Oil Creek Township, Pennsylvania

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Oil Creek Township is a township in Crawford County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 1,880 at the 2000 census.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 32.3 square miles (83.7 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,880 people, 748 households, and 551 families residing in the township. The population density was 58.2 people per square mile (22.5/km²). There were 844 housing units at an average density of 26.1/sq mi (10.1/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.88% White, 0.21% African American, 0.37% Native American, 0.21% from other races, and 0.32% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.16% of the population.

There were 748 households out of which 32.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.2% were married couples living together, 5.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.3% were non-families. 23.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.51 and the average family size was 2.94.

In the township the population was spread out with 25.7% under the age of 18, 6.0% from 18 to 24, 25.4% from 25 to 44, 26.8% from 45 to 64, and 16.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 99.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.3 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $33,882, and the median income for a family was $38,500. Males had a median income of $31,790 versus $23,558 for females. The per capita income for the township was $16,682. About 7.9% of families and 10.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.0% of those under age 18 and 6.1% of those age 65 or over.

References

Meadville | Titusville

Blooming Valley | Cambridge Springs | Centerville | Cochranton | Conneaut Lake | Conneautville | Hydetown | Linesville | Saegertown | Spartansburg | Springboro | Townville | Venango | Woodcock

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