Beaver Township, Crawford County, Pennsylvania

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Beaver Township, Crawford County,
Stone Run, frozen by winter weather
Stone Run, frozen by winter weather
Location of Beaver Township in Crawford County
Location of Beaver Township in Crawford County
Location of Crawford County in Pennsylvania
Location of Crawford County in Pennsylvania
CountryUnited States
 • Total36.65 sq mi (94.92 km2)
 • Land36.65 sq mi (94.92 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Highest elevation
[2] (Southeast of Palmer, Pennsylvania)
1,170 ft (360 m)
Lowest elevation
[2] (Conneaut Creek at Township line)
850 ft (260 m)
 • Total902
 • Estimate 
 • Density23.58/sq mi (9.10/km2)
Time zoneUTC-4 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (EDT)
Area code(s)814

Beaver Township is a township in Crawford County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 902 at the 2010 census.[4]


Beaver Township is in the northwestern corner of Crawford County, bordered to the north by Erie County, and to the west by Ashtabula County, Ohio. According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 36.6 square miles (94.9 km2), all land.[4] The unincorporated community of Beaver Center is at the center of the township.

Natural features[edit]

Geologic Province:[5][circular reference] Northwestern Glaciated Plateau
Lowest Elevation:[6] 850 ft (260 m) where Conneaut Creek flows northward from the township.
Highest Elevation:[6] 1,170 ft (360 m) at the southern township border, southwest of Palmer
Major Rivers/Streams and Watersheds:[6] Conneaut Creek and Shenango River (southwestern part of township)
Minor Rivers/Streams and Watersheds:[6] Conneaut Creek tributaries: Crazy Run and Stone Run West Branch Conneaut Creek tributaries: Mud Run, East Branch, and Middle Branch

    Paden Creek, a tributary of the Shenango River

Biological Diversity Areas:[7] East Branch Conneaut Creek Headwaters BDA, Mud Run Wetland BDA, and West Branch Conneaut Creek BDA


Historical population
Census Pop.
2018 (est.)863[3]−4.3%
U.S. Decennial Census[8]


As of the census[10] of 2000, there were 903 people, 316 households, and 241 families residing in the township. The population density was 24.6 people per square mile (9.5/km2). There were 376 housing units at an average density of 10.2/sq mi (4.0/km2). The racial makeup of the township was 97.79% White, 0.66% African American, 0.11% Native American, 0.33% Asian, and 1.11% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.11% of the population.

There were 316 households, out of which 38.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.3% were married couples living together, 6.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.7% were non-families. 19.9% 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 2.86 and the average family size was 3.26.

In the township the population was spread out, with 29.5% under the age of 18, 9.7% from 18 to 24, 30.0% from 25 to 44, 20.9% from 45 to 64, and 9.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 109.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 107.5 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $26,818, and the median income for a family was $28,750. Males had a median income of $25,000 versus $17,604 for females. The per capita income for the township was $14,913. About 18.0% of families and 20.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 28.9% of those under age 18 and 6.0% of those age 65 or over.


  1. ^ "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Aug 13, 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Conneautville Topo Map, Crawford County PA (Conneautville Area)". TopoZone. Locality, LLC. Retrieved 1 September 2019.
  3. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  4. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Beaver township, Crawford County, Pennsylvania". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Archived from the original on February 13, 2020. Retrieved June 5, 2015.
  5. ^ "Geology of Pennsylvania". Wikipedia. Wikipedia. 26 December 2020. Retrieved 15 May 2021.
  6. ^ a b c d "Get Maps". USGS Topoview. US Geological Survey. Retrieved 15 May 2021.
  7. ^ "Crawford County Natural Heritage Inventory" (PDF). Pennsylvania Natural Heritage Program. PNHI. Retrieved 15 May 2021.
  8. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved June 4, 2016.
  9. ^ Bureau, U. S. Census. "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. US Census Bureau. Retrieved 18 July 2019.
  10. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.

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Coordinates: 41°50′00″N 80°30′59″W / 41.83333°N 80.51639°W / 41.83333; -80.51639