Business Climate

Crawford County is a region rich in reputation for its industrial innovation and entrepreneurial culture. Largely rural, business development and operating costs are low to moderate while access to amenities and services associated with major hubs is quickly available.

Crawford County is a part of the Northwest Pennsylvania workforce development area NWPA Job Connect, which includes Clarion, Crawford, Erie, Forest, Venango, and Warren counties. These counties have a combined labor force of 257,000. For specific information on the local workforce development area, please visit

For the most updated labor statistics for Crawford County, visit

Operating Expenses
Operating Expenses
Gross Receipts Tax9.99%
PA Population Rank Among States59 mills
Sales and Use Tax6%
Workers’ CompensationBasic premium based on employer’s classification code as determined by the PA Compensation Rating Bureau, the carrier’s rate for the classification and the employer’s annual payroll.

For information on property and school taxes, please contact the Crawford County Assessment office by clicking here or calling 814.333.7302.

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