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Burnside, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Burnside had a population of 239 as of July 1, 2016. Burnside ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Burnside is located at latitude 40.8123 and longitude -78.7981 in Clearfield County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Burnside (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.68 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Clearfield County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,335 feet.

The Borough of Burnside (GNIS ID: 1215094) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Burnside population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Burnside, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 239
Population in Households 239
Population in Familes 202
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 142
Diversity Index2 3


Total Households 92
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 67
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 110 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 79 (71.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 14 (12.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 18 (16.4%)
Median Home Value $80,000
Average Home Value $104,167


Median Household Income $40,659
Average Household Income $51,654
Per Capita Income $19,685
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.34% 0.08%
Households 0.35% 0.22%
Families 0.49% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.0%
Per Capita Income   1.07%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Burnside, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Burnside to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1575 11th
Population Density1 # 1705 3rd
Diversity Index2 # 1660 6th
Median Household Income # 1317 25th
Per Capita Income # 1580 10th

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