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Richmond Township, Crawford County, Pennsylvania

Richmond Township is a township in Crawford County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 1,475 at the 2010 census.[5]

Richmond Township, Crawford County,
Tannery owned by abolitionist John Brown
Tannery owned by abolitionist John Brown
Location of Richmond Township in Crawford County
Location of Richmond Township in Crawford County
Location of Crawford County in Pennsylvania
Location of Crawford County in Pennsylvania
CountryUnited States
CountyCrawford County
 • Total36.84 sq mi (95.42 km2)
 • Land36.77 sq mi (95.24 km2)
 • Water0.07 sq mi (0.18 km2)
Highest elevation
[2] (southeast of South Richmond Corners)
1,630 ft (500 m)
Lowest elevation
[2] (Eaton Corners)
1,160 ft (350 m)
 • Total1,475
 • Estimate 
 • Density39.00/sq mi (15.06/km2)
Time zoneUTC-4 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (EDT)
Area code(s)814
Census Pop.
Est. 20181,421[3]−3.7%
U.S. Decennial Census[4]



The township is in the east-central part of Crawford County. According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 36.8 square miles (95.2 km2), of which 36.7 square miles (95.0 km2) is land and 0.08 square miles (0.2 km2), or 0.19%, is water.[5]


As of the census[7] of 2000, there were 1,379 people, 515 households, and 397 families residing in the township. The population density was 37.7 people per square mile (14.6/km²). There were 577 housing units at an average density of 15.8/sq mi (6.1/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.49% White, 0.07% African American, 0.15% from other races, and 0.29% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.51% of the population.

There were 515 households, out of which 34.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.6% were married couples living together, 6.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.9% were non-families. 17.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 6.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.68 and the average family size was 2.99.

In the township the population was spread out, with 27.2% under the age of 18, 6.2% from 18 to 24, 28.6% from 25 to 44, 26.8% from 45 to 64, and 11.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 115.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 104.9 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $39,583, and the median income for a family was $43,958. Males had a median income of $33,056 versus $22,321 for females. The per capita income for the township was $17,292. About 3.5% of families and 5.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.4% of those under age 18 and 5.3% of those age 65 or over.


  1. ^ "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Aug 13, 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Basil Corners Topo Map, Crawford County PA (Townville Area)". TopoZone. Locality, LLC. Retrieved 2 September 2019.
  3. ^ a b Bureau, U. S. Census. "American FactFinder - Results". US Census Bureau. Retrieved 18 July 2019.
  4. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved June 4, 2016.
  5. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Richmond township, Crawford County, Pennsylvania". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved June 9, 2015.
  6. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09.
  7. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved 2008-01-31. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)

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