTC-4)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 814
Historical population
Census Pop.
2000 659
2010 605 −8.2%

West Fallowfield Township is a township in Crawford County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 605 at the 2010 census.[1]

Geography[edit]

The township is in southwestern Crawford County, bordered to the south by Mercer County. It is bordered to the east by Crooked Creek, Pymatuning Swamp, and the headwaters of the Shenango River. The unincorporated community of Hartstown is in the northern part of the township, and Adamsville is in the south.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 11.7 square miles (30.3 km2), of which 11.6 square miles (30.0 km2) is land and 0.1 square miles (0.3 km2), or 0.91%, is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 659 people, 264 households, and 190 families residing in the township. The population density was 57.1 people per square mile (22.0/km²). There were 311 housing units at an average density of 26.9/sq mi (10.4/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 96.97% White, 0.15% African American, 0.30% Native American, 0.15% Asian, 0.15% from other races, and 2.28% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.30% of the population.

There were 264 households, out of which 30.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.5% were married couples living together, 9.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.0% were non-families. 23.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 10.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 2.91.

In the township the population was spread out, with 23.4% under the age of 18, 8.8% from 18 to 24, 27.5% from 25 to 44, 24.3% from 45 to 64, and 16.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 95.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.0 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $30,956, and the median income for a family was $34,167. Males had a median income of $30,795 versus $18,304 for females. The per capita income for the township was $14,860. About 4.8% of families and 8.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.0% of those under age 18 and 2.6% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): West Fallowfield township, Crawford County, Pennsylvania". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved June 15, 2015. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

Coordinates: 41°31′00″N 80°22′28″W / 41.51667°N 80.37444°W / 41.51667; -80.37444