Venango County,
Map of Venango County, Pennsylvania highlighting Cranberry Township
Map of Venango County, Pennsylvania
CountryUnited States
 • TypeBoard of Supervisors
 • Total70.02 sq mi (181.36 km2)
 • Land69.80 sq mi (180.78 km2)
 • Water0.22 sq mi (0.58 km2)
 • Total6,685
 • Estimate 
 • Density92.43/sq mi (35.69/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s)814
FIPS code42-121-16944

Cranberry is a township in Venango County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 7,014 at the 2000 census.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 71.3 square miles (185 km2), of which, 70.4 square miles (182 km2) of it is land and 0.9 square miles (2.3 km2) of it (1.25%) is water.


Historical population
Census Pop.
2018 (est.)6,298[2]−5.8%
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 7,014 people, 2,843 households, and 2,066 families residing in the township. The population density was 99.7 people per square mile (38.5/km2). There were 3,054 housing units at an average density of 43.4/sq mi (16.8/km2). The racial makeup of the township was 98.67% White, 0.31% African American, 0.24% Native American, 0.20% Asian, 0.24% from other races, and 0.33% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.66% of the population.

There were 2,843 households, out of which 31.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.2% were married couples living together, 9.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.3% were non-families. 24.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 11.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.46 and the average family size was 2.89.

In the township the population was spread out, with 24.1% under the age of 18, 7.5% from 18 to 24, 26.2% from 25 to 44, 25.9% from 45 to 64, and 16.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females, there were 94.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.2 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $34,547, and the median income for a family was $40,063. Males had a median income of $31,573 versus $24,750 for females. The per capita income for the township was $16,361. About 10.6% of families and 11.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.2% of those under age 18 and 6.1% of those age 65 or over.

Unincorporated communities


  1. ^ "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Aug 14, 2017.
  2. ^ a b Bureau, U. S. Census. "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. US Census Bureau. Retrieved 18 July 2019.
  3. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved June 4, 2016.
  4. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  5. ^ Find-a-Grave: Bredinsburg Cemetery, accessed January 2018.
  6. ^ George W. Heffern Vital Statistics, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, accessed January 2018 via paid subscription site.

Coordinates: 41°21′00″N 79°45′29″W / 41.35000°N 79.75806°W / 41.35000; -79.75806