Crawford County (Ohio)

Crawford County is a county located in the U.S. state of Ohio of the United States. The administrative headquarters ( County Seat) is Bucyrus.


The County is located in north-central Ohio and has an area of ​​1043 square kilometers, of which two square miles are water. It is bordered clockwise to the following counties: Seneca County, Huron County, Richland County, Morrow County, Marion County and Wyandot County.


Crawford County was formed on February 12, 1820 from parts of Delaware County. It was named after William Crawford, an officer in the Revolutionary War.

Demographic data

1900-1990 2000

According to the census of 2000, there were 46 966 people in Crawford County. Of these, 609 people were living in collective centers, the other inhabitants living in 18 957 households, and 13,175 families. The population density was 45 people per square kilometer. The racial the population was made ​​up of 97.99 percent White, 0.59 percent African American, 0.20 percent Native American, 0.31 percent Asian, 0.02 percent of residents from the Pacific Islander, and 0.24 percent from other races groups; 0.65 percent were descended from two or more races. 0.77 percent of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

Of the 18 957 households out of which 31.2 percent have children under the age of 18 living with them. 55.1 percent were married couples living together, 10.5 percent were single mothers, 30.5 percent were non-families, 26.3 percent of all households and 11.5 percent lived in people aged 65 years or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 2.94.

Based on the county the population was spread from 24.9 percent population under 18 years, 8.0 percent between 18 and 24 years, 27.6 percent between 25 and 44 years, 24.3 percent between 45 and 64 years and 15.2 percent were 65 years old or older. The average age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 93.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.8 men statistically.

The median income for a household was $ 36,227, and the median income for a family was $ 43,169. Males have a median income of $ 33,319, women $ 21,346. The per capita income was $ 17,466. 7.8 percent of families and 10.4 percent of the population lived below the poverty line. Of these, 13.7 percent were children or adolescents under age 18 and 7.5 percent of those 65 years.

Cities in Crawford County


  • Bucyrus
  • Crestline
  • Galion


  • Chatfield
  • New Washington
  • North Robinson
  • Tiro


  • Auburn Township
  • Bucyrus Township
  • Chatfield Township
  • Cranberry Township
  • Dallas Township
  • Holmes Township
  • Jackson Township
  • Jefferson Township
  • Liberty Township
  • Lykens Township
  • Polk Township
  • Sandusky Township
  • Texas Township
  • Death Township
  • Vernon Township
  • Whetstone Township