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Blossburg, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Blossburg is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Tioga County at latitude 41.6795 and longitude -77.069. Tioga County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,339 feet.

The formal official name is the Borough of Blossburg, but most people and references simply refer to it as Blossburg, Pennsylvania.

The P1 Census Class Code for Blossburg indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Borough of Blossburg (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.63 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Blossburg: Peters Camp.

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Blossburg, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,578
Population in Households 1,542
Population in Familes 1,215
Population in Group Qrtrs 36
Population Density1 340
Diversity Index2 5


Total Households 651
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 431
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 726 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 457 (62.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 194 (26.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 75 (10.3%)
Median Home Value $107,171
Average Home Value $151,915


Median Household Income $40,418
Average Household Income $48,726
Per Capita Income $20,002
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.61% 0.46%
Households 0.74% 0.49%
Families 1.12% 0.37%
Median Household Income   2.9%
Per Capita Income   2.25%
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.


Blossburg, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Blossburg to the other 1,764 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 745 58th
Population Density1 # 1562 12th
Diversity Index2 # 1421 19th
Median Household Income # 1339 24th
Per Capita Income # 1438 19th

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